Monday, March 23, 2020

Monday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 3.23.20

The Senate has canceled voting session for March 23.  The House will be in non-voting session March 23 and is scheduled to be in voting session March 24 & 25.

House State Government Committee scheduled a meeting for TODAY at 3:00 p.m. on Senate Bill 422 to possibly move the Primary election to June 2 and provide for an early count of mail-in ballots. Click Here to watch online.

Jan Murphy: Wolf Imposes Freeze On Hiring, Nonessential Purchases By State Government DCNR Extends Closure Of Facilities, Canceled All Activities Until April 30 Due To COVID-19; Open Spaces Will Remain Accessible [PaEN] Laura Legere: With Oil Price Collapse, PA Oil Industry Already On Its Knees Faces New Crisis
Will The Lights Remain On During The Coronavirus Crisis?  Yes
Utilities Beginning To See Load Impacts Of COVID-19 As Economic Shutdown Widens
AP: Gov. Wolf To Issue Stay-At-Home Order For Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Monroe Counties
Dept. Of Education: All K-12 Schools Will Remain Closed Until April 6 [PaCN]
Dept. Of Health Reports 165 New Cases Of Coronavirus, PA Total 644
PA Supreme Court Turns Down Request For Emergency Relief From Governor’s Order To Shut Down Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses From Gun Shop Owners, Law Firm
Rep. Gaydos: Attention Manufacturers, PA Needs You!  DCED Working With Businesses To Change Their Production Lines To Produce Needed COVID-19 Medical Supplies:  Contact Barry Wicks at  or 717-214-5373 if you can help out.
Monday PA Capitol & Coronavirus NewsClips 3.23.20 -- Click Here
There Are Too Many Cancellations To List Here - Check PaEN Calendar of Events, DEP Calendar of Events and the DCNR Calendar of Events for the latest information.  When in doubt, Please Call Ahead To Make Sure The Event You Are Going To Is Still Being Held.  
At-Home Environmental Ed
-- March 23 -  Game Commission State Ornithologist Sean Murphy and Endangered Bird Specialist Patti Barber will be answering your question LIVE in a chat feature at 1:00 p.m. from the PA Farm Country Bald Eagle Livestream webpage.  Click Here to Join.
-- PA Conservation Heritage Documents: The PA Conservation Heritage Project  has 9 documentaries about PA conservation leaders, and initiatives free for viewing online.  Click Here to watch.
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[Posted: March 23, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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