Sunday, June 28, 2020

June 29 PA Environment Digest Is Now Available

The June 29 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Headlines ]

Dominion Energy, PA Environmental Council Recognize Winners Of Western PA Environmental Awards

DEP Draft 2020 Water Quality Report Found 25,468 Miles Of Streams Have Impaired Water Quality

DEP Sets Virtual Meeting Schedule For State Water Plan Statewide Regional Advisory Committees

AG Shapiro: Grand Jury Finds Pennsylvania Failed To Protect Citizens During Natural Gas Fracking Boom

Reactions/Comments: Grand Jury Report On Regulatory Failures During Natural Gas Fracking Boom

Senate Virtual Hearing Covers Familiar Ground On Carbon Pollution Reduction Program For Power Plants; DEP Expects No Delay In Implementation With Extension

Gov. Wolf Gives DEP Until September To Submit Carbon Pollution Emissions Reduction Plan For Power Plants To EQB

PA Treasurer Torsella Calls On U.S. Supermarkets To Reduce Emissions Of Pollutants More Harmful Than CO2

Op-Ed: Energy Conservation Is Conservative

DEP Climate Advisory Committee Meets June 30 On Latest PA Greenhouse Gas Inventory Showing Slight Increase In CO2 Emissions In 2017

DEP Launches Permit Application Upload Form To Expand Online Permit Application Submissions

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 621 More Permits, 1,164 More Inspections Since Last Week

CBF Blog: Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership Invests $2.6 Million In 710,000 Trees, Clean Water, Jobs, Economic Comeback

Renewing Your Driver’s License Or Vehicle Registration? Make A $3 Contribution To Keystone Tree Fund

DCNR Celebrates Rivers Month And Lackawanna River As Pennsylvania’s 2020 River Of The Year

Penn State Cartographer Parlayed Love Of Nature Into Purple Lizard Maps That's Helping People Social Distance

National Pollinator Week Series: Articles On How People Are Taking Action To Help Pollinators

[ Environmental Heritage ]

DCNR Blog: The Department Of Conservation & Natural Resources At A Quarter Of A Century

June, 1995 Op-Ed: Meeting The Need - Restructuring DER - 4 Former DER Secretaries

DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: John C. Oliver, First Secretary Of DCNR

Penn State Libraries Create Virtual Exhibition Highlighting Human Impacts On Our Planet, PA

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID-19 Weekly Report: New House R Leadership, Police Reform, Everyone Goes Green, More Gambling?

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

Bills On Governor's Desk

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced

Legislative Budget & Finance Committee Meets June 30 To Release Study Of Single Use Container Bans/Fees

House Environmental Committee To Hold Hearing July 21 On Proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Program For Power Plants

[ Environmental Education ]

DEP Awards Over $434,000 In Environmental Education Grants To Benefit Youth, Adults Statewide

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Announces Recipients Of College Scholarships

Limited Time: Apply Now For Teen Wildlife Leadership Academy Brook Trout, Turkey, Bear Virtual Field School Experience

[ Water ]

Slippery Rock Creek Watershed Coalition: Repairs Made To McIntire Passive Mine Drainage Treatment System During Pandemic

Bay Journal: Sustainability Sells: Firms Funding Farm Conservation Measures

Water Science Institute Receives National Recognition For Legacy Sediments Article From Soil And Water Conservation Society

Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Training Being Offered In July And August

PA American Water Announces $40,000 In Grants For Watershed Projects

Penn State Extension: Online Municipal Stormwater Training Center

Lancaster County Clean Water Fund Now Accepting Applications

A Healthy Stream Has Stream Bank Cover - Penn State Extension

York Stream Team Monitors Water Quality In The Susquehanna River Watershed

Grant Allows Citizen Scientists To Study Emerging Contaminants In Susquehanna River Watershed

Penn State Extension Hosts Wednesday Webinar Series To Discuss Solutions To Drinking Water Problems

DEP Invites Comments On 2 TMDL Watershed Plans In Berks, Chester, Lancaster Counties

[ Litter - Recycling ]

Tired Of Litter? Join Keep PA Beautiful's Local Adoption Programs For Municipal Roads, Other Areas

Westmoreland CleanWays & Recycling Temporarily Suspends Accepting Electronics Waste

Pike County, Dingman Twp. Host Electronics Waste Recycling Event Sept. 12

[ Energy ]

PUC Chair Gladys Brown Dutrieuille Elected To Leadership Team For Regional Utility Regulators Organization; National Task For On Severe Weather, COVID-19

Solar Power Deal Accelerates University Of Pittsburgh’s Sustainability Progress

Penn State PennTAP Program Offers New Online Energy Toolkit For Your Business, School, Municipality Or Home

Independent Fiscal Office Predicts Another $53.4 Million Decrease In Drilling Impact Fee Revenues In 2020 If Natural Gas Prices Remain Low

[ Recreation - Land Conservation ]

Dept. Of Health WalkWorks Program Adds Partners, 100 Walking Routes

POWR Announces PA River Sojourn Grants; Check Sojourn Schedule

Celebrate The Bloom May Be Canceled, But Native Prairie Plants At Jennings Environmental Center, Butler County Will Still Be Awesome!

Upcoming Virtual Programs, In-Person And More From Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Wildlands Conservancy, Delaware Highlands Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy-PA

Northcentral PA Conservancy Conserves 112 Acres Adjacent To Loyalsock State Forest, Lycoming County

Western PA Conservancy Acquires 50 More Acres In Loyalhanna Creek Watershed, Westmoreland County

PA Plant Conservation Network Developing Best Management Practices

June 24 Resource Newsletter Now Available From DCNR

June 26 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Wildlife ]

Game Commission Expands Chronic Wasting Disease Management Areas

Governor's Advisory Council Seeks Candidates For Game Commission, Fish & Boat Commission Board Members

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference Oct. 28-29 In State College

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