Sunday, July 26, 2020

July 27 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The July 27  PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Headlines ]

DEP: CNX Gas Pays $310,000 Penalty For Violations During, After Pipeline Construction In Washington County

AG Shapiro Charges National Fuel Gas Supply, Subcontractor With Environmental Crimes Related To Pipeline Construction In Washington County

PennVEST Makes $66 Million Investment In 11 Water Infrastructure Projects In 9 Counties

Bay Journal: Fix For PA's Sewage Overflow Pollution - Worst In U.S. - Neither Quick Nor Easy

PennVEST Announces Awards For Drinking Water Lead Testing And Center for Water Quality Excellence For Nutrient, Sediment Pollution Reduction

Lancaster County Clean Water Partners Provide Update On Implementing Clean Water Action Plan

Make Plans To Go To Lancaster County’s Clean Water Week August 7 -15

Sign Up For New PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Newsletter

PA Assn. Of County Conservation Districts Recognize 2020 Conservation Leaders

PA Conservation Districts Announce Student Pollinator Poster Contest Winners

Statewide Water Sampling Underway At 300 Passive Mine Drainage Treatment Systems In PA

EQB Proposes To Adopt Manganese Water Quality Toxic Standard Protective Of Public Health

Pittsburgh Water Authority Reports Lead Levels In Drinking Water Well Under EPA Action Standard

EQB Approves Final Air Quality Fee Increase, Proposed Revisions To Chapter 105 Permitting Regs

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 582 More Permits, 1,392 More Inspections Since Last Week; Not Accepting New Reg Suspension Requests

DEP Told Citizens Advisory Council No Decisions Yet On How To Decommission Damaged Unit 2 At Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant

DEP Our Common Wealth Blog: Mining Program Brought 1,000s Of Old Mine Maps Into Digital Age

Pennsylvania Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus In 2020

PA Land Trust Association: More Than 100,000 Pennsylvanians Contribute To PA Land Trusts

Heritage Conservancy: Quakertown Swamp, Bucks County, Designated A World Wetland of Distinction

DCNR Concerned About Proposed Maryland National Guard Plan To Fly Very Low-Level Training Flights Over Cameron, Clinton, Elk, McKean, Potter, Tioga Counties In PA Wilds

DCNR Makes Changes At Beltzville State Park, Carbon County To Address Overcrowding; State Park Visitation Up By Over 1 Million

Another 20-Person DCNR Wildfire Crew Called To Fight Wildland Fires, This Time In California

DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Carol Loeffler, Dickinson College

U.S. House Votes To Approve Bipartisan Land & Water Conservation Fund Bill Sending It To President; 5 Republicans In PA Vote Against The Bill

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID-19 Weekly Report: Getting The November Election Right

Bills On Governor's Desk

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

DEP Climate Consultant Did Not Authorize The Use Of Its Name On A Letter Supporting DEP’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Proposal

Report: Senators Baker, Yaw, Scarnati Request To Withdraw From Lawsuit Challenging Delaware River Basin Commission Gas Drilling Prohibition

[ The Feds ]

U.S. House Votes To Add $5.5 Million To Chesapeake Bay Program; All 9 PA Republicans Vote Against It

EPA Developing New Tool To Help Local Officials To Site Projects In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

US Forest Service Awards 2 Forest Markets Expansion Grants In Pennsylvania

[ Water ]

Newest Passive Mine Drainage Treatment System Performing Well In Butler County

EPCAMR Welcomes Americorps VISTA Volunteer Kyle Argenziano For A Year Of Community Service

PA Sea Grant: 3 PA Students Part Of 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

DEP Our Common Wealth Blog: Record-Setting High Water Levels In Great Lakes

How A Stormwater Credit Can Reduce Local Stormwater Fees: Penn State Extension

Sycamores Are A Champion Streamside Tree In Our Watersheds

Penn State Extension Water Well Series: PFAS Testing, What To Test For, Catalog Of Resources For Well Owners + Free Webinars

Delaware River Basin Commission Climate Change Committee Holds First Meeting August 4

Agriculture: Urban, Community Gardens Combat Food Deserts, Grow Food, Life Skills

[ Litter - Recycling - Waste]

Keep PA Beautiful, Giant, Other Volunteers Clear Litter From Harrisburg's Heart Of the Community Garden

PA Resources Council Sets August Schedule For Traveling Glass Recycling Drop-Off Events In Western PA

PA Resources Council Offers 5 Backyard Composting, Watershed/Rain Barrel, Recycling/Waste Reduction Webinars In August

DEP Ends Review Of Elcon Hazardous Waste Treatment Plant Application In Bucks County

[ Energy ]

PUC: PA One Call Damage Prevention Committee Assesses $80,750 In Penalties For Violations

Regulation Lowering Sulfur Standard For Heating Oil From 500 To 15 ppm Now Final; Enforcement Suspended Until Feb. 28

DEP Awards $2.1 Million In Grants For Cleaner Fuel Vehicle Projects To Improve Air Quality, Address Climate Change

DEP Small Business Advantage Energy Efficiency, Pollution Reduction, Conservation Grant Program Now Open

PA Energy Development Authority To Meet Aug. 4 On 2020 PEDA Energy Development Plan

First PA C-PACE Project: $1.5 Million For Energy & Water Efficiency In Mixed-Use Development In Philadelphia

SEEDS And Highlights Foundation Complete Installation Of Solar Energy Array In Wayne County

[ Forests - Recreation - Land Conservation ]

DCNR Awards $591,975 Grants To Support Volunteer Fire Companies To Fight Wildfires Across PA

DCNR Good Natured Blog: Summer Heat Can Contribute To Growth Of Harmful Algal Blooms

DCNR Announces Completion Of Pecks Pond Dam Restoration In Pike County

DCNR Accepting ATV-Snowmobile Trail & Program Grants Beginning August 3

PA Land Trust Assn. Invites Presentation Proposals For The Virtual Western PA Land Conservation Summit Nov. 12-13

PA Environmental Council Invites Responses To RFP For Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Strategic Planning Services

American Battlefield Trust, North American Land Trust Launch Effort To Save Key Part Of Brandywine Battlefield In Delaware County

Delaware Canal 21, State, County Govts. Band Together To Preserve, Restore Delaware Canal In Bucks, Northampton

Brodhead Watershed Assn. Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge Scavenger Hunt In Monroe County

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Hosts Virtual Fundraising Auction July 30 - Aug. 13

July 22 Resource Newsletter Now Available From DCNR

July 24 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Wildlife ]

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Game Commission, DCNR Release State Lands Bat Conservation Plan For Comment

[ Helpful Resources ]

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Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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

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