Sunday, October 25, 2020

October 26 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The October 26 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Headlines ]

Northeast PA Environmental Partners Announce 2020 Award Recipients; Awards Program Nov. 19

Westmoreland Conservation District Announces 2020 Conservation Award Winners

PA Organization For Watershed & Rivers: 2021 PA River Of The Year Nominations Now Being Accepted

DCNR Invests $673,700 In 93 Acres Of Streamside Buffers In PA's Part Of Chesapeake Bay Watershed

PennVEST Invests $181 Million In Water Infrastructure, Nonpoint Source Pollution Reduction Projects In 12 Counties

DEP Grants Available To Help Farmers Reduce Nutrient Pollution, Small Businesses With Energy Efficiency Projects

DEP Accepting Applications For Farm Conservation Planning Grants In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

DEP October Newsletter Updates Chesapeake Bay Program Implementation

Conservation Districts, Join Wildlife, Environmental Groups In Opposing Bill Redefining Water Pollution, Letting Companies Decide When They Report Spills

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Nov. 5 Hearing Includes Proposed Policy Setting Incentives For Reuse Of Abandoned Mine Drainage, Treated Wastewater

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 946 More Permits, 1,572 More Inspections Since Last Week

DEP Climate Committee Meets Oct. 27 To Discuss Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells, Outline of Impacts Assessment, List Of GHB Reduction Strategies

PEDF: Court Decision Approves Diverting $110 Million In Drilling Revenue From State Forest Land To Pay DCNR Operating Costs, Ignoring PA Supreme Court Decision

DCNR’s 5th Fall Foliage Report Shows Fall Colors Moving South Across PA

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Senate, House Leave Town After Taking No Action On Key Issues

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

House Committee Hears Comments On Bill Authorizing Local Solar Energy Subscriber Programs

Groups Launch Effort Asking Legislators And Candidates For State Legislature To Sign Pennsylvania Climate Pledge

[ The Feds ]

NRCS-PA Offers Support To Urban Farmers In Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

[ Water ]

DEP Invites Data On Water Quality For Watersheds In Adams/Franklin, Susquehanna Counties

Bay Journal: Use Of Switchgrass Growing In Popularity For Farm Conservation

Bay Journal: On Chesapeake Bay Cleanup, Field Studies, Computer Predictions Don't Always Agree

Learn More About DCNR’s Converting Your Lawn To Meadow Or Woods Program, Funding

Help Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards Plan Future Programs

Penn State Extension: Water Education Remains A Priority In Distance Learning

Partnership For Delaware Estuary Hosts Urban Waters Webinar Series Nov. 2, 10, 17

Hershey Medical Center Tree Planting Part Of Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership Initiative

To Harvest Or Not To Harvest: Recent Insight On Riparian Buffers

Agricultural Impacts Of Current PA Drought Conditions

Managing Your Water Well During a Drought

Penn State Extension Webinar Series On Private Drinking Water Supply & Management

PUC Joins 6th Annual Imagine a Day Without Water To Raise Awareness About The Value Of Water

[ Litter Cleanup - Recycling ]

Keep PA Beautiful Adoption Program Helps Reduce Local Litter Cleanup Costs

PA Resources Council Sets November Composting, Recycling Webinar Schedule

[ Environmental Justice ]

DEP Withdraws Proposed Environmental Justice Public Participation Policy For Reworking

[ Energy ]

PA Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications Starting Nov. 2

PUC Hosts Berks Be Wise Virtual Human Services Conference Oct. 28 On Prepare Now For Winter Campaign

PennTAP Hosts Southwest PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable Webinar Nov. 19 On Combined Heat & Power For Commercial Buildings

PUC Seeks Long-Term, Statewide Evaluator For Utility Energy Efficiency And Peak Demand Reduction Programs

[ Land Conservation - Forests - Recreation ]

Heritage Conservancy Sets Pioneering Example Of Partnership And Preservation With Manoff Market Gardens, Bucks County

PA Wilds Makers Market Oct. 24-25 Features Online Shopping, Live Demos, Tours, More

Sinnemahone Ultra Trail Run Continues To Grow In Cameron County

Unlikely Partners BalletX And Natural Lands Make Nature Center Stage

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Fall Highlands Journal Now Available

Conserving Fallingwater’s Outdoor Art Online Program Oct. 27

Oct. 23 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Wildlife ]

Manada Conservancy Hosts Nov. 10 Virtual Program By DCNR Wildlife Biologist On The Allegheny Woodrat

[ Transition ]

In Memoriam: J. Dixon Earley, Former Chief Engineer For DEP

[ Opportunities ]

Help Wanted: PA Assn. Of Conservation Districts Administrative & Program Assistant

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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Stories Invited - About PA Environment Digest

Virtual! PA Forestry Assn. Exploring Change In Penn’s Woods Symposium Oct. 26-30

Virtual! PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference Oct. 28-29

Supporting Member PA Outdoor Writers Assn./PA Trout Unlimited

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