Sunday, November 22, 2020

November 23 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The November 23 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Headlines ]

$201,977,000 Diverted From Environment, Energy Funds To Balance FY 2020-21 State Budget

Hundreds Of Thousands Oppose Cuts In Local Recreation, Conservation Project Funding

Growing Greener Coalition Urges General Assembly, Governor To Reject Any Budget Proposal That Undermines Dedicated Funding For Community-Driven Conservation Projects

Growing Greener Coalition: 93% Of Pennsylvanians Say We Have A Moral Obligation To Care For Our Environment - Don’t Cut Dedicated Funding

13 Hunting, Angler Groups Urge Senate, House Members, Gov. Wolf To Maintain Local Conservation Project Funding Critical To Stewardship Of Wildlife Resources, Public Lands

PA Federation Of Sportsmen & Conservationists: Protect Dedicated State Funds Critical To Improve Habitat, Protect Wildlife In PA

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: 3 Reasons PA Officials Should Not Drain Conservation Funds To Balance The Budget

CBF: Raiding Dedicated Conservation Funds To Plug The State's Budget Gap Would Further Damage PA's Environment

PA Environmental Council: Protect Investment In Outdoor Recreation And Public Lands

PA Parks & Forests Foundation Opposes Any Effort To Cut Dedicated Funds To Support State Park, Forest, Recreation Projects

WeConservePA: State Conservation Funding Commitments Deliver Local Economic Benefits

Senate Republicans Send Bill Rolling Back Environmental Protection Standards For Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling To Governor

Republicans On House Environmental Committee Move Bill Redefining Water Pollution, Resolution Opposing Power Plant Carbon Pollution Reduction Reg

DEP Report On Petition To Adopt Broad-Based Climate Cap-And-Trade Program Due To EQB In Early 2021

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 597 More Permits, 1,673 More Inspections Since Last Week

DEP Lifts Drought Watch In 10 Counties, 20 Remain On Watch And 3 On Warning

DEP Provides $6 Million+ To 8 Counties To Support Local Water Quality Improvement In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay Spotlights Work Of Volunteer Riparian Rangers In PA

PA American Water Systems Recognized For 20 Consecutive Years Of Excellent Tap Water

Keep PA Beautiful Reports 92% Reduction of Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks

DCNR Requires Out-of-State Visitors To Have Negative COVID-19 Test Or Quarantine Before Visiting Parks

DCNR Finalizes ATV Trail Policy To Allow New Riding Opportunities On State Forest Lands

COVID Pandemic Delayed DCNR’s Shale Gas Drilling Monitoring Efforts In State Forests

DCNR: Weather, COVID Pandemic, Western U.S. Fires Made 2020 A Challenging Year In Wildfire Protection

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Elections, Budgets, Guns, Flags And Face Masks - 11.22.20

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

Bills On Governor's Desk

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

[ The Feds ]

Koppers, Inc. Settles With EPA For Alleged Violations Of Oil Spill Prevention Regs In PA, WV

[ Water ]

DEP November Newsletter Updates Chesapeake Bay Program Implementation

Buffer Certificate Course, Scholarships Now Available From Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals

PA Assn. Of Conservation Districts Accepting Applications For Multifunctional Riparian Buffer Grants From Conservation Districts

Registration Now Open For Virtual 2021 Sustainable Agriculture Conference Jan. 19 - Feb. 5

New Mural At Rodale Institute Celebrates Farming In Harmony With Philly Artists

Proceedings From Bucknell University Susquehanna River Symposium Now Available

Opportunity To Bid On DEP Mine Reclamation Project In Luzerne County

[ Environmental Education ]

PA Assn. Of Environmental Educators: Call For Conference Presentations; Award Nominations Open

2021 Rivers Conservation & Fly Fishing Youth Camp Now Accepting Applications

[ Recycling ]

DEP Our Common Wealth Blog: Rake Less, Enjoy Fall More And Live In A Better Environment

DEP Awards Over $26.8 Million In Recycling Grants To 127 Municipalities; Applications Now Being Accepted For New Grant Round

Northeast Recycling Council Call For Spring Virtual 2021 Conference Presentations

[ Energy - Climate ]

PUC Highlights Importance Of Critical Utility Infrastructure Thru Pandemic, Severe Storms

CEOs For Sustainability Call On Southwest PA's Businesses To Lead Forward For A Sustainable Economic Recovery

PUC To Explore Ways To Enhance Reliability & Resiliency Utilizing Energy Storage As Distribution Assets For Electric Utilities

Deadline To Join Scenic Rivers Solar Co-Op In Clarion, Venango, Armstrong, Jefferson, Forest Counties Nov. 30

Cumberland County Climate Action Planning Event Dec. 8 - Municipal Rules - Where Real Action Happens

[ Recreation - Land Conservation - Forests ]

Public Invited To Participate In Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic Recreation Capacity Study, Nov. 30 Town Hall

Reminder: WeConservePA Virtual 2021 Conference Workshop Proposals Due Dec. 14

Nov. 20 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Wildlife ]

Game Commission Publishes Order Creating Chronic Wasting Disease Containment Zone Permit Allowing The Taking Of More Deer

American Fisheries Society PA Chapter 2021 Spring Technical Meeting Call For Presentations

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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