Saturday, November 21, 2020

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 11.21.20

recessed to the Call Of President Pro Tempore

House recessed to the Call Of The House Speaker

Gov. Tom Ridge: "The integrity of our election system is the foundation of our democracy. Votes have been counted. It is time to move on and let President-elect @JoeBiden prepare to do the job he was elected to do. These baseless allegations must end now.”  Click Here

$201,977,000 Diverted From Environment, Energy Funds To Balance Fy 2020-21 State Budget [PaEN]

AP: $11 Billion Budget Package Passes PA Legislature

AP: House Votes To Impose Fees On Electric Cars Lieu Of Paying Gasoline Tax

Rachel McDevitt: Bill Heading To Governor Relaxing Environmental Standards For Conventional Oil & Gas Well Drilling

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

Out-Of-State Visitors To State Parks Must Get COVID Test Or Quarantine For 2 Weeks

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

Opportunity To Bid On DEP Mine Reclamation Project In Luzerne County [PaEN]

Christmas Tree Growers Hope Desire For Holiday Joy Turns 2020 Into A Good Year For Business

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

Reid Frazier: Allegheny County Residents Demand Stronger Pollution Regulations For U.S. Steel Plant

Don Hopey: After 7 Days Of Exceedances, Mon Valley’s Air Pollution Still A Big Problem

Reuters: Enbridge Begins Construction Of New 2.5 MW Solar Facility In Adams County

PA-Based Crown Packaging Becomes First Metal Packaging Maker To Activate Renewable Power In 100% Of U.S. Canadian Can Plants

Cap-Star: Democrats Came Up Short In General Assembly On Election Day, That’s Bad News For Climate Change

PUC Highlights Utility Scam Awareness And Education

DEP Awards Over $26.8 Million In Recycling Grants To 127 Municipalities; Applications Now Being Accepted For New Grant Round Just When Recycling Funding Cut $50 Million [PaEN]

Changing Market For Recyclables May Force Some Bedford County Recycling Sites To Close

DEP Posted 36 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In Nov. 21 PA Bulletin [PaEN]

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

Marcus Schneck: New Trout Plan For PA Targets Wild And Stocked Efforts

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

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Dept. Of Health Reports 112 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 6,778 New Cases-- 11.21.20

Dept. Of Labor & Industry Warns Of New National Unemployment Benefits Scam [PaCN]


Bloomberg: Top Ohio Utility Regulator Resigns In Wake Of Nuclear/Coal Power Plant Subsidy Bribery Scandal

S&P Global: U.S. Coal Jobs Down 24% From Start Of Trump Administration

The Guardian: Trump Bids For Final Hack At Environmental Protections

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[Posted: November 21, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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