Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 12.22.20

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House swearing in day January 5; House 2021 Voting Session Days

TODAY 9:00 a.m.: DEP Virtual Climate Change Advisory Committee Meets On Draft 2021 Climate Impact Assessment, Draft Climate Action Plan, Carbon Capture

Bay Journal: Nearly 30 Landowners Look To Cooperate In Record-Length Stream Restoration Taking Shape In Lancaster County [PaEN]

Become A PA Master Naturalist! Sign Up For Training Courses In 6 Counties [PaEN]

Anya Litvak: PUC Reaches Deal With Energy Transfer On Beaver County Pipeline Blast

Reid Frazier: Study: PA Heart Failure Patients Near Fracking Were More Likely To Be Hospitalized

3 States, D.C Sign On To Regional Transportation Climate Initiative: PA Does Not Sign, But Commits To Individual Actions To Reduce Climate Changing Emissions From Transportation [PaEN]

Charles Thompson: PA Holds Off On Joining Regional Program To Cap Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Vehicles By Raising Fuel Costs

Laura Legere: PA Opts Out Of Carbon Pollution Cutting Pact For Vehicles, For Now

Op-Ed: Keep Pennsylvania’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative On Track - Rep. Greg Vitali [PaEN]

Penn State Aims To Drastically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Here’s How

The Guardian: Activists Say Brooklyn, NY Residents Were Not Informed Of Fracked Gas Pipeline [PA]

StateImpact PA: Penn State Looking To Grow Its Role As An ‘Energy University’

Sean Sauro: Weather Largely To Blame For Period Of Possible Poor Air In Lancaster County

Spotlight PA: Reform Of Anti-Terrorism Secrecy Law For PA Utilities Faces Long Odds Despite Agreement That It’s A Problem

PA Resources Council Announces Online Conservation Workshop Schedule For January [PaEN]

Dauphin County Recycling Center Suspends Electronics Waste Drop-Offs Until 2021, Due In Part To COVID

Don’t Want To Throw Away Your Christmas Tree? Let Philly Goats Eat It!

Low Supply, High Demand Challenges Christmas Tree Sellers In NE PA

Point State Park Gets To Keep Its Christmas Tree Of Lights In Pittsburgh

Ohiopyle/Ohiopyle State Park Pedestrian Access Project Wrapping Up

Pittsburgh Council Passes Budget, Revives Parks Tax As Year Winds Down

Marcus Schneck: York County Nature Preserve Grows To More Than 1,000 Acres

Marcus Schneck: If You Hear Thunder This Week And Other Christmas Weather Folklore

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Dept. Of Health Reports 231 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 7,962 New Cases-- 12.22.20

A Week Without Mail In One Lehigh Valley Neighborhood: Post Office Delays Amid Holidays, COVID Upset Residents


Post: Stimulus Deal Includes Raft Of Provisions To Fight Climate Change

AP: Congress Takes Aim At Climate Change In Massive COVID Relief Bill

Reuters: U.S. Federal Spending Bill Includes Funding To Combat Climate Change

UtilityDive: Federal Stimulus Includes Wind, Solar Tax Credit Extensions, Adds First U.S. Offshore Wind Tax Credit

AP: Congress OKs 5-Year Extension Of Great Lakes Cleanup Program

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