Thursday, January 21, 2021

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 1.21.21

returns to voting session Jan. 25, 26, 27

Senate returns to voting session Jan. 25, 26, 27

TODAY 9:00: DEP Statewide Water Resources Committee meeting.  Join the meeting.

TODAY 9:00: WITF Smart Talk: How Healthy Is The Chesapeake Bay? With Harry Campbell, CBF; Highlights Of Susquehanna River Basin Commission Accomplishments With Andrew Dehoff

TODAY 10:00: DEP Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board meeting.  Join the meeting.

$178 Million Invested In 14 Water Infrastructure Projects In 11 Counties By PennVEST [PaEN]

State Awards Low-Interest Loan To Reduce Sewage Overflows To Mon, Ohio Rivers

State Awards $2.5 Million Loan For Stormwater Work At Scranton Lace Factory Project

Altoona Water Authority Gets $30.9 Million Loan For Bellwood Projects

Franklin Township Receives Grant To Update Sewer System In Lycoming County

Miller Family, Mountain Watershed Assn. Partner To Protect 21 Acres Of Land In Fayette County [PaEN]

Time Is Running Out To Clean Up The Susquehanna River

York City Council Approves Purchase Proposal For Sewer Plant

PUC Sets Hearings For Pike County Light & Power Proposed Rate Increases

Cost Of Gasoline Rises By More Than 10 Cents In Western PA

DEP Lunchtime Live Jan. 25 On Facebook: How To Test Your Home For Radon [PaEN]

U.S. Sen. Cruz Brings Back Paris v. Pittsburgh Criticism Of Biden On Climate, Pittsburgh Mayor Scoffs

Mary Ann Thomas: Arconic Donates $80,000+ To Local Nonprofits For Environmental Sustainability And Social Equity In Western PA

Corps Of Engineers Can Start $22 Million Ohio River Project, Funding Steady For Allegheny River

Pittsburgh Loses Fight Over Contentious Mount Washington Billboard

Biden Transportation Nominee Is A Friend To Philly Bicyclists, Advocates Say

Master Gardeners: Helpful Insects Are Resting In Winter Gardens

DCNR: State Parks, Forests Offer Abundance Of Activities During Winter Months

Feds Allocate $1.5 Million For Presque Isle State Park Sand Replenishment

Get Ready!  Groundhog Day And Punxsutawney Phil Are Right Around The Corner On Feb. 2 [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: Beyond Punxsutawney, Groundhog Day Taking A Pandemic Hit Across The Region

Fish & Boat Commission Jan. 25 Board Meeting To Be Held Virtually

Panel Of Experts To Outline Deer Management Plans In McCandless

Editorial: Social Change To Appreciate Natural Aquatic Habitats May Help Aquatic Life

Help Wanted: Berks Conservation District Educational Outreach & Insect Management Assistant [PaEN]

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Thursday - PA Capitol & Coronavirus NewsClips 1.21.21-- Click Here

-- Dept. Of Health Reports 260 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; Total Deaths Top 20,128; 5,664 New Cases-- 1.21.21

-- AP: Most PA Republicans Backed Trump To Then End, And Still Do, Even After Assault On U.S. Capitol

-- Connecting The Dots: Op-Ed: Republicans In PA Senate And House Set To Rehash Spurious Allegations, Conspiracy Theories About Nov. Election -- PA Secretary Of State Kathy Boockvar

-- AP: Biden Unveils COVID Strategy To Ramp Up Vaccinations, Testing, Reopen Schools, Businesses, Increase Use Of Masks


NYT: Biden Acts To Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement, Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline, Directed Reinstatement Of 100+ Regulations Covering Methane Leaks, Vehicle Mileage Standards, More 

NYT: Biden’s 17 Executive Orders,  Other Directives In Detail

Biden Directive To Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement

Biden Executive Order Protecting Public Health, The Environment And Restoring Science To Tackle The Climate Crisis

Biden Executive Order Revoking Certain Executive Orders Concerning Federal Regulations

Biden Executive Order Putting In Place A Regulatory Freeze Pending Review Of Regulations

Biden Executive Order Modernizing Regulatory Review

Susan Phillips: With Biden Vow To Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement, Cities, States Look Forward To Federal Partnership On Climate

Post: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Dispute Over Gas Flaring With Big Implications For Climate Change

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[Posted: January 21, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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