Thursday, January 28, 2021

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 1.28.21

returns to voting session Feb. 1, 2, 3
Senate returns to voting session Feb. 1, 2, 3

Feb. 2 - Governor’s Budget Address

Gov. Wolf Lays Out 2021 Agenda Prioritizing Economic Recovery, Building On Bipartisan Measures, Government Reform

AP: U.S. Terrorism Alert Warns Of Domestic Politically Motivated Violence -- National Terrorism Bulletin

Republican Senator From PA Coal Country Pushed A Constitutional Amendment To Let Citizens Directly Exercise The Power They Already Have To Enact & Repeal Laws Without The General Assembly [PaCN]

Landowners, Watershed Group Partner With Wildlands Conservancy To Help Restore Oughoughton Creek In Northampton County [PaEN]

New Poll: 86% Say Parks, Trails, Outdoors Are Essential To Their Physical, Mental Health During Pandemic; State Parks Saw 26.6% Increase In Visitors [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: Outdoor Times Essential To Pennsylvanians During Pandemic, Survey Says

Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker Retiring After 40 Years [PaEN]

Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Loses A Foundational Science Leader: Tribute To Mike Kemp

Agriculture, Rodale Institute, Penn State Extension Partner To Offer 3-Part Virtual Organic Farming Webinars [PaEN]

Delaware River Basin Commission Sets Feb. 10 Hearing, March 10 Business Meeting [PaEN]

PA Solar Center Solicits Proposals To Help Businesses Transition To Solar Energy: Feb. 10  & 17 Webinars Set [PaEN]

Sustainable Pittsburgh & SolSmart Program Looking To Partner With Municipalities To Attract Solar Energy Investment [PaEN]

StateImpactPA: Solar Panels From A Wastewater Authority? In Centre County, Renewable Energy Has An Unlikely Booster

Rachel McDevitt: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees Expected To Drop By More Than $50 Million To Low Natural Gas Prices

PghCityPaper: Debunking Natural Gas Pipeline Claims Made In Recent Energy Transfer Commercial

StreetInsider: UGI Appoints VP For Environmental, Social And Governance Initiatives

EPA Now Accepting Applications For Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants; Webinars Feb. 3 & 11 [PaEN]

NextPittsburgh: For First Time, Allegheny County Meets Federal Air Quality Standards At All 8 Air Monitors

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 796 More Permits, 1,902 More Inspections Since Last Week [PaEN]

Appalachian Mountain Club’s Protect The View Initiative Puts Spotlight On Areas Needing Protection Along The Circuit Trails In SE PA [PaEN]

Chester News: New Garden Twp. Preserves 7.8-Acre Landenberg Property In Chester County

ErieT: Multipurpose Trail Extension Project Near Presque Isle State Park Could Start In Fall

Marcus Schneck: Where Can You Go Ice Boating In Pennsylvania?

TribLive: Parks Foundation Raising Money For Sensory Pathway At Murrysville Community Park

PPL Utilities: Keeping Bald Eagles Soaring

Marcus Schneck: Strange Prehistoric Fish In The Headlines Also Swims In PA Waters

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Thursday - PA Capitol & Coronavirus NewsClips 1.28.21-- Click Here

Dept. Of Health Reports 198 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 6,036 New Cases-- 1.28.21


PBS: Two Mayors Have Starkly Different Views On Biden’s Climate Policies: Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto, Midland, TX Mayor Payton

AP: Biden Aims For Most Ambitious U.S. Effort On Climate Change

White House Fact Sheet: President Takes Executive Actions To Tackle Climate Crisis, Create Jobs

The Guardian: Biden Signals Radical Shift From Trump Era With Executive Orders On Climate Change

PA Business Report: Energy Industry Calls Biden Oil & Gas Lease Moratorium A Blow To PA

The Guardian: World Is At Its Hottest For At Least 12,000 Years, Study

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[Posted: January 28, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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