Sunday, February 21, 2021

February 22 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The February 22 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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Work The Problem, Cancel The Show: Environmental Funding Is About People, Not Numbers

DEP Climate Advisory Committee Meets Feb. 23 On Draft, Final Climate Impact Assessment - Flooding Is Highest Risk Hazard PA Faces

Riparian Forest Buffer Summit March 10-11

[ Leadership ]

10 New Stories - What REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership Looks Like In PA

Lebanon Valley Conservancy, Landowners Worked Together To Plant 1,500 In 2020 As Part Of Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership

Members Of PA Veteran Farming Project Adopt Sustainable Farming Methods, Including Planting Forested Stream Buffers In Tioga, Wyoming Counties

Allegheny County Master Watershed Stewards Prep For 3-Year Stream Assessment Project

Family Farmers, Agriculture Partner To Protect 2,638 Acres Of Farmland On 30 Farms For The Future

Dry Hollow Hunting Club, ClearWater Conservancy Partner To Add Over 1,200 Acres To Rothrock State Forest In Centre, Huntingdon Counties

DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Mickayla Poland, Artist, Business Owner In PA Wilds

Keep PA Beautiful: Volunteers Across PA Collected Over 1 Million Waste Tires For Recycling, Proper Disposal

PA Solar Center Recognizes 10 Solar Energy Leaders In Central PA

Op-Ed: Climate Change And Clean Energy - A Veteran's Perspective

PA Society For Ornithology Announces Inaugural Breeding Bird Blitz For Conservation - June 18-21

[ Headlines ]

DEP Chesapeake Bay Implementation Plan Update: 86% Of Phase 3 Milestones Are On Track

DCNR Blog: DCNR Grants Support, Water, Wildlife And People In PA's Chesapeake Bay Watershed

CFA Accepting Applications For Act 13 Watershed Restoration, Mine Reclamation, Sewage, Flood Mitigation, Recreation Grants

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Accepting Applications For Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants

Delaware River Basin Commission Sets Feb. 25 Meeting On Final Rule Banning Certain Fracking Activities In Natural Gas Drilling

Environmental Groups, DEP Agree To Open Public Comment Period On 49 Previously Approved Oil & Gas Wastewater Treatment & Storage Facility Permits

Shale Gas Development In PA Increases Exposure Of Nearby Residents To Air Pollutants, Setback Policies Not Effective

Songbirds' Reproductive Success Reduced By Natural Gas Pipeline Compressor Noise

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 702 More Permits, 1,696 More Inspections Since Last Week

IRRC Recommends EQB Consider Adding More Environmental Protections To Carbon Pollution Reduction Reg. Covering Power Plants; Delay Implementation 1 Year

DEP Blog: Ten Tools Pennsylvania Is Using To Address Climate Change

DEP To Propose New Regulation To Require Automakers To Offer Electric Vehicles For Sale In Pennsylvania

DCNR Blog: Economic Impact: Buchanan Forest District HQ Brings Surrounding Woodlands To Life

South Mountain Partnership Announces 2021 Mini-Grant Recipients

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Game Commission, DCNR Finalize Bat Conservation Plan Covering 3.8 Million Acres Of State-Managed Lands

Merger Creates Audubon Mid-Atlantic Uniting 26 Local Chapters, 150,000+ Members; Suzanne Biemiller Named Executive Director

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Budget Season Begins, Another New Vaccine Plan, Tolling Bridges

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

House Democratic Policy Committee To Hold Hearings On Delaware River, Clean Energy Jobs, Environment & Infrastructure Budgets

House Environmental Committee Holds 2nd Meeting Feb. 24 On Proposed Changes To Chapter 105 Regulations

[ The Feds ]

SBA Extends Deadline For Applying For Assistance For Homeowners, Businesses Affected By Tropical Storm Isaias In Berks, Philadelphia Counties

[ Water ]

DEP Invites Comments On Alternative Restoration Plan For Hammer Creek Headwaters In Lebanon County, Upstream Of Speedwell Forge Lake

Dept. Of Health Seeks Focus Group Members To Discuss Private Water Wells; 13 County Water Supply Testing/Protection Webinars Set

Registration Now Open For 2021 Virtual PA Groundwater Symposium May 6

University Of Pittsburgh Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Featured Exploring The Nature Of Water In Western PA Program By Master Watershed Stewards

3-Part Webinar Series On Mapping Stormwater BMPs In Montgomery County Set For Feb. 24, March 2, 11

Penn State Extension: Making Riparian Buffers Work For You Webinar March 19

PA American Water Accepting Entries For Protect Our Watersheds Student Art Contest

Stroud Water Research Center Study Points To Warmer Streams As Threat To Mayflies, Not Oxygen Deprivation

[ Forests - Recreation ]

DCNR Warns Of Hazardous Conditions On State Forest Roads

DCNR Accepting Comments On Proposed Land Exchange In Juniata County

Circuit Trails Coalition Calls On Philadelphia To Make Funding For Spring Garden Street Greenway Project A Priority

PA Forestry Assn. PA's Conservation Pioneers Video Now Available In Discovering PA's Forest Heritage Series

Feb. 19 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Wildlife ]

Fish & Boat Commission Feb. 20 Virtual Fisheries Summit Presentations On Demand On YouTube Channel

[ Opportunity ]

Help Wanted: Wildlife Leadership Academy Field School Operations Coordinator

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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Riparian Forest Buffer Summit March 10-11

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