Saturday, February 27, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 2.27.21

returns to voting session March 15, 16, 17

Senate Budget Hearings Start March 8

House returns to voting session March 15, 16, 17

House Budget Hearings Schedule

Delaware RiverKeeper Approved To Intervene In Federal Lawsuit By PA Senate Republican Caucus Against DRBC Ban On Hydraulic Fracking Gas Drilling [PaEN]

Sen. Yaw Bill Would Load Up Renewable Energy Projects, Makers Of Energy Efficiency Products, Biomass, Coal Waste Plants, Alternative Fuels, Even High-Efficiency Locomotives With Bonds To Make Them Less Competitive [PaEN]

Sen. Yaw Introduces Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf; 11th Year For Consideration [PaEN]

WHYY: Giving City Communities The Chance To Get To Know Waterways Around Us In Delaware River Watershed

Sean Sauro: Chiques Creek, Conewago Watershed In Lancaster County To Undergo Extensive Cleanup Effort

Lancaster Farming: Ambitious Program Covers Total Costs For Farm Conservation Improvements In Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin Counties

DEP Invites Comments On Proposed TMDL For Cove Run Watershed In Fulton County [PaEN]

Op-Ed: It Takes A Shared Commitment To Stop Killing The Susquehanna River And Local Waters - Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Agriculture Now Accepting Applications For Urban Agriculture Infrastructure Grants [PaEN]

PA Senate, House Democrats: Host Hearing On ‘A People’s Budget: The Environment’

DEP/U.S. Dept. Of Justice Invite Comments On Proposed American Zinc Consent Decree For Facility In Palmerton, Carbon County [PaEN]

Anya Litvak: If Batteries Can Make Your Local Electric Grid More Reliable, Who Should Foot The Bill?

PG: University of Pittsburgh Will Work To Phase Out Fossil Fuel Holdings By 2035, But Not Sooner

WESA: Pitt Pledges To Divest From Fossil Fuel Investments By 2035, Students Say It’s Not Enough

Op-Ed: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Don’t Pay Off For Pennsylvanians - PennFuture

DEP Posts 52 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In Feb. 27 PA Bulletin  [PaEN]

WilliamsportS: DEP: Lycoming County Meat Processing Plant Closes Voluntarily After Waste Disposal Violations

MCall: Recycling Trucks On The Way To Relieve Bethlehem Neighborhoods

ScrantonT: Scranton Aims To Trash Class-Action Lawsuit Challenging Garbage Fee

PG: RiverLife Proposes Parks In Strip District, West End To Complete Pittsburgh Trail System

PG Editorial: Cutting Down Trees In Short Line Hollow Park, Allegheny County

PA/NJ Chapter The American Chestnut Foundation Highlights Upcoming Growers Meeting April 10; Educational Webinars [PaEN]

PA Parks & Forests Foundation: African-Americans In The Civilian Conservation Corps In PA [PaEN]

Calling All Musicians! Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of PA's Environmental Rights Amendment With Your Original Song! [PaEN]

PA Parks & Forests Foundation Invites Entries To 2021 Thru The Seasons Photo Contest [PaEN]

Feb. 26 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation [PaEN]

Spring Newsletter - PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Marcus Schneck: How Do Bald Eagles Keep Their Eggs Warm When They’re Covered With Snow?

McCall: Kangaroo Rescued From Bucks County Will Remain In ‘Witness Protection Program’ After PA Office Of Open Records Ruling

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 132 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 3,361 New Cases-- 2.27.21

National International

NPR: Hurricane Forecasts Will Start Earlier In 2021 - May Instead Of June

AP: White House Climate Czar - Texas Storm ‘A Wake-Up Call’

AP: UN: Carbon-Cutting Pledges By Countries Nowhere Near Enough

The Guardian: U.S. House Passes Historic Bill To Protect 3 Million Acres Of Public Lands

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[Posted: February 27, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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