Sunday, March 28, 2021

March 29 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The March 29 PA Environment Digest is now available.


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[ Leadership ]


16 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA


Bay Journal: Floodplain Restoration Earns Dover Twp., York County Its Dream Park


Cub Scouts Help Improve Streambank While Learning About Erosion Issues From Snyder County Conservation District


Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition Provides Updates On Rehab Of 2 Passive Mine Drainage Treatment Systems In Butler County


Federal Court Grants Request For 16 PA Senate Democrats To Intervene In PA Senate Republican Caucus Legal Challenge To Delaware River Basin Commission Natural Gas Fracking Ban


Susquehanna River Basin Commission Releases Proposed Rule, Groundwater Review Policies For Comment, Including New Pre-Drilling Well Site Review Policy


USGS Releases First-Of-Its-Kind Sampling Data For 33 PFAS Compounds, Including PFOS+PFOA In PA Surface Waters


Gov. Wolf Announces Major Commitment To Solar Energy To Supply Nearly 50% Of State Government's Electricity Needs


Wildlife For Everyone Awards 5 Scholarships To Conservation-Focused Students


[ Headlines ]


7 Out Of 10 PA Voters Are Concerned About Climate Change Impacting Their Children, Grandchildren


DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 745 More Permits, 1,887 More Inspections Since Last Week


DEP Issues Discharge Permit With PFAS Limits To Montgomery County Air National Guard Base


DEP, EPA, DOJ Reach $1.9 Million Agreement With Chesapeake Appalachia For Failure To Identify, Protect Wetlands At 76 Gas Well Drilling Sites


DCNR Announces Return Of Outdoor Programming, Volunteer Work, Raising Capacity Limits At State Parks, Forests April 4


DCNR Blog: Forested Stream Buffers Grow Clean Water And Local Businesses


Mom & Pop Shop Success Linked To Proximity To PA State Parks & Forests; Mom & Pop Business Owners Day March 29


Wild Excellence Films Releases Documentary About ‘The Last Prairie’ At Jennings Environmental Ed Center In Butler County


By Avoiding Ticks You Can Avoid Lyme Disease, Other Serious Illnesses; DEP Tick, Mosquito Surveillance Typically Starts In April


Sign Up Now For PA Master Naturalist Training This Fall In 7 Counties


Nominations Now Being Accepted For Regional Women In Conservation Awards From Northeast


Feature- Remembering The Accident At Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant As Next Steps Are Taken To Decommission The Damaged Unit 2


[ News From The Capitol ]


PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: No In-Person School, No State Money; Election Help Plea - Again


Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week


Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule [Updated]/Bills Introduced


Senate Committee Unanimously Reports Out Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf


Senate Committee OKs Bill To Encourage Development Of Clean Vehicle Infrastructure- Electric, Natural Gas, Hydrogen


Sen. Scavello Reintroduces Legislation To Enable Community Solar Projects


Sen. Yaw Bill Creates New Program To Pay For On-Farm Conservation Measures - If Funded; 2 Other Proposals Would Use Federal COVID Relief Monies To Fund Clean Water Projects


Senate Committee Sets State Of The Chesapeake Bay Information Meeting April 6


[ The Feds ]


NRCS-PA Hosts Webinar April 13 On Conservation Assistance Available For Urban Farming


EPA Checking Up On PA Dentists To Ensure Compliance With Rules To Reduce Mercury-Containing Amalgam Waste


[ Water ]


Penn State Extension Invites Your Response To Survey To Assess COVID Impacts On Stormwater Activities And Budgets


PA County Conservation Districts Seek Farmers In Ohio, Delaware Watersheds For Farmer Focus Groups


PA Sustainable Agriculture Hosts April 2 Webinar On Unearthing Soil Trends - Insights From Our Study Of 100+ Farms


Penn State Becomes Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Consortium Partner


Penn State Master Well Owner Network Hosts Special Private Water Supply Education & Testing Webinar Series


Penn State Extension: 8-Part Wednesday Water Webinars Start April 14 To Discuss Private Drinking Water Supply Issues


Penn State Extension: A Closer Look At Vernal Pools: Unique Wetland Environments


DEP Invites Comments On Proposed TMDL Plan For Watershed In Huntingdon County


DEP Notice Of Opportunity To Bid On 2 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Projects In Washington County


[ Recycling ]


PA Resources Council April Schedule Of Glass Recycling Collection Events In Allegheny, Mercer Counties


[ Climate ]


April 14 Webinar - What Is RGGI And Why Should PA Participate? Hosted By Washington & Jefferson College


[ Biodiversity - Land Conservation - Forests - Recreation ]


Brodhead Watershed Assn. Hosts Online Native Plant Sale Now Thru May 21 In Monroe County


Washington & Jefferson College Renews Level I Accreditation From ArbNet Accreditation Program And The Morton Arboretum


Unruh Turner Burke & Frees Assists Brandywine Conservancy In Preserving 577 Acres In Chester County As A Public Nature Preserve


PA Parks & Forests Foundation Launches New, Dynamic Website


March 26 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation


[ Wildlife ]


Wildlife For Everyone: Soaring Eagle Wetland Hosts Unique Opportunity For Anglers In Centre County


Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Partners Host Virtual Wild About Raptors Workshop Series For Educators


[ Opportunities ]


Intern/Help Wanted: Brandywine Conservancy Preserve Steward; Preserve Stewardship Intern


[ Helpful Resources ]


Environment & Energy NewsClips


Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events


Grants & Awards  


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