Saturday, March 20, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 3.20.21

returns to voting session March 23, 24
Senate Budget Hearing Schedule

House returns to voting session March 22, 23, 24

MONDAY 11:00: General Services Secretary Curt Topper, Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell, and Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn will make a major announcement regarding the Commonwealth’s commitment to solar energy, the largest government commitment to solar in the nation to date.

PUC Chairman Gladys Brown Dutrieuille Honored As Part Of Women’s History Month [PaEN]

U.S. House Hearing On Reauthorizing Federal Abandoned Mine Lands Program: We Don’t Deserve To Wait Any Longer For Clean Streams, Diversified Economies [PaEN]

CitizensV: Cong. Cartwright Asks Congress To Save Federal Mine Reclamation Program

Citizens Advisory Council Sets April 8 Hearing On Latest DEP Act 54 Report On Surface Damage Caused By Underground Coal Mining [PaEN]

Report Highlights Economic Benefit Of Dissolved Oxygen In The Delaware River Estuary [PaEN]

Senate Committee To Consider Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf March 23 [PaEN]

Bay Journal: EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Director Dana Aunkst To Step Down [PaEN]

Bay Journal: FERC Reissues Conowingo Dam License After Long Fight Over Ecological Impacts [PaEN]

Standard Speaker: Tourism, Economy Top Concerns Raised At Hearing On Francis E. Walter Dam Water Withdrawal Hearing

AP: 1936 Johnstown Flood Killed 25, Brought Federal Response

Penn State's Solar Energy Partnership Recognized By National APPA Leadership In Educational Facilities [PaEN]

Op-Ed: The Solar Industry Can Create Good Jobs For Many Pennsylvanians - Solar Energy Assn.

EPA Honors Energy-Efficient Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. In Reading With ENERGY STAR Certification [PaEN]

DEP: $1.8 Million Available In Low-Interest Loans For High-Impact Energy Efficiency Projects [PaEN]

Allegheny Front: Why Drilling Wastewater Injected Underground Doesn’t Always Stay There

Cap-Star: Shell Ethane Pipeline Under Investigation For Possible Construction Defects

Lock HavenE: Rep. Borowicz Pleased With Update On Manufacturing Project Using Natural Gas

Letter: Regulate Methane From Oil And Gas Wells - Rep. Kinkead & Rep. Benham

CourierT: Groundwater Treatment Plant Work At Bucks County Superfund Site Begins This Spring

March 19 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation [PaEN]

LancasterOnline Editorial: Be More Cautious During Wildfire Alerts

Fish & Boat Commission: Invasive Zebra Mussels Detected In Raystown Lake, Huntingdon County [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: Invasive Zebra Mussels Found In Raystown Lake, Huntingdon County

TribLive: Spring Is Here: 5 Facts About The Equinox

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Dept. Of Health COVID Monitoring Dashboard: Statewide Percent Positivity Jumped To 6.5% from 5.7% Last Week As Of March 19 

Dept. Of Health: Reports 33 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 4,213 New Cases-- 3.20.21


Inquirer: With Offshore Wind, NJ Could Be Launching Biggest Job Creator Since The Casinos

Post: Texas’ Chief Energy Regulator Fiercely Defended Fossil Fuels After Historic Blackouts, She Also Personally Profits From Oil & Gas

Post: Federal Reserve’s Attention To Climate Risk Draws Ire From Republicans

Reuters: China Put A Net 29.8 GW Of New Coal-Fired Power Plant Capacity Online In 2020, While World Cut 17.2 GW

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[Posted: March 20, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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