Sunday, April 25, 2021

April 26 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The April 26 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Leadership ]

27 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Earth Day 2021: Celebrating Our Constitutional Right To A Clean Environment In Pennsylvania

Now On Sale! New Book By Franklin Kury Makes The Case For A Constitutional Right To A Healthy Environment

First Lady Frances Wolf Recognizes Earth Day In Virtual Celebration Honoring 50th Anniversary Of PA Green Amendment

In Memoriam: Louise Dunlap A Leading Force Behind Coal Mine Reclamation, Regulation

South Fayette Conservation Group, DEP Dedicate Gladden Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Plant In Allegheny County; Federal AML Funding To Expire

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Trout Unlimited: Preserving PA Streams - Jose DeJesus & Holly Sheisley & Nate Fronk

DCNR, Fish & Boat Commission Highlight Stream Buffers For Role In Protecting Water Quality At Planting In Juniata County

Reist Family Partners With Lancaster Conservancy To Protect 270 Acres In Susquehanna Riverlands, York County

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners Announce Winners Of 5th Annual Green Stormwater Infrastructure Awards In SE PA

University Of Pennsylvania, University Of Pittsburgh Student-Led Projects Win EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

Gov. Wolf, Chesapeake Conservancy & Partners Announce Initiative To Restore 30 Agriculturally Impaired Streams By 2030; Recognized Champions Of Chesapeake

DEP Teaching Green: 4 PA Schools Receive National, State Green Ribbon Schools Recognition

Allegheny College Calls On Higher Education Community To Accelerate Climate Action, Address Intertwined Social, Economic Issues

The GIANT Company, Keep PA Beautiful Partner On Healing The Planet Grants, Applications Accepted Starting June 1

Weis Markets Issues Sustainability Report Showing 27.4% Reduction In Carbon Emissions, Reducing Food Waste Going To Landfills, Refrigerant Use

Congregation Beth Shalom In Pittsburgh Held April 22 'Flip The Switch' On Solar Energy Initiative Celebration

The Hershey Company Announces New Renewable Energy Agreements Aligned With 2030 Goal To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions By More Than 50%

[ Headlines ]

PennVEST Announces Investment Of $117 Million For 25 Water Infrastructure Projects In 19 Counties; Approves PFAS Funding Program

PennVEST Now Accepting Applications To Fund Public Water Supply PFAS Remediation Systems

Commonwealth Financing Authority Announces $15+ Million In Act 13 Funding For 135 Environmental, Water Infrastructure Projects

Gov. Wolf Announces Multimodal Transportation Project Funding, Including 13 Trail, Bike, Walking Path Projects

Gov. Wolf Announces $459,823 In Grants To Support Local Environmental Education Projects Across The State

PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers Announces Sojourn Grant Awards; Sojourn Schedule

PA Parks & Forests Foundation Invites All Pennsylvanians To Celebrate Joseph T. Rothrock Week April 24-30

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 953 More Permits, 1,907 More Inspections Since Last Week

Chester County District Attorney Files Civil Complaint Against Sunoco/Energy Transfer On Mariner East Pipeline To Address Environmental Violations

2 Eggs Hatch At The Rachel Carson Building Peregrine Falcon Nest In Harrisburg!

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Senate R Rejection; House Rs Move To Help Business; Last Election Challenge

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

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

Senate Committee Meets April 27 To Consider Bills To Kill Regulations By Doing Nothing, Repeal Regs Because They Have Too Many Words, Shield Law Breakers, And More

House Republican Introduces ‘You’re On Your Own’ Emergency Declaration Bill

Republicans On House Committee OK Bills Killing Regulations By Doing Nothing; Shielding Law Violators; Mandating Private Review Of DEP Permit Applications

Republicans On House Committee OK Bill Setting Up Office Of The Repealer To Recommend Repeal Of Existing Regulations

House Committee Reports Out Bill Authorizing Local Solar Energy Subscriber Programs By Utilities

Senate Republicans To Gov. Wolf: We Will Reject Any Nominees To PUC Until You Withdraw Your Executive Order Joining RGGI Carbon Pollution Reduction Program For Power Plants

PA Senate, House Lawmakers Announce 2021-22 Legislative Coal Caucus To Support Coal Mining Industry

[ The Feds ]

U.S. Dept. Of Energy Announces $109 Million To Support Jobs, Economic Growth In Coal & Power Plant Communities

Appalachian Voices, EPCAMR, Other Partners: RECLAIM Act Mine Reclamation Town Hall April 28

U.S. Secretary Of State Blinken Delivered Climate Speech From Chesapeake Bay Foundation Headquarters

NRCS-PA Seeks Proposals For Innovative Approaches To Conservation On Agricultural Lands

Game, Fish & Boat Commissions Push For Dedicated Federal Fish And Wildlife Conservation Funding

[ Water ]

DEP Provides March/April Update On PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Progress

Spring Creek Watershed Group Creates Watershed Atlas To Educate The Public In Centre County

Penn State Extension Water Team Goes Live On Facebook (And On Demand)

DEP Invites Comments On Total Maximum Daily Load Plan For Brush Valley Creek In Northumberland County Covering Sediment Pollution

Penn State Extension: Total Maximum Daily Loading Plan - A Watershed Stewardship Opportunity

Penn State Extension Water Team Invites You For Stormwater BMP Walk In Cumberland, Westmoreland Counties

Learn How To Certify Your Property As Watershed-Friendly

PA Lake Management Society Accepting Applications For Lake, Reservoir Water Quality Improvement Mini Grants

Stroud Water Research Center To Study PFAS Contamination In Biosolids Used As Soil Amendments

Citizen Science Opportunity: Penn State Looking For 60 Volunteers For Endocrine Disrupter Study In Susquehanna River Watershed

Penn State Extension: Take A Walk With A Master Watershed Steward And Learn About Your Watershed

Chesapeake Bay Commission, Chesapeake Legal Alliance Host May 19 Webinar On How Structure Of State Governments Influences Chesapeake Bay Policy Making

Berks County Conservation District Receives Urban Agriculture Conservation Grant

PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers Hosts May 6 Webinar On DEP’s Local Climate Action Program

[ Recycling ]

PA Resources Council Hard-To-Recycle Collection Events Start May 22 In Allegheny County

May Schedule Of Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Locations Announced By PA Resources Council For Allegheny County

PA Resources Council Sets May Schedule Of Online Composting, Rain Barrel, Recycling Workshops

Sen. Yaw Encourages Participation In National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

[ Energy ]

CFA OKs $4.4 Million In Grants For 5 Natural Gas Service Pipeline Projects

Registration Now Open For Penn State Energy Days To Be Held Virtually May 19 & 20

SEEDS Sustainable Energy Education & Development Support In NE PA: Fundraising Auction May 1; New Farm To Table Podcast Series

[ Land Conservation - Wildlife ]

FirstEnergy Partners With Wildlife For Everyone Foundation To Plant 300 Trees In Soaring Eagle Wetland, Centre County

Independent Conservancy Hosts Wildflower Walk At Rocky Bend Nature Preserve In Beaver County April 25

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Native Plant Sale Set For May 15-16

Pike Conservation District, Lackawaxen River Conservancy Hosts May 11 Japanese Knotweed Control Webinar

Penn State Extension: Circle Traps Work To Destroy Spotted Lanternflies

Delaware Highlands Conservancy 2020 Annual Report Now Available

[  Recreation ]

WeConservePA: Urban Trail Workshops June 11 & 12 In Pittsburgh And Virtual

Dept. Of Health WalkWorks Program Adds Partners To Develop New Walking Routes Across PA

April 23 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Opportunities ]

Intern Wanted: PA/NJ Chapter American Chestnut Foundation Outreach & Traveling Data Analysis

Help Wanted: Berks Conservation District Urban Resource Conservationist

[ Helpful Resources ]

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Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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