Thursday, April 29, 2021

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.29.21

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

On Transparency: What If The Senate And House Had To Adopt Laws Like DEP Adopts Regulations?  [PaEN]

House Committee Meets May 4 On Bill To Roll Back Environmental Protections From Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling, Legalize Road Dumping Of Drilling Wastewater [PaEN]

StateImpactPA, PA Parks & Forests Foundation Set May 18 Viewing, Panel Discussion On WITF PA’s Environmental Rights Amendment Documentary [PaEN]

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

Environmental Stewardship Fund Supports Mine Drainage Treatment Project, Trout Nursery In Toby Creek Watershed, Luzerne County; Grant Rounds Open [PaEN]

SunburyDI: DEP: Waste Tire Fire Burning At Opening Of Abandoned Mine Near Trevorton, Northumberland County, Cause Unknown 

SunburyDI: Northumberland, Montour, Snyder, Union Counties Take Steps To Improve Local Waterways

Lancaster Conservancy: Spring Restoration Work At Fishing Creek Nature Preserve

Capital RC&D Hosts Pasture Walks May 20, July 13 In Adams, Franklin Counties To Showcase Spring Cover Crop Grazing [PaEN]

Inquirer: 14 Philadelphia-Area Community Support Farms Share Subscriptions For Fresh Food This Summer

Gov. Wolf: PA Agriculture Has $132.5 Billion Economic Impact For Pennsylvania

Neighborhood Gardens Trust Permanently Preserves Emerald Street Community Farm In Philadelphia [PaEN]

Guest Essay: Climate-Friendly Farming Strategies Can Improve the Land, Generate Income For Farmers

Guest Essay: Turn Down Political Rhetoric, Let’s Solve Gun Violence, Climate Change, COVID - Sen. Williams

Delaware River Basin Commission To Hold Online May 12 Hearing, June 9 Business Meeting [PaEN]

Susquehanna River Basin Commission To Hold Online May 6 Hearing, June 17 Business Meeting [PaEN]

Susquehanna Greenway River Towns Mobilize Hundreds Of Volunteers For Community Cleanups [PaEN]

LancasterOnline: Elizabethtown Man Pitches In To Cleanup What’s Been Pitched Out

TribLive: Plum Cleanup Week Helps Seniors, Environment

TribLive: Pittsburgh Mills First Site Of PRC Hard-To-Recycle Collections

DEP: Westmoreland Landfill, County Hauling Will Pay $25,000 Penalty, $25,000 In Lieu Of Penalty For Waste Transportation Violations [PaEN]

Andrew Maykuth: U.S. Supreme Court Ponders Fate Of PennEast Pipeline From PA To NJ

Susan Phillips: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Eminent Domain Case Involving PennEast Pipeline From PA To NJ

Frank Kummer: Philly Refinery Was Still Emitting Benzene Into The Air Last Year At 3 Times Action Level After It Closed From 2019 Explosion, Report Finds 

PA Environmental Council: How Western PA’s Energy Industry Could Be Impacted By Biden’s Climate Goals [Pittsburgh Business Times]

WilliamsportS Editorial: Don’t Jeopardize American Energy Independence

PennLive Editorial: Undoing Trump Era Rules On Dangerous Methane Gas Emissions Is Right Thing To Do

Don Hopey: Study Finds 2018 Clairton Coke (Coal) Works Fire Impacted Asthma Patients In Allegheny County

TribLive: Pitt Study Confirms Clairton Coke (Coal) Works Fire Sickened Residents

Register Now! 11th Annual (Virtual) Pittsburgh Sustainability Conference May 6-7 [PaEN]

DCNR Blog: A Periodical Wonder - Cicadas - Opportunity For Citizen Science [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: How To Make A Trap To Destroy Spotted Lanternflies

Marcus Schneck: More Than 1,000 Acres Of Wetland Restored In PA By Ducks Unlimited Project

LancasterOnline: Boaters Urged To Use Caution During Planned Drawdown In Waters Above Holtwood Dam On Susquehanna

Inquirer: 8 Waterfalls In Philly Area To Feel The Majesty Of Nature

Brian Whipkey: Find Out Why More Than 1 Million Visit Ohiopyle State Park Each Year

WilliamsportS: Parking Stalls, Visitation Of City Parks To Be Evaluated

National Deer Assn., Game Commission To Hold 6 Regional Online Chronic Wasting Disease informational Programs Starting May 5 [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: Peregrine Falcons Tending Chicks In Nests Across PA, Here’s Where To See 2 Of Them

WHYY: It’s The Last Of The Delaware River’s Shad Fisheries, And The Fish Are Scarce

ErieT: How To Make Your NW PA Backyard A Bird-Watching Haven - Erie Bird Observatory

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 50 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 3,322 New Cases-- 4.29.21 [From App]

PA Cap-Star: Republican Sen. Mastriano, Republican PA Supreme Court Candidate Slated To Appear At QAnon Conference

Biden Infrastructure Plan

New Yorker: Renewable Energy Is Suddenly Startlingly Cheap - Biggest Barrier To Change Is Our Politicians 

U.S. Dept. Of Energy: Offers Up To $8.25 Billion To Modernize Nation's Power Grid, Infrastructure To Deliver Clean Energy

Utility Dive: Just Transition Needed In Transit Electrification, Labor Leaders Say

TribLive: Biden Name-Checks Pittsburgh In Speech To Congress

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