Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.27.21

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

Senate Environmental Committee Meets April 27 On Bill Taking Away DEP Authority To Reduce Carbon Pollution From Any Source, Including Power Plants [PaEN]

Rachel McDevitt: RGGI Fight Escalation Over Reducing Carbon Pollution At Power Plants, Republicans Block Wolf’s Nominations To PUC

PA Cap-Star: House, Senate Republicans Stymie Wolf On Climate Change, Hold Up Key PUC Appointments

NextPittsburgh: Western PA Green Building Alliance Joins U.N. In $24 Million International Climate Initiative

PUC To Host Virtual Meeting Of PA Sustainable Energy Board April 29 [PaEN]

Guest Essay: PA’s Clean Energy Businesses Poised To Add Jobs To State’s Economy

PA Farm Bureau Calls On Senate, House To Pass And Fund Legislation To Support On-Farm Conservation Efforts To Improve Water Quality [PaEN]

DEP: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Schuylkill, Susquehanna Counties To Begin Countywide Clean Water Action Plans [PaEN]

WBTimes: Luzerne County Still Hasn’t Paid Its Stormwater Fee

NRCS-PA Awards Lancaster Clean Water Partners $7.4 Million To Restore Streams On Agricultural Lands In Lancaster County [PaEN]

Carmichaels H.S. Envirothon Team Partners With Izaak Walton League To Plant Trees For Earth Day; Wins Greene County Envirothon [PaEN]

Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition Intern Gets His Feet Wet In Data Logger Project [PaEN]

Beiler Family Partners With Lancaster Farmland Trust To Preserve 85 Acre Farm [PaEN]

The Center Square: Environmentalists Urge PA To Broaden Pending Oil & Gas Methane Rule

Inquirer Editorial: Fracking Jobs Will Disappear, PA Has To Manage The Decline

LancasterOnline Editorial: Encouraging Acts Of Environmentalism Around Lancaster County

ScrantonT Editorial: Use Law To Deter Litterers

WBTimes Editorial: Thanks To Cleanup Volunteers, Wish We Didn’t Need Them

April 28 Lunch & Learn: Statewide Outdoor Recreation For All Plan: PA Parks & Forests Foundation [PaEN]

DCNR To Begin Spraying Forests In Gypsy Moth Suppression Effort [PaEN]

Game Commission: Announces Gypsy Moth Spraying Plans

Marcus Schneck: Who Was Joseph T. Rothrock And Why Are We Celebrating Him In PA This Week?

Marcus Schneck: Here Are 23 River Sojourns Across PA You Can Join

Marcus Schneck: Penn State Extension Offers Variety Of ‘Get Outside’ Walks For Families

WESA: Poll Suggests Pittsburgh Voters Actually Don’t Hate Bike Lanes

PEC: The Tookany Creek Trail Feasibility Study Completed In SE PA

Game Commission: Announces Appointment Of 2 Regional Directors

Interns Wanted: Pennsylvania Sea Grant Summer Student Intern Positions [PaEN]

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 84 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 3,333 New Cases-- 4.27.21 [From App]

Biden Infrastructure Plan

Inquirer: PA Progressives See Biden’s Infrastructure Push As A Chance To Go Big On Climate Change


Utility Dive: White House Targets $38 Billion To Aid Coal Sector Transition, But It’s Likely Not Enough, Analysts Say

AP: Biden Plan For Cleaner Power System Faces Daunting Obstacles

Financial Times: Carbon Price Is Missing From Biden’s Overhaul Of Climate Policy

WSJ: Global Climate Change Emissions Goals Come With Big Cost, Political Hurdles

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[Posted: April 27, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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