Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.28.21

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House returns to voting session May 3, 4, 5

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

Senate Republicans Report Out Bill Taking Away DEP Authority To Reduce Carbon Pollution From Any Source, Including Power Plants [PaEN]

Sen. Yaw, Sen. Comitta Offer Statements On Senate Legislation To Take Away DEP's Authority To Reduce Carbon Emissions From Any Source, Including Power Plants [PaEN]

Rachel McDevitt: Senate Moves New Bill To Keep PA Out Of RGGI With General Assembly’s OK

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

NRDC: Senate Bill 119 Is A Dead End, PA Needs Good Climate Policy

Pittsburgh City Paper: United Mine Workers Union Comes Out In Support Of Transition To Clean Energy

Senate Agriculture, Environmental Committees May 12 Hearing On Bonding Solar, Wind, Biomass, Energy Efficient Products To Slow Growth Of Renewable Energy In PA [PaEN]

Senate Republicans Report Out Bills To Kill Regulations By Doing Nothing, Repeal Regs Because They Have Too Many Words, Shield Law Breakers, And More [PaEN]

Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition Now Accepting Proposals For Innovative Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Economic Development Project Funding [PaEN]

ShenandoahSentinel Editorial: Federal Effort To Help Coalfield Communities Excludes Anthracite Region

Bradford Era: Accept The Challenge To Help Coal Miners

Don Hopey: With New Mine Drainage Treatment Plan, Conservationists Hoping Millers Run Sheds Its Orange Tint

DEP: 12 Northcentral Counties Begin Countywide Clean Water Action Plans to Improve Water Quality [PaEN]

NRCS-PA Awards $4 Million For Turkey Hill Dairy Clean Water Partnership In South Central PA [PaEN]

Sean Sauro: Water Pollution Reduction Work On Lancaster County Farms Could Get Boost In Proposed Bill [If Funded]

Bay Journal: PA Bill Would Earmark Money To Help Farmers Prevent Pollution [If Funded]

Brodhead Watershed Assn. Greening Mountainhome Project Uses Data Logger To Monitor Stream Quality 24/7 [PAEN]

Hershey Medical Center Volunteers Plant 100 New Trees During Earth Day Ceremony

Environmental Health News: Wolf Administration Responds To Report On Community Health Impacts Of Gas Drilling/Fracking

Guest Essay: How Corporations Can Support Environmental Justice

WBTimes: Wilkes-Barre To Replace 220 Feet Of Flood Wall Along Laurel Run Creek

Guest Essay: PA’s Venerated Tradition Of Volunteer Firefighting Is In Deep Trouble

EPA Awards $350,000 To Replace 13 Old Diesel School Buses In Pennsylvania [PaEN]

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 784 More Permits, 1,824 More Inspections Since Last Week [PaEN]

MCall: On 10th Anniversary Of 2011 Tornado Super Outbreak In NE U.S., Americans Still Lack Awareness Of Basic Tornado Safety

Norwin High School Wins 2021 Westmoreland County Envirothon [PaEN]

Inquirer: Circulars, Flyers Are A Big Litter Problem, There’s A Free Program To Curb It

DCNR Seeking Proposals For Skiing, Four-Season Concessionaire At Denton Hill State Park, Potter County [PaEN]

Historic Barn Preservation Program A Success In Adams County Thanks To Mini-Grant; Mini-Grant Round Open [PaN]

Foundation For Sustainable Forests: Wildflower Walk May 2; Foundation Dinner Sept. 17; Loving The Land Thru Working Forests Conference Sept. 18 [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: New Nature Preserve Launches With 230 Acres Of Susquehanna Riverlands In York County

PennLive: York County Open Space Program Surpasses 2020 Goal Of Preserved Land

WHYY: The Woodmere Museum In Philadelphia Builds Hugels As Environmental Art

Guest Essay: Arbor Day - April 30 - Should Be About Growing Trees, Not Just Planting Them 

Marcus Schneck: ‘Strong Base’ Of Wild Turkeys Await Hunters On Opening Day: Game Commission

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 57 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 3,686 New Cases-- 4.28.21

Biden Infrastructure Plan

TODAY WITF Smart Talk 9:00 a.m.: PA’s Infrastructure In Need Of An Upgrade?  How Will Biden’s Plan Impact PA?


Andrew Maykuth: NJ Extends $300 Million In Nuclear Power Plant Subsidies For Salem County Reactors

Utility Dive: White House Eyes $42 Billion In Existing Funding For Biden Electric Vehicle Push

BBC: Electric Cars: What Will Happen To All The Dead Batteries?

Think GeoEnergy: Webinar On Mine Water Heating & Cooling (On Demand)

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