Friday, May 21, 2021

Friday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.21.21

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

WeConservePA: Water & Green Infrastructure - A Good Fit For PA American Rescue Plan Funding [PaEN]

ErieT: Congress Should Back Billion For The Chesapeake Bay Initiative

Brian Whipkey: State Parks Welcome 26% More Visitors

DCNR: Check Wildfire Danger Forecast Map For May 21

Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership: Donegal Trout Unlimited Devoted To Repairing Streams In Lancaster County [PaEN]

Lancaster Farming: Farm Near Manheim Installs Riparian Buffer To Protect Nearby Streams

Inquirer: Dryness In Philly Region Is A Growing Concerns, But It Has Parks For Farmers And Strawberry Lovers

Delaware RiverKeeper May 21 RiverWatch Video Report

PA Master Naturalist Training Sign-Up For Armstrong, Chester, Lehigh & Montgomery Counties; Discount Available On May 22 & 23 [PaEN]

Pennsylvania Envirothon To Announce 2021 State Competition Winners Live Online May 27 [PaEN]

4 DEP Advisory Committees Express Their Support For DEP’s Final Carbon Pollution Reduction Regulation Covering Power Plants [RGGI]   [PaEN]

Delta Institute Invites Comments From Individuals, Local Governments On How To Invest Revenue From DEP's Carbon Pollution Reduction Program [RGGI]  [PaEN]

PA Jobs Alliance: Business, Union Trades, Elected Leaders Oppose Gov. Wolf’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Program [RGGI]

Patch: Delaware County Buying 15 Electric Vehicles With State Grant Funding

PG: Pittsburgh-Area Lawmakers Introduce Funding For Zero Emission Locomotive Research Based On Wabtec-CMU Partnership.   Sen. Yaw’s SB 284 Would Tax This Research

PennLive: Federal Judge Approves $1.9 Million Penalty Against Chesapeake Appalachia For Water Quality Violations

Anya Litvak: Oil And Gas Industry Reminds People: ‘You Still Need Us”

Reuters: FERC Gives Williams More Time To Build Northeast Supply Enhancement Natural Gas Pipeline

Carnegie Mellon, Richard King Mellon Foundation: Announce Historic Partnership To Accelerate CMU’s Science & Technology Leadership And Transformation Of Hazelwood Green

PG: Grant From Richard King Mellon Foundation To Fund CMU Science Building, Robotics Center At Hazelwood Green

MCall: Parts Of Palmerton Zinc Pile In Carbon County No Longer On EPA Superfund List

PUC To Investigate Water, Wastewater, Stormwater Rate Changes Proposed By Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority [PaEN]

PJM: Summer Outlook Forecasts Adequate Supplies To Serve Electric Demand

PUC: To Seek Comment On Proposed Settlements With Retail Energy Suppliers On Sales & Marketing Practices

PUC: To Investigate Rate Increase Requested By Duquesne Light

West Penn Power: Conducts Annual Storm Restoration Drill To Help Employees Prepare For Severe Weather Events

PA Cap-Star: Why Pittsburgh Is Above Average For Non-Car Transit, And How It Might Be Getting Better

ScrantonT: Scranton City Pride Spring Cleanup Program Resumes

ScrantonT: AG Shapiro Investigating Keystone Landfill In Lackawanna County

Frank Kummer: 254 Acres of Delaware County’s Wyeth Country Added To First State National Historic Park Along Brandywine Creek In Delaware County

PG: From Downtown Pittsburgh Wasteland To Point State Park

DCNR Now Accepting Applications For Wild Resources Conservation Grants To Protect Non-Game Species [PaEN]

Mary Ann Thomas: World Bee Day: ‘We Need Them A Lot More Than They Need Us’

ErieT: Lake Erie Cyclefest Returns This Summer With New Format, New Sponsors

Help Wanted: Armstrong County Conservation District Manager [PaEN]

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 25 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 1,823 New Cases; 50.5% Fully Vaccinated (Age 18+) -- 5.21.21

AP:  Senate, House Now Hold Fate Of Regulations, Laws, Requirements Waived Amid COVID Pandemic Emergency Declaration

PennLive: Gov. Wolf Extends COVID Disaster Declaration Days AFter Votes To Curb His Powers

Ford Turner: Gov. Wolf Extends COVID Disaster Declaration After Talking To Republican Lawmakers

Paul Muschick: PA Constitutional Changes: It’s Pathetic More Voters Didn’t Bother To Come Out

Biden Infrastructure Plan

AP: Congressional Republicans Not Budging On Infrastructure Offer In Biden Talks

The Guardian: Congressional Democrats Unveil $30 Billion Bill To Cancel Water Debts And Bail Out Utility Firms

The Guardian: Right Seizes Trump Playbook To Blame Migrants For Climate Change Impacts


NOAA: Predicts Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

Inquirer: Feds See Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season, First Tropical Storm Could Pop Friday

White House: Executive Order On Climate-Related Financial Risk Covering Financial Institutions

Financial Times: How Can The World Get To Net Zero Emissions By 2030?

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[Posted: May 21, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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