Sunday, May 9, 2021

May 10 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The May 10 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Leadership ]

18 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Forbes Trail Chapter Of TU Recognizes Monty Murty With The Don Robb Memorial Chapter Service Award In Westmoreland County

PA Parks & Forests Foundation: Celebrate The Innovative, Amazing Work Of 19 COVID Champions May 12 Virtual Awards Ceremony

Thomas & Marjorie Seibert Partner With French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust To Protect Nearly 20 Acres Of Woodlands

Natural Lands Preserves Vulnerable 12 Acre Section Of East Branch Brandywine Creek In Chester County

Turkey Hill Clean Water Partnership - Three Scoops Of Water Pollution Reduction

Gov. Wolf Recognizes DEP’s Jill Whitcomb, Heidi Kunka For Their Efforts To Restore Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Combat Climate Change

[ Headlines ]

We Could Fund 4 To 6 TIMES The Number Of Local Environmental Projects We Do Now With The $200+Million Senate & House Surplus

EPA Evaluation Of Plan To Reduce Pollutants No Longer Contained By Conowingo Reservoir Says ‘Little Confidence’ The Plan Can Be Implemented Without Dedicated Funding

Bay Journal: PA Natural Gas Industry Embarrassed By 3 Environmental Scandals In 15 Months

DEP: June 16 Virtual Hearing On Mariner East Pipeline Water Quality Permit Changes In Chester County Related To Marsh Creek Lake Spill

DEP Posts Final-Form Reg. Cutting Carbon Pollution From Power Plants For 2 Advisory Committee Meetings

Gov. Wolf: 2021 Climate Impacts Report Projects Pennsylvania Will Be 5.9° F Warmer by Midcentury, Precipitation To Increase, Targets Areas to Reduce Risk

50 PA Forest Landowners Enroll Over 7,000 Acres In Family Forest Carbon Program, Over 700 More Landowners Interested

Environmental Quality Board Meets May 19 On Proposed Radiation Safety, Air Pollution Reduction Regulations

DEP Processes Nearly 41,000 Permits During Pandemic Closure - 93% On Time

Earth Conservancy Holds Info Sessions On Environmental Workforce Training Program; Now Accepting Sign Ups In NE PA

Keep PA Beautiful: The Consequences Of Illegal Dumping Trash, Tires - Abandoned Mine Fire In Northumberland County

Solar Energy Industries Assn. New Traceability Protocol Allows Solar Companies To Ensure Ethical Supply Chain; Updated Standards For Recycling

Deadline Extended: Nominations Now Being Accepted For Regional Women In Conservation Awards From Northeast

Pike County Task Force Releases Results Of First-Of-Its-Kind Baseline Tick-Borne Illness Study

Penn State Extension Webinar Series Highlights Tick Safety In Pennsylvania

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: No $7 Billion Plan; We’ll Take The 5th; Fundraising In The Wild West; ID Papers Please

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced

House Environmental Committee Republicans Oppose Fees Funding Water Quality Protection Programs; Write RGGI On Authority For Regs To Reduce Carbon Pollution From Power Plants

Republicans On House Committee OK Bill To Roll Back Environmental Protections From Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling, Legalize Road Dumping Of Drilling Wastewater

Environmental Defense Fund, PA Environmental Council Say Conventional Drilling Bill Would Result In Dramatic Reductions To Environmental Protection Standards

Berks Gas Truth: Thousands Tell House They Don't Want Road Dumping Of Conventional Drilling Wastewater

House OKs 4 Bills On Killing Regulations By Doing Nothing; Shielding Law Violators; Mandating Private Review Of DEP Permit Applications

PA Environmental Council, Environmental Defense Fund Oppose House Bills Curtailing Regulations, Permitting Programs Protecting Environment & Public Health

Joint Conservation Committee Held Informational Meeting On Harmful Algal Blooms

Senate Local Govt., Environmental Committee Hold May 11 Hearing On Bill To Preempt Local Governments From Requiring New Buildings Use Climate-Friendly Energy Sources

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

Senators Santarsiero, Collett To Reintroduce Bills To Give Attorney General Direct Jurisdiction Over Prosecuting Environmental Crimes

[ The Feds ]

PA Dept. Of Human Services Urges Renters To Apply For Federal Utility/Rental Assistance

[ Water ]

Lower Susquehanna RiverKeeper, EIP File Complaint In Federal Court Over City Of Harrisburg 800 Million Gallon Sewage Overflows

2021 Riparian Forest Buffer Summit Presentations Now Available On Demand

Save The Date: 9th Annual Del-AWARE River Watershed Forum Set For Sept. 28 & 29, Oct. 1

Penn State Center For Agricultural And Shale Law: Agricultural Law Weekly Review

No Pennsylvania Photos Won 2021 Chesapeake Bay Foundation Save The Bay Photo Contest

Volunteers Needed: Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Assn. Creek Cleanup May 15 In Cumberland County

PUC Highlights Recent Actions To Protect Drinking Water For Drinking Water Week

[ Environmental Education ]

May Is State Parks BioBlitz Month, Download iNaturalist App And Submit Your Results

Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center Summer Day Camp Registration Open

Gifford Pinchot's Grey Towers Hosts Virtual Seminar May 11 By Michael Wojtech On The Growth Of Trees A Journey Through Time

PA Forestry Assn. Discovering PA's Forest Heritage Video Series: Civilian Conservation Corps Video Now Available

[ Dumping Cleanup - HHW Collection ]

Washington County Volunteers Conquered Trash Mountain!

PA Resources Council Holds May 15 Household Chemical Collection Event In Cambria County

[ Air ]

DEP Blog: Air Quality In Pennsylvania - How To Be Air Aware

[ Energy ]

PUC Seeks Comment On Further Modifying Current Moratorium On Door-to-Door Energy Sales, Marketing Activities

Northampton Community College ETAC Offering Energy Assessments To Agricultural Producers, Rural Small Businesses & Manufacturers In PA

Join PennTAP's Free PA Industrial Energy Readiness Cohort To Develop An Energy Management System For Your Business

SEEDS, The Highlights Foundation Virtual Update On Sustainability Initiatives At Boyds Mill Retreat Center In Wayne County May 11

[ Environmental Policy ]

PA Environmental Council In Case You Missed It In April Now Available

[ Land Conservation - Recreation ]

May 7 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Delaware Highlands Conservancy Announces 2021 Upper Delaware River Photo Contest

[ Opportunities ]

Allegheny County Conservation District Names Erin Copeland New Assistant Director

Interns/Help Wanted: PA Sustainable Agriculture Association Interns, Development Director

Interns Wanted: Ernst Conservation Seeds, Crawford County

Help Wanted: Lebanon Valley Conservancy Executive Director

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