Sunday, May 23, 2021

May 24 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The May 24 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Leadership ]

20 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Now On Demand: StateImpactPA, WITF, PA Parks & Forests Foundation Panel Discussion On 50th Anniversary Of PA’s Environmental Rights Amendment

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Celebrates Women In Conservation

Bay Journal: Susquehanna River Basin Commission Marks 50 Years

Cooks Run Watershed Recovering After 43 Years Of Work In Clinton County

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

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

PA Solar Center Recognizes Solar Energy Leaders In Beaver, Washington Counties

Pennsylvania Envirothon To Announce 2021 Statewide Competition Winners Live Online May 27

[ Headlines ]

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

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

DEP Works Thru Pandemic: 631 More Permit Reviews, 1,968 More Inspections Since Last Week

IRRC Approves Final Chapter 91 & 92 Water Quality Permit Fee Increases

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets May 26 On Forest Resource Planning, 50th Anniversary Of Environmental Rights Amendment

DCNR Celebrates Induction Of White Clay Creek Preserve In Chester County Into The Old-Growth Forest Network

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

Dept. Of Agriculture: Demonstrates Safe, Effective Trap For Spotted Lanternflies As Destructive Pest Hatch Escalates

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Republican 1% Mandate On Constitutional Changes; Percent Positivity Below 5%; Lobbying Reforms?

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule

Road Dumping Of Oil & Gas Well Wastewater Is Happening Now In Crawford, Erie, Warren Counties As House Prepares To Take Up Bill This Week To Make It Legal

Senate Appropriations Meets May 24 On Bills To Kill Regulations By Doing Nothing, End Public Participation During Emergencies And More

Senate Agriculture, Local Government Committees Hold May 25 Hearing On Utility Scale Solar Development

[ The Feds ]

Chesapeake Bay Commission Proposes $737 Million USDA Clean Water & Climate Resiliency Initiative In Federal Infrastructure Bill For Bay Watershed

EPA Schedules Virtual Listening Sessions In June On Controlling Air Pollution From The Oil & Gas Industry

[ Water ]

Penn State Extension: New Research & Education Buffer Planting In Dauphin County

Webinar Participants Complete Backyard Stream Repair Project In Western PA

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

DEP Opportunity To Bid On Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project In Indiana County

PA American Water Awards Over $45,000 In Local Watershed Project Grants

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

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Sets June 17 Virtual Business Meeting

[ Environmental Education ]

Presentation Proposals Now Being Accepted For 2021 Virtual Watershed Congress Sept. 20-24

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

Registration Open For Dive Deeper Environmental Education Summit Set For Sept. 23-24

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: Summer Youth Nature Camps Accepting Registrations

[ Recycling - Litter Cleanup ]

DEP Now Accepting Applications For Section 902 Recycling Implementation Grants

PA Resources Council Sets June Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Sites In Allegheny County

Keep America Beautiful: New Study Of Litter In America Shows 54% Reduction Since 2009; Helps Inform PA Litter Action Plan

[ Non-Coal Mining ]

DEP Hosts June 2 Virtual Hearing On Hercules Cement Application For Quarry Expansion In Northampton County

[ Energy ]

Federal Court Approves DEP, EPA, DOJ Settlement With Chesapeake Appalachia For Failure To Identify, Protect Wetlands At 76 Gas Well Drilling Sites, $1.9 Million Penalty

PJM Summer Outlook Forecasts Adequate Supplies To Service Electric Demand

[ Recreation - Land Stewardship - Wildlife ]

Registration Open For PA Outdoor Writers Assn. 2021 Conference July 29 - Aug. 1

New Playground At Blue Knob State Park In Bedford County Showcases Importance Of Outdoor Play

Friends Of Allegheny Wilderness Complete Successful Hickory Creek Stewardship Weekend; Join Them July 9-11

May 21 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

[ Opportunities ]

Brodhead Watershed Assn. Names Dr. Alex Jackson Executive Director

Help Wanted: Armstrong County Conservation District Manager

Help Wanted: PA Sea Grant Susquehanna River, Lake Erie Outreach Professionals

[ Helpful Resources ]

Environment & Energy NewsClips

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards  

Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

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