Sunday, May 2, 2021

May 3 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The May 3 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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[ Leadership ]

26 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Girl Scouts Kick-Off 5 Million Trees Campaign, Fun Patch Unveiled At Tree Planting In Dauphin County

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

Norwin High School Wins 2021 Westmoreland County Envirothon

Honesdale H.S. Team Wins Pike/Wayne County Envirothon, Represents Wayne County; Wallenpaupack H.S. Team Wins To Represent Pike County At State Envirothon

StateImpactPA, PA Parks & Forests Foundation Set May 18 Viewing, Panel Discussion On WITF’s PA’s Environmental Rights Amendment Documentary

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

Neighborhood Gardens Trust Permanently Preserves Emerald Street Community Farm In Philadelphia

PA Master Naturalists Celebrate Arbor Day In Spring Field Notes Newsletter; May 11 - Bringing Nature Home

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

DEP: 16 Counties Begin Countywide Clean Water Action Plans To Improve Water Quality In PA Part Of Chesapeake Bay Watershed

South Fayette Conservation Group, DEP Dedicate Gladden Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Plant In Allegheny County; Federal AML Funding To Expire

Susquehanna Greenway River Towns Mobilize Hundreds Of Volunteers For Community Cleanups

[ Headlines ]

On Transparency: What If The Senate And House Had To Adopt Laws Like DEP Adopts Regulations?

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

New York Times Best Selling Author, Ornithologist Scott Weidensaul To Speak At Wildlife Gala In State College May 21

DCNR Blog: A Periodical Wonder - Cicadas - Opportunity For Citizen Science

Registration Open! 9th Annual PA Firefly Festival June 25 & 26 In Forest County + Glow & Know Campouts

[ News From The Capitol ]

PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Feud Over Nominations Escalates; New Voting Districts Deadlock; How To Spend Federal Aid?

Senate/House Bills Moving Last Week

Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced

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

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

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

House Committee Meets May 4 On Bill To Roll Back Environmental Protections From Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling, Legalize Road Dumping Of Drilling Wastewater

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

[ The Feds ]

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

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

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

[ Water ]

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

DEP Opportunity To Bid On Mine Reclamation Project In Clearfield County

Good Samaritan Proposal To Plug Orphan Oil & Gas Well In Allegheny County

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

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

Lancaster Clean Water Partners: Lancaster Water Week June 4-12; MS4orum On Stormwater June 7

Capital RC&D Hosts Pasture Walks May 20, July 13 In Adams, Franklin Counties To Showcase Spring Cover Crop Grazing

PA Association For Sustainable Agriculture Invites Proposals For 2022 Conference

Southwestern PA Commission Water Resource Center May Schedule Of Webinars

Delaware River Basin Commission To Hold Online May 12 Hearing, June 9 Business Meeting

Susquehanna River Basin Commission To Hold Online May 6 Hearing, June 17 Business Meeting

[ Waste - Recycling ]

DEP: Westmoreland Landfill, County Hauling Will Pay $25,000 Penalty, $25,000 In Lieu Of Penalty For Waste Transportation Violations

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority Collects 38,300 Pounds Of Household Hazardous Waste At Weekend Event

[ Energy ]

PUC: Damage Prevention Committee Imposes $44,750 In Penalties For PA One Call Violations

Public Utility Commission Offers Spring Storm Safety Tips

PennTAP North Central PA Energy Efficiency Roundtable Online Meeting May 25

PA Sustainable Energy Board Hears Updates From Sustainable Energy Funds

Penn State Solar Law Symposium: June 15 & 17 Online Utility-Scale Solar Development For Lawyers, Landowners, Others

Register Now! 11th Annual (Virtual) Pittsburgh Sustainability Conference May 6-7

American Institute Of Mining Engineers 150th Anniversary To Be Observed In Wilkes-Barre May 16

[ Landscape Conservation - Recreation - Forests ]

South Mountain Partnership Spring Partnership Meeting May 14

Brodhead Watershed Assn.: Get Your Family Outdoors Again At Woodland Trail, Monroe County

April 30 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation; New Environmental Rights Amendment Challenge

DCNR To Begin Spraying Forests In Gypsy Moth Suppression Effort

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

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

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

Lunch & Learn: Statewide Outdoor Recreation For All Plan: PA Parks & Forests Foundation Available On Demand

[ Wildlife ]

National Deer Assn., Game Commission To Hold 6 Regional Online Chronic Wasting Disease informational Programs Starting May 5

Native Fish Coalition Of PA Urging Fish & Boat Commission To End Stocking Of Non-Native Trout Species Over Wild Native Brook Trout

[ Opportunities ]

Interns/Help Wanted: PA Parks & Forests Foundation - 2 Bilingual Interns; Public Engagement Coordinator

Interns Wanted: Pennsylvania Sea Grant Summer Student Intern Positions

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