Saturday, May 1, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.1.21

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

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

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

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

PA Association For Sustainable Agriculture Invites Proposals For 2022 Conference [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: New Book By Fmr State Senator Calls For Environmental Rights Amendment To U.S. Constitution

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

Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper: Lou Ann Gasperine Talks About The Power Of Outdoor Education  

Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper: Area Officials, Governor Sent Letters & Packets urging Realistic Change In Growing Microplastic Problem 

Marcus Schneck: Songs Of The Susquehanna CD Offers 20 Voices For PA River

SunburyDI: Susquehanna University Student-Produced Film On Chesapeake Bay Shown At Annapolis Film Festival

NextPittsburgh: U.S. Steel Closing 3 Most-Polluting Batteries At Clairton Coke (Coal) Works 

Reid Frazier: U.S. Steel Cancels $1 Billion Upgrade To Pittsburgh Plants, Cites Climate Goals, Local Permitting, Finger-Pointing Ensues

PA Business Report: U.S. Steel Cancels $1.5 Billion Investment In Mon Valley Works Upgrade As Part Of Revised Plan To Move To Carbon Neutral

AP: U.S. Steel Ends Plans To Invest $1.5 Billion Into PA Plants; Will Shutdown Part Of Its Clairton Coke (Coal) Plant To Reduce Pollution In Early 2023 

PG: Officials Bemoan U.S. Steel Plans To Scrap $1.5 Billion Mon Valley Works Upgrade

DEP Opportunity To Bid On Mine Reclamation Project In Clearfield County [PaEN]

PAHomepage: Northumberland County Officials Consider Next Steps As Mine Fire Burns Hundreds Of Feet Underground

PA Business Report: Northeast Natural Energy Seeks Natural Gas Production Certification Under MiQ Methane Standard

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

YorkDR: Can We All Agree To Plug Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells?

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

CitizensV: Dual-Stream Recycling Starts Monday In Wilkes-Barre

ScrantonT: DEP: No Decision Yet On Keystone Landfill Expansion

DEP Posts 63 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In May 1 PA Bulletin [PaEN]

MCall: Strong Winds Knock Trees Onto Homes In Lehigh Valley; Leave Thousands Without Power

LancasterOnline: 21,000 Without Power Friday As Extreme Winds Reached 64 MPH

PennLive: High Winds Knock Down Trees, Live Wires, Creating Brush Fires Throughout Central PA

Inquirer: Winds Take Down Trees In Philly Region, Cause Airport Delays

PEC/PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers: Join A River Sojourn This Summer - StoryMap

ScrantonT: Pittston Park Dedicated To Champion Of Coal Miners

CitizensV: New Playground Opens In Wilkes-Barre

Marcus Schneck: How Are Domesticated Plants Affecting PA Pollinators? Penn State Researchers Hope To Find Out

AltoonaM: Tracking Cicadas: Researchers Who Studied Cicadas 17 Years Ago Wait For Return

Brian Whipkey: It’s Wild Ramp Season In PA: Here’s What You Need To Know

TribLive: Why Allergy Season Is Worsening In Western PA

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

Mary Ann Thomas: 250 Million Birds Will Pass Thru Western PA This Spring - Starting Now

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 35 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 3,100 New Cases--5.1.21 [From App]

PennLive: COVID Vaccine Demand In PA ‘Has Really Fallen Off A Cliff,’ Is It A Lack Of Interest Or Access?

Biden Infrastructure Plan

WHYY: Biden Celebrates Trains In Philly, PA Crosses Its Fingers For Infrastructure Funds


JDSupra: Flurry Of PFAS Actions In First 100 Days Of Biden Administration: The Highlights

Utility Dive: Washington State Passes ‘Cap-And-Invest’ Legislation, Giving Utilities Incentive To Further Decarbonize

Utility Dive: TVA To Retire Coal-Fired Power Plant Fleet By 2035, With Renewables, Gas, Nuclear On The Table As Replacements

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[Posted: May 1, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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