Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.5.21

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

TODAY 3:00: DEP, DCNR, Agriculture, DEP Environmental Justice Director announce climate impacts assessment report projecting a 5.9 degree statewide temperature increase by 2050 in Pennsylvania and related risks for health.  Info/Sign up to watch announcement: 

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

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

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

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

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

AP: Wolf Takes Next Step To Start Carbon Emissions Caps In 2022

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

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

NextPittsburgh: Meet UpstreamPgh: New Name, Same Dedication To The Nine Mile Run Watershed

TribLive: Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Plant Completed In South Fayette

Farm & Dairy: Town Hall Showcases Opportunities For Reclaimed Mine Land

John Hayes: Governor’s Emergency Power: PA Officials Make Case For Its Use In Helping Ag Industry

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

MCall: NOAA Has Released New Climate Normals Showing Warmer, Wetter Lehigh Valley 

Inquirer: New ‘Normal’ Temperatures Reach New Highs, Philly Snow Totals Are Also Up

AP: America’s New Normal: A Degree Hotter Than 2 Decades Ago

WPost: NOAA Unveils New U.S. Climate ‘Normals’ That Are Warmer Than Ever

NOAA: U.S. Climate Normals Data - New & Previous 

ScrantonT: Flooding, Power Outages Reported In Lackawanna County After Storm

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

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

Utility Dive: Solar Industry Launches Supply Chain Transparency Tool Amid Pressure To Ensure Ethical Component Sourcing

WilliamsportS: Lycoming Commissioners Approve Grant For Natural Gas Pipeline Extension

PG: U.S. Steel Has Options To Consider After Canceling Mon Valley Upgrade

TribLive: Jack Sedlak Cleanup In Monroeville Makes A Comeback In 2021

PG: Pittsburgh Likely To Consider Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban This Summer

Pollinator Partnership: National Pollinator Week June 21-27 - How Will You Celebrate?

YorkDR: Man Repels Off Susquehanna River Bridge To Save Osprey Hanging By Fishing Line - Video

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 56 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 2,597 New Cases-- 5.5.21 [From App]


Inquirer: DuPont Loses Diversity And Plastic Pollution Votes By Wide Margins At Shareholders Meeting

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[Posted: May 5, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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