Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.12.21

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

PA Solar Center To Recognize Solar Energy Leaders In Beaver, Washington Counties In Special May 20 Virtual Event [PaEN]

Wild Excellence Films Wins Waterwalker Film Festival Award For Paddleboarding Film 'A Quiet Excitement' Showcasing SW PA Lakes and Creeks  [PaEN]

Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Tim Arnold, Richland Twp. Supervisor, With Community Pride Award In Bucks County [PaEN]

DEP Completes Over 101,000 Inspections During Pandemic Office Closure; Processed Over 41,000 Permits [PaEN]

Jan Murphy: State Government Employees Slowly Returning To Offices, But Some Are Still Working From Home

Senate Passes Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf  [PaEN]

Bay Journal Forum: New Wave Of Streamside Forest Plantings Needed Now [PaEN]

Lebanon Valley Conservancy Volunteers Plant 1,000 Trees, Native Plant Gardens, Award College Scholarship [PaEN]

Local Governments, Others Oppose Senate Bill That Limits Local Choice In Clean Energy Sources, Locks In Status Quo, Negates Local Democracy, With Overly Broad Language To Address A Problem That Doesn’t Exist In PA  [PaEN] 

Laura legere: PA Bill Seeks To Block Towns From Banning Natural Gas Connections

Andrew Maykuth: Can Philadelphia’s Gas Utility Survive In A Climate Where Fossil Fuels Are Shunned?

TribLive: Citizen Group Appeals To Commonwealth Court To Overturn Murrysville Fracking Ordinance

SunburyDI: DEP Contractor To Dump 500,000 Gallons Of Water A Day On New Northumberland County Coal Mine Fire

Rachel McDevitt: In Letter, [Republican] Lawmakers Try To Bypass Wolf, Ask RGGI Administrator To Block PA’s Entrance

PA Cap-Star: New Study: Electric Vehicle Expansion Could Help PA Meet Climate Goals

PennLive: Need For Lithium To Power America's Electric Cars May Result In The Extinction Of A Species

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards $1.5 Million Grant To Indiana County To Diversify Economic Growth In Communities Impacted By Energy Production Shifts [PaEN]

Penn State College Of Earth & Mineral Sciences Offsets Carbon Emissions One Tree At A Time [PaEN]

MCall: AAA On Pipeline Cyberattack: Gasoline Prices Are On The Rise In PA, Likely To Climb Higher

Reuters: Colonial Pipeline Outage Causes U.S. Gasoline Supply Crunch, Panic Buying

The Guardian: DOE Secretary Urges Americans Not To Hoard Gasoline After Pipeline Hacked

Guest Essay: Philly Refinery Redevelopment Plan Should Support, Not Displace Residents

Public Invited To Virtual Cumberland County Water Resources Forum May 19 [PaEN]

Penn State Extension Water Cooler Talk - A Salty Situation In Our Streams- May 26 [PaEN]

Reading Eagle: What Is Delaying Demolition of Bushong Mill Dam?

MCall: Entire Lehigh Valley Now Classified As Abnormally Dry, But New Tool From NASA Could Help Area Farmers

Duquesne Light Now Accepting Community Impact Grant Applications For Projects/Programs In Allegheny, Beaver Counties [PaEN]

Registration Now Open For 2021 Delaware River Sojourn August 7-13; River Cleanup Set For Aug. 6 [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: Kings Gap Environmental Center Expands With More Hiking, habitat For Amphibians, Brook Trout

WBTimes: Reading & Northern Railroad Looking At Passenger Excursions From Wilkes-Barre To Jim Thorpe

PG: RiverLife Relocates To Riverfront Office On North Shore In Pittsburgh

NextPittsburgh: You Can Help Name Westmoreland County’s Newest Park

CourierT: Happy Trails: Bucks County Offers Natural Adventures For All Levels

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Dept. Of Health: Reports 52 Additional Deaths Due To COVID; 2,179 New Cases; 46.2% Fully Vaccinated-- 5.12.21 [From App]


NPR: Louisiana’s Governor Wants The Oil And Gas State To Go Carbon Neutral By 2050

The Guardian: One In Four Cities Cannot Afford Climate Crisis Protection Measures - Study

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[Posted: May 12, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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