Friday, July 16, 2021

Friday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.16.21

returns to session September 20, 21, 22

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


-- July 24-28 Marks 19th Anniversary Of Quecreek Mine Rescue In Somerset County  [PaEN]

-- DEP: Issues Air Quality Action Day Warning For Friday, July 16 In Southeast PA

-- DEP: Public Water System Advisory Committee Meets July 29 On Pre-Draft PFOA/PFOS MCL Rule  [PaEN]

-- Inquirer/Andrew Maykuth: Energy Transfer To Pay $1 Million Penalty To PUC For 2018 Revolution Pipeline Explosion In Beaver County

-- PUC: To Seek Public Comment On Enhancements To Regulation Covering Petroleum & Hazardous Liquids Pipelines  [PaEN]


-- WITF: Get To Know RGGI: The Cap-And-Trade Climate Program Clears A Major Hurdle

-- Rep. Metcalfe Names Wolf’s Minion EQB Members For Rubberstamping Job-Killing, Carbon Tax Imposing RGGI Scheme

-- WESA: Pittsburgh Airport Completes Gas And Solar Powered Microgrid

-- MCall: Mahoning Drive-In Theater To Stay Open After Solar Farm Plan Is Suspended

-- TribLive: Fmr Pittsburgh Water Authority Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy In Sludge Release Case

-- Penn State Ag Progress Days Set For August 10-12 In Centre County; Ag Technology, Soil Health, Water Quality, Conservation, More On Display [PaEN]

-- DEP Blog: Susquehanna County Farm Goes To The Mat For Healthy Local Waters [PaEN]

-- Brodhead Watershed Association: August 29 - Annual Ramble Featuring Programs By Naturallists, Wildlife Experts, Outdoor Enthusiasts, Hikes & More 

-- CourierT: Bucks County Flood Cleanup Continues, Disaster Declaration Issued

-- Delaware River Basin Commission: Water Resources Program For FY 2022-24 Showing Planned Projects And Activities

-- Delaware River Basin Commission: 2020 Annual Report Is Now Available

-- Delaware RiverKeeper: July 16 RiverWatch Video Report

-- PA Bulletin: DEP: Renaming the Small Water Systems Technical Assistance Center Advisory Board To Public Water System Technical Assistance Center Board; Next Meeting July 29

-- University of Pennsylvania Water Center: Nominations Due July 16 For Southwestern PA Water Management Working Group [Ohio River Watershed] 

-- ScrantonT: Scranton Sewer Authority Still Working On Securing Last Few Dozen Missing Easements

-- PA Bulletin: DEP: Final Technical Guidance On Liners, Impoundments, Stockpiles and Coal Refuse Disposal Areas

-- ScrantonT: Dunmore Council Member Raises Concerns Over Waste-Burning Facility Zoning

-- PA Resources Council Hosts Aug. 14 Household Chemical Collection Event In Allegheny County [PaEN]

-- ScrantonT Editorial: Right To Repair Aids Consumers

-- ErieT: Composting Simple Way To Waste Less, Grow More In Your Garden

-- Public Herald Guest Essay: Pennsylvania Remains Negligent On Radiation Guidance Despite TENORM Studyu

-- Inquirer Editorial: Fracking Use Of EPA-Approved Chemicals Shows Again That Regulators Prioritize Industry Over Health

-- PUC: Lifts Pandemic-Related Moratorium On Door-to-Door, Public Event And In-Person Energy Sales And Marketing Activities

-- PUC: Modifies Orders For COVID-Related Utility Cost Tracking, Added Consumer Protections, Other Emergency Changes

-- PUC: Approves Settlement With Eligo Energy PA For Violations Related To Sales & Marketing Practices And Materials

-- PittsburghNEXT: Fmr Pipe Mill In Etna Being Transformed Into 51 Bridge St., A Massive Modern Tech/Flex Space

-- WJAC: DEP Considers Enforcement Action Over Asbestos For Last Year’s Demolition Of Conrad Building In Johnstown

-- TribLive: AG Shapiro Meets With Pittsburgh Nonprofit About Pittsburgh Water Authority Donation To Combat Lead Dangers

-- TribLive: PA Resources Council, La Roche University Hosting Event To Collect Hard-To-Recycle Items July 31

-- WeConservePA: Natural Lands Announces The Protection Of 39 Acres In Chester County

-- Inquirer: How The Ultrarich Carved Up Ardrossan Estate In Radnor And Qualified For Big Tax Breaks

-- DCNR: Celebrates Park & Recreation Professionals For Efforts Keeping Parks And Recreation Areas Open To The Public

-- DCNR Accepting Applications For ATV, Snowmobile Grants Starting August 2  [PaEN] 

-- DCNR Documents Website Will Be Down For Maintenance July 16-17 So Download Maps And Other Documents Now

-- MCall: Chemical Treatments, Removale, Parasitic Wasps: Official Fight Against Emerald Ash Borer As It Decimates Trees Across The Lehigh Valley

-- TribLive: Fish & Boat Commission Warns Of Invasive Mudsnails In Cumberland County Waters

-- Patch: Wissahickon Trails To Host Moth Event Saturday, July 17

-- Marcus Schneck: Want To Really Get Away?  Here’s A Guide To Remote Spots In PA

-- Schuylkill River Runners: August 7-8 Run For The Elk In Cameron County Half Marathon, 5K and 10K Races.  Click Here to register.

-- Cameron County Chamber of Commerce: September 25 - Sinnemahone Gravel Bike RaceClick Here to register.

-- Cameron County Chamber of Commerce: October 16 - Sinnemahone Ultra Trail RunClick Here to register.

-- Sean Sauro: Cause Of Bird illness Still A Mystery; Lancaster County Cases Continue, Experts Say

-- LancasterOnline: Is it Illegal To Kill A Praying Mantis? Does PA Have Murder Hornets?  3 Summer Bug Faces To Know


-- PA Cap-Star: U.S. House To Vote Next Week On Expanding PFAS Regulation Impacting PA, Other States

-- Utility Dive: Clean Electricity Standard Lands Spot In $3.5 Trillion Democratic-Backed Infrastructure Deal

-- NPR: Democrats’ Budget Plan Pushes A Shift To Clean Energy, Here’s How It Would Work

-- AP: Largest Wildfire In Oregon Expands Further; New Evacuations

-- AP: Europe Floods: Death Toll Over 110 As Rescues Continue

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[Posted: July 16, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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