Saturday, July 24, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.24.21

returns to session September 20, 21, 22

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House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


June Franklin & Marshall Poll In PA Found--

-- 62 percent felt PA should do more to address problems associated with climate change

-- 51 percent said PA should pursue energy policies that prioritize renewable energy

-- 53 percent favor Biden’s plan to require electricity to be generated by sources with no carbon emissions by 2035

-- The biggest problem facing Pennsylvania? - Politicians


-- DEP: Accepting Applications For Small Business Advantage Grants To Support Water Quality Restoration, Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention Projects  [PaEN]

-- DEP: Now Accepting Applications For Driving PA Forward Truck & Bus Fleet Grants, Onroad Rebates To Reduce Diesel Emissions [PaEN]

-- DEP Teaching Green Newsletter: Education Grants Opening Sept. 10, Examples Of Environmental Ed Projects, Professional Development, Lots Of Other Resources  [PaEN]

-- DEP: Posts Update To Non-Regulatory Agenda Showing Status Of Technical Guidance In Development [PaEN]

-- Lancaster Farming: Volunteer Riparian Rangers Check On Newly Planted Stream Buffer In Lancaster County

-- WBTimes: Wyoming Valley Authority Receives PennVEST Loan For Stormwater Management Projects

-- ErieT: Erie Water Works Receives $6.5 Million PennVEST Grant To Replace Lead Service Connections

-- Huntingdon News: Broad Top Twp. Supervisors Concerned About Future Of Growing Greener Funds

-- PA Bulletin: DEP Revised Water Quality Assessment Methodologies Available For Public Comment

-- TribLive: Rep. Matzie Asks State To Turn Down Request To Draw Water From Big Sewickley Creek For Fracking

-- CourierT: Bucks County Approves $1.2 Million In Emergency Housing Funding For Flood Victims

-- AltoonaM: Heating Oil Costs Raising Concern, Suppliers Say Price Increase No Cause To Panic

-- Lehigh Valley Live: More Than 2,000 Gallons Of Oil Leaked Into Martins Creek In Northampton County, Source Remains Unknown

-- Anya Litvak: Cheswick Coal-Fired Power Plant, Last In Allegheny County, Will Stay Open Until April

-- Energy News Network: Ohio River Valley Institute Reports Say Energy Efficiency-- Not Gas-- Offers Appalachia Best Economic Prospects

-- LancasterOnline/Sean Sauro: Warped Plants Inspire Local Woman’s Effort To Examine Effects Of Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident

-- Marcus Schneck: How To Track Wildfire Dangers In Pennsylvania

-- CentreDT: Explore Some Of PA’s Oldest Trees At Alan Seeger Natural Area

-- MeadvilleT: French Creek Valley Conservancy Permanently Preserves 126 Acre ‘Cussewago Meanders’ Property 

-- TribLive: PA Supreme Court: Money From State Forest Drilling Cannot Prop Up State Budget

-- BCTV: DCNR Parks & Forests Ambassador Margarita Caicedo Encourages People To Get Outside And Enjoy PA’s Beautiful Recreation Areas [Video] 

-- PA Parks & Forests Foundation: July 23 Take Five Fridays With Pam 

-- TribLive/Mary Ann Thomas: Nesting Success At U.S. Steel Irvin Plant: 2 Juvenile Bald Eagles Take Playful Flights


-- AP: Biden To Bring Infrastructure Sales Pitch To Lehigh County Wednesday

-- The Guardian: U.S. Set For Punishing Temperatures As Huge ‘Heat Dome’ To Settle Over Country

-- Financial Times: Extreme Weather Takes Climate Change Models ‘Off The Scale’

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[Posted: July 24, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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