Saturday, July 31, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.31.21

returns to session September 20, 21, 22

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

-- Gov. Wolf: Highlights Need For State Parks To Be Welcoming To All In Penn’s Parks For All Initiative  [PaEN]

-- AP: Governor Releases Plan For Pennsylvania’s 121 State Parks; Parks Face $500 Million In Maintenance Backlog

-- Bay Journal: Pennsylvania High Court Ruling Shores Up State’s Environmental Rights Amendment

-- Keep PA Beautiful: Invites Residents To Partner With Municipalities To Adopt A Road Or Area To Help Reduce Litter And Associated Cleanup Costs  [PaEN]

-- WTAJ: Illegal Dumping Reports Show Major Increase Within Last Year

-- PA Resources Council: To Hold Sept. 11 Reuse Fest In Erie Providing Opportunity For Public To Donate Items For Reuse By Local Nonprofits  [PaEN]

-- Bloomberg Law Guest Essay: Legal Gaps Leave Fracking A Radioactive Mess

-- AP: Forgotten Oil & Gas Wells Linger, Leaking Toxic Chemicals  [PA Included]

-- Seneca Resources And U.S. Well Services Announce All-Electric Natural Gas Well Completion

-- Allegheny Front: EPA Takes Up Environmental Justice Complaint Against SEPTA’s Permit For Natural Gas Power Plant

-- ScrantonT: Scranton Mayor, Others Call For Bold Federal Investment In Electric Vehicle And Clean Transportation Infrastructure 

-- Delaware River Basin Commission: Holds Aug. 11 Hearing, September 9 Business Meeting [PaEN]

-- TribLive: Weather Service Confirms EF1 Tornado Hit Along Fayette-Westmoreland Border

-- ErieT: Weather Service Confirms 1 Tornado In Crawford County Damaged Buildings

-- MCall: Bucks County Tornado Was An EF3, Among 7 Confirmed So Far In PA, NJ From Thursday’s Storms

-- CourierT: Powerful EF3 Tornado Cuts Wide Trail Through Bucks County

-- CourierT: Bucks County Residents Had Seconds To Make Life Or Death Decisions As EF3 Tornado Hit

-- Inquirer: Tornado Counts Have Spiked Dramatically Around Philly, Elsewhere, Here’s What’s Behind The Surge 

-- WHYY: Businesses, Residents Reeling In Aftermath Of Tornadoes, Floods In SE PA

-- Pike County Conservation District/Penn State Extension: August 18 - Spotted Lanternfly Seminar. 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

-- PA Parks & Forests Foundation: July 30 Take Five Fridays With Pam 

-- Stroud Water Research Center: Clean Water Paddle Push - Explore Your Watershed This August! 

-- PA Wilds Center: Abbi Peters Graduates As Fellow Of Appalachian Regional Commission’s Appalachian Leadership Institute

-- ReadingE: Songbird Death Event Still Has No Answers:  Updated Game Commission Advisory 

-- Outdoor Discovery Center At Crooked Creek In Armstrong County: Hosts Aug. 17 Learn About Elk Program [PaEN]

PA Politics

-- PennDOT: Transportation Revenue Options Commission Submits Report To Gov. Wolf, General Assembly


-- AP: U.S. Senate Work On Infrastructure Plan Slides Into Saturday

-- PG/Daniel Moore: In Climate Push, Federal Reviews to Nudge New Infrastructure Projects Toward Clean Energy

-- EcoWatch: Earth Overshoot Day - The Day Humanity Exceeds Its Yearly allotment Of the Planet’s Biological Assets-- Moves Forward By Nearly A Month

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[Posted: July 31, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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