Thursday, July 22, 2021

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.22.21

returns to session September 20, 21, 22

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


-- PA Supreme Court Again Declares Transfers From DCNR Oil & Gas Fund Unconstitutional Under Environmental Rights Amendment  [PaEN]

-- PG/Laura Legere: Millions In State Forest Gas Lease Spending Ruled Unconstitutional By PA Supreme Court

-- Bloomberg Law: PA Oil Money Slated For Conservation, Not General Fund

-- DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets July 28 On Large-Scale Solar Array Siting, Regional ATV Pilot Program  [PaEN]

-- NRDC: How The Lack Of Regulation Of Oil & Gas Production Leads To Radioactive Waste In Our Water, Air And Communities [PA Included]

-- Rolling Stone: The Oil & Gas Industry Produces Radioactive Waste - Lots Of It [PA Included]

-- PA Environmental Council: What Pennsylvania’s Move Toward A Clean Energy Future Means For The Region  [RGGI]

-- Sen. Gene Yaw’s Response To Philadelphia Inquirer On RGGI Carbon Pollution Reduction Editorial

-- Forbes: Pittsburgh Airport’s Microgrid Is A Worthy But Tough To Duplicate Example Of Resiliency

-- Penn State Extension: At The Side Of Spring Creek In Dauphin County: An Introduction  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension: Don't Let Your Property Go Down The Stream...  Streamscape!  [PaEN]

-- PG: Would You Talk About The Allegheny River With Researchers From The Future?

-- Penn State Extension: Private Water Supply Study Completed In 6 Counties By Master Well Owner Network: 48% Failed Health-Based Standards  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension - September 7 - Backyard Stream Repair Webinar 2:00 p.m.

-- Penn State Extension - August 4, 25, Sept. 15 - Addressing Nuisance Aquatic Plant And Algae Problems Through Pond Water Quality Testing Webinars. Various times.

-- Dept. Of Human Services: Announces Public Comment Period On Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program Funding Plan

-- TribLive: Do Not Drink Order Remains In Place For McKeesport Water Customers

-- PA Resources Council: To Host 2 Hard-To-Recycle Collection Events In Allegheny County During August  [PaEN]

-- Inquirer Editorial: Philly Streets Are Filthy, Smelly And City Hall’s Solutions Aren't' Enough

-- ErieT: Erie County Reports First Positive Mosquitoes For West Nile Virus Since 2019

-- DCNR Blog:  Enjoy A New Perspective From A Stand Up Paddleboard

-- Earth Conservancy: To Hold Aug. 4 Meeting On Proposed Off Highway Vehicle Park In Luzerne County

-- Marcus Schneck: Would You Stay In A Yurt?  More Vacationers Like The Idea As Interest In Unique Dwellings Grows

-- TribLive: Aspinwall Riverfront Park Expands, Changes Name To Allegheny River Trail Park

-- WHYY: $2.2 Million Intergenerational Playground Opens In Philadelphia

-- Delaware Highlands Conservancy: Back To Nature Celebration Sept. 19 [PaEN]

-- Wildlands Conservancy: August Education Programs, Wildlands Camp-2-U

-- ReadingE: Go Fishing And Explore Wildlife With New Take It Outdoors Programs

-- DCNR: Derek Eberly Appointed New Director Of Governor’s Advisory Council For Hunting, Fishing & Conservation

-- TribLive: Hollow Oak Land Trust To Issue Permits Next Month For Hunting On Conservation Areas

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: New Analyses Highlight The Conservation Status Of North American Raptors  [PaEN]

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: January 15-16 - Wilderness First Responder Course

-- Marcus Schneck: Firewood Cutting Restricted To Protect Bats In PA State Forests

-- Marcus Schneck: Mystery Creature Attacks Trail Camera In Huntingdon County

-- TribLive: Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Trafficking Endangered, Invasive Fish

-- Help Wanted: Berks Conservation District Education & Outreach Coordinator & Pest Control Assistant  [PaEN]


-- Appalachian Voices: White House Releases Guidance To Ensure Federal Investment Reaches Environmental Justice Communities

-- MLive: U.S. House Passes Sweeping PFAS Bill With Some Republican Support

-- WPost: U.S. Senate Republicans Block Debate On Infrastructure Bill, But Final Deal Could Solidify Within Days

-- The Guardian: Heat Shatters Vision Of Pacific Northwest As Climate Refuge

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[Posted: July 22, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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