Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.20.21

returns to session September 20, 21, 22

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


TODAY 12:30: Agenda Posted. DEP Citizens Advisory Council meeting. Contact: Executive Director: Keith Salador, 717-787-8172, ksalador@pa.gov. [Note: Presentations on land banks.]


TODAY: DEP: Issues Air Quality Action Day For Southeast, Lehigh Valley-Berks, Southcentral And Southwestern PA For Tuesday, July 20 Due To Canadian Wildfires


-- MCall: DEP Includes Lehigh Valley In Air Quality Action Alert Tuesday For Canada Wildfire Particulate Pollution

-- YorkD: Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causes Air Quality Action Day For Most Of PA Tuesday

-- EPA, Forest Service: Release Improved Tools To Equip Public With Information And Resources On Wildfire Smoke

-- NYT: How Bad Is The Bootleg Wildfire In Oregon? Watch This Satellite Video

-- Patch: Series Of Sinkholes Spurs Action In Chester County To Halt Mariner East Pipeline Work [Again]

-- KYW: Chester County Officials Ask For Halt On Mariner East Pipeline Operations Due To Multiple Sinkholes

-- Anya Litvak: PUC To Propose New Pipeline Rules Where Industry Says None Are Needed

-- Allegheny Front: Southwestern PA Network Takes On ‘Unnecessary’ Environmental Risks For Cancer

-- Clean Air Council: Supports Closing Natural Gas Drilling Waste Loopholes That Cause Contaminated Drinking Water

-- The Express: Citizens Voice Concerns About Renovo Gas-Fired Power Plant

-- Times-Tribune Guest Essay: In The Dead Of Night, Legislature Subsidises Fossil Fuel Industry While Clean Energy Jobs, Water Quality Restoration, Recreation Projects Go Without  - PennFuture

-- LancasterOnline Guest Essay: Energy Production Key To State’s Environmental Future - Sen. Martin

-- PA-Based Morningstar Corp Brings Solar Energy To Mission Critical Oil Drilling Applications

-- Latino Conservation Week - July 17-25: Check Out These Events And Resources

-- Audubon Society Of Western PA: Is Offering Discounted Pollinator Seed Mix For Agricultural Properties In PA [PaEN]

-- Ag Progress Days: Helping Pollinators Highlights At Yard And Garden Area [Aug.10-12]

-- Inquirer: Meet The Philly Kid Who Helped Solve The Strange Case Of A Missing Bee And A Rare PA Plant 

-- Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper: Abandoned Mine Drainage Scars Thousands Of Miles Of Waterways Throughout Region

-- Growing Greener Coalition: Ducks Unlimited Restoring Historic Celery Swamp Wetland In Mercer & Lawrence Counties

--Growing Greener Coalition: Planning Restoration In Indian Creek Watershed, Fayette County

--Growing Greener Coalition: Poorhouse Run Stream Restoration A Home Run For York And Chesapeake Bay

--Growing Greener Coalition: Edible, Effective Streamside Forest Restoration Work Continues With Local Families, ClearWater Conservancy In Centre County

-- Western PA Conservancy: Planning Conservation Efforts In Cush Creek Watershed, Indiana County; Inviting Public Input

-- Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Encouraged By Proposed Federal Funding Boost To NOAA Education And Habitat Restoration Programs

-- Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper: July 29 - Registration Open For RiverKeeper Waterway Exploration Training Students 8-12. R.B. Winter State Park, Union County

-- Gov. Wolf: Multi-Agency Resource Center To Open In Bucks County To Assist Individuals & Businesses Affected By Recent Damaging Storms

-- ErieT: 18-Year-Old Man Drowns In Rain Swollen Waterways Of Wintergreen Gorge

-- Wissahickon Trails: August 17 - Green Stormwater Infrastructure For Homeowners Webinar. Noon.

-- Triblive: Several Steps To Be Taken Before Water Supply Can Be Deemed Safe For McKeesport’s Residents

-- PA Resources Council: October 14 - 2021 Awards Celebration. Ballroom At Ellis Preserve, Newtown Square.  Sponsorship Opportunities Available.

-- Dept. Of Agriculture: Secretary To Tour Urban Gardens Building Resilient Communities

-- Ag Progress Days: Exhibits Focus On Animal, Plant Diseases, Invasive Pests [Aug. 10-12]

-- TribLive: South Buffalo Farm Turns Field Of 150,000 Sunflowers Into Fun, Limited-Time Destination

-- ScrantonT: Anthracite Coal Used In Landscaping On Mulberry Street Medians In Scranton

-- WeConservePA: A Lasting Legacy: Celebrating The Brandywine Conservancy’s David Shields

-- WeConservePA: Lancaster Farmland Trust Preserves The Wittel Farm

-- WeConservePA: Lancaster Farmland Trust Preserves King Farm In Mount Joy Township

-- WeConservePA: Western PA Conservancy Protects 152 Acres of Forestland In First fork Sinnemahoning Watershed For State Forest System In Cameron County

-- PA Environmental Council: Get Your Tail On The Trail: A NE PA Outdoor Challenge

-- Mary Ann Thomas: Boaters Beware: High Waters On Allegheny River From Kinzua To Pittsburgh For 5-7 Days 

-- ErieT: Discover Presque isle Invites Visitors To Celebrate What The State Park Has To Over Naturally - July 21-25

-- Delaware River Sojourn: Day Plans Now Available - August 6-13

-- WilliamsportS: Plunkett’s Creek Firefighters Respond To 2 Water Rescue Incidents On Loyalsock Creek

-- Fish & Boat Commission: Quarterly Board Meeting July 26

-- Game Commission: Board Meeting July 23 & 24

-- Marcus Schneck: More Mentored Hunting, Deer Hunting Changes, Endangered Species Oon Game Commission Meeting Agenda

-- Game Commission: Worker Injured By Hit-And-Run ATV Rider

-- Game Commission: Arrest Made In ATV Hit-And-Run Injuring Commission Worker

-- ErieT/Brian Whipkey: Changes Proposed To Game Commission’s Red Tag Deer Program

-- ErieT/Brian Whipkey: Ban On Feeding Animals Proposed In Allegheny National Forest

-- Titusville Herald: Forest Service Seeks Comments On Measures To Address Chronic Wasting Disease In Allegheny National Forest

-- Marcus Schneck: Songbirds Love To Tast Sweets, And Other Recent Research

-- PG: Investigation Into Chartiers Creek Fish Kill Continues

-- Help Wanted: Delaware River Basin Commission Director External Affairs & Communications


-- AP: Calls For Outside Help As Extreme Weather Fuels Oregon Wildfires

-- Vistra Accelerates Closure Of Ohio Coal Plant To Mid-2022, Years Earlier Than Planned

-- Utility Dive: Challenge To Berkeley Natural Gas Regulation Dismissed, A Win For Cities In Carbon Emissions Fight

-- WPost: Federal Infrastructure Deal In Precarious State As Endgame Nears

-- The Guardian: U.S. Seeks Cooperation With China On Climate, But Not At Any Price

-- Financial Times: U.S. Natural Gas Exporters Face EU Methane Curbs After Carbon Tax Reprieve 

-- The Guardian: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Will Hit Record High By 2023 If Green Recovery Fails, Says IEA

-- The Guardian: G20 Countries Subsidized Fossil Fuels By $3 Trillion Since 2015, Says Report

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