Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 8.24.21

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 9:00: DEP Climate Change Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. Contact: Lindsay Byron, lbryon@pa.govMeeting available by WebEx(formal noticeClick Here for more on the agenda.

TODAY 10:00: Virtual. Center for Rural Pennsylvania Hearing On Impacts Of Invasive Species.

-- Interfaith Partners For The Chesapeake Bay: Hosting Faithful Green Leaders Online Training Starting Oct. 14  [PaEN]

-- Forests For The Chesapeake Bay: August Newsletter - Hardwood For All, Late Summer Blooms

-- Rodale Institute, Kutztown University: Sign Academic Research Agreement  [PaEN]

-- Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper: Reflections From River Festival 2021: Connections Created A Vested Interest In Efforts To Protect River

-- Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper: 47 Podcast Episodes And Counties, Shared Passion For The River

-- Land Health Institute: What’s In A Healthy River Ecosystem?

-- Gov. Wolf: PA-Task Force 1 Providing Water Rescue Assistance For Tropical Storm Henri Victims

-- WHYY - Katie Meyer: PA Urban Rescue Team In New England To Assist With Henri Flood Response

-- ScrantonT: Heavy Rains Caused Deluge Of Issues Through NE PA

-- PPL Foundation: Accepting Applications For Major Grants To Support Sustainable Communities, Advancing Diversity, More  [PaEN]

-- WBTimes: Wilkes-Barre To Hold Electronics Recycling Dropoff Oct. 25 & 28

-- WESA: Pittsburgh Mayor Announces Crackdown On Illegal Dumping In Pittsburgh

-- PA Environmental Council Podcast: American Forests’ Trees For All - Urban Tree Planting Initiative

-- Penn State College Of Agriculture: Sept. 15 Webinar On Genetic Approaches To Advance Agriculture & Human Health.  1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

-- Inquirer - Andrew Maykuth: Aqua PA Seeks 17.9% Rate Boost In Water, Sewer Rates In Philly Suburbs

-- WITF: Free Lead Paint Removal Available For Some Lancaster County Residents

-- LancasterOnline: Penn Medicine Announce $50 Million Lead Screening, Removal Program In Lancaster County

-- Inquirer - Frank Kummer: Fuel Storage Tank Catches Fire At Fmr Philadelphia Refinery Site

-- StateImpactPA - Susan Phillips: Climate Activists Set Their Sights On Naming Members To PA PUC 

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Climate Scientist Says State, Country Should Take The Lead On Solutions

-- PA Conservative Energy Forum: Hosts National Clean Energy Week Events Starting Aug. 26 With Ely Farm Visit In Bucks County  [PaEN]

-- SunburyDI Guest Essay: Methane Emissions From Low Producing Wells Must Be Regulated - Responsible Drilling Alliance

-- Washington Examiner Guest Essay: Strengthen U.S. Energy Infrastructure Before The Next Cyberattack - John Lehman, Fmr Sec. Of Navy, PennCEF

-- Inquirer - Frank Kummer: For 30 Years She Has Fought A Waste-To-Energy Plant In Chester City: ‘We Don’t Have A Choice’

-- BillyPenn: Spotted Lanternfly Invasion At A Low Point In Philadelphia

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Aides To Fmr. Gov. Ridge Reflect On 9/11 And What Happened Behind The Scenes

-- SunburyDI: Friends Group Formed For R.B. Winter State Park

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Study: What Are The True Costs Of Poaching?


-- Utility Dive: World Resources Institute Lays Out Options For Large Energy Users To Decarbonize Beyond Renewables Procurement

PA Politics

-- PA Cap-Star: New Poll: PA Voters Are A Hard ‘No’ On Gerrymandering

-- PA Cap-Star: Corman Removes Sen. Mastriano As Chair Of Intergovernmental Affairs Committee; Replaced With Sen. Dush

-- AP: Senate Republican Hearings On Nov. Election ‘Investigation’ To Begin, Senator Says

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Republican Senator Stripped Of Committee Chairmanship Following Feud With Leadership Over Election Review

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[Posted: August 24, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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