Friday, October 22, 2021

Friday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 10.22.21

returns to session October 25, 26, 27

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session October 25, 26, 27

     -- Committee Schedule

     -- Update: House Session Schedule For 2022

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

-- How The Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling Industry Eliminated Any Restrictions On The Disposal Of Millions Of Gallons Of Its Wastewater On PA’s Dirt & Gravel Roads  [PaEN]

-- PAEP Recognizes Marci Mowery With Karl Mason Award; The Wildlife Leadership Academy With Walter Lyon Award  [PaEN]

-- Knouse Foods Cooperative, Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay, DCNR Partner On Riparian Buffer Planting In Adams County  [PaEN]

-- PA4R Alliance Hosting 3-Part Webinar Series On Nutrient Management Starting Oct. 26  [PaEN]

-- AltoonaM: Altoona Water Authority Receives Funds To Renovate Dam

-- AltoonaM: Local Water Infrastructure Projects Receive Funding

-- Delaware RiverKeeper October 22 RiverWatch Video Report

-- CitizensV: Do You Know Your Water Place?

-- LancasterOnline Editorial: State Order To Demolish Cocalico Creek Farm Crossing Decades Late, But Welcome

--  WESA: EPA Set To Regulate PFAS ChemicalsFound In McKeesport, Coraopolis

-- Rep. Webster Resolution To Study Use Of Abandoned Underground Mines As Geothermal Energy Source  [PaEN]

-- PUC Approves UGI Renewable Natural Gas Pilot Project  [PaEN]

-- TribLive: Activists Continue To Protest Gas Wells In Penn Township

-- Tribune Democrat Editorial: Mariner East Pipeline Criminal Charges Put Accountability In Pipeline

-- WESA: Air Advocates Targeted A Neville Island Metal Recycler For Years, Now The Feds Have Stepped In

-- Reminder: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 23: Find A Drug Take-Back Drop Off Near You

-- TribLive: Allegheny Land Trust Preserves 120 Acres Near Glade Run Lake In Butler County

-- NextPittsburgh: Scenic Pittsburgh Honors Ligonier For Protecting, Preserving Its Small Town Charm

-- DCNR’s 4th Fall Foliage Report: Coming Week ‘Optimal’ For Widespread, Vivid Fall Colors! [PaEN]

-- Inquirer: Pennsylvania, NJ Could Get Their First National Park

-- ReadingE: Sensory Trail At blue Marsh Lake 25 Years Old

-- TribLive: Bethel Park Breaks Ground On 3 Playground Projects

-- Triblive: Westmoreland Authority Pays Fine For Fish Kill In Dunbar Creek

-- Help Wanted: Susquehanna River Basin Commission - Environmental Scientist  [PaEN]

-- Help Wanted: PA Trout Unlimited - Communications & Outreach Coordinator [PaEN]

Hurricane Ida

-- Inquirer: Hundreds Of Philly-Area Residents Lost Their Homes To Hurricane Ida, They Wonder If They Can Ever Rebuild

Bipartisan U.S. Senate Infrastructure Bill

-- WITF: Biden Says Infrastructure Will Improve PA, Here’s What Voters Had To Say Is Needed

Federal Budget Bill

-- AP: White House, Democrats Hurriedly Reworking $2 Trillion Biden Budget Plan


-- Lancet Policy Brief For U.S.: Health Experts Recognize Climate Change Is First And Foremost A Health Crisis

-- WHYY/AP: Reports: Health Problems Tied To Global Warming On The Rise

-- PG Editorial: Royals Slam ‘Leaders’ Over Climate Inaction

PA Politics

-- Carlisle Sentinel: Republican Cong. Perry Named In Subpoena At Center Of Bannon’s Contempt Battle On Overthrow Of Nov. Election Results 

-- AP: Texas Republican Pays Bounty For Illegal Republican Voting To Liberal Democratic Poll Watcher In Luzerne County

-- Inquirer: Republican PA Sen. Mastriano Waiting For A Financial Sign From God About Running For Governor

-- Williamsport Sun Editorial: Transparency In Gifts Given To Lawmakers Needs To Be Addressed More Urgently 

-- ErieT: U.S. House Ethics Panel Continues Probe Of Republican Cong. Kelly Over Wife’s Stock Purchases

-- AP: Documents Panel Upholds School Mask Order After House Republicans Sought Review

-- PG: Lawsuit Filed Against State Officials, UPMC Over Refusals To Grant School Mask Exemptions

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: Lehigh Valley Cheerleading Competition Ended By Anti-Maskers

-- MCall: Lehigh Valley Basketball Coach Resigns Over District’s Mask Policy

-- PG Editorial: Hopes And Realities For Children And COVID Vaccine

-- PennLive: PA School Board Races Mirror National Partisan Clashes

-- WHYY: Just 1 In 10 Philly Cops Reported Their Vaccination Status

-- Spotlight PA: Here’s How PA’s School Pension Fund Keeps Its Communications Secret From The Public

-- Gov. Wolf: Acts To Protect Workers, Calls On Legislature To Improve Wages And Paid Sick Leave

-- MCall/AP: Wolf Says He’ll Require Companies Getting Money From State To Raise Minimum Wage, Offer Paid Sick Leave

-- ErieT: Wolf: PA Employers Will Have To Pay $13.50/Hour If They Get State Incentives

-- Inquirer: PA Workers Contributing To ‘The Great Resignation’

-- WHYY: Wolf Administration Ramps Up Efforts To Recruit School Bus Drivers

-- WHYY: Philly Gets Another $35 Million For Rental Assistance, But It’s Far From Enough

-- Inquirer: Delaware County DA: Narrative Of Riders Filming Train Rape In Philadelphia Is False

-- Inquirer: Philly Police Commissioners Says Tactics Slowing Gun Violence In Some Neighborhoods

-- KYW: At Least 3 People Shot, Killed In Philly Thursday Night

-- PA Cap-Star: Can Magic Mushrooms Help Fight Mental Illness?  A Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Think So

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: Why English Should Not Be, And Never Should Have Been, Allentown’s Official Language

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[Posted: October 22, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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