Monday, October 11, 2021

October 11 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The October 11 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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38 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Gov. Wolf Honors 13 Projects With 2021 Governor's Awards For Environmental Excellence

Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Announces Watershed Milestones Award Winners; Awards Ceremony Oct. 20

From ‘Red and Dead’ To Class A Fishery, West Branch Susquehanna River Rebounds - But We’re Not Done Yet

Boy Scouts Partner With Natural Lands To Preserve Nearly 400 Acres In Lancaster County

Zook Family Partners With Lancaster Farmland Trust To Preserve 100 Acre Family Farm

PA Wilds Center Announces 2021 Champions of the PA Wilds Award Winners

Vote Now! For PennDOT Multimodal Project Improving Accessibility At Ohiopyle State Park In Fayette County

In Memoriam - Dr. Jim Finley, Fmr. Director Of The Center For Private Forests At Penn State

All Articles & NewsClips In This Week’s Digest By Topic

17 Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling Operators Under Review By DEP To Determine If They Comply With Program Allowing Road Dumping Of Drilling Wastewater

DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meets Oct. 19 To Hear Report On Radiation Decontamination Of Oil & Gas Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Reactors, Waste Sites

80 Organizations, 1,800+ Concerned Citizens To DEP: Ban Road Dumping Of Drilling Wastewater; Dept. Of Health Unaware Road Dumping Is Occurring

65+ Groups Ask Biden Administration To Reclassify Oil & Gas Drilling Waste As 'Hazardous' To Prevent Road Dumping Of Wastewater And Other Practices

DEP Invites Companies Involved In All Aspects Of Oil & Gas Well Plugging To Take A Survey

AG Shapiro Charges Mariner East Pipeline With 48 Counts Of Environmental Crimes In 11 Counties

Attorney General Shapiro's Statement Announcing 48 Environmental Criminal Charges Against The Mariner East Pipeline In 11 Counties

Sen. Comitta Calls For Halt To Mariner East Pipeline Construction In Light Of Criminal Charges By Attorney General

PA Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Challenge To Ruling Denying Environmental Groups Attorney's Fees In Successful Appeal Of Energy Transfer/Sunoco Mariner East Pipeline Permit

Independent Fiscal Office Estimates Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue To Increase By Nearly $75 Million In 2022

Sen. Comitta Calls For Hearings On The Failure Of Pennsylvania To Invest In Clean Energy Infrastructure

PA Consumer Advocate: Heating With Natural Gas Will Cost Residential Consumers About 20% More This Winter; No Impact On PA Consumers Of PennEast Pipeline Cancellation

FracTracker Alliance Accepting Nominations For Community Sentinel Award For Environmental Stewardship

EQB Meets Oct. 19 On Proposed Regulation Setting Compliance Schedules For Communities With Combined Sewer Overflow Problems

Brandywine Conservancy Receives $400,000+ In Delaware River Watershed Water Quality Improvement Grants From National Fish & Wildlife Foundation

Allegheny College Receives $1.25 Million Mellon Foundation Grant To Establish Watershed Conservation Research Center

State Auditor General Begins Audit Of PennVEST Nonpoint Source Project Funding Prompted By $51 Million Loan To Purchase Forest Land

DEP Sets Oct. 27 Meeting/Hearing On Centre Lime & Stone Company Mining Permit Perry County

Delaware River Basin Commission Names Elizabeth Koniers Brown Director, External Affairs & Communications

PA Resources Council, UPMC Host 2 October Reuse Fest Events To Benefit Local Nonprofits In Allegheny, Lawrence Counties

DCNR Discusses Infrastructure Needs At Shikellamy State Park, Across State Parks And Forests

House Hearing On Recreation, Hunting & Fishing During Pandemic Highlights Importance Of Investments In Green Infrastructure, Clean Water

DCNR Seeking New Members For 2022 Trails Advisory Committee

Delaware RiverKeeper, Partners Call On DCNR To increase Water Releases To The Lower Tohickon Creek In Bucks County

Forbes Trail Trout Unlimited: Veterans Enjoy Day Of Fly Fishing In Westmoreland County

Bay Journal: Pennsylvania Launches Renewed Attack On Invasive Species

DCNR’s 2nd Fall Foliage Report: North Of I-80 Has Best Colors So Far

October 8 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation

DEP Accepting Applications For County Mosquito-borne Disease Control Grants Starting Oct. 15

Help Wanted: Brandywine Conservancy - Lead Planner For Municipal Assistance, Planner For Community Services

Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

POSTPONED: PA Forestry Association Oct. 9 Annual Symposium - New Ways To Work With Your Woods

Pennsylvania Lake Erie Virtual Environmental Forum Set For Oct. 26 - Harmful Algal Blooms & Climate Change

Penn State Extension Water Cooler Talk: Riparian Buffer Ecosystem Services Webinar Oct. 27

Chesapeake Bay Journal Film: Water's Way - Thinking Like A Watershed

Lancaster Clean Water Partners Host Fall Lunch & Learn Stormwater Webinar Series Starting Oct. 14

Audubon Society Of Western PA, Buffalo Creek Watershed Coalition Host 6 Educational Programs At Buffalo Creek Nature Park In Butler County

Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay Virtual 2021 Sportsmens Forums - Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Fall Newsletter Now Available

PA Environmental Council: In Case You Missed It In September

Friends Of The Wissahickon Host A Virtual Valley Talk On Spotted Lanternflies Oct. 12

News From PA House & Senate

Republicans On House Environmental Committee Report Out Bill Redefining Water Pollution, Letting Companies Decide When To Report Spills

House Committee Holds Oct. 25 Hearing On Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf

House Committee Sets Oct. 25 Hearing On Biosolids Permit Revisions

The Feds

Sen. Casey, Colleagues Introduce Bill To Empower Fossil Fuel Workers To Train, Find Jobs In Changing Energy Industry

EPA Awards $4.9 Million To PA To Improve Water Quality Throughout The State

EPA Awards Nearly $500,000 To DCNR To Enhance Wetlands On State Parks, Forest Land

Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

Grants & Awards

PA Bulletin

Stories Invited - About PA Environment Digest

PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference - Oct. 27-28

PA Statewide Watershed Conference - Nov. 7-8, Webinars Nov. 10-11

Keystone Coldwater Conference + PA Chapter Of American Fisheries Society Feb. 25-26

Supporting Member PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers; PA Outdoor Writers Assn.; PA Trout Unlimited

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