Monday, October 25, 2021

October 25 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The October 25 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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40 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

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

PAEP Recognizes Marci Mowery With Karl Mason Award; The Wildlife Leadership Academy With Walter Lyon Award

Going, Going, Gone... Senate, House Have Little Time To Act On Funding For Local Flood Prevention, Watershed Restoration, Recreation Projects

Appalachian Voices Blog: How Acid Mine Drainage Fits Into Pending Federal Mine Cleanup Legislation - A Conversation With Joe Pizarchik

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

PennVEST Awards $186 Million In Funding To Support 33 Water Infrastructure Projects In 20 Counties

EQB Adopts Proposed Regulation Setting Compliance Schedules For Communities With Combined Sewer Overflow Problems

Penn State Extension Watershed Winds Newsletter Celebrates Riparian Buffer Month With Focus On Buffer Maintenance

Chapman State Park Hosts NW PA & PA Wilds Local Master Watershed Stewards In Warren County

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

Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority: Joins October 21 Imagine A Day Without Water Education, Advocacy Initiative

DEP: Draft Stream Evaluation Report In Tohickon Creek Watershed, Bucks County Available For Public Comment

DEP Invites Comments On Proposed Changes To NPDES General Permit For Testing Of Tanks & Pipelines

Opportunity To Bid On Plugging Abandoned Well In Potter County

Nov. 4 Susquehanna River Basin Commission Hearing On Proposed Fee Schedule Change To Encourage Use Of AMD Impacted Waters, SRBC/DEP Letter Of Understanding

Delaware River Basin Commission Report Finds Peak Water Demands Have Likely Already Occurred In Delaware River Watershed

PA Now Accepting Applications For Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP); Know Your Energy Options

PUC Approves UGI Renewable Natural Gas Pilot Project

Coalition For Community Solar Access Honors PA Individuals Dedicated To Passing Bipartisan Legislation Enabling REAL Community Solar Energy

Penn State-Led Team Awarded $17 Million By DOE To Study Climate Risk, Adaptation Strategies Related To Natural Hazards

DCNR: Since 2015 Green Energy, Sustainability Initiatives Will Save $30 Million, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 5,110 Tons A Year

Outdoor Industry Urges Congress To Act On Climate Proposals, Including L.L. Bean, REI Co-op, Orvis, Eddie Bauer

Allegheny Land Trust, Partners: 120-Acre Tract Of Woodlands/Meadows Preserved In Butler County

Nominations Now Being Accepted For 2022 Pennsylvania River Of The Year

DCNR: Nominate Your Favorite Trail To Be The 2022 Pennsylvania Trail Of The Year

DCNR Dedicates Trail Connector Project At Canoe Creek State Park In Blair County

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

October 22 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Sinnemahone Ultra Trail Run Participants Braved Weather To Finish Triple Crown In Cameron County

Delaware Highlands Conservancy: Winners Of Confluence - Land, Water, Wildlife Photo Contest; Gallery Exhibition

Landforce Crews Help Restore Trails, Remove Invasive Plants In The Hazelwood Greenway In Allegheny County

Game Commission Expands Chronic Wasting Disease Management Areas Due To New CWD Case In Jefferson County

Wellsboro, Tioga County Named A Bird Town By National Audubon Society

Penelec Installs Equipment On Power Lines To Protect Eagles In Crawford County

Help Wanted: Susquehanna Basin Commission; PA Trout Unlimited; Manada Conservancy

Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

PA State Parks Offer Dozens Of Ideas For Using Halloween As A Teaching Opportunity For Students

June 19-24 Rivers Conservation & Fly Fishing Youth Camp Starts Accepting Applications Nov. 1

High School Juniors Can Now Apply For 2022 Governor’s School For The Sciences

Pennsylvania Teachers Invited To Participate In Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Litter Free School Zone Program

Reminder: Register Now For 2021 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Forum Nov. 1-5

Green Infrastructure: Religious Institutions & Clean Water For Healthy Communities Webinar Nov. 15

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

News From PA House & Senate

Senate Committee Moves Bill To Prohibit Communities From Promoting Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency; House Set To Move Companion Oct. 26

House Committee Adds Oct. 27 Meeting To Vote On Bill To Control Overuse Of Fertilizer On Turf; Still Holds Oct. 25 Hearing

Rep. Webster Resolution To Study Use Of Abandoned Underground Mines As Geothermal Energy Source

The Feds

EPA Announces Comprehensive National Strategy On PFAS Pollution

Delaware RiverKeeper Applauds Federal Court Action To Vacate Rollback Of Section 401 Federal Clean Water Act Reviews

EPA Now Accepting Applications For Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup Grants

EPA, USDA Announce Winners Of Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge - 2 From PA

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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