Sunday, October 17, 2021

Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 10.17.21

returns to session October 18, 19, 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


-- 32 New Stories - REAL Conservation And Environmental Leadership In PA  [PaEN]


-- PA Environment Digest: Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults  [PaEN]


-- PA Capitol News: Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week  [PaEN]


-- Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling Advisory Council Critical Of DEP For Working With Penn State On Independent Studies Of Road Dumping Drilling Wastewater They Had Been Aware Of Since August, 2020  [PaEN]

-- CONSOL Energy Sets Goals Of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 50% By 2026, Achieve Net Zero Emissions By 2040; Coal Mining Produces More GHG Emissions Than Natural Gas Production In PA  [PaEN]

-- Inquirer: Fighting Climate Change Down On The Farm In Pennsylvania; State Seeks $737 Million Chesapeake Bay Resilient Farms Initiative

-- WHYY: Boosting Northeast Philly’s Green Canopy By Planting Trees And Giving Them Away

-- WESA/Allegheny Front: Don’t Rake Those Leaves, New Group Wants To Help You Make Your Yard More Wild

-- Stroud Water Research Center: Latest UpStream Newsletter - One Farmer’s Journey To Planting A Better Buffer; Explore New Leaf Pack Network; Volunteer Events, More

-- LancasterOnline - Ad Crable: DEP Orders Dangerous Farm Bridge On Cocalico Creek To Be Demolished

-- CentreDT: Recycling: Answering Your Questions About Plastics, Bulk Waste Collection, More

-- MainLine Today: Preserving A Piece Of The Brandywine Battlefield In Chadds Ford

-- ScrantonT: Lackawanna River Heritage Trail Celebrates 30 Years, Looks To The Future

-- CentreDT: Climate Change is Affecting Hunting And Fishing, What Can You Do About It?


-- The Guardian: More Than 120,000 U.S. Sites Feared To Handle Harmful PFAS ‘Forever’ Chemical In New EPA Report  [Oil & Gas Operations Lead The List Of Industry Sectors EPA Says May Be Handling PFAS Chemicals]

-- AP: Bitcoin Mining Power Plant Raises Ire Of Environmentalists

-- Financial Times: Ford Selected Tennessee & Kentucky For New Electric Vehicle Factories In Part Because Of Access To Sustainable Energy [A start to answering Sen. Gene Yaw’s often-said statement-- “You can’t have green energy without fossil fuels.”] 

PA Politics

-- PennLive Guest Essay: It’s Time To Make Redistricting Independent Of Political Influence - Mark Singel

-- PG Editorial: Listen Up Republicans: Pittsburgh Benefits From Contested Elections

-- PG Editorial: Time To Rein In Quid Pro Quo Culture Of Harrisburg  [Legal Expenses, Contracts]

-- Inquirer: PA Residents ‘Outraged, Frustrated, And Scared,’ Ask Authorities To Protect Their Data From Republican Election Review

-- CourierT: Mock Ballot Box Left In Bristol Borough, Bucks County, But County Says It Wasn’t An Attempt At Voter Fraud

-- PA Cap-Star: Shapiro: ‘Not A Chance’ He Resigns As Attorney General Amid Run For Governor

-- MCall: PA U.S. Senate Candidates Filed Their Latest Fundraising Reports; Who’s Getting The Most, Spending Their Own Millions?

-- TribLive: Nursing Homes Fall Short Of Vaccination Mandates For Staff

-- MCall: Fewer People Masking And Social Distancing In Lehigh Valley

-- WBTimes Editorial: It’s Time To See Both Sides Of The Mask Debate

-- TribLive: Local Colleges Played On During Pandemic Despite Millions Of Dollars In Loses

-- PG: Global Summit Positions Pittsburgh As Leader In Anti-Hate Movement

-- PA Cap-Star: Philly Attorney Continues To Challenge Statewide Anti-Bias Rule

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[Posted: October 17, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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