Thursday, November 25, 2021

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 11.25.21

returns to session Dec. 13, 14, 15

     -- Committee Schedule

Senate returns to session Dec. 13, 14, 15

     -- Committee Schedule

-- Updated 2022 Voting Session Day Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: PA Environment Digest will be closed through November 27.


-- Now Available On Demand: Caring For The Earth Webinar - Opportunities For Religious Institutions To Protect Clean Water 

-- American Rivers: New Report: Funding The Future Of Green Infrastructure In Pennsylvania  [PaEN]

-- Nature World News: New Study Sheds Light On Role Of Urban Trees In Alleviating Stormwater Flows

-- PA Resources Council December Conservation Workshops Spotlight Backyard Composting; Give A Gift Of Environmental Learning  [PaEN]

-- NRCS-PA Announces Conservation Funding Opportunities For FY2022  [PaEN]

-- DEP Blog: Pennsylvania Has A Strong Climate Action Plan, And We Need To Use It Now - By DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: Advocates Hope Federal Infrastructure Money Will Spur People To Buy EVs

-- ErieT Guest Essay: Pennsylvania Must Stop Coddling The Coal Industry And Transition To Clean Energy - Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture & Larry Schweiger, past president National Wildlife Federal & Western PA Conservancy

-- WESA: Hazelwood Green Brownfield Redevelopment Sites Gets Green Light For More Development

-- DCNR Blog: The Benefits Of Harvesting Timber On State Forest Lands

-- Brodhead Watershed Assn. Hosts Dec. 18 Mount Wismer Hike In Monroe County With Naturalist & Barrett Township Supervisor Darryl Speicher. 10:00 a.m. to Noon.

American Rescue Plan Funding 

-- ErieT: Here’s Where $9 Million In Federal Relieve Funds Have Gone So Far In Erie County

Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Bill

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: Advocates Hope Federal Infrastructure Money Will Spur People To Buy EVs

-- TribLive Guest Essay: Scrutinizing PA’s Stake In Infrastructure Deal - By Jim Gluch

PA Politics

-- Gov. Wolf: PA Redistricting Advisory Council Issues Redistricting Principles 

-- AP: Wolf Signals Readiness For Congressional District Map Talks

-- PA Cap-Star: Wolf Calls For Compact, Proportional Congressional Districts Maps, Wants To See The Legislature’s Notes

-- PA Cap-Star Guest Essay: PA Republicans Attack On Executive Power Is An Undemocratic Attack On Our System Of Democracy - By Patrick Beaty

-- LancasterOnline/The Caucus: How Republican Sen. Corman’s Lifetime In PA Politics Led Him To The 2022 Governor’s Race  

-- PennLive - John Baer: Toll The I-83 South Bridge?  How About No?

-- TribLive: Wolf Administration Expected To Ask PA Supreme Court To Let School Mask Policy In Place Until Litigation Resolved

-- ScrantonT: Latest COVID Surge Shows No End In Sight

-- MCall: COVID Hospitalizations The Same As Last Thanksgiving, But Where They’re Occurring Is Shifting

-- ErieT: COVID Cases Well Above 2020 Levels In Erie County

-- TribLive: Breakthrough Cases Make Up 38% Of Allegheny County’s COVID Cases

-- PG: Allegheny County: COVID Numbers Not Expected To Improve Soon

-- LancasterOnline: Patients On Ventilators Due To COVID Hit 2021-High In Lancaster County

-- PennLive: Number Of Pennsylvanians Vaccinated Against COVID Drops By A Million Overnight Due To CDC Data Correction

-- WESA: PA’s Count Of Fully Vaccinated Adults Drops By 500,000

-- PennLive: 35 Unvaccinated Geisinger Employees ‘Voluntarily Resign’ By Refusing To Submit To COVID Testing

-- WITF: Judge Tosses Lawsuit From Geisinger Employees Seeking To Disregard COVID Policy

-- Inquirer: Overdoses Rise During The Holidays, This Year Could Be Especially Tough

-- Inquirer: As Philadelphia Records 500th Homicide, Mayor Takes Aim At The State: ‘They Don’t Care’

-- WITF Smart Talk: Number Of Murders Spiked In 2020-21

-- PennLive: PA Students Carry One Of The Heaviest Debt Loads In The Country

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[Posted: November 25, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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