Sunday, December 26, 2021

41 New Stories Last Week - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Here are 41 new articles by local news media and in the
PA Environment Digest last week about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

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-- PA Resources Council Suggests 5 Green New Year's Resolutions For 2022  [PaEN]

-- DCNR Awards $333,991 Grant To Stroud Water Research Center For Multifunction Riparian Forest Buffer Pilot Project  [PaEN]

-- WilliamsportS: Project By Army Reserve Soldiers To Reduce Flooding In Plunketts And Loyalsock Creeks


-- PA Treasury: Agri-Link Low-Interest Loan Program Supports Agricultural Best Management Practices ​​[PaEN]


-- Lancaster Clean Water Partners To Begin Accepting Applications For Clean Water Implementation Grants On Jan. 4  [PaEN]


-- Lancaster Clean Water Partners Latest Update On Clean Water Plan Implementation  


-- PA Lake Management Society Accepting Applications For Project Mini-Grants  [PaEN]

-- Scranton Times-Tribune Editorial: Preserve State's Clean Streams Law [PaEN]

-- Public Source: One Of Pittsburgh’s Leading Air Quality Advocates Rachel Filippini Has A Message: Get A Seat At The Table 


-- WESA/The Allegheny Front: Meet Patrick Campbell The New Leader Of Pittsburgh’s Group Against Smog And Pollution 


-- Inversion: The Unfinished Business Of Pittsburgh’s Air Documentary 


-- WilliamsportS: Lycoming County Planning Commission Discusses Proposed Solar Energy Ordinance


-- TribLive: Latrobe Sets Guidelines For EV Charging Stations


-- TribLive Guest Essay: U.S. On Verge Of Major Electric Vehicle Moment - Chad Duppstadt, PA Army National Guard 


-- American Institute Of Architects - PA Chapter: 3 PA Firms Recognized With National COTE Wellness, Community, Environment Awards  [PaEN]


--  The Allegheny Front - Reid Frazier: Despite Moratorium, 2 Million Gallons Of Conventional Oil & Gas Waste Spread On PA Roads Since 2018 


-- Gov. Wolf: Proposed EPA Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards To Help Pennsylvanians Breathe Easier, Save Money


-- New Conservative Energy Network Poll: 84% Support Govt. Action To Accelerate Clean Energy Development, 82% To Address Climate Change  [PaEN]


-- Local, State Environmental Groups Express Opposition To Proposed Nacero Natural Gas To Gasoline Refinery In Luzerne County  [PaEN]


-- 7 Environmental Groups Oppose State Legislation To Preempt Local Governments From Making Clean Energy Decisions That Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions  [PaEN]


-- Philadelphia Citizen Guest Essay: Why Isn’t Philadelphia Gas Works Fixing Natural Gas Leaks Next To Schools, Many Other Areas?  - By Melissa Ostroff, EarthWorks


-- YorkDR Guest Essay: Quaker Investors Urge EPA To Advance Strong Methane Emission Rules For Oil and Gas Operations  


-- Evangelical Environmental Network: Now Is Not The Time To Turn Our Backs On Climate Investments In Build Back Better Proposal  [PaEN]

-- American Planning Assn. Blog: Combating Climate Change Thru Vacant Lot Restoration - PA Horticultural Society, Philadelphia LandCare, National Wildlife Federation

-- DCNR Blog: Love Of Outdoors Comes Full Circle For PA Outdoor Corps Crew Member River Missal   [PaEN]


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: WeConservePA - Land Trusts Preserved 880,722 Acres In PA


-- Daily American - Brian Whipkey: Somerset County Conservancy Seeks Support In Purchasing 275-Acre Menser Farm Preserve For Public Access 


-- ScrantonT: Boy Scouts And Girl Scouts Aid Protected Wild Orchids

-- TribLive: Proposal Would Add 6 Parks, More Than 300 Acres To Pittsburgh Park System

-- PG: 100 Trail Miles In 24 Hours: 2 Local Men Test Their Limits For Nigerian Burn Victims

-- ReadingE: Community Members Trim Trees On Schuylkill River Trail To Spread Holiday Joy

-- ScrantonT: Luzerne County Authority Seeking Donations To Spruce Up Wyoming Valley Levee Recreational Path


-- Inquirer: Frustrated By Bike Shortage, Philly Entrepreneur Opened A Shop To Build Them Himself


-- AP: Washington Crossing The Delaware Reenactment Hosted By Friends Of DCNR’s Washington Crossing Park

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal - Ad Crable: Cherry Springs State Park One Of Best In World For Viewing Night Skies 


-- LancasterOnline - Ad Crable: Fmr Airport In Potter County Among Best Places In World For Enjoying The Night Sky  [Cherry Springs State Park]


-- Bloomberg: Pittsburgh Becoming First City In Eastern U.S. To Become Dark Sky Compliant


-- TribLive - Mary Ann Thomas: Bald Eagle Cam Goes Live At U.S. Steel Mill In West Mifflin 


-- Tom Kerr Selected As New Board Chair Of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary [PaEN]


-- WeConservePA: Lancaster Farmland Trust Names Jeff Swinehart President, CEO


-- AP/Indiana Gazette: Modified Hunting Systems Helps Indiana County Boy Get First Buck

Conservation Leadership In 2021:

-- 1,198 New Articles In 2021 - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

[Posted: December 26, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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