Saturday, December 18, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 12.18.21


PA Environment Digest Is Putting The Best Links To 

Environment & Energy Articles and NewsClips Here.

Is Your Story Being Told?

House returns to session Jan. 4, 10, 11, 12, 24, 25, 26

     -- Committee Schedule

Senate returns to session Jan. 4, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


-- Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Program Figures Show PA Led Region In 2020 Cleanup Progress  [PaEN]


-- DEP: 2020 PA Chesapeake Bay Healthy Waters, Health Communities Report


-- DEP: December Chesapeake Bay Health Waters PA Partnership, Progress Newsletter


-- LancasterOnline: Lancaster Twp. Joins $14 Million Project To Improve Little Conestoga Creek


-- Penn State Plans Survey Of Farm Conservation Practices In 14 PA Counties Starting In January [PaEN]


-- Franklin & Marshall College Launches Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative Based On Legacy Sediments Research [PaEN]


-- Registration Now Open For Keystone Coldwater Conference & PA Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting Feb. 25-26  [PaEN]


-- Stroud Water Research Center: Latest Newsletter On Education, Activities, Upcoming Events


-- DEP, PA Sea Grant, Partners Host Virtual PA Lake Erie Environmental Forum Jan. 25  [PaEN]


-- NextPittsburgh: New ‘Living Street’ With Rain Gardens & A Meadow Landscaped With Native Plants Will Connect Larimer And Homewood Residents To Bakery Square And Mellon Park 


-- Penn State: Battery Metals From Abandoned Mine Wastewater: Potential Economic Benefits For Pennsylvania  [PaEN]


-- LancasterOnline - Sean Sauro: Lancaster Woman’s Collection of Warped Plants From Around Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant Headed To Smithsonian 


-- AP - Laura Legere & Anya Litvak: Hope, Challenges Amid Surge Of Funds To Plug Oil & Gas Wells Abandoned By The Industry For Taxpayers To Deal With


-- Gov. Wolf Announces $240 Million In Clean Water Funding From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law  [EPA Announced Dec. 2]


-- EPA Announces Plans To Use Funds From Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill To Expedite Cleanup At 3 Superfund Sites In Berks, Delaware, Montgomery Counties  [PaEN]


-- ReadingE: Crossley Farms, North Penn Water Authority Sites Among Those Receiving EPA Superfund Infusion


-- Inquirer - Frank Kummer: In Philly, EPA Announces $1 Billion To Speed Up Superfund Cleanups, Including 3 Sites In PA


-- WHYY: D.C. Is Sending $30 Million To Fast-Track Cleanup Of Toxic Soil In Philly


-- Reuters: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Proposes $40 Million Civil Penalty For Energy Transfer Partners Rover Natural Gas Pipeline Spill In Ohio, Originates In PA [PA has collected over $55 million in penalties from Energy Transfer Partners/Sunoco for pipeline construction violations] 


-- Citizens Voice Letter: Editorial Ignored Contributions Of PA Natural Gas Industry - Marcellus Shale Coalition


-- SEEDS Awarded Overlook Estate Foundation Grant To Fund Sustainability Initiatives In NE PA  [PaEN]


-- Sen. Casey Seeks Transparent Public Process, Extension Of Comment Period On Proposed Low-Level Combat Training Flights In The PA Wilds  [PaEN]


-- DCNR Announces $1.2 Million Grant To Preserve 156 Acres In Chester County For Conservation, Passive Recreational Use  [PaEN]


-- Dec. 17 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation  [PaEN]


-- NextPittsburgh: Pittsburgh Will Soon Have 6 New Parks Spanning 300-Plus Acres And 11 Neighborhoods


-- CentreDT: Centre Region Parks And Recreation Selects Bids For Whitehall Road Regional Park


-- WBTimes: Wilkes-Barre Bike Gang Helps Clear Storm Damage From Nesbitt Park Trail


-- City Of Philadelphia: Protected Bike Lanes Doubled In 2021

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- PA Cap-Star: 2022 PA Incumbent Retirement And Primary Tracker

-- MCall: Bethlehem, Allentown Sparring Over Proposed House, Senate Voting District Maps

-- WESA: Proposed Senate, House Voting District Maps (Mostly) Good News For Western PA Democrats

-- PA Cap-Star: National Democrats File New Lawsuit Asking State Courts To Draw PA Congressional Voting Districts Map

-- ABC27: Gov. Wolf Says ‘Negotiating A New Congressional Voting Districts Map Is Not His Role

-- Inquirer Guest Essay: Republican Redistricting Maps Disenfranchise Voters Of Color - By Eric Holder, Fmr U.S. Attorney General

-- TribLive: Ex-Allegheny County Teacher Charged In Assault On U.S. Capitol Poses ‘Ongoing Danger,’ Judge Says

-- PG: Ex-Army Ranger, Fmr Teacher Charged In Assault On U.S. Capitol Will Remain Jailed As A Threat

-- TribLive: Mercer County Man Pleads Guilty To Charges Related To Assault On U.S. Capitol

-- PG: Federal Judge Rejects Fox News Request To Dismiss Dominion Voting’s Defamation Lawsuit Over 2020 Election Claims [Including In PA]

-- PG: Rural PA’s COVID Storm: Fewer Hospital Beds, Older Population, Vaccine Distrust: ‘Fight To Survive’  [Republicans led effort to let PA COVID Disaster Emergency expire in June]

-- Inquirer: Full ICUs, 100 People Dying A Day: The Winter COVID Surge Is Straining PA’s Health-Care System

-- AltoonaM: Blair County Region Fairing Worse Than State With COVID Surge

-- CentreDT: Mount Nittany Medical Center Reports Record COVID Cases, Postpones Some Medical Procedures

-- WHYY: After 17-Year-Old Philly Student Dies Of Complications From COVID, Teachers Ask For Temporary Return To Virtual Learning

-- KYM: Eagles-Washington Football Game Postponed Due To COVID Outbreak

-- CentreDT: Penn State Men’s Basketball Game Canceled Due To Positive COVID Test Within Penn State’s Program

-- YorkD: York City Cancels Holiday Events Due To COVID Surge

-- Spotlight PA: Everything You Need To Know To Stay COVID-Safe During A 2nd Pandemic Winter

-- CourierT: Omicron In PA: What We Know So Far

-- Williamsport Sun Editorial: The COVID News Is Grim - Get Vaccinated, Wear Masks, Wash Your Hands 

-- Altoona Mirror Editorial: COVID Spread, Unfortunately, Not Going Away

-- York Dispatch Editorial: In These Times Of Intense Despair, Joy Is An Act Of Resistance [COVID] 

-- TribLive: Penn State Says Omicron Variant Could Lead To Remote Learning In Spring Semester

-- CentreDT: Penn State To Start Next Semester In-Person, But Warns That Could Change

-- Inquirer: SE Colleges Weigh Mandating Booster Shots As COVID Cases Surge

-- NPR: Federal Appeals Court Reinstates OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate For Workers At Larger Businesses

-- Reuters: CDC Releases New ‘Test-To-Stay’ Policy To Keep More Students In School

-- MCall: Woman Seeking Ivermectin Treatment Dies Day After judge Denies Request

-- MCall: Lehigh Valley Schools React To Viral TikTok Threat

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: About 1,000 PA Student Loan Agency Employees, Including CEO, Get Christmas Pay Raises Totaling $2.4 Million

-- Gov. Wolf: State Will Not Tax Student Loan Forgiveness For Public Servants

-- Inquirer: Lancaster Schools Spend Above State Average, But Poor Students Need A Lot More, Superintendent Testified At School Funding Trial

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: Why I Support The Anti-Critical Race Theory Crowd’s Latest Attempt To Reshape Public Education In PA

-- PG: As PA State Universities Merge, Steinways Are Sent Elsewhere

-- MCall Guest Essay: We Cannot Let Our Community Colleges Remain Dramatically Underfunded - Trustees Of Lehigh Carbon & Northampton Community Colleges

-- PennLive: PA Pardons Secretary Leaves Job, Parts Ways With Lt. Gov. Fetterman

-- PennLive: Take A Look Inside Penn National Gaming’s Newest Casino In Berks County

-- PennLive: As Staffing Agencies Skim Off Its Nurses, UPMC Hits Back With $85/Hour Traveling Nurse Corps

-- Dept. Of Labor & Industry: PA Unemployment Rate Down To 5.7% In November, Labor Force Shrinks Again

Click Here for latest PA Environmental News

Like PA Environment Digest on Facebook

Follow PA Environment Digest on Twitter

Read Weekly PA Environment Digest

[Posted: December 18, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

No comments :

Post a Comment

Subscribe To Receive Updates:

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner