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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


--  The Allegheny Front - Reid Frazier: Despite Moratorium, 2 Million Gallons Of Conventional Oil & Gas Waste Spread On PA Roads Since 2018  https://bit.ly/3srdIkj     Read more here: https://bit.ly/31L0UKU 


-- Millions Of Gallons Of Conventional Oil & Gas Wastewater Spread Illegally On Dirt Roads, Companies Fail To Comply With DEP Waste Regulations - By David E. Hess, Former Secretary Department of Environmental Protection  [PaEN] 


-- Better Path Coalition Report: How To Close The Loophole Allowing Uncontrolled Road Spreading Of Conventional Oil & Gas Wastewater & Fix Oil and Gas Waste Reporting System [PaEN]


-- TribLive: West Deer Twp Rejects Well Pad Proposed By Olympus Energy


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

-- PA Dept. of Agriculture Reminder: Still Time To Apply For REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credits


-- 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]


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


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


-- York County Conservation District Seedling Sale Set For April 14, Order Now 


-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission Recap Of Dec. 17 Business Meeting


-- ScrantonT: Fmr Greenfield Twp Supervisor, Con Convicted Of Federal Clean Water Act Violations


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


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


-- PennLive: Mattresses, Couches Dumped On Gettysburg Battlefield


-- CitizensV: Keep PA Beautiful Litter Hawk Youth Award Program


-- PG: Pittsburgh Council Member Puts Plastic Bag Ban On Hold


-- StateImpactPA - Reid Frazier: Pitt Study: World Plastics Trade Accounts For 350 Million Tons Of Plastic


-- Inquirer - Andrew Maykuth: Community Energy Renewable Energy Company Sold To AES Corp 


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


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


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Winter Solstice Is This Morning, Do You Have Your Juul Log Ready?


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: DCNR Creating A Next Gen Advisory Council


-- MCall: Route 209 In Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Getting Upgrade


Hurricane/Tornado Recovery


-- YorkDR: Flooding From Hurricanes Ida And Fred Swamped Her Home, Cathay Falkler, 70 Won’t Be Home Soon


-- NE PA Companies Pitching In With Tornado Relief Effort


Build Back Better Budget Bill

-- Reuters: U.S. Coal Miners’ Union Asks Sen. Manchin To ‘Revisit’ Opposition To Build Back Better Budget Bill


-- TribLive/Bloomberg: Sen. Manchin Outlines Tax, Policy Changes He’d Want In Build Back Better Plan


-- Utility Dive: Democrats Plan To Press Ahead With Build Back Better Budget Bill, Despite Manchin Opposition


-- PG Editorial: Sen. Manchin Reflects The Country’s Division


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

-- AP: Biden Boosts Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards To Fight Climate Change

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

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

-- ErieT: Gov. Wolf Talks COVID Strategy As Omicron Spreads, 2022 Agenda, Plans After Office  

-- AP: Republican Sen. Mastriano All But Declares He’s In The Race For PA Governor [Actively Worked To Overturn Nov. 2020 Election Results, Was At The Jan. 6 Assault On U.S. Capitol]

-- AP: Jan. 6 House Panel Seeks Interview, Records From Republican Cong. Scott Perry On His Role In Trying To Overturn Nov. 2020 Election Results

-- NPR: Republican Cong. Scott Perry First Sitting Lawmaker Jan. 6 Panel Wants To Question

-- PA Cap-Star: Jan. 6 House Committee Requests Interview With Republican Cong. Scott Perry

-- Inquirer: Bucks County Man Charged With Crimes In Assault On U.S. Capitol Gets Probation

-- LancasterOnline: Members Of Militia Group Who View U.S. Govt. As Tyrannical And Vow To Oppose It With Arms Met In Lancaster County Restaurant 

-- LancasterOnline: Winners, Losers In Lancaster County Under Proposed Voting District Plan

-- Newsweek: Dr. Oz Holds 10-Point Lead Among Republicans Seeking U.S. Senate Seat

-- Inquirer: Rep. Kenyatta’s Internal Poll Shows Path For U.S. Senate Run, If He Can Get His Message Out

-- ErieT: Once An Undocumented Immigrant, Gisele Fetterman Creates Identify With ‘Heart Of Service’

-- TribLive: Republican Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward Shares Reports Of COVID-Fueled ‘Dire Situation’ At Hospitals, But Opposes Vaccine Mandates

-- WESA: PA’s Hospitals Are Already Strained, Omicron Will Likely Make It Worse

-- MCall: Bethlehem Catholic H.S. To Close Early For Christmas Break

-- Inquirer: Philly Vaccination Rates For Black, Hispanic Children Lag

-- TribLive: Omicron Variant Of COVID Detected At Penn State’s Main Campus

-- Inquirer: As Omicron Cases Spike, Philly Restaurant Owners Wrestle With Closures

-- ScrantonT: Cong. Cartwright Tests Positive For COVID, Was Fully Vaccinated

-- TribLive: Pittsburgh Mayor-Elect Ed Gainey Tests Positive For COVID 

-- AP: Biden To Pledge 500 Million Free COVID Tests To Counter Omicron

-- AP: Fmr President Reveals He Got COVID Booster Shot, Crowd Boos Him

-- WITF: Here’s How Much Money PA Counties Would See From $26 Billion Opioid Settlement

--Spotlight PA: Low Pay Causing Staffing Crisis For Disability Care, Advocates Say PA’s Plan To Raise Wages Isn’t Enough

-- WHYY: PA Prepares To Roll Out Ban On Surprise Medical Billing

-- PA Gaming Control Board: Reports Record Gaming Revenue In Nov. - $432.4 Million

-- AP: Payrolls Grew In November, But PA’s Labor Force Shrinks Again

-- WilliamsportS Editorial: State Needs To Address Ransomware Attacks

-- PG: Pittsburgh Redevelopment Authority Forgives More Than $2.9 Million In Loans To Small Businesses Hit By Pandemic

-- PG: How One Munhall Home Purchase Illustrates Allegheny County’s Property Tax Assessment Issues: ‘A Newcomer Tax?’

-- ScrantonT: Catholic Diocese Adds Deceased Franciscan Friar To Credibility Accused List

-- Inquirer: She Was Hit By Stray Bullet Playing Kickball, Now She’s 36, Paralyzed, Reclaiming Her Independence

-- LancasterOnline Editorial: Threat Of School Violence Plausible In Face Of TikTok Challenge

-- TribLive Editorial: Westmoreland County Commission Have To Prove Emailed Comments Are Important Too

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