Thursday, January 6, 2022

DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meets Jan. 18 On Food Waste To Renewable Energy, Radon

DEP Citizens Advisory Council is scheduled to meet on January 18 to hear presentations on food waste to renewable energy and radon awareness.

The presentation on food waste to renewable energy will provide an overview of an assessment DEP did as part of the 2021 Climate Action Plan on the potential of using food waste as feedstock for increased production and use of biogas as a renewable natural gas.

The radon awareness presentation provides a summary of the public health threats from radon in Pennsylvania and DEP Radon Program.

DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell is also scheduled to provide an update to the Council.

Also available is DEP’s January 2022 written report to the CAC on recent activities of the agency.

Public Comments

Individuals interested in providing public comments during the meeting must sign up prior to the start of the meeting by contacting Keith Salador at or 717-787-8171.

The meeting will be held in Room 105 of the Rachel Carson Building starting at 12:30.  Click Here for remote attendance options.

For more information and available handouts, visit the DEP Citizens Advisory Council webpage.  Questions should be directed to Keith Salador 717-787-8171 or

[Posted: January 6, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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