Monday, January 31, 2022

January 31 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The January 31 PA Environment Digest is now available.

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52 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

This Week’s Examples Of Going The WRONG WAY On Environmental, Energy Issues

All Articles & NewsClips In This Week’s Digest By Topic

DCNR Bans Use Of Oil & Gas Wastewater On Its Over 6,500 Miles Of Dirt, Gravel, Paved Roads

French Creek Named 2022 Pennsylvania River Of The Year

Witnesses Unanimously Support Allocating American Rescue Plan Funding For Farm Conservation Projects At House Committee Meeting; Rep. Metcalfe Calls It ‘Welfare’

PA State Government Has Refused To Pay Stormwater Management Fees To Local Authorities Designed To Meet Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Obligations

Chesapeake Bay Journal: EPA Declares 'No Confidence' In Cleanup Plan For Conowingo Dam Due To Lack Of Funding, Gives States 60 Days To Respond

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Commends EPA For Strong Stance In Meeting Chesapeake Bay 2025 Cleanup Goals

DEP Announces More Than $1.7 Million In Growing Greener Grants To Fund Local Water Clean Up Projects In Northwest PA

DEP Announces $245,000 Growing Greener Grant For Kinney Run Watershed Improvements, Columbia County

PA Resources Council, Partners Receive Growing Greener Grant For Delaware County Stormwater Management Project

DEP Awards Borough Of Jim Thorpe $200,000 Growing Greener Grant For Stream Restoration Work In Carbon County

CFA Begins Accepting Applications For Act 13 Watershed Restoration, Mine Reclamation, Sewage, Flood Mitigation, Recreation Grants Feb. 1

PA Conservation Districts Assn. Highlights Of Conservation District Activities In 2021 Now Available

Penn State Master Watershed Steward Program – A Look Back On 2021’s Accomplishments

Master Watershed Steward Program Receives Healing The Planet Grant From The GIANT Company

Penn State Extension: Spring Creek’s Bleak Mid-Winter Blues In Dauphin County

Good Samaritan Proposal Would Plug An Oil & Gas Well Abandoned By A Conventional Driller In Westmoreland County

Federal Office Of Surface Mine Reclamation Awards PA $25 Million For Mine Reclamation With Environmental, Economic, Recreation, Solar Energy Benefits

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Awards $1.5 Million Contract To Design Tioga River Abandoned Mine Drainage Treatment Plant Project In Tioga County

Registration Now Open! Keep PA Beautiful's Pick Up Pennsylvania Initiative; In 2021 60,505 Volunteers Cleaned Up 2.2 Million Pounds Of Trash

DEP To Conduct Hazardous Waste Site Investigation At Erie Coke (Coal) Plant Site In Erie

Commonwealth Financing Authority OKs $3.2 Million For 3 Natural Gas Pipeline Extension Projects

PG Guest Essay: Environmental Justice And Opportunity In Pennsylvania - A Thriving, Resilient, Clean Energy Future

Advocating For Solar Energy Projects On Abandoned Mine Lands

DCNR Secretary Outlines 2022 Priorities To Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council, Including Need For $1.4 Billion In Infrastructure Improvements

Zeigafuse Family Partners With Heritage Conservancy To Permanently Preserve Land In Their Family For Four Generations, Northampton County

41.9-Acre Buehner Farm In Bucks County Permanently Preserved By Heritage Conservancy, Partners

Allegheny Land Trust Receives DCNR Grant To Help Permanently Protect Garfield Neighborhood Green Space In Allegheny County

Allegheny Land Trust Receives DCNR Grant To Protect Green Space In The Glade Run Lake Watershed, Butler County

PA Wilds Now Seeking Nominations For 2022 PA Wilds Champion Awards

PA Parks & Forests Foundation Accepting Entries To 2022 Photo Contest - Clean Water & Forested Ecosystems

Jan. 28 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Feature - Experiencing Winter On The Susquehanna Greenway

PA Society Of Ornithology Invites Conservation Organizations To Apply For Funding Raised By 2022 Breeding Bird Blitz For Conservation

Help Wanted: Berks Conservation District Looking To Fill Multiple Positions

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

PA Chapter Of Natural Resources Extension Professionals Names Ross Snook Of Montgomery County Natural Resources Education Champion

Wildlife For Everyone Foundation Accepting Applications For 4 College Scholarships

Sign Up Now For Penn State Master Watershed Steward Training Around The State

Still Time To Sign Up! PA Master Naturalist Spring Training Courses In Allegheny, Chester, Dauphin, Montour, Philadelphia, Washington Counties

DEP Recognizes Winners Of 2021 Radon Student Poster Contest

PA Resources Council, Southwest PA Air Quality Partnership Invite Students In SW PA To Take Part In Let's Clear The Air Poster Challenge

Blair County Conservation District, DCNR Hosting 4-Part Riparian Buffer Webinar Series Starting Feb. 2

York Conservation District Hosts March 4 Manure Management Plan Workshop; DEP Conducting Farm Compliance Inspections

National Environmental Education Foundation Accepting Applications For Shovel-Ready Pollinator Habitat Projects

PA Resources Council Hosts 2 Backyard Composting Webinars In February

Northeast Recycling Council Spring Virtual Conference April 12-13 - Seeking Circularity With Non-Traditional Solutions

Keep PA Beautiful Issues Request For Proposals To Update Anti-Litter Education Materials

News From PA House & Senate

Republicans Move Bills Out Of Senate Committee To Redefine Water Pollution, Sell Off State Clean Energy Credits

At The Request Of The Natural Gas Industry, House Republicans Pass Bill To Stop Communities From Adopting All-Electric Building Codes

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