Sunday, January 16, 2022

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

While PA Environment Digest’s priority is to highlight positive examples of environmental and energy leadership, 2022 is an election year which demands accountability to voters.

Below are examples of going the WRONG WAY on environmental and energy issues from last week’s articles and NewsClips--

-- DEP 2022 Water Quality Reports Shows 27,886 Miles Of Streams With Impaired Water Quality In PA (33%) - An Increase From 25,468 In 2020  [PaEN]

-- DEP: Conventional Oil & Gas Drillers Tried 813 Times To Abandon Wells Without Plugging Them; Failed To Report Waste Generated 836 Times Over 2 Years [PaEN]


-- DEP Proposes New, Limited General Permit For Processing, Beneficial Use Of Oil & Gas Liquid Wastes; No Chemical Concentration Limits Or Public Review Of Individual Permit Uses Are Included  [PaEN]


-- EPA: West Penn Power To Pay $610,000 Penalty In Federal-State Settlement Over Coal Ash Landfills Discharge Violations In Allegheny, Washington Counties  [PaEN]

-- TribLive Guest Essay: Final Year Will Focus On Issues That Matter Most - Gov. Wolf  [Nothing About The Environment]

-- MCall Guest Essay: How We Helped Stabilize PA’s Economy During Pandemic - Sen. Browne (R)  [Spoiler: He didn’t thank Biden/Congress for the federal aid that propped up state, local budgets.]


-- Sen. Yaw: Override Necessary To Protect Pennsylvanians From Gov. Wolf’s Carbon Tax [Offers No Plan Of His Own]

-- TribLive Guest Essay: What Critics Get Wrong About Energy ‘Choice’ Legislation - Sen. Yaw


Want to have a positive impact on issues like this?  Tell your Senate and House members they need to act to protect and restore Pennsylvania’s environment and support the tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians who do-- not slide backwards.

Click Here to find your member of the state General Assembly.

Going The RIGHT WAY:

-- 33 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

-- 30 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA 

-- 35 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA  

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

[Posted: January 16, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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