Saturday, April 23, 2022

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.23.22

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House returns to session April 25, 26, 27

     -- Committee Schedule

Senate returns to session May 23, 24, 25

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


-- Attorney General’s Office Reported To Be Investigating Conventional Oil & Gas Operators For Illegally Road Dumping Drilling Wastewater  [PaEN]


-- U.S. Dept. Of Education Recognizes Spring-Ford School District, Shippensburg University As Green Ribbon Schools  [PaEN]


-- Delaware Currents: For Every 10 Miles Of Streams In PA’s Part Of The Delaware River Watershed, 4 Don’t Meet Water Quality Standards  [PaEN]


-- NRCS-PA: Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Fund 2 Watershed Flood Prevention, Restoration Projects In Underserved PA Communities  [PaEN]


-- PA American Water Announces $75,000 In Grants To Support Local Environmental Projects  [PaEN]


-- DEP News & Views: Happy Earth Day! From DEP


-- Gov. Wolf, First Lady Recognize PA’s Environmental Investments During Earth Day Celebration


-- Gov. Wolf: Visit PA’s 2022 Earth Day Virtual Exhibit Hall


-- TribLive: Fox Chapel High School Students Earn Top Honors At STEM Contest At Heinz Field


-- MCall: Da Vinci Science Center In Allentown One Step  Closer To Reality


-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Air Quality Shows Little Improvement In Latest State Of The Air Report


-- York Daily Record: Dover Solar Farm Proposal 6th Zoning Board Hearing, Still No Decision


-- AP: Big Greenhouse Gas State Taking Biggest Climate Step Yet [RGGI]


-- Post-Gazette - Laura Legere: Gov. Wolf’s Climate Rule Set To Take Effect Saturday


-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA’s New Climate Rule Met With Applause, Court Threats Upon Finalization


-- PA Capital-Star: PA Officially Enacts Carbon Pricing For Power Plants


-- Bay Journal: PA To Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - By Ad Crable


-- AP: Explainer: Can Climate Change Be Solved By Pricing Carbon?  [PA, RGGI Mentioned]


-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Hydrogen Hub Proponents Say Outreach Key To Getting It Built In Appalachia


-- NextPittsburgh: Allegheny Conference Report Charts ‘Middle Path’ For Western PA’s Energy Future


-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Duquesne University Easement To Help Provide District Energy To Downtown Buildings


-- PA Resources Council Announces 4 Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Locations In Allegheny, Mercer Counties During May [PaEN]


-- Inquirer - Andrew Maykuth: PUC Judge Recommends Denial Of Aqua’s $17.5 Million Bid To Buy Chester County Town’s Sewer System


-- WITF: Avian Flu Spreads To More Lancaster County Poultry Farms


-- Scranton Times Editorial: New Poll Just Echoes Public’s Love Of Parks


-- DCNR Assists With Tree Plantings At Flight 93 Memorial In Somerset County  [PaEN]


-- PA Capital-Star: Volunteers Gather At Flight 93 Memorial To Renew The Earth And To Remember


--  TribLive: Latodami Nature Center Program To Replace Lawns With Wildlife Habitat Serves As ‘Anti-Grassroots’ Campaign To Improve Environment In Allegheny County


-- The Burg News: On Earth Day, Volunteers Cleanup Harrisburg Capital Area Greenbelt, Stress Importance Of Pitching In


-- WHYY: Habitat For Humanity In Montgomery, Delaware Counties Will Plant 250 Trees In Neighborhood Revitalization Projects


-- Inquirer: Wildfire Advisories Posted For Philly Region, Despite All That Rain


-- April 22 Take Five Fridays With Pam From PA Parks & Forests Foundation; 2,929 Volunteers Worked 41,987 Hours In 2021  [PaEN]


-- Altoona Mirror: Blair County Town’s Efforts To Be Known As A Trail Town Paying Off In Revitalized Economy


-- DCNR Announces $1 Million Grant For South Fayette Twp. Park Expansion In Allegheny County


-- DCNR Joins Chester County Officials For Trailhead, Trail Opening


-- WHYY: Advocates Urge Millions More For Philly’s Parks And Rec System


-- Williamsport Sun: Williamsport Seeking Greener Design For Parks


-- DCNR French Creek State Park Pool To Be Closed For Summer Season Due To Lifeguard Shortage

American Rescue Plan Funding


-- $11 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Funding To PA State Government, Local Governments Has Yet To Be Invested.  What’s Your Community Doing?


Other States/National/International

-- AP: Crews Tackle Growing Wildfires: ‘A Very Chaotic Situation’

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- Post-Gazette: Witnesses Ask Senate Panel To Let 1.1 Million Independents Vote In Primaries

-- LancasterOnline: Lancaster County Elections Board Warns Of Unsolicited Ballot Mailings

-- AP: Ex-President’s Endorsement Of Dr. Oz, Vance Bring Cash Windfall, Backlash

-- PA Capital-Star: PA Battleground Poll: Dems Can Win On Immigration If The Message Is Right

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: NJ, NY Legalized Marijuana, Should PA Be Next?

-- Gov. Wolf Announces Education Secretary Dr. Ortega To Depart, Names Eric Hagarty As New Acting

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: PA Education Secretary Departs To Pursue Other Professional Opportunities

-- Post-Gazette: Indiana University Of PA President Says His School Faces New Reality

-- MCall: PA COVID Cases Double In A Month, With 9,322 This Week

-- MCall: Class Action Suit Against Dorney Park Owner Over COVID Shutdown Reimbursements Can Proceed, Judge Rules

-- NPR: Firearms Overtook Auto Accidents As Leading Cause Of Death In Children

-- WESA: Officials Plead For Gun Owners To Be Responsible As Pittsburgh Weighs Options On Juvenile Gun Crime

-- Inquirer Editorial: State Of City Report Reinforces Need To Address Gun Violence, Joblessness

-- Inquirer: Biden’s Pick For Philly’s Next U.S. Attorney First Woman Ever Nominated

-- Courier Times: ‘Cyber Incident’ Attacks Lower Makefield System

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[Posted: April 23, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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