Monday, May 16, 2022

Monday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.16.22

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TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


Special On Pennsylvania’s Rachel Carson:


-- Post-Gazette Guest Essay: When People Have To Choose Health Or Jobs, Everyone Loses - The View From Rachel Carson’s Homestead In Allegheny County - By Kiley Bense, Journalist  


-- Rachel Carson On Leadership: The Human Race is Challenged More Than Ever Before To Demonstrate Our Mastery, Not Over Nature, But Of Ourselves  [PaEN]


-- Guest Essay: In Praise Of Rachel Carson And Public Service; Happy Birthday Rachel Carson!  - By James M. Seif, Former Secretary of DEP  [PaEN]


-- Feature - What We Owe To Pennsylvania’s Rachel Carson  [PaEN]


-- Bay Journal: Rachel Carson No Stranger To The Chesapeake Bay, Its Creatures  [PaEN]


-- PA Conservation Heritage/WITF Documentary On Rachel Carson  [PaEN]


-- Game Commission, DEP, DCNR Held Live Rachel Carson Building Peregrine Falcon Banding Event  [PaEN]


-- Pennsylvania’s Rachel Carson: Celebrate Her Birthday May 27, 1907 - Rachel Carson Homestead - The Life & Legacy Of Rachel Carson - 60 Years Since Silent Spring Was Published




-- May 16 PA Environment Digest Now Available [PaEN]

-- May 18 Webinar: Learn More About Funding The Growing Greener Program For The Next Generation  [PaEN]


-- WJAC: Dennis Hall, One Of The Coal Miners Rescued From Quecreek Mine in 2002, Has Died


-- TribLive: Dennis Hall, A Miner Rescued From Quecreek Mine In 2002, Dies At 68


-- TribLive Editorial: The High Cost Of Electricity Or Electric Deregulation?


-- Post-Gazette: Allegheny County Council To Hold Hearing On Proposed Fracking Ban In Parks June 9


-- York Daily Record: Central PA Farms Delivering Goods Straight To Your Door


-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Eat Better, Cheaper, And Support Your Local Farmers Too


-- WESA: Advocates Hope Pittsburgh Mayor Will Stop Developers From Removing Trees


-- Scranton Times: Presents Meets Past At Fmr Marvine Colliery Section Of Lackawanna River Heritage Trail In Scranton


-- Reading Eagle: Funding Announced To Close Last Montgomery County Gap In Schuylkill River Trail


-- TribLive: Unity Twp Renames Lakeside Park After Beloved Maintenance Man Bob Evancho


-- Wilkes-Barre Times: Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s Newest Community Space Opens


-- Republican Herald - Doyle Dietz: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Now On National Register Of Historic Places


6th Oil/Natural Gas Spike: True Energy Independence Means Renewables

[There Is No Limit On What Oil/Natural Gas Industry Can Make You Pay]

-- WHYY - Susan Phillips: Good News For Philly Oil Refiners, Bad News For Travelers: Diesel And Jet Fuel Costs Are Skyrocketing

-- Reuters: Surging Natural Gas Prices Squeeze U.S. Industrial Sector  

“Skyrocketing natural gas prices have raised manufacturing and transportation costs across many U.S. industries, and the situation should persist as the United States exports more gas to Europe to make up for Russian supplies lost to sanctions.

“U.S. natural gas futures have doubled this year, far more than the increases in retail gasoline and diesel that have made Americans angry at the U.S. energy industry and the government.”

-- Financial Times: U.S. Shale Companies Enjoy ‘Tsunami Of Cash’ On High Oil Prices

-- Financial Times: Europe’s Push To Plug Its Energy Gaps, Infrastructure ‘Pinch Points’ Like LNG Import Terminals, Make It Difficult For The EU To Move Away From Russian Oil & Gas

American Rescue Plan Funding


-- May 18 Webinar: Learn More About Funding The Growing Greener Program For The Next Generation  [PaEN]


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


Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Law


-- Erie Times/Reuters: U.S. To Boost Green Jobs, Curb Emissions By Spending Taxpayer Money To Plug Conventional Oil & Gas Wells  [PA Included]

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- AP: Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Fetterman Says He Had A Stroke; Continuing With Campaign   

-- PA Capital-Star: Lt. Gov. Fetterman Has Stroke, Says He Expects To Make Full Recovery

-- Post-Gazette/NYT: PA Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Kathy Barnette Confronted With Her Anti-Islamic Tweets

-- Post-Gazette - Tony Norman: Republican Kathy Barnette And The Return Of The Good Old Days 

-- PennLive: Here Are The Hot PA Primary Races To Keep An Eye On Tuesda

-- Post-Gazette: PA Mail-In Ballot Law Could Slow Down Election Results Again

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: PA Primaries Spotlight National Political Pressures

-- TribLive: Fmr State Sen. Jim Ferlo Dies At Age 70

-- LancasterOnline: Hate Crime Reporting In PA Is Inconsistent, But Trends Clearly Show An Increase

-- MCall: Catasauqua Bar Owner, Companion Savaged Online For Racist Comments After Ride-Share Driver’s Video Goes Viral

-- LancasterOnline: Elizabethtown School District Parent Challenges Best-Selling Novel ‘Me And Earl And The Dying Girl’

-- WHYY: In West Philly, Families Of Gun Violence Victims Come Together For Healing And Reflection

-- Post-Gazette: PA Traffic Deaths Rise Again, Up 9% In 2021

-- TribLive Editorial: Avoiding Bidding Process Isn’t An Emergency

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[Posted: May 16, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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