Thursday, May 19, 2022

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.19.22

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House returns to session May 23, 24, 25

     -- Committee Schedule

Senate returns to session May 23, 24, 25

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


TODAY 9:00: Agenda Posted. DEP Environmental Justice Advisory Board meeting.  Delaware Room, 16th Floor, Rachel Carson Building, Harrisburg.  See webpage for remote options to join the meeting.  Contact: John Brakeall,


-- DEP Plans To Present A ‘Narrower Version’ Of Final Oil & Gas Methane Emission Reduction Reg. To EQB At June Meeting  [PaEN]


-- Senate Democratic Policy Committee Holds June 2 Hearing On Health Impacts Of Shale Gas Infrastructure In Allegheny County  [PaEN]


-- House Local Govt. Committee Meets May 25 On Bill To Prohibit Communities From Moving To Clean, Cheaper Energy Sources To Address Climate Change  [PaEN]


-- WHYY - Susan Phillips: Environmentalists Petition Feds To Reverse Rule Allowing Shipping Liquid Natural Gas By Rail


-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Environmental Groups Warn Of Dangers If LNG Is Allowed To Be Shipped By Rail


-- TribLive: Protect PT To Host May 26 Discussion On Gas Well Development In Westmoreland County 


-- WESA/The Allegheny Front- Reid Frazier: Even Moderate Air Pollution In Allegheny County Raises ER Visits For Kids With Asthma, Study Finds


-- Federal Office Of Surface Mining Awards PA $26.63 Million For Mine Reclamation Projects Related To Economic Development  [PaEN]


-- DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets May 25 To Reservation System, ATV Pilot, Next Gen Council, Other Updates  [PaEN]


-- Interfaith Partners For The Chesapeake Hosting Upcoming Programs On Funding Projects, Rain Gardens, Interfaith Environmental Stewardship  [PaEN]


-- Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Living Memorial To Victims Of Violence, Pandemic To Take Root In City Of Harrisburg  [PaEN]


-- Evangelical Environmental Network Blog: A Christian’s Guide To Planet Earth - By Betsy Painter, Author & Conservation Biologist  [PaEN]


-- Penn State Master Watershed Steward Program Earns Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award


-- PA Consortium For Scientific Assistance To Watersheds Provides Free Technical Assistance To Watershed Groups; USGS Provided Training  [PaEN]


-- Warren Times: Warren Conservation District - Rain Barrels Decorated By Students Promote Clean Water Environmental Message


-- Warren Times: Chapman State Park To Host Remake Days To Help Visitors Learn About Life In Chapman Lake, Penny Run


-- Shippensburg Chronicle: Stream Of Consciousness - Kayaking Our Way To Clean Streams


-- Forests For The Chesapeake Bay May Newsletter Now Available, Including Hell Bent On Clean Water


-- Pocono Record Guest Essay: Boost The Procono Economy By Protecting Our Exceptional Streams - By Donna Kohut, Our Pocono Waters


-- TribLive: Students Receive Scholarships From Penn Hills Anti-Litter Group 


-- House Environmental Committee To Hold May 23 Information Meeting On Bills Prohibiting Waste Landfills In Certain Areas  [PaEN]


-- Scranton Times Editorial: Breaking Transparent - ID Meth Houses


-- Pittsburgh-Founded Reed Smith Law Firm Unveils Global Environmental Sustainability Plan  [PaEN]


-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Reed Smith Unveils Global Environmental Sustainability Plan


-- DCNR Blog: 40 Years Of The Wild Resource Conservation Program


-- Penn State Ethnobotanist Gets DCNR Grant To Improve Conservation Of PA Medicinal, Edible Plants 


-- DCNR: Delays In Construction Project Extends Access Limitations To White Haven Portion Of Lehigh Gorge State Park


-- Erie Times: Summer Fun Ahead At Presque Isle State Park


-- York Daily Record: She Hiked The Appalachian Trail For Her Son And Found Herself 


-- Reading Eagle: Blue Marsh Lake Algae Inhibitor System Being Tested


-- WHYY: Philadelphia Parking Authority Bike Officers To Take To Streets To Keep Bike Lanes Open


-- Reading Eagle: Reading Police Capture Rider Of Illegal Dirt Bike After Lengthy Chase


-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Arts Tour Set For June 4 In Berks County [PaEN]


-- Game Commission: 2022-23 Hunting License Sales Begin June 13


-- Fish & Boat Commission Celebrates National Safe Boating Week May 21-27


-- Erie Times - Brian Whipkey: Stay Safe On The Water This Memorial Day Weekend


-- Erie Times - Brain Whipkey: Here’s How To Find A Kayak That Fits Your Needs, Size


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

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

-- PennLive: UGI To Raise Cost Of Natural Gas, With Another Hike Possible In December 

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Natural Gas Is Fundamental To Manufacturing In PA - American Petroleum Institute

-- European Union: REPowerEU: A Plan To Rapidly Reduce Dependence On Russian Fossil Fuels And Fast Forward The Green Transition

-- The Guardian: EU Plans ‘Massive’ Increase In Green Energy To Help End Reliance On Russia 

-- Bloomberg: EU Targets Clean Power, LNG In Plan To Cut Russia Dependence

-- Reuters: EU Unveils 210 Billion Euro Plan To Ditch Russian Fossil Fuels - Import More Non-Russian Natural Gas, Faster Rollout Of Renewable Energy, More Effort To Save Energy

-- Bloomberg: Dutch Homes Will Have To Install Hybrid Heat Pumps From 2026 To Avoid Fossil Fuels, Help Cut Heating Bills By A Quarter Compared To Gas Boilers

-- Bloomberg: How To Install Heat Pumps In Millions Of European Apartments

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?

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- AP: How PA Republican Governor Pick Could Turn Election Lies Into Action

-- Inquirer: Republican Mastriano Won PA Governor’s Primary After A Campaign Fueled By Election Lies 

-- PennLive: Mastriano Claims Republican Mandate For Governor In Primary Win

-- Post-Gazette: One Day After Primary, The General Election Campaign Has Already Started

-- York Dispatch: Primary Sets Up Tough Choices For PA’s Republican Establishment

-- The Economist: Republicans Divide And Democrats Unite In PA Primaries

-- Courier Times: PA Primary Highlights Republican Voters’ Split In Bucks County

-- PennLive - John Baer: Mastriano vs. Shapiro - PA Governor’s Race Will Be Like Nothing We’ve Ever Seen

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: Gov. Doug Mastriano?  Why It’s Not Such A Long Shot, Other November Predictions

-- Citizens Voice: Barletta Reflects On Governor’s Race

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: PA Republican Party Chair Should Resign Over Mastriano Debacle 

-- WSJ Editorial: The Democrats Get Their Man In PA - Republican Mastriano

-- PennLive: Eleven Incumbent Lawmakers’ Re-Election Hopes Likely Dashed In Primary

-- AP: PA Lawmakers See Terms Ended By Primary Defeats, Or In Serious Danger 

-- York Daily Record: York Incumbent Republicans Stan Saylor  [Appropriations Chair], Keith Gillespie Lose House Seats By Narrow Margins

-- MCall: Republican State Sen. Browne Losing By 30-Votes In Unofficial Returns 

-- MCall: How The Lehigh Valley Voted In PA Primary

-- TribLive: Outstanding Votes In Allegheny County Could Sway Races, But Will Take Time

-- AP EXPLAINER: How Mailed Ballots Law Slow Results In PA

-- WITF: Berks County Primary Election Faces Technical Problems, Errors, Criticism

-- TribLive: Voter Turnout Strong For Westmoreland Primary As Political Leaders Look To Fall Campaign

-- Centre Daily Times: Centre County Sees Highest Voter Turnout For Nonpresidential Primary In 10 Years

-- Dept. Of State Reports Successful Primary Election In PA

-- Gov. Wolf: Lt. Gov. Fetterman Submits Declaration He Is Able To Resume Duties 

-- TribLive: PA COVID Update: 27,391 Cases Reported In Last Week

-- PA Gaming Board Reports Revenue For April Up 14% Compared To April 2021

-- TribLive: PA Casino Revenue $462 Million In April, Down Slightly From March

-- AP: PA Judge Halts Bridge Tolling Plans, For Now

-- Inquirer: Proposed Central Bucks School Library Policy Targeting ‘Sexualized Content’ Spurs Worries About Sweeping Book Removal

-- WHYY: Central Bucks School District Backpedals Classes About Puberty Area Now Optional And Virtual

-- TribLive: New Lawsuit Contends Retaliation Against Sewickley Academy In Race Debate

-- PennLive: Harrisburg Summit Gives Teens A Chance To Have Meaningful Conversations About Gun Violence

-- WHYY: PA Grants Chester Receiver Permission To File For Bankruptcy On Behalf Of City

-- Gov. Wolf: New State Authority Ready To Deploy $100 Million In Life-Changing Internet For All Funds

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[Posted: May 19, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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