Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 6.28.22

Are You Telling Your Story?

Senate returns to session June 28, 29, 30 [Budget Time!]

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session June 28, 29, 30  [Budget Time!]

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events


TODAY 11:00:  Senate Transportation Committee meets to consider Senate Bill 1249 (Comitta-D- Chester) establishing a Pollinator Habitat Program Fund and Program in PennDOT [Read more here.].  Room 461 Main Capitol.  Click Here to watch online.

TODAY Call Of Chair: House Consumer Affairs Committee meets to consider House Bill 2691 (Matzie-D- Beaver) requires Dept. of Human Services to expend all federal LIHEAP money annually. Room 205 Ryan Building.  Click Here to watch online.

TODAY Off The Floor: Senate Appropriations Committee meets to consider House Bill 1780 (Armanini-R-Clearfield) extending the sunset dates for underground storage tank cleanup program from June 30, 2022 to December 31, 2027, House Bill 1598 (Boback-R-Luzerne) reassigning floodplain management responsibilities to PEMA from DCED.  Click Here to watch online.

Take Action Now!

-- Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers, Hunters, Anglers, Farm, Environmental, Recreation Groups All Working Together, Down To The Wire, To Bring Home A Win On Growing Greener III Funding [PaEN]


-- Most UNwanted List: Lookout For Bad Environmental, Energy Provisions During Final Budget Week  [PaEN]




-- DEP Chesapeake Bay Office Update: Farm Conservation Tax Credit Applications; York County Better Farms, Clean Water Field Day; Join Mifflin County Riparian Rangers! [PaEN]


-- Erie Times Guest Essay: Let’s Clean Up And Protect Western PA’s Waterways - Chesapeake Bay Foundation


-- WPCAMR: WPSU Video: Microbes Clean Pollution From Abandoned Mine Drainage [PaEN Companion Story 2018 ]


-- Reading Eagle: Master Watershed Steward Program Presented $10,000 Healing The Planet Grant From Giant Foods, KPB


-- MyChesco.com Guest Essay: The Great Outdoors Plays Critical Role In America - By Stuart Clarke, Watershed Program Director, William Penn Foundation


-- DCNR Discusses Infrastructure Needs At Shikellamy State Park, Across State Parks And Forests  [PaEN]


-- Daily Item: Rep. Culver, DCNR Secretary Say State Considering Adding State Park Infrastructure Funding To Budget


-- Broadway World: Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Announces New Art Exhibition & Experience Focused On Watershed


-- Sen. Yaw: House Committee Moves PFAS Firefighting Foam Legislation To Full House


-- Williamsport Sun: Republican PA Cong. Keller - Building Out Pipelines To Bring PA Natural Gas To New England Critical


-- Pocono Record: PA Getting $170 Million For EV Charging, Where Will New Stations Go In The Poconos?


-- Penn State Extension Offers Home Food Preservation Webinars


-- MCall: Beltzville State Park In Carbon County Warning It May Turn People Away Over July 4 Weekend Due To Overcrowding


-- MCall: Nearly A Dozen Rescued After Raft Hits Rock On Lehigh River


-- PennLive: Planned Mountain Bike Park Aims To Get Kids Off The Couch In Cumberland County


-- Courier Times: Lower Makefield Weighs Parks And Rec Needs As It Considers Future Of Macclesfield Park, Snipes Tract


-- Penn State Partner Projects Highlight Awareness, Importance Of Pollinators, Including Bee A Hero! 


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Penn State Researchers Ask You To Report - Have You Seen Something Eat A Spotted Lanternfly? 


-- Williamsport Sun - Lycoming Audubon Society: Birds Can Be Our Connection To The Tropics


-- Williamsport Sun - Bill Bower: Reflections In Nature - While Serene, Nature Can Also Be Quite Cruel


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: 30,000 Special Deer Hunting Permits Available For State Parks, Forests


-- Williamsport Sun: Debris Issues Cause Fish Problems At Williamsport Dam


-- TribLive: Carnegie Museum Of Natural History Dinosaur Expert Helps Discover Unusual Fossil In Egypt


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

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

-- York Daily Record: Sheetz Lowers Some Gasoline Prices Below $4 Now Thru July 4 Weekend

-- MCall - Ford Turner: Sen. Boscola Proposes Temporary Halt To Gasoline, Diesel Taxes In PA


-- Inquirer Editorial: With Climate Change, We Must Resist The Quick Fix On Oil Supplies, Must Identify Long Term, Sustainable Solutions

-- Bloomberg: G7 Leaders Want Urgent Evaluation Of Russian Oil/Natural Gas Price Caps [Why Just Russian?]


-- Bloomberg: EU Eyes Natural Gas Demand Cuts To Confront Russian Supply Halt Risk


-- Financial Times: ExxonMobil Chief Predicts Continued Surge In Oil Markets


-- Financial Times Guest Essay: American Oil/Natural Gas Production Alone Cannot Protect U.S. Consumers From Rising Global Prices

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?


Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Law


-- 10,000 Friends Of PA: Community Guide To Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding


Other States/National/International

-- Reuters: Equitrans To Complete Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline In 2023, Asks FERC For 4-Year Extension

-- USDA Directs U.S. Forest Service To Take Action To Restore Forests, Improve Resilience, Curb Climate Change

-- WPost: World Pledged To Cut Methane, Emissions Are Rising Instead, Study Finds

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- PennLive: 2 Lycoming County Residents Plead Guilty To Criminal Charges Related To Assault On U.S. Capitol

-- Inquirer: Republican Candidate For Governor Mastriano Sticking To His MAGA Playbook In General Election

-- AP: House Republicans Target University Of Pittsburgh Fetal Research In College Funding Bill

-- Post-Gazette: House Republicans Put Pitt’s Funding On The Line Unless It Stops Fetal Tissue Research

-- TribLive Editorial: State Law Is Not The Way To Find Joe Paterno Statue

-- MCall - Ford Turner: Sen. Boscola Proposes Temporary Halt To Gasoline, Diesel Taxes In PA

-- WHYY: With New Federal Gun Law In Place, Some PA Lawmakers Push For State ‘Reg Flag’ Gun Law

-- Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh Appeals Commonwealth Court Decision On Local Gun Regulations

-- WHYY: Philly DA Concerned U.S. Supreme Court Decision On NY Gun Law Will Make It Open Season On Local Gun Laws

-- Gov. Wolf Announces $200 Million Investment With Norfolk Southern In Passenger Rail Service Between Harrisburg, Pittsburgh

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[Posted: June 28, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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