Thursday, August 25, 2022

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 8.25.22

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House returns to session September 12, 13, 14

     -- Committee Schedule

Senate returns to session September 19, 20, 21

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

TODAY 10:00: Public Utility Commission agenda includes further action on Sunoco’s Mariner East Pipeline takings issues in Delaware County related to the Glen Riddle Station property containing 124 residential units.  Sunoco asking for more time to pay penalty.  Read more here.  Click Here to watch online.

-- Bay Journal: New Abandoned Wells - More Concerns Emerge Over Pennsylvania’s Conventional Oil & Gas Wells - By Ad Crable, Chesapeake Bay Journal [PaEN]

-- Creating New Brownfields: Oil & Gas Well Drillers Notified DEP They Are Cleaning Up Soil & Water Contaminated With Chemicals Harmful To Human Health, Aquatic Life At 272 Locations In PA  [8.24.22]

-- Native Fish Coalition, PA Council Of Trout Unlimited Support Fish & Boat Commission Efforts To Protect Against Spread Of Aquatic Invasive Species  [PaEN]

-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission Awards $100,000 In Grants For Groundwater Level Monitoring  [PaEN]

-- DEP Invites Public Input On Strengthening PA's Electric Grid Against Extreme Weather Events At Aug. 31 Virtual Meeting  [PaEN]

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Laurel Highlands, Pocono Mountains In Running For Top 10 Fall Foliage Destinations Nationally

-- DCNR Blog: Connecting With A Missing Voice In Conservation - The Next Generation  [PaEN]

-- DCNR Seeking Ideas For Trail Improvement Project In Mountain Creek Watershed, Michaux State Forest, Cumberland County  [PaEN]

-- Erie Times: What You Need To  Know For Day 1 Of Tall Ships Erie 2022

-- TribLive: Nature Hike In Pine Man’s Memory To Support Cancer Survivors Group

-- LancasterOnline: Taking A Float Down Pequea Creek In Lancaster County

-- Erie Times: Stop Blaming Goldenrod For Late-Summer Allergies


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

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


-- MCall - Ford Turner: PA Food Producers Tell Of Inflation Struggles [Natural Gas, Oil Price , Energy Spikes Driving Increased Egg, Other Food Costs]


-- Bloomberg: Natural Gas Prices Soar In Europe, Asia As Crisis Heats Up Competition [13% to 18%]


-- Bloomberg: U.S. Shale Gas, Oil Industry On Course To Make Nearly $200 Billion This Year 


-- Financial Times: U.S. Natural Gas Prices Gyrate On Shifting Export Outlook [Texas LNG Plant Delay Restart Resulted In Lower Prices]


-- Utility Dive: U.S. Natural Gas-Fired Generation Set Daily Records Last Month; U.S. EIA Still Projects Gas Generation This Year Will Not Top 2020


American Rescue Plan Funding


-- LancasterOnline - Sean Sauro: American Rescue Plan Funds To Help Protect Farms, Natural Lands After Lancaster County Commissioners’ Approval


-- $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

-- Appalachian Voices: FERC Grants Mountain Valley Pipeline 4 More Years To Complete Troubled Project Despite Opposition

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- Post-Gazette: New Franklin & Marshall Poll: Support For Abortion Access Reaches All-Time High In PA, While Dr. Oz, Mastriano Continue To Trail Fettermand, Shapiro

-- Citizens Voice: New Franklin & Marshall Poll: Shapiro, Fetterman Lead Large As Summer Winds Down

-- PennLive: Fetterman, Shapiro Enjoying Comfortable Leads In Latest F&M Poll

-- PA Capital-Star: Shapiro, Fetterman Lead In New Franklin & Marshall Poll

-- Reading Eagle: F&M Poll: Many Pennsylvania Voters Remain Skeptical Of 2020 Election Results

-- Franklin & Marshall College Poll: August 2022 Topline Report

-- Inquirer: At Delaware County Bar, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano Pledges To Make PA The ‘Florida Of The North’

-- Inquirer: H.S. Student Pranked Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano With Fake Poll Showing Him Beating Josh Shapiro

-- PennLive - John Baer: What I’d Ask Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano - If He Were Taking Questions

-- Inquirer: Why Democrats Think It’s Their Best Chance In A Decade To Take Control Of PA House

-- PA Capital-Star: The Democrats’ 2022 Momentum Just Shifted, Republican Overreach On Abortion Helped Power It

-- Inquirer: PA Republican Cong. Scott Perry Seeks To Block FBI From Accessing His Cell Phone Contents

-- Inquirer: U.S. House Panel’s Report On Ex-President Pushing Unproven COVID Treatments Mentions Dr. Oz And His Advocacy For Hydroxychloroquine 

-- WITF/AP: Dr. Oz’s U.S. Senate Bid In PA Could Be A Muslim First, But It’s ‘Complicated’

-- AP: Dr. Oz Sharpens Attack On Fetterman Health After ‘Crudites’ Flub

-- Post-Gazette - Julian Routh: Vegetables, Fetterman’s Health Now Center Stage In PA U.S. Senate Race

-- Scranton Times Editorial: Dr. Oz Campaign Chokes On Its Own Vegetables

-- TribLive: Owners Of House Painted To Promote Ex-President Not Liable For 2016 Car Crash

-- PA Capital-Star: PA’s Latino Voters Won't Be Taken For Granted This Campaign Season

-- AP: State’s Poll Worker Recruitment Effort Drew 1,100 Last Week

-- Wilkes-Barre Times: Luzerne County Election Bureau Fighting For New Ballot Sorting Machine

-- Post-Gazette: House Republicans Meet In Pittsburgh To Discuss Possibilities Of BlockChain

-- Post-Gazette: PA Officials Still Exploring Funding Major Bridge Repairs Without Tolls

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Senate Panel Explores Alternatives To Tolling 9 Deteriorating PA Bridges

-- Gov. Wolf Announces New Federal Ghost Gun Regulations Now In Effect

-- PA Capital-Star: ‘It All Takes A Toll’: PA Democrats Examine Secondary Impacts Of Gun Violence

-- Inquirer: FedEx Mistakenly Delivered 6 Rifles To Chester H.S. In Delaware County, Police Said; They Were Meant To Go To A Similar Address In Chester

-- PA Capital-Star: Harrisburg Republicans Have Fiddled This Summer Instead Of Really Trying To Fight Crime, Gun Violence

-- Spotlight PA: Your License Plate Frame Enough For Police In PA To Pull You Over, Court Rules 

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: State Sets Poor Example On Open Government

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Eat’n Park Owners Chosen To Receive Pennsylvania Society’s 2022 Gold Medal Award

-- Scranton Times: New COVID Cases Rose Sharply, Hospitalizations Hold Steady Last Week

-- Spotlight PA - Stephen Caruso: State Explores Using Federal Aid To Stretch PA’s Limited Monkeypox Vaccine Supply

-- TribLive: UPMC Profits, Investment Income Drop In 1st Half Of Year

-- TribLive Guest Essay: Let’s Continue To Support Long-Term Care In PA

-- PennLive: Middletown Cancels H.S. Football Season After Finding More Hazing Videos

-- Centre Daily Times: Penn State Working On Plan To Sell Alcohol In Beaver Stadium This Season

-- MCall: For PA Students Who Carry Among The Highest School Debt, Biden’s Loan Forgiveness Welcome News

-- Post-Gazette: Gen Z Pittsburghers React To Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation: ‘It’s Not Enough’

-- Inquirer: Student Loan Forgiveness Could Wipe Out $26 Billion In Debt In PA, NJ

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[Posted: August 25, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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