Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 8.23.22

Are You Telling Your Story?

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 11:00: DEP To Tour Williamsport Municipal Water Authority To Discuss Importance Of Source Water Protection.  Waterdale Environmental Education Center, South Williamsport.

-- PA Capital-Star: Advocates Say Proposed Constitutional Change Targets Pollution Regs, Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

-- DEP Invites Public Comments On Draft 2022 State Water Plan Identifying Priorities For Management & Protection

-- Stroud Water Research Center Hosts Sept. 21 What's The Ecological Status Of The Schuylkill River?  [PaEN]

-- Delaware Currents: Philadelphia Art Exhibit Underscores Mussels’ Vital Role In Delaware River  

-- Pennsylvania Solar Center, Generation180 Outline Benefits To Schools Switching To Solar Energy - Saving Money, Avoiding Costly Price Spikes  [PaEN]

-- Guest Essay: God Created Us To Do Good Works - A Safe Climate And Healthy Environment Must Be Part Of That - By Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox and Paul Douglas, Evangelical Environmental Network  [PaEN]

-- PA Capital-Star: PA Snags $7.85 Million From Feds To Help Farmers Fight Climate Change

-- State Fire Commissioner Now Accepting Applications For Act 13 Emergency Services Grants  [PaEN]

-- PUC Damage Prevention Committee Assesses $33,875 In Penalties For PA One Call Violations

-- Inquirer - Andrew Maykuth: Pay No Attention To That PECO Past-Due Notice, It Was Sent Erroneously

-- Sustainable Energy Education & Development Support Of NE PA Annual Membership Meeting Sept. 7, Milanville, Wayne County

-- Scranton Times Editorial: House Committee’s Vote Against Reducing Oil & Gas Methane Emissions Another Example Of Pandering To Industry

-- The Heinz Endowments Magazine: From Rust To Renewal In Pittsburgh - Hazelwood Green  

-- Post-Gazette: Proposal To Create Sustainability Dept. On Allegheny County Council Agenda

-- Warren Times: Conewango Creek Cleanup Set For September 10

-- Erie Times: DEP Takes Raccoon Refuse To Court For Failing To Cleanup Trash-Filled Transfer Facility

-- Register Now! PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference Oct. 5-7, State College

-- DEP Hosts Sept. 27 Webinar On Applying For Environmental Education Grant Funding  [PaEN]

-- Republican Herald: Despite Recent Rain, Farmers Say Crops Still In Bad Shape

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Honeybee Day?  PA Agriculture Recognizes $76 Million Apiary Industry

-- Pike Conservation District To Unveil Pollinator Garden Sept. 17 In Dingman Twp. Park  [PaEN]

-- York Daily Record: York City Community Garden Brings Peace To Troubled Neighborhood

-- BillyPenn: Philly’s New ‘Reforestation Hub’ Will Sell Fallen Trees As Lumber To Fund Planting More

-- TribLive: Mosquitoes With West Nile Virus Found In Allegheny, Armstrong, Westmoreland County; Mosquito Spraying Slated

-- York Daily Record: Water Activities Suspended At Pinchot State Park Due To Harmful Algal Blooms

-- Bay Journal: Trestle Bridge Hike Delivers Grand Views Of Susquehanna River In Lancaster County - By Ad Crable, Chesapeake Bay Journal 

-- Republican Herald: Paragon Off-Road Park Operator Was Ahead Of His Time

-- TribLive: Laurel Highlands In Running Again For Best Fall Foliage Honors

-- Game Commission Expands Chronic Wasting Disease Management Area In Southcentral PA  

-- Game Commission Offering Learn To Hunt Webinars Starting Aug. 24

-- Ned Smith Center For Nature & Art Hosts Unique By Nature - Diverse By Design Exhibit By Jerry Hassinger  [PaEN]


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

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


-- TribLive: Gasoline Prices Fall For 10th Straight Week As Parts Of PA Near $4 Mark; National Average $3.90


-- Reuters: Oil Price Climbs As Tight Supply Moves Back Into Focus


-- WSJ: Endless Demand Spurs U.S. Natural Gas Prices To Shale-Era Highs


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

-- Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh Rep. Frankel Targeted By Antisemitic Threats On Gab Social Media Platform Used By Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano 

-- WESA: What Is Christian Nationalism And Why Is It A Topic In The Race For PA Governor?

-- WITF: Republican Rep. Grove Says Key 2020 Election Fraud Claim Was ‘Not Factual’

-- PennLive: Democrats Mobilize To Unseat Embattled Republican PA Cong. Scott Perry, Saying Fair Elections At Stake

-- PennLive: New Poll Shows Dr. Oz, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano Within Striking Distance Of Democrats Fetterman, Shapiro

-- TribLive: Dr. Oz Denies Report Of Ex-President’s Regret Over Backing Him For U.S. Senate

-- Post-Gazette - Julian Routh: Dr. Oz Presses Fetterman To Accept Proposal For U.S. Senate Debates

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Republican Sen. Argall Presses Fetterman To Disclose Information About His Health Crisis

-- TribLive: Social Media Posts Draw Attention To PA Election Races, But Will They Affect The Outcomes?

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Freezing Lawmakers’, State Officials’ Pay This Year ‘Is The Right Thing To Do’ Rep. Grove Says 

-- Inquirer: Women Are Registering To Vote In PA In Numbers Far Exceeding Men Since Roe v. Wade Decision

-- PA Capital-Star: Will House Vote On Election Reform This Fall? Don’t Count On It Republican House Chairman Says

-- WITF: The Economy Is The Focus For Some PA Latinos This Election

-- Courier Times: What To Know Before You Vote: PA Voter Rights

-- PennLive: Man Fired Shots In Harrisburg Walmart Because Someone Laughed At Him, Police Said

-- Altoona Mirror: Fayette County Man Jailed After Threats To Detonate Explosives At Several Sites Unless His Demands Involving Country Music Legend Dolly Parton Were Met

-- Williamsport Sun: Gun Violence Continues In Williamsport, No Arrests Made

-- Inquirer Editorial: Philly Gun Violence Epidemic Reaches New Low As 7-Year-Old  Shot While Playing Video Games

-- Illegal ‘Skill’ Games Cost Older Pennsylvanians $650 Million In PA Lottery Sales

-- TribLive Editorial: Schools Should Walk Line With Pros And Cons Of Cellphones

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[Posted: August 23, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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