Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 9.20.22

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Senate returns to session September 20, 21, October 17, 18, 19

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 20, 21, October 24, 25, 26

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

TODAY 9:00: House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee hearing on Wellhead to Stovetop - Conveying Energy in PA. Room G-50 Irvis Building.  Click Here to watch online.  Read more here.

TODAY 12:30: Agenda Posted. DEP Citizens Advisory Council meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. See webpage for remote options to join the meeting.  Contact: Keith Salador, Executive Director, ksalador@pa.govRead more here.

TODAY 12:30: CANCELED. Senate Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure Committee meets to consider House Bill 1161 (Mizgorski-R-Allegheny County) establishing a solar energy subscription program.  Room 461 Main Capitol.  Click Here to watch liveRead more here.


-- WESA: Global Leaders Meet In Pittsburgh In Hopes Of Charting A Clean Energy Future


-- Landowners Urge Lawmakers To Pass Real Community Solar Energy Bills To Give $1.8 Billion Boost To PA Economy, Help Farmers As Senate Committee Meets Sept. 20  [PaEN]


-- TribLive Guest Essay: Real Community Solar Legislation Could Ease Economic Pressures - David McKenzie, Operating Engineers Local 66


-- DEP Looks To Issue First Bid Packages To Plug 50 Conventional Oil & Gas Wells Under New Federal Taxpayer Funded Well Plugging Program  [PaEN]


-- PA Environmental Council: Clean Hydrogen & Carbon Capture Can Be Part Of A Comprehensive Decarbonization Strategy: Responsibly Deployed With Environmental Integrity, Accountability And Equity  [PaEN]


-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: Changes Needed To Make A PA Hydrogen Hub Work


-- Wilkes-Barre Times: Indicators 2022: Energy Use In NE PA - Economic, Environmental Impacts


-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Penn State, Construction Trades, DePasquale Others Form Nonpartisan Energy Future PA Group


-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: Climate Change In PA: More Storm-Driven Power Outages Possible, Analysis Says


-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Communities Seek Solutions To Increased Flooding Risks Often Caused By Climate Change


-- Erie Times/USA Today: The Climate Future Is Now, Humans Navigate A ‘Perilous Course’ On The East Coast 


--  Erie Times/USA Today: Hurricane Ida’s Deluge Nearly Drowned Him In His NY Apartment, He Can’t Afford To Leave 


-- Erie Times/USA Today: Muskrats, Eagles, Marsh: This Tribal Chief Sees Climate Crisis Threaten East Coast Culture


-- Penn State Awarded $25 Million Grant To Help Dairy Farmers Develop Climate-Smart Commodities


-- Penn State Shares $25 Million DOE Grant To Study Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation


-- Chesapeake Bay Journal: Bay Water Quality Declines In More Recent Data


-- Inquirer: Site Of Montgomery County House Explosion That Killed 5 Inspected, Residents Near The Explosion Displaced For Months, Received Not Updates On Cause 


-- PA Municipal Authorities Recognize Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority, Chester Water Authority With Communication Awards  [PaEN]


-- Delaware Currents: Delaware River Is Largest Source Of Macroplastics Pollution In North America, Report Says


-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission Sept. 15 Business Meeting Recap


-- Inquirer: Philadelphia Area Puerto Rican And Dominican Communities Readying Humanitarian Response To Hurricane Damage - Again


-- Rodale Institute Announces Retirement Of CEO Jeff Moyer After 46 Year Career  [PaEN]


-- Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin Tours PA Wilds Conservation Shop In Kinzua Bridge, Sees ARC Investments In Action  [PaEN]


-- Erie Times/Beaver County Times: Patagonia’s ‘The Scale Of Hope’ Film Explores Climate, Climbing In Pittsburgh And Identity 


-- TribLive: Leaf Disease Continues To Ravage PA Beech Trees


-- Post-Gazette - John Hayes: Spotted Lanternfly Threat Is Uncertain, But The Plan Is Eradication


-- PA Water Trails Program Announces Newest Trail: The Perkiomen Creek Water Trail, Montgomery County  [PaEN]


-- TribLive: Flight 93 Site, Laurel Hill State Park, Forbes State Forest Seek Volunteers To Help With Projects


-- 5th Bike The Brandywine Event Welcomes Nearly 400 Riders For A Sunny, Scenic Day Thru Chester County  [PaEN]


-- Williamsport Sun: Clinton County To Study Fish, Kayak Passage With Susquehanna Greenway Partnership


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Fall Begins This Week: How Much Do You Know About The Autumnal Equinox?


-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: York County Pawpaw Festival Spotlights Forgotten Native Fruit Enjoying A Resurgence


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: Decline In Gasoline Prices Breaks 2018 Record, But Change To Winter Fuel Could Snap Trend


-- Reuters: Coal Rush! Energy Crisis Fires Global Hunt For Polluting Fuel


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?


Other States/National/International

-- AP: Hurricane Fiona Barrels Toward Turks And Caicos As Category 3 Hurricane

-- WPost: Efforts To Modernize Puerto Rico’s Power Grid Face Recriminations

-- The Economist: Can Europe Decarbonise Its Heavy Industry? Economics, Technology Starting To Look More Favourable

-- Bloomberg: Investors Commit $7.1 Trillion Of Assets In Pursuit Of 1.5C Climate Goal

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- PA Capital-Star: Bill That Would End Sunday Ban On Football, Baseball Passes PA House [The Vote Was 200-2 (2 Republicans Voted No)]

-- Inquirer: Shapiro Campaign Releases Letter From 60 Veterans Blasting Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano For Wearing A Confederate Uniform: ‘Shameful’

-- TribLive: Shapiro Vows To Create More Labor Protections For PA Workers

-- AP: Ad Spending Shows Democrats Hinging Midterm Hopes In PA, Other Key States

-- PennLive: Young People Feel Energized About 2022 PA Election, But Will They Vote?

-- PA Capital-Star: With Santorum At His Side, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mastriano Mines For Votes In Must-Win Philly Suburbs

-- TribLive: Mercer County Woman Charged With Crimes Related To Assault On U.S. Capitol To Wear Electronic Monitor 

-- The Guardian: New Ken Burns Documentary Connects The U.S. Apathy To The Holocaust And The Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre, Flaming Torches Of Charlottesville And The Mob Storming The U.S. Capitol

-- The Atlantic: Ex-President’s New Recruits - Embracing The QAnon Conspiracy Theorists

-- Post-Gazette: At Pittsburgh Summit, Panelists Say Leaders Must Stay Aware Of Hate Groups Recruiting Police Officers

-- WHYY: Residents, Fmr Republican Administration Officials Sue Chester County Over Ballot Drop Box Monitoring

-- LancasterOnline Editorial: Lancaster County Republican Commissioners Should Cease Partisan Fights, Just Do Their Jobs

-- Politics PA: PA House Election Preview - North By Northwest

-- City & State PA: Top 50 Pennsylvania Lobbyists 2022

-- PA Gaming Control Board Reports August 2022 Revenues Increased 4.24% Compared To August 2021 [$425.3 Million]

-- MCall: For Some, Long COVID Can Last For Months, One Lehigh Valley Sufferer Reaching Out To Others

-- Inquirer: This Penn Lab Is Going After COVID Viruses The World Hasn’t Seen Yet

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Is The Pandemic Really Over?

-- PennLive: At Harrisburg March For Life Anti-Abortion Advocates Call For Stricter Laws, Ban In PA

-- Inquirer: Philly DA Now Providing Some Records To House Republicans Investigating Him

-- PA Capital-Star: Philly Libraries Look To Become A Safe Place From Gun Violence For City Youth

-- MCall: Northampton County To Hold Gun Buyback Event

-- TribLive: Trial For Accused Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter To Start In April

-- Erie Times: At Erie Millcreek Mall, Gun Fired As 2 Groups Of Teens Fought, Police Say

-- Centre Daily Times: State College Elementary School Ends Lockdown After Reports Of Suspicious Person

-- Inquirer Editorial: As Shootings Continue Unabated, They Exact An Emotional, Economic Toll

-- AP: Locked Up: The Prison Labor That Built Business Empires [Includes U.S. Steel]

-- PennLive Guest Essay: When Pennsylvanians With Old Criminal Records Are Given A 2nd Chance, Everyone Wins - TimeDone

-- Spotlight PA: Guide To Spotlight PA’s Investigations Of PA’s Flawed Medical Marijuana Program

-- TribLive Editorial: Voluntary Exclusion Could Help With Alcohol Addiction

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[Posted: September 20, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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