Sunday, December 18, 2022

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

Opportunities to learn more about environmental and energy issues affecting Pennsylvania for students and adults--

-- Better Path Coalition: 65 Organizations, Businesses, 2,700+ Individuals Petition Gov.-Elect Shapiro To Ban Road Dumping Of Conventional Oil & Gas Wastewater  [PaEN]

-- Citizen Complaints Result In DEP Issuing PA General Energy More Violations At Loyalsock Creek Gas Pipeline/Water Withdrawal Construction Site In Lycoming County  [PaEN] 

-- Pittsburgh Union Progress - Laura Legere: Decaying Allegheny County Conventional Oil & Gas Wells To Be Plugged With Federal Funding Boost  

-- Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard -  Dec. 10 to 16  [PaEN]

-- PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices/Opportunities To Comment [PaEN]

-- Bloomberg: A Massive Natural Gas Leak In Pennsylvania Is Adding To Climate Scrutiny

-- DEP Consent Agreement Allowing Shale Gas Drilling To Resume Under Dimock, Susquehanna County Sets New Drilling, Water Supply Protection Standards, Imposes $444,000 Penalty  [PaEN]

-- StateImpactPA - Susan Phillips: ‘Gasland’ Driller Will Pay Millions For New Water System In Dimock

-- Capital & Main - Audrey Carleton: PA Lets Polluter Resume Shale Gas Drilling In Dimock Protected Zone, Outraging Residents At Fracking’s ‘Ground Zero’  

-- AP: Pennsylvania Lifts Ban On Shale Gas Drilling In Polluted Dimock, Susquehanna County

-- Republican Herald/Scranton Times Editorial: DEP Professes Unwarranted Faith In Shale Gas Drillers  [PaEN]

-- Presentations Now Available From Shale Gas & Public Health Conference In Nov. Hosted By PA League Of Women Voters & University Of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health  [PaEN]

-- PA Capital-Star Guest Essay: It’s Time Pennsylvania Residents, Regulators Demand Health Risks From Shale Gas Fracking Be Addressed - By Clean Air Council

-- DEP Issues Notice Of Violation To Shell Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County For Air Quality Violations In Sept. - Oct.  [PaEN]

-- Ohio River Valley Institute Decarbonization Pathway Relies On Zero Emissions Resources, Energy Efficiency, Increased Electrification Is Less Costly Than Natural Gas, Carbon Capture Options  [PaEN]

-- Inside Climate News - Jon Hurdle: Decarbonization Program Would Eliminate Most Emissions In SW PA By 2050, New Study Finds

-- Environmental Health News: Western PA Can Meet Its Climate Goals, If The Region Stops Subsidizing Natural Gas

-- Times Leader: Ohio River Valley Institute Clean Energy Pathway Creates Jobs

-- Marcellus Shale Coalition: 12 Days Of Marcellus - ‘On The First Day Of Marcellus, Natural Gas Gave To Me’ 

-- Bob Donnan Blog: The 12 Days Of Christmas And Other  Christmas Carols About The Real Impact Of Natural Gas Industry In Pennsylvania 

-- Bob Donnan Blog: Real Shale Gas History: Spying & Psychological Operations On PA Citizens 2010-14

-- Bob Donnan Blog: Real Shale Gas History: 12 Articles On Shale Gas Development In PA As Told By The Families and Communities That Experienced It

-- Inside Climate News: Q/A With Eliza Griswold Pulitzer Winning Author Of Deep Dive Into Fracking In PA, How Extractive Industries ‘Gut’ Communities 

-- Post-Gazette Guest Essay: Petrochemical Plants Are An Environmental And Economic Dead End For Southwestern PA - By Breathe Collaborative

-- Post-Gazette Guest Essay: Shell Petrochemical Plant Represents Western PA’s Economic Future - By Pittsburgh Works Together 

-- PA Capital-Star: Donora Smog Museum And Historical Society Preserves Borough’s Rich History

-- Now On Demand: Group Against Smog & Pollution Webinar: What The Donora PA Smog Disaster Can Teach Us 74 Years Later  [PaEN]

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Natural Gas Prices Rise [94.7%] As Production Falls, Report Says 

-- The Holcad: Westminster College Students Present Project To Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition 

-- Penn State Extension: Dec. 21 Webinar On 4-H Youth Program. 1:00 p.m.

-- Rodale Institute: Work With A Rodale Consultant To Plan Your Transition To Organic Agriculture

-- Rodale Institute: Take Online Courses On How To Transition To Organic Agriculture

-- Bay Journal Forum: The Interfaith Sweet Spot For Environmental Stewardship - AmeriCorps Member, Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake

-- Shippensburg News-Chronicle: Middle Spring Watershed Assn./ Cumberland County Master Watershed Steward Program Stream Of Consciousness Column: Triple Divides

-- Bell's Brewery Awards PA Parks & Forests Foundation Grant For Land-Water Relationships Education Program At Susquehannock State Park In Lancaster County  [PaEN]

-- Register Now! Penn State Extension Hosts 9-Part Woods In Your Backyard Webinar Series Starting Jan. 11  [PaEN]

-- 5th Biennial Penn State Forest Landowners Conference Set For March 24 & 25 In State College  [PaEN]

-- WeConservePA Feb. 2 Webinar: Keeping PA's Privately-Owned Forests Intact And Working, Opportunities For Land Conservation  [PaEN]

-- Citizens Voice: Christmas Trees Reign Supreme In Schuylkill County 

-- Scranton Times: Audubon School Alumni Decorate Christmas Tree At Nay Aug Park With Food For Feathered Flyers

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Nolde Forest In Berks County, PA’s Newest Old-Growth Forest, Might Have The Most Interesting Backstory Of All  

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Trees Respond To Thunderstorm With Their Own Electrical Discharges, Study

-- Penn State Extension Community Trees Newsletter: Learning Opportunities, Upcoming Events, Much More 

-- Bay Journal - Ad Crable: Oaks Are Dying At Record Rates Across Chesapeake Bay Watershed

-- Forests For The Chesapeake Bay Update: Fallen Leaves - A Tree’s Gift To The Stream

-- Republican Herald: Visitors Learn To Identify Winter Trees At Sweet Arrow Lake County Park

-- Altoona Mirror: Lyme Disease Musical Tells Blair County Area Native’s Experience  

-- WeConservePA: Apply Now To Host 2025 PA Greenways & Trails Summit

-- Wild Excellence Films: WQED Airs Golden Eagles: Witnesses To A Changing West Dec. 21  [PaEN]

-- Western PA Conservancy Dec. 15 Webinar: Conservation Of The Evening Grosbeak.  6:30 p.m.

-- TribLive - Mary Ann Thomas: National Audubon Photo Contest Exhibit At Buffalo Creek Nature Park

-- Warren Times: Audubon Community Nature Center To Hold Holiday Camps For 4-12 Year Olds

-- Warren Times: Audubon Community Nature Center Christmas With The Critters Tuesday Dec. 27

-- PA Chapter American Fisheries Society Spring Technical Meeting Feb. 23-24: Save The Date, Sponsorship Opportunities  

-- Williamsport Sun - Bill Bower: Reflections In Nature - December Wasn’t Always Our 12th Month

-- Planet Philadelphia Dec. 16 Radio Program Highlights Non-Greenhouse Gas Emitting Uses Of Coal. 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

-- NYT:  The Climate Impact Of Your Neighborhood, Mapped

-- NYT: For Planet Earth, This Might Be The Start Of A New Geologic Age

Visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation’s Events webpage and DCNR’s Calendar of Events for activities happening near you.

Visit DEP’s Teaching Green webpage to learn about more environmental education resources.

Visit the PA Environment Digest Calendar Of Events for more opportunities.

[Posted: December 18, 2022]  PA Environment Digest

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