Sunday, January 22, 2023

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

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

-- What Can We Expect From Gov. Shapiro, Lt. Gov. Davis On Environmental, Energy Issues?  [PaEN]

-- PoliticsPA: Gov. Shapiro’s Inauguration Speech

-- Capital & Main - Audrey Carleton: In PA, Hopes Rise But Questions Remain About New Governor’s Environmental Agenda

-- The Daily Item Guest Essay: The Challenge For New Governor On Energy, Environment - Karen Feridun, Better Path Coalition

-- Sen. Yaw Looks For Common Ground With New Governor On Energy, Environmental Issues  [PaEN]

-- Feature: 60 Years Of Fracking, 20 Years Of Shale Gas: Pennsylvania’s Oil & Gas Infrastructure Is Hiding In Plain Sight  [PaEN]

-- DEP 2021 Oil & Gas Program Annual Report Shows Conventional Oil & Gas Operators Received A Record 610 Notices Of Violation For Abandoning Wells Without Plugging Them  [PaEN]

-- Altoona Mirror: Report Criticizes Conventional Oil & Gas Industry For Abandoning Wells 

-- Warren Times: DEP Report Critical Of Conventional Oil & Gas Industry Environmental Compliance

-- Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - Jan. 14  to 20  [PaEN]

-- PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices/Opportunities To Comment - Jan. 21  [PaEN]

-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission Sets Feb. 2 Hearing On A 4.5 MGD Out-Of-Basin Diversion For Ironwood Natural Gas Power Plant In Lebanon County, 6 Other Natural Gas Drilling Water Uses  [PaEN]

-- FracTracker Alliance Webinar Exploring Oil & Gas Impacts On Watersheds Available On Demand

-- York Daily Record Guest Essay: Low Blow By PA Lawmakers - Playing Politics With Kids Abused By Clergy, Harmed By Polluters - By Mitchell Hescox, Evangelical Environmental Network  [PaEN]

-- Williamsport Sun Letter: Dance With The Dinosaurs - Taxpayers Picking Up $1.7 Billion Cost Of Plugging Conventional Oil & Gas Wells - By Barb Jarmoska, Keep It Wild PA  [Abandoned Oil, Gas Wells Can Cost PA Taxpayers $1.8 Billion ]

-- Post-Gazette - Anya Litvak: Natural Gas Flaring At Shell’s Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County Sparks A Range Of Debate

-- MCall - Ford Turner: Pottstown Neighbors Worried By Natural Gas Odors Near Site Of Fatal House Explosion: ‘I Am Afraid We Are Going To Blow Up’

-- Climate Reality Project Webinar: Transitioning PA & The World To 100% Clean Renewable Energy & Storage Now On Demand

-- Bloomberg: Natural Gas Stoves Have A Pollution Problem

-- American Public Health Association: Natural Gas Stoves Are A Public Health Concern: Exposure To Indoor Nitrogen Dioxide Increases Risk Of Illness In Children

-- TribLive: Natural Gas vs. Electric?  It’s Not Just As Simple As A Stove

-- PUC Offers Steps For Consumers To Help Moderate Cold Weather Energy Costs 

-- Reminder: Presentation Proposals Wanted For 2023 Watershed Forestry Summit June 13-15 [PaEN]

-- Erie News Now: Penn State Extension To Host Feb. 1, 8 Master Watershed Steward Program Webinars

-- WeConservePA Accepting Larry Williamson Scholarship Application For 2023 PA Land Conservation Conference

-- Interns Wanted: Intern With Game Commission In 2023!

-- PA iMap Invasives Webinar Jan. 25 - Aquatic Invasive Critters: Non-Native Fishes, Invertebrates  And One Pesky Turtle.  10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

-- Penn State Extension Accepting Presentation Proposals For Dive Deeper Summit On Water Resource Education On Sept. 28  [PaEN]

-- WeConservePA Webinar: March 28 - Responding To Emerging Threats To Water Quality In The Poconos  [PaEN]

-- Delaware RiverKeeper Jan. 20 RiverWatch Video Report

-- Penn State Forest Hydrologist David DeWalle Receives Prestigious Award For Career-Long Work

-- Bay Journal - Karl Blankenship: Warming Water Threatens Aquatic Life In Chesapeake Bay Region

-- WESA: What Frick Park’s Resident Beaver Means For The Health Of Restored Nine Mile Run In Pittsburgh 

-- Erie Times: EPA Invites Erie Residents To Virtual Meeting On Risk Of Ethylene Oxide Jan. 19

-- Erie Times: Cosmed Plant In Erie Emitting Less Cancer-Causing Ethylene Oxide

-- EPA To Host Feb. 2 Virtual Community Meeting For Zelienople Residents On Health Risks Of Ethylene Oxide  [PaEN]

-- Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Commission Report Explores Producer Responsibility Laws To Reduce Plastics Waste, Promote Recycling  [The Commission Is Chaired By PA Sen. Martin This Year]

-- TribLive: How The Good Food Project is Creating A Zero Waste Kitchen In Millvale

-- WILK: Bob Wolensky And Mike Korb Talk About 2023 Anthracite Mining History Month

-- PA Environmental Council: Manicured Maintenance To Natural Natives - Lawn To Meadows

-- LancasterOnline: Snow Geese Could Return To Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area Earlier Than Years Past

-- Williamsport Sun: Seven Mountains Audubon Jan. 18 Owls And The Wonder Of The Night Program

-- Williamsport Sun: Free, Family-Friendly Education Programs At Tiadaghton State Forest

-- Williamsport Sun - Lycoming Audubon Society: Birds, Like People, Are Susceptible To The Effects Of Pollution Nearby

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: Winter Artisan Series

-- Williamsport Sun - Bill Bower: Reflections In Nature - Our Earth, The Blue Planet

-- Centre Daily Times: From Studying Hummingbirds, Penn State Professor Finds Improvements For Drone Flight

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: January 22, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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