Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 1.24.23

Are You Telling Your Story?

Senate returns to voting session Feb. 27, 28, March 1, 6, 7, 8

     -- Committee Schedule

-- March 7-- Governor’s Budget Address

House returns to voting session ??????

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

WEDNESDAY 10:00:  Agenda Posted. DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building.  Click Here to register to join via Microsoft Teams.  Click Here for more on the agenda.

THURSDAY Noon & 7:00:  Better Path Coalition Hosts Virtual Brown Bag Briefing On Environmental Impacts From Development Of Unconventional Shale Gas & Oil Reserves

-- Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership To Use Growing Greener Grant To Improve Stormwater Management At Congregation Adath Jeshurun In Elkins Park, Montgomery County  [PaEN] 

-- PA American Water Now Accepting Applications For 2023 Environmental Grants  [PaEN]

-- HuntingdonDailyNews: Huntingdon County Stream Restoration To Benefit From Growing Greener Grant

-- Scranton Times: Sweet Arrow Lake To Host Tree Seedling Sale

-- Williamsport Sun Guess Essay: Curiosity, Questions Offer Key To Improve Water Quality At Home, Across Area - By John Zaktansky, Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper

-- FracTracker Alliance Seeking Information On Use Of Drones For Environmental Monitoring Work; Feb. 3 Online Meeting Set On Oil & Gas Facility Monitoring Project  [PaEN]

-- Center For Coalfield Justice Blog: DEP Reports Conventional Oil & Gas Industry Has A Culture Of Noncompliance Not Likely To Change Soon, More Resources, Updated Regulations Needed

-- Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community  Feb. 1 Monthly Eyes On Shell Meeting. 7:30 p.m.

-- TribLive Letter: EPA Must Protect Our Children Against Oil & Gas Facility Methane Emissions - By Moms Clean Air Force

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Three Decarbonization Pathways For PA: The Good, The Bad And The Most Likely - Ugly - By Ohio River Valley Institute

-- Group Against Smog & Pollution: U.S. Steel Edgar Thomson Steel Plant Air Pollution Violations $1.5 Million Penalty Settlement Finalized By Federal Court; Public Comments Provide ‘No Basis’ For Altering Decree

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: PA Bill Defrays Charging Station Cost For Electric Car Owners

-- The Center Square: Republican Rep. Jim Gregory, A Child Sexual Abuse Survivor, Asks Fellow Republicans To Unbundle Constitutional Amendments

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: PA Lawmakers Revive Bill To Require Legislative Approval Of Economically Significant Regulations

-- Reading Eagle: Berks Officials Question EPA Safety Standards Surrounding Fmr Exide Site

-- UtilityDive: Constellation, NRG, Other Generators Urge FERC To Reject PJM’s Mid-Capacity Auction Rule Fix

-- UtilityDive: PJM Generator Average Interconnection Costs Soar 728%, Driven By Network Upgrades, DOE Lab

-- TribLive: Surveillance Work Leads Police To Western PA Catalytic Converter Theft Suspects

-- Erie Times Guest Essay: Climate Summits Depend On Science & Hope - You Can Host A Youth Climate Summit In Your Community - By The Wild Center, NY 

-- Erie Times Guest Essay: Today’s Concerned Youth Can Make A Massive Impact On Climate Change, Here’s How - By The Wild Center, NY

-- TribLive: Water Technology Company Evoqua To Be Acquired In $7.5 Billion Deal

-- Observer-Reporter: PA Master Naturalist Program Training Offered In Washington County

-- NextPittsburgh: Embrace Winter On The Allegheny Front At Black Moshannon State Park, Clearfield County

-- Republican Herald: Schuylkill River Greenways Assn. Receives DCNR Grant Toward Schuylkill River Trail Work

-- Vista.Today: 2 West Chester Residents Win PA Parks & Forests Photo Contest

-- Erie Times - Brian Whipkey: New Senate Game & Fisheries Committee Chair Looks To Improve Hunting, Fishing Opportunities In PA

-- Williamsport Sun - Bill Bower: Reflections In Nature - 340 Species Of Birds Leave North America In Winter

-- Help Wanted: PA Environmental Council Communications Coordinator

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: Oil Prices, Refinery Issues Contribute To Rising Gasoline Prices, Analyst Says

-- Baker Hughes Natural Gas Drill Rigs By State

-- Reuters: Texas LNG Plant Repairs Complete After Explosion, Seeks To Restart Some Operations

Other States/National/International

-- Financial Times: Michigan, Georgia, Ohio Have Stepped Up Efforts To Lure European Clean Energy Businesses

-- The Guardian: How U.S. Transition To Electric Cars Threatens Environmental Havoc

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- The Center Square: Republican Rep. Jim Gregory, A Child Sexual Abuse Survivor, Asks Fellow Republicans To Unbundle Constitutional Amendments

-- Post-Gazette - Salena Zito: How Josh Shapiro Expanded His Base, How He Plans To Lead Pennsylvania

-- AP: Gov. Shapiro’s Refusal To Release Inaugural Donors Exposes Gap In PA Law

-- TribLive Editorial: A Smart, Accountable Gift Ban Makes Common Sense

-- MCall - Paul Muschick: As PA House Hibernates, Good-Government Bills Languish; Here Are 3 To Consider Immediately

-- BillyPenn: Can Republicans Maintain A Foothold In Philly? With The Working Families Party Rising, It Won’t Be Easy

-- PennLive: Philadelphia Man Charged With Crimes Related To Assault On U.S. Capitol Going To Prison

-- MCall: PA COVID Update: Statewide Numbers Down, But Lehigh County Wastewater Tells A Murkier Story

-- PennLive: Home Of The Marshmallow Peeps, Just Born In PA Marks 100 Years

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[Posted: January 24, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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