Sunday, February 19, 2023

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

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

-- WeConservePA: Where Is The Love (For Environmental Ed)? - PA Envirothon

-- Reminder: PA Sea Grant Research Funding Opportunities Deadline Feb. 22 

-- Interns Wanted: PA Sea Grant Program Offers Summer Internship Opportunities

-- Post-Gazette: Penn State Weighs Formalizing Environmental Factors In Managing Its $4.6 Billion Endowment

-- DEP Issued 754 Notices Of Violation For Defective Oil & Gas Well Casing, Cementing, The Fundamental Protection Needed To Prevent Gas Migration, Groundwater & Air Contamination, Explosions  [PaEN]

-- PA Assn. Of Conservation Districts Awards Over $65,000 To Support 37 Water Pollution Reduction Projects By Districts [PaEN]

-- Environmental Health Project Blog: Natural Gas Compressor Stations - A Guide To Protecting Your Health And The Environment [Photo: FracTracker, Clinton County] [PaEN]

-- StateImpactPA - Reid Frazier: Shell Flares Burn Again After Equipment Malfunction At Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County [Gas Flares Burning Dirty Black Like On Monday Indicate Incomplete Combustion]

-- WTAE: Heightened Gas Flaring Activity At Beaver County Shell Petrochemical Plant [Video]   [Gas Flares Burning Dirty Black Like On Monday Indicate Incomplete Combustion] 

-- Beaver Times: Malfunction Triggers Elevated Flaring At Shell Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County  [Gas Flares Burning Dirty Black Like On Monday Indicate Incomplete Combustion]

-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Problem At Shell Petrochemical Plant Leads To High Flaring

-- Gov. Shapiro Lays Out Serious Concerns Regarding Norfolk Southern’s Incident Management After Meeting With Beaver County Officials  [PaEN]

-- Gov. Shapiro Announces Pennsylvania Will Conduct Independent Water Sampling Following Ohio/PA Train Derailment  [PaEN]

-- PA Agriculture On Ohio/PA Train Derailment Impacts: 2 Reports Of Horses Affected By Smoke Immediately Following Controlled Burn; No Reports Of Livestock, Domestic Animal Health Symptoms After [PaEN]

-- Two PA Senate Committees To Hold Hearings On Ohio/PA Train Derailment: Emergency Preparedness- Feb. 23; Transportation- Feb. 27 - Public Invited To Submit Questions  To Transportation [PaEN]

-- York County-based Evangelical Environmental Network: 100,000+ Pro-Life Evangelicals Support Strong Oil & Gas Facility Methane Limits  [PaEN]

-- Bloomberg: EPA Seeks To Empower Third Parties, Citizens To Search Out Oil & Gas Facility Methane Leaks, Natural Gas Industry Pushing Back

-- MCall Guest Essay: What Is Higher Education’s Role In Tackling The Climate Change Crisis? - By Lee Kump Dean Of Penn State College Of Earth & Mineral Sciences

-- Better Path Coalition Hosts Feb. 21 Webinar On DEP's Federally-Funded Oil & Gas Well Program [PaEN] 

-- WFMZ: 4-Part Investigation Into Underground Coal Mine Fire In Schuylkill County

-- Center For Coalfield Justice Feb. 28 Webinar On Protecting Your Health And Property From Damage Caused By Coal Mining  [PaEN] 

-- PA Environmental Defense Foundation Files Court Motion To Prevent Unconstitutional Spending Of DCNR Oil & Gas Revenues For Nonconservation Purposes  [PaEN]

-- Reminder: Philadelphia Solar Energy Assn. Imagine A Clean Energy Future 5th to 12th Grade Student Competition Submissions Due Feb. 28 

-- EPA Region III Sets March 2 Virtual Listening Session On PFAS 'Forever Chemicals' Strategic Roadmap  [PaEN]

-- Warren Times: Warren Conservation District Holding ‘One Water’ Art Contest For Students K-8

-- Penn State Extension April 1 Webinar On Creating Healthy Garden Soil. 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

-- Sentinels Of The Susquehanna Vol. 2 Now On Sale Featuring 40 Stories On Important River-Related Topics - By John Zaktansky, Middle Susquehanna RiverKeeper  [PaEN]

-- PA Technical Assistance Program Highlights Upcoming Pollution Prevention Roundtables, Clean Energy Transition, Other Educational Programs For Businesses  [PaEN]

-- Natural Resources Defense Council Blog: New Analysis - PA Needs RGGI And A Stronger Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards To Accelerate Transition To Clean Energy 

-- Williamsport Sun: Earth Day At Mill Cove Environmental Area Near Mansfield Returns This April

-- New Planet Philadelphia Radio Program Feb. 17: Imhotep Institute Charter High School STEM Program 

-- Williamsport Sun - Bill Bower: Reflections In Nature - A Look Into The Making Of Maple Syrup 

-- Save Pennsylvania’s Forests Feb. 22 Webinar: Get To Know Your Forest - Pinchot State Forest.  Noon.

-- DCNR Awards $290,734 In Wild Resource Conservation Program Grants  [PaEN]

-- PennLive: Snow Geese Make Their Yearly Stop At Middle Creek Wildlife Area [Video]

-- York Daily Record - Brian Whipkey: About 600 Wild Deer To Get GPS Collars In Chronic Wasting Disease Research Project

-- TribLive: Native Marten Reintroduction In PA Under Consideration, Game Commission Presentation Friday, Saturday In Monroeville

-- Farm & Dairy: PA Farmers Concerned About Plan To Reintroduce Marten

-- LancasterOnline: Here Are 5 Wildlife Livestreams To Watch PA Wildlife

-- The Allegheny Front: Latest Environmental & Energy News From Western PA 

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: February 19, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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