Friday, February 24, 2023

Friday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 2.24.23

Are You Telling Your Story?

House holds Special Session Voting Day Feb. 24; Regular Session Feb. 27, 28, March 1, 6, 7, 8

     -- Committee Schedule

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

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

DEP Advisory: DEP Forms Application Will Be Unavailable March 3-4 Due To Maintenance

-- DEP Air Quality Committee To Hear Presentation On Methane Emissions Monitoring Overflight Study On March 9  [PaEN] 

-- Scranton Times Editorial: Abandoned Oil & Gas Wells, Abandoned Responsibility  [PaEN]

-- WESA: Pittsburgh Water Authority Celebrates Its 10,000th Lead Service Line Replacement

-- DCNR Seeking Nominations For 2023 Watershed Forestry Leadership Award  [PaEN] 

-- PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers Hosts 2-Part Webinar On Opportunities, Challenges Of Green Parking Lots March 29, April 12  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension Watershed Winds: Healthy Soils Remain Resilient In Changing Climate; Cover Groups For Healthy Watersheds; Online Learning Opportunities  [PaEN]

-- PA Lake Management Society Annual Conference Feb. 28 to March 1 In State College

-- Delaware RiverKeeper Feb. 24 RiverWatch Video Report

-- DEP Extends Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Deadline To June 30

-- DEP Extends Deadline For Grants To Electrify Truck Fleet Pilot Program To March 31

-- Erie Times: Penn State Behrend Project Resolve Initiative To Bolster Industry And Environment

-- Penn State: New Method Creates Material That Could Create The Next Generation Of Solar Cells

-- Post-Gazette Guest Essay: Funding Roadwork Without Penalizing Electric Vehicles

-- PUC Invites Comments On Proposed National Fuel Gas Settlement Related To Natural Gas Line Leak, Fire

-- PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals Invites Presentation Proposals For Annual Conference 

-- Republican Herald: Public Invited To Meeting On Schuylkill Watershed Dams At Tuscarora State Park Next Week

-- Rodale Institute: Now On Demand 2022 Virtual Regenerative Healthcare Conference

-- Help Wanted: Penn State Agriculture & Environment Center Agricultural Outreach Specialist 

-- Alliance For Chesapeake Bay: Project Clean Stream Trash Cleanup Events Start March 31

-- February 28 Pennsylvania Bulletin Now Available

-- DCNR Accepting Grant Applications For Volunteer Fire Company Wildfire Protection Grants  [PaEN]

-- Dept. Of Agriculture Expands Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area To Butler, Clearfield, Clinton, Fayette, Lawrence, Somerset Counties

-- WHYY: Philly Releases Final Plan To Increase The City’s Tree Canopy

-- Penn State: Time In Nature May Help Older Adults With Improved Health, Purpose In Life

-- Delaware Highlands Conservancy Spotlights March Educational Events: The Story Of Rachel Carson; The Lorax And More! 

-- Warren Times: Audubon Nature Center Celebrates Pi Day With Pie Auction March 3-8

-- NextPittsburgh: Get To Know The 9 Allegheny County Parks

-- TribLive: Summer Interns Sought For Forbes State Forest For Conservation Tasks Based In Westmoreland County

-- PennLive: Stocking 3.2 Million Trout In PA Begins For 2023 Season

Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- Sen. Mastriano: PA Senate Committee Hosts Hearing Highlight Effects Of Norfolk Southern Ohio/PA Train Derailment Emergency Response Efforts

-- WESA: PA Leaders Begin To Piece Together What Happened After Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- Post-Gazette - Ford Turner: PA Residents Describe The Horror Of Ohio/PA Train Derailment At PA Senate Hearing; ‘The Whole Sky Was Black’

-- PennLive: PA Residents Near Ohio/PA Train Derailment Ask Not To Be Forgotten: ‘We Count, Too’

-- TribLive: PA Senate Committee Hears 5 Hours Of Testimony On Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: Senate Hearing: Railroad’s Cagey Decisions After Ohio/PA Derailment Impeded Response

-- PA Emergency Management Agency Opens New Ohio/PA Train Derailment Webpage

-- Wilkes-Barre Times: NE PA Congressional Reps Weigh In On Ohio/PA Train Derailment Aftermath

-- Carnegie Science Center Experts Answer Questions About Ohio/PA Train Derailment Impacts

-- PennFuture Blog: Environmental Disaster From Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- CNN: Norfolk Southern Paying $6.5 Million To Ohio/PA Train Derailment Victims; Meanwhile Giving $7.5 Billion To Shareholders 

-- AP: NTSB: No Alert For Train Crew Until Just Before Derailment

-- ProPublica: Norfolk Southern Policy Let’s Official Order Crews To Ignore Safety Alerts

-- NPR: The Most Thorough Explanation Yet For The Ohio/PA Train Derailment

-- AP: Toxic Wastewater From Ohio/PA Train Derailment Headed To Texas

6th Oil/Natural Gas Spike: True Energy Independence Means Renewables

[There Is No Limit To What Oil/Natural Gas Industry Can Make You Pay]

-- Scranton Times: Slumping Natural Gas Prices May Hold Relief For UGI Customers 

-- Scranton Times: PPL Customers Say Their Electric Bills Are Still Wrong

Other States/National/International

-- EPA Announces $550 Million In Grant Funding To Advance Environmental Justice

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- PA Capital-Star: House Speaker Previews Rules Proposal As Legal Relief For Child Abuse Survivors Advances

-- TribLive: Allegheny County Voter Turnout Rises With A Boost From Mail-In Voting

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Sexual Harassment Claims Leads To PA House Wrangling Over Expanding Its Policy

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Shapiro Perks Suggest Ethical Backsliding In Harrisburg

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[Posted: February 24, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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