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May 22 PA Environment Digest Now Available

51 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA  [PaEN]

Weekly List Of PA Environment & Energy Articles & NewsClips By Topic  [PaEN]

Olympus Energy Shale Gas Driller Expresses Fear Municipalities Will Use Their DEP Compliance Record With Hundreds Of Violations To Help Make Local Land Use Decisions On Oil & Gas Infrastructure Projects 

Pine Creek Headwaters Protection Group Asks DCNR To Protect State Forest Land From Seneca Shale Gas Drilling Well Pad, Comply With PA Supreme Court Decision, Protect Recreation, Wildlife 

Citizens Voice Editorial: PA Supreme Court Reaffirms Environmental Quality Is A Right Not A Luxury In Shale Gas Drilling Ruling 

House Environmental Committee Meets May 23 To Consider Bills To Help Prevent The Routine Abandonment Of 561 Conventional Oil/Gas Wells A Year; Authorize Streambank Fencing  

Struggle To Plug Tatonka Oil Co. LLC’s Nancy 13 Conventional Well Leaking Gas, Production Wastewater Since 2018; Citizen Complaint Finds ‘Bubbling’ Gas Well 

PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices/Opportunities To Comment - May 20  

Environmental Groups Launched Effort May 4 Asking For Update On Studies Of Health Impacts Of Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities, So Far No Response  

Zefiro Methane Corp. Acquires PA-Based Plants & Goodwin Well Plugging Firm To Create Methane Emission Offsets 

House Environmental Committee Holds May 22 Hearing On Hydrogen Hubs & Climate Change 

PUC Alerts Consumers To Electricity Price Changes Coming June 1-- From 20.7% Increase To 17% Decrease; Driven By Price Of Natural Gas 

PUC Adopts Changes To LIURP Regs For Comment On Electric, Natural Gas Utility Programs To Provide Weatherization, Energy Use Reduction Services To Low-Income Customers 

PUC Starts Formal Process For Drafting Policy Statement On Electric Vehicle Charging Rate Design, Following Recommendations Of Working Group 

NRDC: PJM Interconnection Delays In Queue To Approve Renewable Energy Projects Threatens State Transition To Clean Energy; PJM Has Approved 35,000 MW Of Renewables Not Yet Connected  

Utility Dive: North American Electric Reliability Corp Issued Highest Alert Ever Urging Electric Generators, Transmission Owners To Take Measures To Prepare For Winter After Generator Nonperformance In 2018, 2021, 2022

EPCAMR: PA Solar On Mined Lands Statewide Summit July 19 In State College 

ReImagine Appalachia Hosts Virtual Community Benefits Summit May 23 & 25 On Maximizing Federal Investments In Appalachia

Heinz Endowments Awards Nearly $11.1 Million In Grants For Environmental Health, Food Insecurity, Education, Housing

State Agencies Hold Small Business Resources Fair May 17 In Beaver County To Help Community Recover From Impacts Of Norfolk Southern Train Derailment

EPA Announces Proposed Rule Requiring Cleanup Of Inactive Coal Waste Impoundments, Disposal Areas For Comment

Western PA Conservancy, BHE GT&S Award 15 Watershed Improvement Grants Totaling $39,484 

Stroud: High School Student’s Research Shows Salt Pollution of Fresh Water Has Tripled in 20 Years 

Stroud: Property Owners, Farmers Bringing Eastern Brook Trout Back To Red Clay Creek

Help Wanted: Interfaith Partners For The Chesapeake Bay - Outreach Coordinator Lancaster County

PA Resources Council Announces June Schedule Of Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Locations In Allegheny County 

DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets May 24 On Revised Climate Action Plan, Cultural Resources Program, More 

DCNR Celebrates Induction Of The Snyder-Middleswarth Natural Area, Snyder County Into The Old-Growth Forest Network 

Shapiro Administration Announces Support For First National Marine Sanctuary In PA - Lake Erie Shoreline In Erie County; Encourages Others To Support

NRCS-PA Accepting Applications For Funding For Regional Conservation Partnership Program Entity-Held Easements In The Kittatinny Ridge Conservation Landscape 

Land Conservancy Of Adams County Partners With Smith Family To Preserve Nearly 10 Acres Of Meadow, Woodlands, Historic Home 

May 19 Take Five Fridays With Pam From PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Governor’s Invasive Species Council Celebrates Pennsylvania Native Species Day At North Creek Nurseries, Chester County

Pinchot Institute For Conservation, U.S. Forest Service Sign MOU Enhancing Long-Term Partnership 

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults 

DCNR State Parks Environmental Education Highlights PA Native Species Day, DEP EE Grants Open In August, Summer EE Activities

Elk County Conservation District, 9 Other Districts Partner To Host Regional Forest Landowners Workshop June 17 In Ridgway

Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals Training Aug. 29-30 In Lancaster; Find A Professional Near You 

Intern Wanted: PA Forestry Association Forest Heritage & Discovery Center, Caledonia State Park

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EPA Announces Completion Of Groundwater Treatment Plant At Chem Fab Superfund Site In Bucks County 

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[Posted: May 22, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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