Monday, June 19, 2023

Monday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 6.19.23

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House holds Regular Session June 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

-- Committee Schedule

Senate holds Regular Session June 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

-- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

TUESDAY 9:00: Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee hearing on solar energy’s impact on Pennsylvania ratepayers.  Hearing Room 1, North Office Building. 9:00 a.m.   Click Here to watch online.

TUESDAY 10:00: House Consumer Protection, Technology and Utilities informational meeting with PJM Interconnection. Room G-50 Irvis Building. 10:00 a.m. Click Here to watch live.

TUESDAY 10:00: House Transportation Committee meets to consider House Bill 1338 (Neilson-D- Philadelphia) authorizing Philadelphia to adopt a local ordinance regulating illegal use of off-road vehicles like dirt bikes and ATVs on city streets.  Room 140 Main Capitol.  10:00 a.m.  Click Here to watch live.

TUESDAY 10:30: House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee meets on House Resolution 132 (Matzie-D-Beaver) designating June 19 to 25 as Pollinator Week in Pennsylvania.  Room 515 Irvis Building. 10:30 a.m.  Click Here to watch live.

WEDNESDAY 9:30: Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee meets to consider legislation - Agenda TBA.  Room 461.  Click Here to watch live.

NOTE: June 28 Is Last Day For Senate Action On Nomination Of Richard Negrin As DEP Secretary

-- June 19 PA Environment Digest Now Available  [PaEN]

--Weekly PA Environment Digest: All Articles & NewsClips By Topic - June 19

-- DEP Declares Code ORANGE Air Quality Action Day For Monday, June 19 For Lehigh Valley; Southeast PA; Susquehanna Valley; Pittsburgh Area

-- Robinson Twp., Washington County Seeks Answers To Cleanup Of MarkWest Liberty Midstream 10,000 Gallon Spill Of Natural Gas Condensates After Company Sends Notice To Wrong Municipality  [PaEN]

-- DEP Invites Comments On MarkWest Liberty Midstream Project To Expose 1 Mile+ Of 2 Natural Gas Pipelines To Prevent Longwall Coal Mining Damage In Washington County  [PaEN]

-- DEP Finds PA General Energy Installed Its Shawnee Water Withdrawal On The Exceptional Value Loyalsock Creek At Sizes Larger Than Authorized By Its SRBC, DEP Permits  [PaEN] 

-- Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - June 10 to 16 -- Leaking Conventional Wells; 5 More Abandoned Conventional Wells; Using Tape To Repair Containment Liner [PaEN]

-- Post-Gazette - Anya Litvak: Lawmakers And Regulators Want Permit Reform And Environmental Justice, How Does One Shape The Other? 

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Ensuring Clean And Safe Water Requires Investment - By Jim Seif, Former PA DEP Secretary, EPA Region III Administrator

-- Post-Gazette - Anya Litvak: Phasing Out Use Of Sulfur Hexaflouride Gas In Electrical Grid Equipment, The Most Potent Greenhouse Gas On The Planet

-- Two Of Pittsburgh Region’s Boroughs Operate Their Own Public Electric Systems

-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Equitrans Revives Plans To Extend Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline Into North Carolina

-- Scranton Times: Energize All Electric Vehicle Charging

-- Scranton Times: New Disease Threatening Beech Trees

-- Warren Times - Josh Cotton: Allegheny National Forest Centennial Hiking Challenge Underway


-- Wilkes-Barre Times: Rattlesnake Roundup Draws A Crowd In Luzerne County

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

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

-- Bloomberg: European Natural Gas Prices Extend Fall After Weeks Of Intense Volatility

-- Reuters: Crude Oil Prices Fall On China Growth Uncertainties

Other States/National/International

-- The Guardian: Central Park Birdwatcher Christian Cooper On Why Racist ‘Incident’ Won’t Define Him: ‘She Doesn’t Have The Power’

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- AP: State Police Identify Trooper Killed, Wounded And Gunman In Central PA Shooting

-- TribLive: After 3 Weeks, Guilty Verdict On All Counts, Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack Trial Moves To Penalty Phase

-- Spotlight PA: Inexperience, Staff Turnover Led To Luzerne County’s 2022 Election Debacle, Investigation Finds

-- Post-Gazette - Salena Zito: Finding An American Story At America’s Oldest Brewery - Yuengling In Schuylkill County

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[Posted: June 19, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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