Monday, June 26, 2023

Monday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 6.26.23

Are You Telling Your Story?

House holds Regular Session June 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

-- Committee Schedule

Senate holds Regular Session June 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

-- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

TODAY Noon: Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to consider the nomination of Richard Negrin as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection and these bills: Senate Bill 832 (Yaw-R-Lycoming) that would establish the Independent Energy Information Office to provide “impartial, timely and data driven analysis to guide the state in determining and meeting future energy needs”  modeled on the current Independent Fiscal Office. An amendment to the bill is expected. This initiative continues efforts by Republicans to build their own taxpayer-funded environmental and energy bureaucracy; Senate Resolution 116 (Yaw-R-Lycoming) directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to study the issue of consolidated electricity billing.  Room 8E-B East Wing. Noon.  Click Here to watch live.  Read more here.

TODAY 10:00: House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee to hold hearing on Pennsylvania Waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.  Room G-50 Irvis Building. 10:00 a.m.  Click Here to watch live.

TUESDAY 9:30: House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee meets to consider House Bill 170 (Otten-D-Chester) establishing 2,500 foot setbacks from natural gas compressor stations, well pads, pits, storage tanks, wastewater, chemicals, condensate and other waste as recommended in Attorney General Shapiro’s Grand Jury Report (sponsor summary); House Bill 1476 (Vitali-D-Delaware) establishing a 2-year moratorium on issuing air quality permits to cryptocurrency data mining facilities (sponsor summary).  Room G-50 Irvis Building. 9:30 a.m.   Click Here to watch live.   Read more here.

-- June 26 PA Environment Digest Now Available  [PaEN]

-- Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - June 17 to 23 - Federal Well Plugging Project & Dimock Area Shale Gas Well Inspections; Leaking Plugged Conventional Wells; Frack Out Investigation  [PaEN] 

-- WTAE: 6 Leaking Abandoned Conventional Wells In Hanover Twp., Washington County Contaminated Water Supply, Releasing Natural Gas In And Next To Hillman State Park  

-- House Republicans, Democrats Introduce Legislation To Prevent The Court System From Being Used By Powerful Interests To Silence Citizen Critics  [PaEN] 

-- TribLive: Concerns Over Proposed Invenergy Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant In Elizabeth Township To Be Aired Tuesday, June 27 

-- KYW: Flood Watch Issued For Central, Lehigh Valley, Southeast PA Counties

-- WPost: First Street Foundation Finds Climate Change-Fueled Increases In Rainfall Means 100-Year Floods Can Now Be Expected Every 8 Years

-- In Memoriam: John N. Murphy - Scientist, Engineer, Pioneer In Mine Safety, Regenerative Medicine, NASA Gemini Space Program

-- Spotlight PA: Adams, Perry, Sullivan Counties Did Not Apply For New Home Repair Funding Program; Demand Expected To Swamp Program

-- Williamsport Sun: Endless Mountains 5-Day Adventure Hike/Bike Race Gets Underway

-- TribLive: Get Your Tail On The Trails Of Washington County This Summer

Norfolk Southern Train Derailment

-- PennLive/Tribune News Service: Months After Toxic Norfolk Southern Train Derailment, An Ohio Community Is Fracturing

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- WITF: PA State Budget Talks Continue Amid Partisan Tensions

-- WITF: In PA, 1.2 Million Registered Voters Can’t Take Part In Primary Elections, Experts Urge House Lawmakers To Change That

-- WESA: 90,000 Pennsylvanians Lost Medicaid Coverage Since End Of Pandemic Rule

-- PA Capital-Star: Meet The PA Business Owners Pushing For A Minimum Wage Hike

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[Posted: June 26, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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