Saturday, October 21, 2023

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 10.21.23

Pursue Your Constitutional Right To A Clean Environment In Pennsylvania!

Senate next voting day October 23, 24, 25, Nov. 13, 14, 15, Dec. 11, 12, 13

-- Committee Schedule

House next voting day October 30, 31, Nov. 1, 13, 14, 15, Dec. 11, 12, 13

-- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

TODAY 10:00: DEP Hearing On Interim Final Environmental Justice Policy. ACCESS Community Center, 701 Booth Street, Chester, Delaware County.  10:00 a.m. to Noon. Persons wishing to reserve time to present testimony at a meeting must contact Jennifer McLuckie at (717) 772-5633 or at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing.  Read more here.

-- North Branch Land Trust, Earth Conservancy, DCNR Preserve 1,400 Acres In Luzerne County  [PaEN]

-- Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - October 14 to 20 - 6 More Abandoned Conventional Wells; Conventional Gas Migration Incident; Inactive Shale Gas Wells [PaEN]

-- PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices/Opportunities To Comment - October 21  [PaEN]

-- Inside Climate News - Jon Hurdle: Research By Public Health Experts Shows ‘Damning’ Evidence Of Harms From Natural Gas Development; Industry Rejected The Reports As ‘Junk Science’

-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission Holds Nov. 2 Hearing On Water Withdrawal Requests, Including Shale Gas Drilling In Loyalsock, Pine Creek Exceptional Value Watersheds  [PaEN]

-- Susquehanna River Basin Commission Approves 19 Shale Gas Well Pad Water Use General Permits In Bradford, Susquehanna, Tioga Counties  [PaEN] 

-- Encina Fort Union LLC Withdraws Stormwater Permit Application For A Facility That Chemically Recycles Waste Plastics In Northumberland County After It Could Not Respond To Major Deficiencies In 4 Months  [PaEN]

-- Beaver County Times: Natural Gas Service Restored To Communities Experiencing Outages

-- Williamsport Sun: Lycoming County Population Is Declining, Expected To Decline Thru 2050

-- TribLive: Clean Energy Funds Investment Can Aid Hard-Hit Communities

-- Reading Eagle: Experts Testify In Hearing On Fate Of 440-Acre Solar Energy Facility In Northern Berks

-- Inside Climate News: Sen. Fetterman, Cong. Cartwright, Other Members Call For GAO Investigation Of Environmental Damage Caused By ‘Temporarily’ Inactive Coal Mines

-- Scranton Times: Environmental Group Launches $1 Million Electric Vehicle Ad Campaign In Scranton

-- DEP Drought Update: York Remains In Drought Warning; 14 Counties Remain In Drought Watch; 6 Counties Return To Normal  [PaEN]

-- PennLive: PA American Water Mandatory Water Conservation Still In Effect Due To Oil Spill In Cumberland County

-- Stroud Water Research Center UpStream: Bringing Stream Life To You! Add Green Space, Reduce Flooding; Never Too Old To Learn To Build Soil Health  [PaEN]

-- USDA NRCS-PA  Opens Urban Service Center In Philadelphia To Support Urban Agriculture

-- USDA NRCS-PA: Federal, State Officials Launch New Training Center For Ag Professionals In Pennsylvania

-- Rodale Institute 2022 Annual Report: Growing The Regenerative, Organic Agriculture Movement

-- TribLive: Pittsburgh Water Authority To Replace Water Mains With $37.3 Million PennVEST Funding

-- DEP Bans Sale Of Trexonic Electronic Products For Not Complying With PA’s Electronic Waste Recycling Law; E-Waste Recycling Law Broken  [PaEN] 

-- WTAE: Allegheny County Council Considering Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

-- Centre Daily Times: How To Handle ‘hard To Dispose Of’ Items Like Antifreeze, Paint And More

-- DEP Posted 62 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In October 21 PA Bulletin  [PaEN] 

-- October 21 Pennsylvania Bulletin Now Available

-- EPA Accepting Nominations For President's Environmental Student & Teacher Awards  [PaEN]

-- Oct. 20 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available, PA Parks & Forests Foundation  [PaEN]

-- PA Parks & Forests Foundation Penn’s Stewards Newsletter Features History Of Lehigh Gorge State Park Wilderness  [PaEN]

-- Tribune-Democrat: Hikers Brave Rain, Hit Johnstown-Area Trails At Keystone Trails Assn. Get-Together

Train Derailments

-- The Allegheny Front: National Academies Of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine Gather Health Questions From Norfolk Southern Train Derailment To Consider Future Research

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

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

-- AAA Gasoline Prices: PA- $3.73; National- $3.55; Ohio- $3.26

-- Baker Hughes: PA Natural Gas Drilling Rigs Same As Last Week - 21

-- TribLive/AP: Long Lines At Pump Unlikely, But Middle East Crisis Could Disrupt Oil Supplies, Raise Prices

Other States/National/International

-- Utility Dive: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Directs North American Electric Reliability Corp. To Draft Reliability Standards For Wind, Solar And Storage

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- PA Capital-Star: Here’s What’s Still Outstanding In Pennsylvania’s State Budget

-- Spotlight PA: Gov. Shapiro’s Office Agrees To Pay $295,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Allegation Accusations Against Former Legislative Secretary

-- AP: PA Governor’s Office Settles For $295,000 A Former Staffer’s Claim Former Legislative Secretary Harassed Her

-- Dept. Of Labor & Industry Reports September Unemployment Drops To 3.4%, A New Record Low

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[Posted: October 21, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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