Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 10.31.23

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

-- Committee Schedule

Senate next voting day Nov. 13, 14, 15, Dec. 11, 12, 13

-- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

WEDNESDAY 9:30: House Philadelphia LNG Natural Gas Export Task Force meeting to consider Task Force Report.  Room 515 Irvis Building.  9:30.  Click Here to watch live. 

WEDNESDAY 5:00:- PennDOT Outreach Session On National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program. H. O. Hirt Auditorium at Blasco Library, 160 E Front Street, Erie. 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Click Here to register and for more information.

WEDNESDAY 7:30: Virtual. Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community - Eyes On Shell  monthly meeting.  7:30 p.m.

-- House Committee Hearing On Increasing Safety Setbacks Zones Around Natural Gas Facilities Heard About First-Hand Citizen Experiences On Health Impacts, From Physicians On Health Studies And The Gas Industry On Job Impacts  [PaEN]

-- Sen. Yaw, Republican Chair Of Senate Environmental Committee, Calls Bill To Reduce Shale Gas Industry Impacts On Health, Environment ‘Stupid’  [PaEN] 

-- Warren Times: Population Exodus From PA Means Higher Taxes For Those Who Remain

-- Williamsport Sun: Old Lycoming Twp. Seeks Audit Of Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Spending Discrepancies

-- Reminder: Nov. 13 DEP Hearing On Proposed River Pointe Warehouse In Northampton County 

-- Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Watershed Renewal Project Accelerates Restoration Work In Halfmoon Creek, Centre County, Pequea Creek, Lancaster County  [PaEN] 

-- Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition: Call For Submissions For Westminster College Student Symposium On The Environment Dec. 4 to 7

-- Quittapahilla Watershed Assn. Interns Present Stream Morphology Surveys On Lebanon County Streams   [PaEN]

-- Friends Of The Wissahickon Host Nov. 7 Climate Change In Our Watersheds Fall Valley Talk, In-Person, Online In Philadelphia  [PaEN]

-- Protecting Clean Water Together Series: Keeping The Gunk Out Of Your Water Supply - By Carol Hillestad for the Brodhead Watershed Association   [PaEN]

-- TribLive: Little Bull Creek Sewer Project To Ease Overflows In Harrison

-- PA Sea Grant's Tom Cermak Recognized With Great Lakes Sea Grant Individual Achievement Award  [PaEN]

-- Lancaster Farming: EPA Rolls Out Youth Advisory Council Led By PA 4-H’er

-- Pittsburgh’s Green Building Alliance Receives $500,000 Federal ARISE Grant To Establish A Green Building Product Supply Chain, Manufacturing Hub In Upper Appalachian Region   [PaEN] 

-- TribLive: US Steel Converts 2 Diesel Locomotives To Battery Power

-- EPA Launches Video Prize Challenge To Showcase Electric Transportation In Action, Entries Due Jan. 23  [PaEN]

-- Erie Times Guest Essay: We Have A Path To Reduce Climate Pollution, It Is Time To Launch market-Based RGGI - By Environmental Defense Fund & Ceres

-- 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Holds Nov. 8 Open Enrollment Meeting In Somerset County  [PaEN] 

-- PA Capital-Star: Bill In PA House Would Make It Easier To Recycle Electronics Waste

-- WESA/The Allegheny Front: Why Teaching People About Invasive Plants Can Get A Little Thorny

-- Fish & Wildlife Service: $36 Million For Fish Passage And River Restoration Grants Available, Deadline Dec. 31

-- TribLive: Fish Reefs To Be Built In The Monongahela River

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: Lost Heritage: Bringing American Martens Back To PA

Natural Gas Explosions

-- TribLive: Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuation At New Store In Allegheny Twp., Westmoreland County

-- Reading Eagle: Lawmakers Propose Eliminating Pipe Linked To Natural Gas Explosion At Reading Factory

Other States/National/International

-- AP: Earth Will Likely Lock Into Breaching Key Warming Threshold In Early 2029, Scientists Calculate

-- Inside Climate News: EPA To Fund Studies Of Toxic PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ In Agriculture

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- AP: Spending Passes $17 Million In PA Supreme Court Race As Billionaires, Unions, Lawyers Dig In 

-- Spotlight PA: PA’s Voting Law Is Filled With Obsolete Provisions, Troublesome Conflicts

-- ABC27: PA House Leaders Point Fingers As State Budget, School Funding Remains Unresolved

-- PA Capital-Star: House Democratic Leader Calls Private School Vouchers ‘Very Problematic’ But Adds Democrats Didn’t Say ‘Hell No’

-- Post-Gazette - Ford Turner: Advocates, Lawmakers Renew Push To Relax Rule For Commuting Life Sentences

-- PA Capital-Star: Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Change How Pardons Are Considered

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: Nearly 70,000 PA School, Government Retirees Have Had No COLA Increase In 21 Years

-- PA Capital-Star Guest Essay: We Are The Majority - Why Are We Permitting The Minority To Role And Increase Dissention, Racism, Inequality, Violence And Chaos?

-- AP: PA House Passes Bill To Increase Transparency Of PA’s Universities

-- Tribune-Democrat: Bill Repealing Ban On Teachers Wearing Religious Garb In Schools Clears General Assembly

-- TribLive: Nursing Home Rating System Needs Work, So Do Nursing Homes

-- PennLive: York County Man Makes Plea Deal On Federal Crimes Related To Assault On US Capitol

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[Posted: October 31, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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