Thursday, November 9, 2023

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 11.9.23

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

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

-- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

-- Environmental Health Project: Gov. Shapiro Must Acknowledge Health Risks Of Natural Gas Development And Take Meaningful Action To Protect The Public  [PaEN] 

-- Physicians For Social Responsibility PA: Gov. Shapiro's Announcement With CNX Does Not Go Far Enough In Protecting Public Health And The Environment From Natural Gas Development  [PaEN]

-- Capital & Main - Audrey Carleton: Gov. Shapiro’s Deal With Fracking Company Splits Environmentalists 

-- Financial Times: Shell Sues Greenpeace For $2.1 Million For Occupying Oil/Gas Production Storage Platform To Draw Attention To Climate Issues 

-- Black Appalachian Coalition Urges Allegheny County Health Dept. To Hold US Steel Accountable, Protect Community Health, From Clairton Coke Works  [PaEN]

-- The Allegheny Front - Reid Frazier: Outside Coal & Steel Conference, Residents Rally Against Pollution In Pittsburgh

-- WPXI: Environmental Groups Rally For Environmental Justice At Coke, Coal & Steel Industries Conference In Pittsburgh

-- Protect PT, Three Rivers Waterkeeper File Appeal Of EPA Permit For Penneco Oil & Gas Injection Well Permit In Allegheny County

-- PA Solar Center Webinar Nov. 17 - PA Boroughs Clean Energy Community Choice Aggregation  [PaEN]

-- DEP Extends Deadline For Submitting Concept Papers For PA Grid Resilience Funding To Nov. 14  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension Survey: Have You Considered Installing Solar Panels On Your Farm?  Take The Agrisolar Survey To Help Identify Policy Issues, Educational Needs 

-- PUC Vice Chair Kimberly Barrow Appointed To Joint Federal-State Task Force On Electric Transmission

-- PUC Chairman Stephen DeFrank To Kick-Off 2023 Tri-Region ‘Be Utility Wise’ Train The Trainer Conference In Harrisburg

-- Williamsport Sun: Sen. Yaw, PA, Ohio Reps Meet About Power Grid

-- DCED Awards $750,000 To Remediate Former Industrial Site Abandoned By Fuch’s Lubricants In Venango County

-- TribLive: Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund Officials Visit Flight 93 Memorial, Meet With Community

-- PA Dept. Of Agriculture Highlights Investments In Success Of Military Veteran Farmers

-- WESA: Firefighters Battle 62-Acre Wildfire In Allegheny National Forest, Public Urged To Avoid Area

-- Warren Times: Fire Crews Continue Response To Sugar Bay Forest Wildfire In Allegheny National Forest

-- Warren Times: Cause Of Sugar Bay Wildfire Still Under Investigation In Allegheny National Forest

-- PA American Water Partners With Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership To Plant 2,500 Trees To Recognize Customers' Switching To Paperless Billing  [PaEN]

-- DCNR Blog: Who Will Plant All Those Trees? Expanding Our Conservation Workforce; PA Outdoor Corps Accepting Applications  [PaEN]

-- The Nature Conservancy-PA: New Urban Heat Map Underscores Need For Trees In Philadelphia Neighborhoods  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Center Pittsburgh Hosting Nov. 20 Student - Potential Employer Networking Summit 

-- Registration Open For Rivers Conservation Fly Fishing Youth Camp, June 16-21 At Messiah University  [PaEN]

-- Berks Nature: One Small Girl Scout Patch Inspired Me For A Lifetime - By Kim Murphy, President Berks Nature

-- Nov. 14 Webinar: Discover Your Options For Land Protection With The Western PA Conservancy - Preserving Exceptional Places Since 1945  [PaEN] 

-- Delaware Currents: Can The Heritage Bike Trail Spur Love For The Delaware River In Bucks County?  These Advocates Think So

-- Game Commission: New, Longer Late Deer Seasons Set For New Chronic Wasting Disease DMAP Unit In Dauphin, Northumberland, Schuylkill Counties

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Highlights November Events, Education Programs

Other States/National/International

-- The Guardian: US Faces Almost Daily Hazardous Chemical Accidents, Research Suggests

-- WSJ: $2 Million Coal Mine Might Hold A $37 Billion Rare Earth Treasure

-- AP: Fossil Fuel Interests Have Large, Yet Often, Murky Presence At Climate Talks

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- Post-Gazette: Abortion Helped Democrats Win Across PA, They Say 2024 Will Bring More Of The Same

-- PennLive/AP: Democrats Won Big This Week In PA, What Does That Mean For 2024?

-- WITF/AP: PA Democrats Sweep 4 Statewide Judicial Races

-- Inquirer: After Another Disappointing Night For PA Republicans, Republicans Struggle To Find An Answer To Abortion

-- Post-Gazette: 5 Takeaways From Allegheny County Election Results

-- Inquirer: Now That Democrats Have Swept SE School Boards In Some Republican-Controlled Districts, What Happens Next?

-- WHYY: How Democrats Flipped A Central Bucks School Board Embroiled In Controversy

-- Inquirer Editorial: Across The Nation Election Results Show Voters Care About Diversity and Democracy

-- Citizens Voice: Luzerne County May Have To Pay For Special Election In School Board Race Due To Ballot Error

-- PennLive - John Baer: Fetterman’s Jabs At Fellow Democrats And Others Draw National Note

-- Independent Fiscal Office Holds Nov. 15 Economic And Budget Outlook Briefing At 1:30 p.m.

-- Wilkes-Barre Times: Luzerne County Schools’ State Test Results Generally Below Average

-- Post-Gazette/ PA Office Of Open Records Says Some Government Websites Difficult To Search

-- WESA: Eleven Weeks After Standoff, Some Residents Still Waiting On Bullet Hole Repairs In Pittsburgh

-- The Center Square - Anthony Hennen: Pennsylvania Feeling The Heat After Ohio Legalizes Weed

-- TribLive: Ohio Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana, What Does That Mean For PA?

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[Posted: November 9, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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