Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Wednesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 11.15.23

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

-- Committee Schedule

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

-- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

TODAY 10:00: House Local Government Committee meets to consider House Bill 223 (Isaacson-D-Philadelphia) increasing the recycling fee on municipal waste disposed in the state to $5/ton from $2/ton (sponsor summary); House Resolution 224 (Rabb-D-Philadelphia) directing the Joint State Government commission to do a study and establish an advisory committee to analyze opportunities for solar energy facilities on farms (sponsor summary).  Room 205 Ryan Building. 10:00 a.m. Click Here to watch live.   Read more here.

TODAY 10:00: Agenda Posted. DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building, Harrisburg. 10:00 a.m. to Noon.  Click Here to register to join the meeting via Microsoft Teams.

-- DEP Notice: OnBase Database Will Be Disabled For Scheduled Maintenance TODAY From 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. THURSDAY

-- State Dept. Of Health Pushing For Changes To Reduce Adverse Health Impacts From Natural Gas Development  [PaEN] 

-- TribLive: PA Leads Nation In Lyme Disease Cases, Oil & Gas Development, Other Forest Fragmentation Boosting The Risk

-- Observer-Reporter Editorial: Is Shapiro’s Voluntary Agreement With CNX The Right Move For Gas Well Safety?  ‘We Do Not Trust Foxes To Guard Henhouses’ 

-- PennDOT To Open Next Round Of Federal Electric Vehicle Charging Application Period Dec. 11; Sets Nov. 20 Online Information Session  [PaEN]

-- NextPittsburgh: Catalyst Connection To Give $10 Million To Small Manufacturers For Clean Energy Initiatives

-- TribLive Guest Essay: Western PA At Center Of Clean Energy Economy - By Erika Strassburger, Pittsburgh City Council

-- PennLive Guest Essay: Three Things Pennsylvania Needs To Be Ready For Hydrogen - By Three Penn State Professors

-- PennLive Letter: The Fossil Fuel Industry Carries Too Much Weight In Pennsylvania

-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Stronghold Digital Cryptocurrency Mining Company Plans Big Carbon Capture Project At Scrubgrass Power Plant In Venango County

-- PUC Highlights Nov. 15 Utility & Resources Fair In Delaware County

-- TribLive: Tarentum Electric Rates To Jump 3 to 5% Every Year For 5 Years In Allegheny County

-- Commonwealth Journal/AP: Rates Soar As Private Companies Buy Up Local Water Systems; Pennsylvania Ground Zero 

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Red Cross Volunteers Train For Disasters, Which Are Increasing With Climate Change

-- Reading Eagle: Mobile SBA Center Opens To Help Those Impacted By July Flooding In Berks

-- The Shenandoah Sentinel: The Orange Mahanoy Creek Could Finally Be Treated In Schuylkill County

-- Pike Conservation District: DEP Releases New Online Bridge & Culvert Maintenance & Repair Permitting Tool  [PaEN]

-- New PAyback Permit Fee Refund Program At DEP Covers Permits, Authorizations Submitted After Nov. 1  [PaEN]

-- Keep PA Beautiful Local Affiliates Make Nov. 15 America Recycles Day Every Day Thru Permanent  Drop-Off Sites In Your Community  [PaEN]

-- Erie Times - Brian Whipkey: Game Warden, Forester, Wildlife Biologist - Here’s What Outdoors-Related Careers Pay In PA

-- French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust Celebrates The Grand Opening Of The Warwick Revolutionary War-Era Cannon Shelter  [PaEN] 

-- DCNR Appoints Layne Nolan New Manager For Blue Knob State Park In Bedford County

Train Derailments

-- Post-Gazette/AP: Ohio Business Owner Sues Norfolk Southern For Train Derailment That Closed His Companies

Other States/National/International

-- Inside Climate News/The Allegheny Front: Environmental Justice A Key Theme Throughout 5th National Climate Assessment

-- AP: Worsening Warming Is Hurting People In All Regions, US Climate Assessment Shows

-- The Guardian: Climate-Heating Gases Reach Record High, UN Reports

-- Financial Times: UN Predicts 9% Rise In Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2030

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- TribLive: PA Senate Committee Has ‘No Plans’ To Move Gun Safety Measures

-- Post-Gazette - Ford Turner: Senate Republican Leader Eyes Changes To How PA Government Handles Sexual Harassment Allegations

-- TribLive: House OKs Pension Boost For Government, Public School Retirees

-- Post-Gazette: Hundreds Of Millions In State Money Meant For Pitt, Temple Not Distributed To The Schools

-- Inquirer: PA Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty Received Free Home Repairs Paid For By Brother’s Union, Witness Says At Trial

-- Post-Gazette: Democrats Question McCormick’s PA Ties In US Senate Campaign

-- Post-Gazette: Trial Begins For Western PA Nursing Facilities And Workers Accused Of Sweeping Health Care Fraud

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[Posted: November 15, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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