Sunday, December 31, 2023

35 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Here are 35 new stories in the
PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

Thank you for your leadership!

-- 4,258 Stories In 2023 - Environmental & Conservation Leadership, Significant Events In PA  [PaEN]

 -- PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference Recognizes Janie French, Headwaters Trust; DEP's John Stefanko With 2023 Mayfly Awards; Rahab Of SR81  [PaEN]

-- The Daily Item: Steve Motyka, Shamokin Creek Restoration Alliance, Working To Restore Shamokin Creek  [PaEN] 

-- Spotlight PA: How Kane, A PA Wilds Town, Was Revitalized As A Gateway To Allegheny National Forest By Grants, Volunteers 

-- Post-Gazette - Mary Ann Thomas: Want To Be A Citizen Scientist? Western PA Volunteers Survey Birds, Waterways For National Studies

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Citizen Science Is The New Research Frontier 

-- Bob Donnan Blog: The Story Behind The Yeager Shale Gas Well Pad & Water Impoundment Contamination In Washington County 

-- Sullivan County Democrat: Federal Court Dismisses Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Challenge Preventing The Environmental Hearing Board From Hearing Appeal Of State Permits 

-- Post-Gazette: PA Getting Millions In Federal Grants To Cut Methane Emissions, Cap Leaking Conventional Oil & Gas Wells

-- DEP Reviewing Final Act 2 Land Recycling Cleanup Report For Dozens Of Chemicals At Shell Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County  [PaEN]

-- PennLive Guest Essay: We Can’t Let Pennsylvania Become The Next Petrochemical Cancer Alley - By Joseph Minott, Clean Air Council

-- DEP Sets Feb. 13 Hearing On Hazardous Sites Cleanup Plan For Newberry Twp. PFAS ‘Forever Chemical’ Contamination Site In York County; Levels Exceed DEP Drinking Water MCL  [PaEN]

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Lawmakers Debate Proposal To Raise State’s Renewable Energy Goal 

-- StateImpactPA - Rachel McDevitt: PA Hits Solar Energy Milestone, Advocates Say Much More To Do

-- WHYY: Philadelphia Will Power 25% Of Its Buildings With Solar Energy From Adams County Facility By Early 2024

-- WHYY: Philadelphia Plans Energy Efficiency Upgrades For City Buildings

-- Broad+Liberty Guest Essay: Energy Competition Works And Should Be Expanded - By John Hanger, Former PA PUC Commissioner, DEP Secretary 

-- DEP Issues Request For Information To Help Develop Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Grant Program For Industrial Sector  [PaEN] 

-- Southwest PA Commission Hosts Jan. 8 Climate Pollution Reduction Grants Workshop, In-Person & Virtual

-- PUC Invites Comments On Proposed Policy Statement On Electric Utility Rate Design For Electric Vehicle Charging In PA

-- Post-Gazette - Anya Litvak: Electric Vehicles Are Coming To The Grid, It’s Time For A Plan, Regulators Nudge

-- Turnpike Begins Testing Electric Vehicle Charging Pads

-- WITF/WVIA: Residents Fight Cryptocurrency Power Plant Proposing To Burn Tires In Carbon County

-- Anthracite Mining Heritage Month Activities During January In Northeast PA  [PaEN]

-- Delaware RiverKeeper Network 2023 Year In Review [Video]

-- LancasterOnline: Lancaster Twp.’s Single-Use Plastic Bags Starts Soon

-- DCNR Blog: PA Outdoor Corps Young Adult Members Learn Jobs Skills And Future Paths To Conservation Work

-- The Derrick: Cranberry Girl Scout Jordan Anderson Locator Signs Project On Allegheny River Trail Improves Emergency Response 

-- Tribune-Democrat: Local Scouts Improve Stackhouse Park With Eagle Scout Projects

-- Williamsport Sun: Getting Kids Outside In The Winter Months

-- Warren Times: Urban Connections Backpacking Program Comes To Allegheny National Forest

-- WITF: Success Elsewhere Shows How Reading Could Overcome Riverfront Development Challenges

-- LancasterOnline: Hanover Eagles Livestream Back Online After Crowdsourcing Rescue

-- Reading Eagle: Blue Marsh Lake Recycling Christmas Trees To Benefit Fish Habitat 

-- Observer-Reporter: Construction Of Fish Reefs Completed In Monongahela River 

-- Erie Times - Brian Whipkey: Endangered Species Act At 50; How It Aided Eagles, Osprey, Falcons, People In PA 

Visit the PA Environment Digest website to learn more.

Going The RIGHT WAY:

-- 35 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

-- 4,258 Stories In 2023 - Environmental & Conservation Leadership, Significant Events In PA  [PaEN]

-- 3,190 New Stories In 2022 - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership [PaEN] 

[Posted: December 31, 2023]   PA Environment Digest

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