Monday, February 12, 2024

February 12 PA Environment Digest Now Available

“The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people.” 

-- Article I, Section 27 Pennsylvania Constitution  [It’s Not A Suggestion]

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87 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Weekly List Of PA Environment & Energy Articles & NewsClips By Topic

Gov. Shapiro’s Proposed 2024-25 Budget Includes DEP Permit Modernization Initiative, Expands PFAS ‘Forever Chemical’ Testing; Expands DCNR Trails Program, PA Outdoor Corp

Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership Presents Mira Lloyd Dock Diversity Awards To Marlisa Yoder-Bontrager Of Lancaster, And Twin Sisters Keisha & Tarsha Scovens Of Lancaster & Philadelphia; Forestry Assn. Honors Nancy Baker

Keep PA Beautiful Announces Recipients Of 2023 Volunteer And Community Partners Awards

Just 14 Days:  PA Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - Jan. 27 to Feb. 9 -- More Abandoned Conventional, Shale Gas Wells; Spills, Venting Gas, Contaminated Water Supplies

DEP Begins Emergency Project To Plug Abandoned Conventional Gas Wells In Scott Twp., Allegheny County; DEP Tried To Get Well Operators To Stop The Leaks For Nearly 9 Years

Guest Essay: DEP Ignored Abandoned Wells During Oil & Gas Wastewater Injection Well Permitting Process

DEP OKs Cameron Energy Applications For Plugging 3 Orphan Conventional Wells Under Blanket Bond Increase Waiver Program; Denied 1 Plugged Well Leaking Crude Oil

PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices/Opportunities To Comment - February 10

PA Utility Law Project, Public Citizen Host Feb. 16 Webinar Exploring The Impact Of LNG Natural Gas Exports On Pennsylvania Families

Environmental Hearing Board Narrows, But Allows Protect PT Appeal Of Shale Gas Well Permit Renewals In Westmoreland County To Move Forward

Liberty Twp., Citizens Group Appeal EHB Decision On Permit For Tri-County Landfill In Mercer County Over Threats Posed By Birds, Radioactive Oil & Gas Waste

PA Environmental Council, Environmental Defense Fund, PA League Of Women Voters Oppose Senate Bill Abrogating Final Rule Reducing Carbon Pollution From Power Plants [RGGI]

PJM Reports Natural Gas Power Plants Were Over Half The Forced Outages During Winter Storm Gerri In January; Special Procedures Used For Gas Generators Raised Questions About Market Impacts

PennVEST Announces Award Of $14.8 Million To Purchase Verified Nutrient, Sediment Reduction Credits From 5 Successful Bidders In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Lancaster Clean Water Partners: Local Church Congregations Are Stewarding Clean Water

Conservation Coordinators Join CBF To Accelerate The Renewal Project For The Pequea And Halfmoon Watersheds In Central PA

WPCAMR: Watershed Groups Statewide Can Qualify For Quick Response Mine Drainage Treatment System, Watershed Restoration Project Repair Funding

Call For Proposals: $1.25 Million Available For Service Providers, Graduate Students To Advance Sustainable Agriculture In Northeast

Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy To Host March 8 Perkiomen Stormwater Management Symposium In Montgomery County

DEP: Commonwealth Court Issues Order Appointing PA American Water Company Receiver For East Dunkard Water System Authority In Greene County Due To Compliance Issues

DEP Hosts March 12 Hearing On Air Quality Permit For Holcim Solutions & Products US, LLC Facility, Westmoreland County

PA Resources Council Announces 40th Anniversary Of Lens On Litter Photo Contest; Pick-Up PA Resources Available For Litter Clean-Ups

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority To Switch To Solar Energy Saving An Estimated $2 Million Over Next 25 Years

PA Mayors Urge Biden Administration To Finalize The Strongest Possible Emissions Standards For Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Pittsburgh To Host World Affairs Institute Navigating Climate Intersections March 5; Adult And Student Leaders Welcome

Penn State: Trees Struggle To ‘Breathe’ As Climate Warms, Researchers Find

PA Wilds Center, Keystone Trails Assn. Seek Public Input On Memorable Trails In PA Wilds For Hiking Guide Book Project

Reminder: PA Society For Ornithology Seeking Conservation Partners For Fourth Annual Breeding Bird Blitz For Conservation

Help Wanted: Landforce Job Training Work Readiness Manager

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

Penn State Growing Impact Podcast Explores Effect Of Solar Energy’s Expansion On Land Use

PA Interfaith Power & Light, Jewish Earth Alliance Feb. 21 State Of Renewable Energy In PA Webinar

The Schuylkill Center For Environmental Education Opens Slow-Burning Rapture, Artists As Storytellers Exhibition

News From PA House & Senate

The Feds

EPA Finalizes Stronger Standards For Harmful Soot Pollution, Increasing Health, Clean Air Protections For Families, Workers, Communities

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[Posted: February 12, 2024]  PA Environment Digest

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