Monday, February 19, 2024

February 19 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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105 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

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

Sen. Comitta: Let's Work Together To Address Climate Change, But Stop Rehashing The Same Old Arguments Against RGGI That Are Not Protecting Our Planet And Our People

DEP Climate Change Advisory Committee Meets Feb. 20 To Review 2024 Climate Impacts Assessment, PA Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Climate Action Plan

Ohio River Valley Institute Feb. 22 Webinar To Announce A Roadmap For Industrial Decarbonization In Pennsylvania

DEP: Interim Report On A Full Year Of Sampling Finds No Evidence Of Contamination In Western PA Related To Norfolk Southern Train Derailment

EPA Objects To Allegheny County's Air Quality Permit For The US Steel Edgar Thomson Plant

PA Taxpayers To Give $130.9 Million In Tax Credits To Subsidize Shell Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County; Total Expected To Be $1.17 Billion Thru 2042; No Regard For Environmental Compliance Record

PA Oil & Gas Weekly Compliance Dashboard - Feb. 10 to 16 - 31 More Conventional Abandoned Well NOVs - 103 For Year; Pipeline Land Slips; Water Supply, Stray Gas Complaints

PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices, Opportunities To Comment - February 17

DEP Approves PennEnergy Resources 1.5 Million Gallon/Day Water Withdrawal For Shale Gas Drilling From Big Sewickley Creek In Beaver County

Marcellus Drilling News: National Fuel Gas Lawsuit Alleges Fraud, Counterfeit Parts Used At Natural Gas Compressor Stations

Comments Invited On Mariner East II Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Chapter 102 Permit Amendment For An Area In West Goshen Twp., Chester County

DEP Sets March 20 Hearing [If Requested] On Air Quality Permit Change For The Eastern Gas Transmission Punxsutawney Compressor Station In Jefferson County

DEP Invites Comments On MarkWest Project To Expose 4 Natural Gas Pipelines For 5,500+ Feet Ahead Of Longwall Mining In Donegal Twp., Washington County

Public Comments Invited On State Air Quality Plan Amendment For PEI Power Corp Natural Gas-fired Power Plant In Lackawanna County

Susquehanna River Basin Commission March 14 Meeting On Rulemakings, Water Withdrawal Requests, Including 8 Related To Shale Gas Development; And On Cooperative Fish Nursery General Permit

PUC Now Accepting Comments On $250,000 Penalty Settlement With Peoples Gas On Natural Gas Over-Pressurization Incident In Indiana County

PUC Invites Comments On Williams Natural Gas Pipeline Co. Proposal To Construct 2 Solar Energy Facilities To Provide Electricity To Compressor Stations In Columbia, Wyoming Counties

Natural Gas Intelligence: 76% Increase In LNG Natural Gas Export Capacity Already Under Construction; US Group Fears Buildout Will Hurt American Businesses Urge ‘US Consumers First’ Policy

Bloomberg TV: Canada’s Energy Minister: Period Of Using Natural Gas As Transition Fuel Should Be Short; Gas Should Not Replace Renewables; Canada Has Adopted Controls On LNG Exports The US Has Not

Ohio River Basin Alliance, National Wildlife Federation Report Identifies Community Concerns, Priorities For Local Waters In Ohio River Watershed [Road-Dumping Drilling Wastewater]

Call For Abstracts/Posters: Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership 2024 Stormwater Symposium Oct. 16 & 17

DOE Invests $17 Million In 3 Projects To Strengthen Critical Minerals Supply Chain: 1 In PA, Another To PA Company, Both Coal-Related

DEP Hosts March 4 Hearing On Proposed Core5 Warner Road Warehouse Project In Pocono Twp., Monroe County

USDA Now Accepting Applications For Urban Agriculture & Innovative Production Grants

PA American Water Now Accepting Applications For Water & Environment Grants

PUC Invites Comments On Enhanced Public Notification and Application Review Procedures For Acquisitions Of Municipal Or Authority-Owned Water & Wastewater Systems

CFA, Dept. Of Education To Begin Accepting Applications For 2 Grant Programs To Help Public Schools Make Environmental Repairs, Improvements

Coalition For Community Solar Access Thanks House Consumer Protection, Technology & Utilities Committee For Hearing, Calls For Vote On House Bill 1842

PennEnvironment Report Finds PA Lags Behind Many States In Rooftop Solar Facilities, Recommends Policies For Improving Growth

Penn State: Stable Profits, Land Preservation Matter To Farmers Debating Solar Energy Facility Leases

PA Solar Center, Partners Hosts Feb. 23 Webinar On Solar Energy For Municipalities And Water Authorities

Southwest PA Municipal Project Hub Will Help Municipalities In 10 Counties Apply For Historic Federal Funding To Develop Clean, Sustainable Economic Development Projects, Communities

100+ Business, Religious, Community, Public Health, Elected Officials, Environmental Leaders: Pennsylvania Needs a Sustainable, Inclusive Economic Development Plan

DEP Invites Comments On Air Quality Permit For Encina Plant For Chemically Recycling Plastics In Northumberland County

DEP Now Accepting Applications For Section 902 Act 101 Local Recycling Implementation Grants

Agriculture Invests $5.8 Million To Protect 1,519 Acres On 22 Farms From Future Development

WeConservePA Now Accepting Applications For Grants For Resource Management Planning For Forest Land In Conservation Easements In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

DCNR Awards $444,000 In Wild Resource Conservation Program Grants To Support 12 Projects; Hellbender License Plates Available

DCNR To Hold Feb. 29 Public Information Meeting To Unveil Initial Ecological Restoration And Site Improvement Plans For Susquehanna Riverlands State Park In York County

Feb. 16 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Help Wanted: Penn State University College Of Agricultural Sciences Dean

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

DCNR State Parks February Environmental Education Newsletter Gets To The Heart Of Winter Educational Experiences

Penn State Hosts Feb. 19 EarthTalks Webinar: The Economic Impact Of Carbon Emission Trading Scheme On Building Retrofits

Penn State Extension Energy Essentials: Unraveling Hydrogen Rainbow; Renewable Energy On The Farm; Carbon Markets, Climate-Smart Forestry

Penn State Extension March 14 Webinar On Oil & Gas Wastewater Management - Project PARETO

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