Monday, February 5, 2024

February 5 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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138 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

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

In Celebration Of The Many Contributions Of John Dawes To Protecting And Restoring PA’s Environment, Foundations Create The R. John Dawes Clean Water Fund

PASA Sustainable Agriculture Honors 2024 Pasabilities Award Recipients

DCNR, POWR: Allegheny River Named PA's 2024 River Of The Year

Trails At Jakes Rocks, In The Allegheny National Forest, Warren County Selected As Pennsylvania’s 2024 Trail Of The Year

Friends Of The Wissahickon Celebrate 100 Years Of Stewardship With Special Events In 2024

DEP Issues Equitrans Midstream Violation For Not Plugging 19 Abandoned Conventional Wells At The Swarts Natural Gas Storage Field In Greene County; Conflicts With Coal Mining

Protect PT: Commonwealth Court Vacates Penneco Oil & Gas Wastewater Injection Well Permit, Remanding It To Plum Boro For Additional Fact Finding In Allegheny County

The Derrick: Aqua Pennsylvania Continues To Operate The Water System Serving The Village Of Reno After A Conventional Well Wastewater Release Contaminated Its Water Supply Last July In Venango County

PUC To Seek Comment On $250,000 Penalty Settlement With Peoples Gas On Natural Gas Over-Pressurization Incident In Indiana County That Damaged Hundreds Of Appliances, Caused Distribution Pipeline Leaks

What’s That Pink Stuff Spilled At Apex Energy Shale Gas Well Pad In Salem Twp., Westmoreland County?

PA Oil & Gas Industrial Facilities: Permit Notices/Opportunities To Comment - February 3

Environmental Quality Board Meets Feb. 13 On Land Recycling Program Cleanup Standards For More PFAS Chemicals, Revised Standard For Lead, Rulemaking Petition For Fletcher Run, Greene County By CONSOL Coal

DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meets Feb. 13 To Discuss Guidance Limiting Impacts Of Pipeline Construction; Pipelines Needed For Carbon Sequestration, Hydrogen; Electrification

PA Solar Center: 2 Get Solar Projects Move Forward In Lawrence, Centre Counties; Get Solar Webinar Feb. 29; FirstEnergy Companies Double Solar Rebates

PJM Preliminary Performance Review Found 16,119 MW Of Forced Power Plant Outages During Winter Storm Gerri Affecting The Western Region Of PJM

Keep PA Beautiful Wants You To Fight Dirty! Register Now For The Pick Up Pennsylvania Community Improvement Program

Keep PA Beautiful Now Accepting Applications For America250PA Community Cleanup Mini-Grants

State Conservation Commission Awards $3 Million In Conservation Excellence Grants To 4 Organizations

Penn State Center For Ag Conservation Assistance Hires Engineering Firm To Help Develop Certification Program For Conservation Professionals; Spring Conference; Seeking New Faculty

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Awards $150,000+ Grants To Support 34 Local Watershed Projects

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Now Accepting Proposals For Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants Program

DEP Chesapeake Bay Update Newsletter: Request For Engineering Services; PennVEST Funding Outreach Sessions; Much More!

DEP Assesses $73,153 Penalty On 2 Contractors Building A Rutter's Store In Blair County For Water Quality Violations; Exactly The Kind Of Violations A Citizen Group Was Afraid Of

DEP Issues Contractor Permit To Construct Rutter’s Store In Huntingdon County; The Same Contractor Penalized $73,153 By DEP For Failing To Comply With Permit In Blair County

Allegheny County Conservation District Unveils Insights Into County Development And Stormwater Infrastructure

Still Time To Register! Keystone Coldwater Conference Feb. 23-24 In State College

PA Society Of Professional Engineers Host Feb. 22 Virtual DEP Update On MS4 Stormwater Program, NPDES Water Quality Permitting

Penn State Extension Hosts Feb. 28 Webinar On Green Stormwater Infrastructure

March 4 Penn State Extension Webinar On Monitoring Soil Moisture: A Climate Smart Ag Practice

March 11 Streambank Stabilization And Stream Crossings On Farms Webinar

Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition: 16th Annual Student Symposium On The Environment Draws Over 130

Chesapeake Bay Foundation: When It Rains It Pours - With Road Salt It Creates A Bad Brew

PUC Seeks to Enhance Public Notification and Application Review Procedures For Acquisitions Of Municipal Or Authority-Owned Water & Wastewater Systems

Dept. Of Health, Other Agencies Invite Students To Enter Tick, Lyme Disease Art, Video Contest

PA Organization For Watersheds & Rivers Now Accepting Applications For PA Sojourn Grants

PA Environmental Council In Case You Missed It In January Now Available

Butler County North Country Trail Assn. Chapter Host 20th Washington Cherry Pike Hike Feb. 25

ClearWater Conservancy Conserves Colerain Center Property In Huntingdon County

Willistown Conservation Trust Acquires 5.6 Acre Watson Easement In Delaware County

The Nature Conservancy Receives $250,000 Investment In Freshwater Connectivity From Richard King Mellon Foundation

Help Wanted: Environmental Health Project Fellowship Summer 2024

Help Wanted: Partnership For Delaware Estuary Engagement Assistant Coordinator

Help Wanted: Berks Nature Community Garden Coordinator

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

Educators Invited To Next Online Meeting Of Southwest Regional Environmental Literacy Coalition Feb. 12

Asbury Woods Environmental Center Invited Public To Feb. 3 Trout In Classroom Unveiling In Erie

Manada Conservancy Hosts Feb. 22 Woodland Vernal Ponds Program At Hershey Gardens Conservatory

Water At Risk: The History And Mystery Of Lawns, Try A Lower Maintenance, Natural Landscaping Instead

Protecting Clean Water Together: Explore The Brodhead Watershed In Monroe County

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