Thursday, February 8, 2024

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips - 2.8.24

“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]

Senate next voting day March 18, 19, 20

-- Committee Schedule

-- Senate Agency Budget Hearing Schedule.

House next voting day March 18, 19, 20

-- Committee Schedule

-- House Agency Budget Hearing Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events 

TODAY 9:00: Senate Game & Fisheries Committee hearing on Annual Reports from Fish & Boat and Game Commissions.  Room 8E-A East Wing. 9:00 a.m.  Click Here to watch live.

-- Keep PA Beautiful Announces Recipients Of 2023 Volunteer And Community Partners Awards  [PaEN]

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

-- Delaware Valley Journal: Casey Breaks With Biden, Angers Environmentalists, With Support For LNG Natural Gas Export Facilities

--  Daily Herald - Salena Zito:  Democrats Say Biden’s Pause On New LNG Natural Gas Export Facilities Is Like ‘Throwing A Match In A Bale Of Hay’ [PA included]

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

-- Philadelphia Medicine Magazine: Pitt Drops A Bombshell - The PA Health And Environment Studies On Fracking - By Dr. Ned Ketyer, Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania

-- Physicians For Social Responsibility Pennsylvania: Fact Sheet On Deal Between Gov. Shapiro, CNX Natural Gas Driller Allows Voluntary Self-Regulation Of A Fracking Company

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

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

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

-- Scranton Times: Lackawanna Court Overturns Denial Of Solar Energy Facility In Taylor, Sends Case Back To Zoning Board

-- PA Capital-Star: PA, Other State Lawmakers Want To Peel Back The Curtain At PJM Electrical Grid Operator

-- The Energy Age Blog: PA DEP Begins Emergency Project To Plug Abandoned Conventional Gas Wells [Video From Plugging Site] 

-- Pittsburgh Business Times: Heinz Endowments Invests $10 Million To Leverage Federal Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency Funds

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

-- WESA/The Allegheny Front: New EPA Rule Could Reign In Air Pollution In Western PA

-- Pittsburgh Business Times: EPA’s New Rules On Soot Could Have Impact In Pittsburgh Region

-- TribLive: Proposed Power Line Route Triggers Concerns For Residents In Derry, Ligonier Townships, Westmoreland County

-- Observer-Reporter: DEP, East Dunkard Water Authority Agree On Receivership Plan With PA American Water 

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal Forum: Restoring The Chesapeake Bay - It’s Past Time For A Change

-- The Schuylkill Center For Environmental Education Hosts Feb. 9 Opening Of Slow-Burning Rapture, Artists As Storytellers Exhibition  [PaEN] 

-- DCNR Grants Newsletter: Project Spotlights; Upcoming Grant Events; Much More!

-- Spotlight PA: Game Commission Paid $41,000 To Fmr Sen. Scarnati For Lobbying Strategy Services

-- The Nature Conservancy - PA Nature News: Wintertime Birding; A Pioneer In Good Fire - Jenny Case; Can You Guess These Tracks?

-- Reminder: PA Society For Ornithology Seeking Conservation Partners For Fourth Annual Breeding Bird Blitz For Conservation  [PaEN]

-- Erie Times: What Low Ice Levels On Lake Erie Mean For Its Ecosystem

-- TribLive: How Do You Stop A Muskrat From Boring Through A Dike?  Mow The Grass

Train Derailments

-- TribLive: NTSB To Release Cause Of Norfolk Southern Train Derailment At June Hearing

6th Oil/Natural Gas Spike: True Energy Independence Means Renewables

[There Is No Limit To What Oil/Natural Gas Industry Can Make You Pay]

-- Bloomberg Guest Essay: Big Gas Needs To Be A Backup Instead Of A Bridge

PA Politics - Everything Is Connected

-- PennLive - John Baer: Gov. Shapiro’s Big, Bold Budget An Epic Ask For Legislature Used To Saying ‘No’

-- Post-Gazette Editorial: Shapiro’s Budget Offers A Chance To Show That Compromise Works

-- PennLive - Jan Murphy: PA Senators Want To Know More About How Data Was Lost On State Computers

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[Posted: February 8, 2024]  PA Environment Digest

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