Sunday, July 25, 2021

27 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Here are 27 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!


-- PennLive: They ‘Never Gave Up’: Quecreek Mine Rescue Of 9 Coal Miners In 2002


-- Lancaster Farming: Volunteer Riparian Rangers Check On Newly Planted Stream Buffer In Lancaster County


-- Growing Greener Coalition: Ducks Unlimited Restoring Historic Celery Swamp Wetland In Mercer & Lawrence Counties

 

-- Growing Greener Coalition: Planning Restoration In Indian Creek Watershed, Fayette County

 

-- Growing Greener Coalition: Poorhouse Run Stream Restoration A Home Run For York And Chesapeake Bay

 

-- Growing Greener Coalition: Edible, Effective Streamside Forest Restoration Work Continues With Local Families, ClearWater Conservancy In Centre County

 

-- Western PA Conservancy: Planning Conservation Efforts In Cush Creek Watershed, Indiana County; Inviting Public Input

 

-- Land Health Institute Blog: Watershed Citizenship: Exploring My Backyard Watershed - Brielle McQuiston, Delaware County


-- TribLive/Mary Ann Thomas: Couple Marries In First-Of-A-Kind Ceremony Along Kiski Township’s Roaring Run Stream 

 

-- Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition Partner Tim Danehy Elected President Of American Society Of Reclamation Sciences [PaEN]

 

-- WeConservePA: Lancaster Farmland Trust Preserves The Wittel Farm

 

-- WeConservePA: Lancaster Farmland Trust Preserves King Farm In Mount Joy Township

 

-- WeConservePA: Western PA Conservancy Protects 152 Acres of Forestland In First fork Sinnemahoning Watershed For State Forest System In Cameron County

 

-- MeadvilleT: French Creek Valley Conservancy Permanently Preserves 126 Acre ‘Cussewago Meanders’ Property 

 

-- WeConservePA: A Lasting Legacy: Celebrating The Brandywine Conservancy’s David Shields

 

-- YorkD: Follow One York City Man’s Dream Of Cleaning Up Trash From The Susquehanna River [Photos]

 

-- Mack Trucks, 30 Other Businesses Call On Pennsylvania To Accelerate Electrification Of Trucks And Buses [PaEN]

 

-- South Mountain Partnership: Solar Energy Development Survey In Adams, Cumberland, Franklin, York Counties  [PaEN]

 

-- ReImagine Appalachia Coalition: Applauds New Civilian Conservation Corps Proposal From Senator Bob Casey [PaEN]

 

-- Audubon Society Of Western PA: Is Offering Discounted Pollinator Seed Mix For Agricultural Properties In PA [PaEN]

 

-- Squad Of Chesapeake Bay Foundation Students Sets Out To Squish Spotted Lanternflies [PaEN]

 

-- Inquirer: Meet The Philly Kid Who Helped Solve The Strange Case Of A Missing Bee And A Rare PA Plant 

 

-- Audubon Society Of Western PA: Is Offering Discounted Pollinator Seed Mix For Agricultural Properties In PA [PaEN]

 

-- DCNR: Announces New Conservation Measures In State Forests To Protect Bats [PaEN]

 

-- BCTV: DCNR Parks & Forests Ambassador Margarita Caicedo Encourages People To Get Outside And Enjoy PA’s Beautiful Recreation Areas [Video] 


-- TribLive/Mary Ann Thomas: Nesting Success At U.S. Steel Irvin Plant: 2 Juvenile Bald Eagles Take Playful Flights

 

-- TribLive: New Leechburg Angling Club Promotes Fishing On Kiski River, Its Tributaries


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-- Inquirer: Wharton Professor Running For U.S. Senate In PA As Climate Change Candidate

-- WHYY: A Coloring Book To Inspire Solutions For Cooling Philly’s Hotter Neighborhoods

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[Posted: July 25, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.25.21

Senate
returns to session September 20, 21, 22
     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

 

-- 27 New Stories - Real Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA  [PaEN]

 

-- PennLive: They ‘Never Gave Up’: Quecreek Mine Rescue Of 9 Coal Miners In 2002

 

-- StateImpactPA/Rachel McDevitt: Parts Of PA Got Hazy Because Of Intense Western Wildfires, It Could Happen More Often 

-- ABC27: When The Susquehanna River Ran Backwards

-- Inquirer: ‘Micro’ Thunderstorms Are Pounding The Philly Region, With Nearly 100% Chance For More

-- TribLive: The Friendly Stem In North Huntingdon Joins Area’s Cut-Your-Own Flower Farms

-- ErieT Guest Essay: IRG Plant Will Bring Living-Wage Jobs, Create A  Zero-Landfill Recycling Destination

-- SunburyDI Letter: Renovo Natural Gas Power Plant Questions Need Answers

-- Inquirer: A Beloved Poconos Drive-In Theater Was Set To Become A Solar Panel Farm, Then The Fans Stepped In

-- ScrantonT: Climate Justice Fair In Scranton Urges Grassroots Environmental Activism

-- ScrantonT: Dickson City Wants Mulligan On Redevelopment Of Fmr Golf Course 

-- LancasterOnline/Ad Crable: The Pedaling Path Hosts An Array Of People

-- Game Commission: Highlights From Commission Board Meeting

-- WFMZ: Game Commission Board Urges General Assembly To Expand Sunday Hunting

National/International

-- AP: California’s Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash Western U.S.

-- WPost: Amid Fire And Floods, A Moment Of Truth For Climate Action

-- The Guardian: Plans Of Four G20 Counties Are Threat To Global Climate Pledge, Warn Scientists

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[Posted: July 25, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 7.24.21

Senate
returns to session September 20, 21, 22

     -- Committee Schedule

House returns to session September 27, 28, 29

     -- Committee Schedule

TODAY’s Calendar Of Events

 

June Franklin & Marshall Poll In PA Found--

-- 62 percent felt PA should do more to address problems associated with climate change

-- 51 percent said PA should pursue energy policies that prioritize renewable energy

-- 53 percent favor Biden’s plan to require electricity to be generated by sources with no carbon emissions by 2035

-- The biggest problem facing Pennsylvania? - Politicians

 

-- DEP: Accepting Applications For Small Business Advantage Grants To Support Water Quality Restoration, Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention Projects  [PaEN]

-- DEP: Now Accepting Applications For Driving PA Forward Truck & Bus Fleet Grants, Onroad Rebates To Reduce Diesel Emissions [PaEN]

-- DEP Teaching Green Newsletter: Education Grants Opening Sept. 10, Examples Of Environmental Ed Projects, Professional Development, Lots Of Other Resources  [PaEN]

-- DEP: Posts Update To Non-Regulatory Agenda Showing Status Of Technical Guidance In Development [PaEN]

-- Lancaster Farming: Volunteer Riparian Rangers Check On Newly Planted Stream Buffer In Lancaster County

-- WBTimes: Wyoming Valley Authority Receives PennVEST Loan For Stormwater Management Projects

-- ErieT: Erie Water Works Receives $6.5 Million PennVEST Grant To Replace Lead Service Connections

-- Huntingdon News: Broad Top Twp. Supervisors Concerned About Future Of Growing Greener Funds

-- PA Bulletin: DEP Revised Water Quality Assessment Methodologies Available For Public Comment

-- TribLive: Rep. Matzie Asks State To Turn Down Request To Draw Water From Big Sewickley Creek For Fracking

-- CourierT: Bucks County Approves $1.2 Million In Emergency Housing Funding For Flood Victims

-- AltoonaM: Heating Oil Costs Raising Concern, Suppliers Say Price Increase No Cause To Panic

-- Lehigh Valley Live: More Than 2,000 Gallons Of Oil Leaked Into Martins Creek In Northampton County, Source Remains Unknown

-- Anya Litvak: Cheswick Coal-Fired Power Plant, Last In Allegheny County, Will Stay Open Until April

-- Energy News Network: Ohio River Valley Institute Reports Say Energy Efficiency-- Not Gas-- Offers Appalachia Best Economic Prospects

-- LancasterOnline/Sean Sauro: Warped Plants Inspire Local Woman’s Effort To Examine Effects Of Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident

-- Marcus Schneck: How To Track Wildfire Dangers In Pennsylvania

-- CentreDT: Explore Some Of PA’s Oldest Trees At Alan Seeger Natural Area

-- MeadvilleT: French Creek Valley Conservancy Permanently Preserves 126 Acre ‘Cussewago Meanders’ Property 

-- TribLive: PA Supreme Court: Money From State Forest Drilling Cannot Prop Up State Budget

-- BCTV: DCNR Parks & Forests Ambassador Margarita Caicedo Encourages People To Get Outside And Enjoy PA’s Beautiful Recreation Areas [Video] 

-- PA Parks & Forests Foundation: July 23 Take Five Fridays With Pam 

-- TribLive/Mary Ann Thomas: Nesting Success At U.S. Steel Irvin Plant: 2 Juvenile Bald Eagles Take Playful Flights

National/International

-- AP: Biden To Bring Infrastructure Sales Pitch To Lehigh County Wednesday

-- The Guardian: U.S. Set For Punishing Temperatures As Huge ‘Heat Dome’ To Settle Over Country

-- Financial Times: Extreme Weather Takes Climate Change Models ‘Off The Scale’

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[Posted: July 24, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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