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Here are NewsClips from around the state on all environmental topics, including General Environment, Budget, Marcellus Shale, Watershed Protection and much more.

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Sunday NewsClips

Northeast Legislators Discuss Restore PA, Stormwater Fee At League Of Women Voters Event

Multi-Municipal Group In Blair Gets Grant For Green Infrastructure

PaEN: Group Against Smog & Pollution Joins Pittsburgh Mayor For Kickoff Of First Clean Construction Project To Reduce Diesel Pollution

Letter: Drilling Impact Fee Provides Many Benefits In PA

PA Lawmakers Continue To Struggle With Nuclear Power Issue

Op-Ed: Nuclear Power Plants Critical To PA’s Energy Future

PaEN: PEC, DCNR: Volunteers Needed For Tree Plantings At State Forests In Columbia, Clearfield Counties In April, May

PaEN: 2019 PA Mountain Bike Summit Set For May 10 At Raystown Lake Visitors Center

Work To Extend Tredway Trail In Allegheny Twp. Set To Start In Late April

Festival Category Added For 2019 Laurel Highlands Photo Contest

Chronic Wasting Disease Continues To Spread Among PA Deer, Elk

Unified Sportsmen To Hold Chronic Wasting Disease Meeting March 9 In Blair

Op-Ed: Keep Sunday Hunting Ban

Video Footage Shows Hanover Eagle Choking On Fishing Line, Hook

Expert From National Aviary Helped Save Flamingo Chicks

Sunday - National/International

Maryland Getting Ready To Say No To Foam

Politics

Caruso: Rep. Grove Named Chair Of House Investigative Committee

Rep. Grove Named Chair Of New House Oversight Committee 

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Air

What’s Next In The Battle Over Clairton Coke (Coal) Works?

Sisk: Environmental Groups Plan To Sue U.S. Steel After Clairton Coke (Coal) Fire

Lt. Gov. Fetterman Tours Clairton Coke (Coal) Works, Backs Repair Efforts

Editorial: Public Deserves Clean Understanding Of Erie Coke (Coal) Plant Health Impacts

PaEN: Group Against Smog & Pollution Joins Pittsburgh Mayor For Kickoff Of First Clean Construction Project To Reduce Diesel Pollution

Pittsburgh To Enforce Clean Construction Law On New Bridge Project

Lower Summer Gasoline Prices In Western PA After Regulation Change

Highlands Schools Renews Air Monitoring Agreement With Allegheny County

PaEN: GASP: Registration Now Open For Air Adventures Summer Camp In Pittsburgh

Alternative Fuels

Sisk: Report Shows How More PA Drivers Can Go Electric

Awards & Recognition

Somerset County’s Laurel Hill Wins Park Of The Year Award

PaEN: National Wild Turkey Federation Honors Game Commission Forester Brent McNeal

PaEN: Pittsburgh's U.S. Steel Tower Becomes 2nd Largest Building In The World to Achieve LEED Silver Certification For O+M

U.S. Steel Tower Earns LEED Distinction

Westmoreland Natural Gas Power Plant Garners Accolades

Biodiversity/Invasive Species

PaEN: PA Sea Grant Holds Aquatic Invasive Species Lunch n’ Learn Webinars March 1, 8

Budget

PaEN: House Environmental Committee Meeting On DEP Budget Covers Climate Change, Permit Fees, Fund Transfers

Lawmakers Question Taking Money From Dedicated Environmental Funds

PaEN: DEP Citizens Advisory Council Urges Senate, House To Adopt Funding Source For Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program Before It Becomes Insolvent

Editorial: Wolf Taking Severance Tax Down A Different Road

PaEN: PUC Seeks To At Least Double Pipeline Safety Inspectors Over Next 5 Years

PaEN: PEMA: Over $101.5 Million In Flood Damage Not Covered By Feds In 2018; Intense Flooding Events Increasing In PA

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bill Reported From House Transportation Committee

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bills In Senate, House Gain DEP Citizens Advisory Council Support

PaEN: DEP Awards $28.7 Million In 2018 Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants

DEP Awards $1.2M In Growing Greener Grants In Region For Stream, Stormwater Projects

Editorial: Commitment To State Parks Is Important

Centre County Receives $1.7 Million Growing Greener Grant To Restore Streams

Rep. Boback Pushing For Government Funding For Stormwater Mandate

1 Luzerne Municipality Gets Out Of Stormwater Mandate, Another Seeking Reprieve

Lehman Twp Officials Seeks Waiver From Luzerne Stormwater Fee

Editorial: Cong. Meuser Showing Leadership In Stormwater Fee Fight In Luzerne

Letter: Increased Energy Taxes Do Not Help PA - Gene Barr

Massive Public Lands Bill Expected To Receive Easy Approval In U.S. House

Highlands Region Funding Doubled In 2019 Federal Spending Bill

Chesapeake Bay

Sen. Yaw Pushing To Incorporate Local Stream Cleaning With Chesapeake Bay Efforts

PaEN: Recap Of 2019 PA In The Balance Farm Stakeholder Meeting To Help Shape PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Cleanup Plan

PaEN: PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Steering Committee Meets March 8

PaEN: Chesapeake Bay Program Looks Upstream For Its New Director, Dana Aunkst

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bill Reported From House Transportation Committee

PaEN: Expedition Chesapeake iMax Film Premieres March 20 At The Whitaker Center In Harrisburg

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bills In Senate, House Gain DEP Citizens Advisory Council Support

Crable: Brenda Lee Sieglitz On Planting Trees And Healing Power Of Nature - Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership

PaEN: DEP Awards $28.7 Million In 2018 Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants

Crable: Injecting Manure Into Farm Fields Could Combat Runoff, Odor Problems

Lycoming County Accepts $327,284 Growing Greener Grant For Stream Bank Repair

Centre County Receives $1.7 Million Growing Greener Grant To Restore Streams

Editorial: Commitment To State Parks Is Important

Berks Conservation District Forested Riparian Buffer Showcase April 26

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Citizen Action

PaEN: Penn State Master Well Owner Course Accepting Volunteer Applications

PaEN: Keep PA Beautiful Invites Communities, Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Waterways, Other Areas To Keep Them Litter Free

PaEN: PA Resources Council Launches Glass Recycling Pop-Up Collection Events In Allegheny County

PaEN: PRC Sets 2019 Schedule For Backyard Composting, Rain Barrel, Healthy Home Workshops In Allegheny County

PaEN: PEC, DCNR: Volunteers Needed For Tree Plantings At State Forests In Columbia, Clearfield Counties In April, May

Allegheny Front: The Pageant Queen On An Environmental Mission

PaEN: DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Ron Beach, Lycoming County

Bucks County Residents Pushing Back On Elcon Hazardous Waste Facility

Elcon Hazardous Waste Facility Opponents Bring Concerns To Falls Twp

Climate

PaEN: House Environmental Committee Meeting On Forge The Future Energy/Development Plan Turns Into Climate Change Debate

Rep. Metcalfe Says Reducing Carbon Dioxide Will Kill His Vegetables

PaEN: Majority Chair Of House Environmental Committee Asks DEP To Make Climate Petitioners Resubmit Cap-And-Trade Petition

Climate Change Means More Floods, Great And Localized

PaEN: Federal Judge Dismisses Clean Air Council Lawsuit Challenging Federal Actions On Climate Change, Rollback Of Regulations

PaEN: Wetlands Will Play A Key Role In Addressing Climate Change In Pennsylvania

Sharp Rise In Methane Levels Threatens World Climate Targets

Sisk: Report Shows How More PA Drivers Can Go Electric

Education, Climate & Sustainability Highlight PA Sustainable Ag Conference

Pittsburgh Summit To Focus On Solar Energy In PA

Kummer: Study: Philly Could Be As Hot As Memphis By 2080 Because Of Climate Change

Sisk: Could Membranes At Coal-Fired Power Plants Help Stop Climate Change?

Op-Ed: Bailout Tax: Profitable Companies Need To Come Clean On Nuclear Energy

Op-Ed: In PA, Cap-And-Trade To Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions A Constitutional Necessity - Clean Air Council

Op-Ed: How Many Times Are We Going To Bailout Three Mile Island? - Erie Epstein

Column: Cong. Boyle Steps Into Radical Territory By Backing New Green Deal

Op-Ed: Here’s What Green New Deal Advocates Can Learn From The 2009 Stimulus

Op-Ed: There’s A Remedy For Climate Change, The Green New Deal Isn’t It

Op-Ed: Take A Look At The Green New Deal Before You Attack It - Mark Singel

Op-Ed: Congressional Dems Might Recognize Problems, But Green New Deal Won’t Fix Them

EPA: Carbon Dioxide From Power Plants Rose Last Year

Climate Change Doubter Is Leading Effort To Advise Trump

Coal Mining

Legere: DEP Threatened To Shut Down A Gas Storage Field, Fearing Risks To Approaching Coal Mine

Black Lung Disease Screening For Coal Miners In Armstrong County

AP: DEP: Centralia Sinkhole Unrelated To Underground Mine Fire

Judge Rules Westmoreland Coal Can Cut Retiree Benefits, Union Contracts

Sisk: Could Membranes At Coal-Fired Power Plants Help Stop Climate Change?

EPA: Carbon Dioxide From Power Plants Rose Last Year

Compliance Action

Litvak: DEP Gives NOV To Leaking Westmoreland Utica Gas Well

Dam Safety

Efforts Underway To Save 19th Century Wayne County Dam

Delaware River

PaEN: Partnership For Delaware Estuary Launches 10-Year Comprehensive Conservation & Management Plan, Including Mussel Hatchery

PaEN: Bill Introduced Again To Require Drilling Rights Compensation If DRBC Adopts Fracking Ban

Mussel Hatchery To Be Built To Reduce Pollutants In Delaware River

Feb. 22 Delaware RiverKeeper RiverWatch Video Report

Drinking Water

Bagenstose: Cong. Fitzpatrick Calls For EPA Timeline On Toxic PFAS Chemicals

Editorial: Hold EPA To its Promise To Address Dangerous Threats To Drinking Water

Editorial: No Need For State To Wait For Safe Water - PFAS Standard

High Lead Levels Found At Erie’s Emerson-Gridley School

Lead At Erie School Said To Pose No Immediate Threat

Pittsburgh Water Authority Issues Boil Advisory For 3 Neighborhoods

Pittsburgh Water Authority Lifts Boil Water Advisory In Hazelwood, Swisshelm Park, Greenfield

Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Charleroi Area Of Washington County

Aqua Once Again Mulling Options In Chester Water Authority Deal

Aqua America Out $60 Million On Interest-Rate Bet

PaEN: Penn State Master Well Owner Course Accepting Volunteer Applications

Economic Development

Schneck:  Sunny Work?  Where Pennsylvania Ranks In Solar Jobs

PaEN: PA Wilds Buyers Market Wholesale & Retail Show Featuring Regionally Made Products March 2 In Clarion

Penn-Northwest Has A Product To Sell: Mercer County [Shell Ethane Plant]

Education

PaEN: Expedition Chesapeake iMax Film Premieres March 20 At The Whitaker Center In Harrisburg

PaEN: Bottle Works Ethic Arts Center Host 3rd Annual NatureWorks March 2 In Johnstown

PaEN: Registration Now Open For Keystone/TU Teens Conservation Camp June 23-29

PaEN: GASP: Registration Now Open For Air Adventures Summer Camp In Pittsburgh

PaEN: Register Now For Youth Appalachian Adventure Camp At Hawk Mountain In Berks County

PaEN: Newly Updated Watershed Decisions Activity Kit Now Available From Penn State Extension

PaEN: Wildlands Conservancy Highlights Education Programs Coming In March

PaEN: Manure Management For Youth Projects Curriculum Available From Penn State Extension

PaEN: Call For Abstracts: Bucknell 7th Annual Sustainability Symposium April 26-27

The Learning Never Stops At Raccoon Creek State Park, Even In The Middle Of Winter

PaEN: Interns Wanted: Summer Internship Opportunities Available At DCNR

Guided By The Moon, Keystone State Park Hosts Lunar Hike

Schneck: Biggest Supermoon Of 2019 Shines Tonight, Tuesday

Emergency Response

PaEN: Save The Date: PA Hazardous Materials Technicians Conference August 22-25 At Seven Springs

Energy

PaEN: Bipartisan Group Of House Members Unveil Bill Authorizing Community Solar Projects

Caruso: Bipartisan Bill Would Expand Access To Solar Energy In Pennsylvania

Erie 2030 District Set To Launch With 9 Partners To Save Energy, Water

Rep. Kaufer Pushing Legislation To Expand Use Of Solar Energy In PA

Crawford County Solar Co-op Takes Next Step

Shell Leads Big Oil In Clean Energy Shift

PaEN: PUC Seeks To At Least Double Pipeline Safety Inspectors Over Next 5 Years

AP-Levy: Uncertainty Shadows Pennsylvania’s Debate Over Nuclear Power

Expected Legislation Might Save Three Mile Island

PA Lawmakers Continue To Struggle With Nuclear Power Issue

PA Post: See Inside The Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant

Cusick: Does Clean Energy Include Nuclear? PA Is Latest State To Debate

Exelon Sets Final Deadline For Subsidies To Save Three Mile Island-- By June

Op-Ed: Nuclear Power Plants Critical To PA’s Energy Future

Op-Ed: Bailout Tax: Profitable Companies Need To Come Clean On Nuclear Energy

Editorial: Can Nuclear Power Plants Be Replaced Cleanly? Data Needed

Editorial: Should Pennsylvania Bail Out Its Nuclear Industry?

Exelon Refutes Nuclear Plant Closure Reports In Illinois, But Stresses Need For State Action

Sisk: Could Membranes At Coal-Fired Power Plants Help Stop Climate Change?

Westmoreland Natural Gas Power Plant Garners Accolades

Report: Brattle Study Shows Utilities Overspending Billions On Transmission Revamps

Column: Cong. Boyle Steps Into Radical Territory By Backing New Green Deal

Op-Ed: Take A Look At The Green New Deal Before You Attack It - Mark Singel

Op-Ed: There’s A Remedy For Climate Change, The Green New Deal Isn’t It

Op-Ed: Congressional Dems Might Recognize Problems, But Green New Deal Won’t Fix Them

Editorial: Should Pennsylvania Bail Out Its Nuclear Industry?

EPA: Carbon Dioxide From Power Plants Rose Last Year

Energy Conservation

PaEN: Pittsburgh's U.S. Steel Tower Becomes 2nd Largest Building In The World to Achieve

Erie 2030 District Set To Launch With 9 Partners To Save Energy, Water

U.S. Steel Tower Earns LEED Distinction

LEED Silver Certification For O+M

PaEN: Firefly-Inspired Surfaces Improve Efficiency Of LED Lightbulbs

Farming

PaEN: Farmers Invited To Complete Survey On Making Farm Conservation Easier

PaEN: Recap Of 2019 PA In The Balance Farm Stakeholder Meeting To Help Shape PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Cleanup Plan

PaEN: Agriculture: 3,333 Acres In 19 Counties Added To Farmland Preservation Program

Agriculture Preserves Nearly 146 Acres Of Farmland In Benton Twp

PaEN: Certification Of Professional Manure Handlers Can Influence Water Quality

PaEN: Manure Management For Youth Projects Curriculum Available From Penn State Extension

Crable: Study Urges Farmers To Inject Manure Into Fields To Combat Runoff, Odor Problems

Berks Conservation District Forested Riparian Buffer Showcase April 26

Education, Climate & Sustainability Highlight PA Sustainable Ag Conference

Penn State Extension To Help Retail Operations At Agricultural Businesses

Bill Would Tweak Housing Rules For Preserved Farms

Urban Farming Proponents See Unlimited Potential In Erie

How, Where To Get Fresh Maple Syrup From The Tree In Philadelphia

Op-Ed: How Much Longer Can Dairy Farmers Endure Their Financial Crisis?

Flooding

PaEN: PEMA: Over $101.5 Million In Flood Damage Not Covered By Feds In 2018; Intense Flooding Events Increasing In PA

PaEN: DEP Outlines Flood Prevention Benefits Of Restore PA For Luzerne County

State Officials Proposed Funding Flood Protection With Natural Gas Severance Tax

Help Sought For Flood-Prone Mill Creek In Avoca

2-Part Plan Could Prevent Flooding On Mill Creek In Avoca

Grafius Run Flood Mitigation Project Moves To Next Stage In Lycoming

Pittsburgh Corps Of Engineers Said It Prevented $1 Billion In Flood Damage

Forests

PaEN: DCNR: Wildfires Increase In 2018 Over 2017, But Nowhere Near 2016

Schneck: Wet 2018 Resulted In Fewer Wildfires In Pennsylvania

PaEN: PEC, DCNR: Volunteers Needed For Tree Plantings At State Forests In Columbia, Clearfield Counties In April, May

PaEN: Dauphin County Woodland Owners To Hold Annual Conference March 9

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bill Reported From House Transportation Committee

PaEN: DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Ron Beach, Lycoming County

PaEN: Feb. 22 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bills In Senate, House Gain DEP Citizens Advisory Council Support

PaEN: National Wild Turkey Federation Honors Game Commission Forester Brent McNeal

40th Crawford Conservation District Seedling Sale Underway

Crable: Brenda Lee Sieglitz On Planting Trees And Healing Power Of Nature - Keystone 10

Million Trees Partnership

How, Where To Get Fresh Maple Syrup From The Tree In Philadelphia

Horses Help Drag Felled Trees Out Of Erie Park

Geologic Hazards

Condemned House Collapses Along Landslide-Prone Pittsburgh Street

Landslide Closes Section Road In Springdale Township

Landslide Area In Allegheny Township Remains Hazardous, One Lane

AP: DEP: Centralia Sinkhole Unrelated To Underground Mine Fire

Massive Sinkhole Opens In Centralia - Video

Grants & Funding

Conservation And Recreational Grant Applications Being Accepted By DCNR

Green Infrastructure

PaEN: DEP Awards $28.7 Million In 2018 Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants

Lycoming County Accepts $327,284 Growing Greener Grant For Stream Bank Repair

DEP Awards $1.2M In Growing Greener Grants In Region For Stream, Stormwater Projects

Centre County Receives $1.7 Million Growing Greener Grant To Restore Streams

PaEN: PRPS: Parks & Green Infrastructure Workshop April 2, Managing Water For Multiple Community Benefits

Berks Conservation District Forested Riparian Buffer Showcase April 26

Crable: Brenda Lee Sieglitz On Planting Trees And Healing Power Of Nature - Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership

PaEN: PEC, DCNR: Volunteers Needed For Tree Plantings At State Forests In Columbia, Clearfield Counties In April, May

Rep. Boback Pushing For Government Funding For Stormwater Mandate

1 Luzerne Municipality Gets Out Of Stormwater Mandate, Another Seeking Reprieve

Lehman Twp Officials Seeks Waiver From Luzerne Stormwater Fee

Editorial: Cong. Meuser Showing Leadership In Stormwater Fee Fight In Luzerne

Editorial: Commitment To State Parks Is Important

Hazardous Substances

Free Lead Screening Coming To Palmerton, Carbon County After Feds Detect High Levels In Air

Lead At Erie School Said To Pose No Immediate Threat

Bagenstose: Cong. Fitzpatrick Calls For EPA Timeline On Toxic PFAS Chemicals

Editorial: Hold EPA To its Promise To Address Dangerous Threats To Drinking Water

Editorial: No Need For State To Wait For Safe Water - PFAS Standard

Hazardous Sites Cleanup

PaEN: DEP Citizens Advisory Council Urges Senate, House To Adopt Funding Source For Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program Before It Becomes Insolvent

Hazardous Waste

Bucks County Residents Pushing Back On Elcon Hazardous Waste Facility

Elcon Hazardous Waste Facility Opponents Bring Concerns To Falls Twp

Land Conservation

Bill Would Tweak Housing Rules For Preserved Farms

PaEN: Agriculture: 3,333 Acres In 19 Counties Added To Farmland Preservation Program

Agriculture Preserves Nearly 146 Acres Of Farmland In Benton Twp

PaEN: Natural Lands Transfer 57 Acres Of Preserved Land To Marsh Creek State Park

Chester County Acquires 80 Acres To Extend Nottingham Park

PaEN: PA Land Trust Assn. Updates 2 Model Conservation, Stewardship Easements

Letter: When It Comes To Public Lands, Let’s Do More Of What Teddy Roosevelt Did

Massive Public Lands Bill Expected To Receive Easy Approval In U.S. House

Lake Erie

Possible Record Water Levels Forecast For Lake Erie

Editorial: High Waters In Lake Erie A Cause For Concern

Littering/Illegal Dumping

PaEN: Keep PA Beautiful Invites Communities, Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Waterways, Other Areas To Keep Them Litter Free

Litterbugs Pick Up And Pay Up In Pennsylvania

Everything You Need To Know About Litter And Illegal Dumping In Philadelphia

Allegheny CleanWays Tackles Illegal Dumping While Making Community Connections

Mine Reclamation

Mine Runoff Sending Bright Orange Water Into Allegheny County Man’s Basement - Video

Oil & Gas

State Grand Jury Probing Natural Gas Drilling Calls Washington County Property As Witness

Frazier: Woman Who Sued Range Resources Testifies Before State Grand Jury

Litvak: DEP Gives NOV To Leaking Westmoreland Utica Gas Well

Legere: DEP Threatened To Shut Down A Gas Storage Field, Fearing Risks To Approaching Coal Mine

PaEN: Bill Introduced Again To Require Drilling Rights Compensation If DRBC Adopts Fracking Ban

Oakmont Boro: One PA Town Shows How To Properly Zone Fracking

Westmoreland Natural Gas Power Plant Garners Accolades

Letter: Increased Energy Taxes Do Not Help PA - Gene Barr

Litvak: EQT Going After 2 Employees Laid Off Last Month For Stealing Secrets

PaEN: DEP Issues Water Quality Certification For UGI LNG Truck Loading Facility In Berks

PA Fracking Wastewater Turned Into Clorox Pool Salt

Clorox Selling Pool Salt Made From Fracking Wastewater

Penn-Northwest Has A Product To Sell: Mercer County [Shell Ethane Plant]

Shell Leads Big Oil In Clean Energy Shift

PaEN: Penn State Extension March 14 Webinar On Methane Migration & Changes In Aquifer Properties

PaEN: Penn State Extension Feb. 21 Webinar On How Colorado Prioritizes Oil & Gas Well Inspections

Lower Summer Gasoline Prices In Western PA After Regulation Change

Permitting

PaEN: DEP Posts 45 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In Feb. 23 PA Bulletin

Pipelines

PaEN: PUC Seeks To At Least Double Pipeline Safety Inspectors Over Next 5 Years

Why Chester County DA Is Investigating The Mariner East Pipeline

Pipeline Compressor Station May Be Coming To Fairmount Twp, Luzerne County

Editorial: Natural Gas Pipelines Needed, But So Is Safety

Crable: U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Nuns’ Challenged Against Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

Delaware County Seeks To Join Lawsuit Against Owners Of Mariner East Pipelines

Delaware County Asks To Join Safety 7 Lawsuit Challenging Mariner East Pipeline

Radiation Protection

PaEN: PUC Seeks To At Least Double Pipeline Safety Inspectors Over Next 5 Years

AP-Levy: Uncertainty Shadows Pennsylvania’s Debate Over Nuclear Power

Expected Legislation Might Save Three Mile Island

PA Lawmakers Continue To Struggle With Nuclear Power Issue

PA Post: See Inside The Peach Bottom Nuclear Power Plant

Cusick: Does Clean Energy Include Nuclear?  PA Is Latest State To Debate

Exelon Sets Final Deadline For Subsidies To Save Three Mile Island-- By June

Op-Ed: Nuclear Power Plants Critical To PA’s Energy Future

Op-Ed: Bailout Tax: Profitable Companies Need To Come Clean On Nuclear Energy

Editorial: Can Nuclear Power Plants Be Replaced Cleanly? Data Needed

Editorial: Should Pennsylvania Bail Out Its Nuclear Industry?

Exelon Refutes Nuclear Plant Closure Reports In Illinois, But Stresses Need For State Action

Recreation

Somerset County’s Laurel Hill Wins Park Of The Year Award

PaEN: 2019 PA Mountain Bike Summit Set For May 10 At Raystown Lake Visitors Center

PaEN: DCNR Blog: Connecting Diverse Communities To Experience And Appreciate Our Natural Places

PaEN: DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Ron Beach, Lycoming County

Guided By The Moon, Keystone State Park Hosts Lunar Hike

PaEN: Natural Lands Transfer 57 Acres Of Preserved Land To Marsh Creek State Park

New Lackawanna State Park Manager: Like Being Mayor Of A Small Town

Feb. 22 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

The Learning Never Stops At Raccoon Creek State Park, Even In The Middle Of Winter

Editorial: Commitment To State Parks Is Important

PaEN: Feb. 21 Resource Newsletter Now Available From DCNR

PaEN: PRPS: Parks & Green Infrastructure Workshop April 2, Managing Water For Multiple Community Benefits

Ski Resorts See Sunny Skies As They Hit Presidents’ Day Groove

Kummer: William Penn Foundation Gives $2M toward New Waterfront Park In Philly

Chester County Acquires 80 Acres To Extend Nottingham Park

Reliance Bank Donates To Logan Twp’s Greenwood Park Project

The Healing Power Of Horses

Op-Ed: Congress Must Reach Across Aisle And Protect Grand Canyon

Massive Public Lands Bill Expected To Receive Easy Approval In U.S. House

Highlands Region Funding Doubled In 2019 Federal Spending Bill

Recycling/Waste

Suburban Philly Recycling Programs Face Challenges, Settle Into New Normal

Moment Of Reckoning: U.S. Cities Burn Recyclables After China Bans Imports

PaEN: PA Resources Council Launches Glass Recycling Pop-Up Collection Events In Allegheny County

O’Neill: Waste Not, Want Not, Salvaged Materials

PaEN: PRC Sets 2019 Schedule For Backyard Composting, Rain Barrel, Healthy Home Workshops In Allegheny County

Renewable Energy

PaEN: PUC Seeks To At Least Double Pipeline Safety Inspectors Over Next 5 Years

Tyrone Fields Proposals For Use Of Nearly $1M In Community Payments From Wind Turbine Project

PaEN: Bipartisan Group Of House Members Unveil Bill Authorizing Community Solar Projects

Rep. Kaufer Pushing Legislation To Expand Use Of Solar Energy In PA

Crawford County Solar Co-op Takes Next Step

Schneck:  Sunny Work?  Where Pennsylvania Ranks In Solar Jobs

Caruso: Bipartisan Bill Would Expand Access To Solar Energy In Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Summit To Focus On Solar Energy In PA

Shell Leads Big Oil In Clean Energy Shift

Column: Cong. Boyle Steps Into Radical Territory By Backing New Green Deal

Op-Ed: There’s A Remedy For Climate Change, The Green New Deal Isn’t It

Op-Ed: Take A Look At The Green New Deal Before You Attack It - Mark Singel

Op-Ed: Congressional Dems Might Recognize Problems, But Green New Deal Won’t Fix Them

Stormwater

PaEN: DEP Awards $28.7 Million In 2018 Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants

DEP Awards $1.2M In Growing Greener Grants In Region For Stream, Stormwater Projects

Rep. Boback Pushing For Government Funding For Stormwater Mandate

1 Luzerne Municipality Gets Out Of Stormwater Mandate, Another Seeking Reprieve

Lehman Twp Officials Seeks Waiver From Luzerne Stormwater Fee

Editorial: Cong. Meuser Showing Leadership In Stormwater Fee Fight In Luzerne

Berks Conservation District Forested Riparian Buffer Showcase April 26

Superfund-Federal

Free Lead Screening Coming To Palmerton, Carbon County After Feds Detect High Levels In Air

Susquehanna River

PaEN: Susquehanna River Basin Commission March 15 Meeting Agenda Includes Adopting Recommendations In Auditor General’s Report

Efforts To Repopulate American Eels In The Susquehanna River A Success

Sustainability

PaEN: Pittsburgh's U.S. Steel Tower Becomes 2nd Largest Building In The World to Achieve LEED Silver Certification For O+M

PaEN: Call For Abstracts: Bucknell 7th Annual Sustainability Symposium April 26-27

Education, Climate & Sustainability Highlight PA Sustainable Ag Conference

Watershed Protection

Sen. Yaw Pushing To Incorporate Local Stream Cleaning With Chesapeake Bay Efforts

PaEN: Recap Of 2019 PA In The Balance Farm Stakeholder Meeting To Help Shape PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Cleanup Plan

PaEN: DEP Awards $28.7 Million In 2018 Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants

Lycoming County Accepts $327,284 Growing Greener Grant For Stream Bank Repair

DEP Awards $1.2M In Growing Greener Grants In Region For Stream, Stormwater Projects

Centre County Receives $1.7 Million Growing Greener Grant To Restore Streams

PaEN: Keystone Tree Fund Bills In Senate, House Gain DEP Citizens Advisory Council Support

Rep. Boback Pushing For Government Funding For Stormwater Mandate

1 Luzerne Municipality Gets Out Of Stormwater Mandate, Another Seeking Reprieve

Lehman Twp Officials Seeks Waiver From Luzerne Stormwater Fee

Editorial: Cong. Meuser Showing Leadership In Stormwater Fee Fight In Luzerne

Berks Conservation District Forested Riparian Buffer Showcase April 26

PaEN: Partnership For Delaware Estuary Launches 10-Year Comprehensive Conservation & Management Plan, Including Mussel Hatchery

Crable: Brenda Lee Sieglitz On Planting Trees And Healing Power Of Nature - Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership

PaEN: Wetlands Will Play A Key Role In Addressing Climate Change In Pennsylvania

PaEN: Newly Updated Watershed Decisions Activity Kit Now Available From Penn State Extension

Possible Record Water Levels Forecast For Lake Erie

Editorial: High Waters In Lake Erie A Cause For Concern

Efforts To Repopulate American Eels In The Susquehanna River A Success

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Wildlife

PaEN: National Wild Turkey Federation Honors Game Commission Forester Brent McNeal

PaEN: Agriculture: Fulton, Clearfield County Deer Test Positive For Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease Continues To Spread Among PA Deer, Elk

Venesky: Sunday Hunting Measure Advances, But Some Groups Oppose It

Reilly: Sunday Hunting In PA Still Has A Long Road Ahead

Op-Ed: State Residents Benefit From Ending Sunday Hunting Ban

Op-Ed: Hunters, Let’s Share The Outdoors - Sunday Hunting

Editorial: Go Slow On Decision On Sunday Hunting

Jessup Police Warn Of Possible Rabid Foxes, Racoon

PaEN: Register Now For Youth Appalachian Adventure Camp At Hawk Mountain In Berks County

Great Backyard Bird Count Invites York Residents To Explore Nature

Great Backyard Bird Count Drop-In At York County Park

Video Captures Pittsburgh Bald Eagle Shaking Off Snow While Incubating Eggs

Pittsburgh Hays Bald Eagles Deliver 3rd Egg

Weather Could Send Middle Creek Snow Geese South This Week

Signs Of Spring In Erie As Rough-Legged Hawk Makes Early Arrival

Otter-Spotters Invited To Cook Forest State Park Feb. 23

Schneck: PA Birders Pushed The State To #4 In Great Backyard Bird Count Reports

PaEN: PA Sea Grant Holds Aquatic Invasive Species Lunch n’ Learn Webinars March 1, 8

PaEN: PA Council Of Trout Unlimited Adopts Policy Strongly Favoring Preserving, Enhancing Populations Of Wild Trout

Schneck: Trout Stocking Schedules Ahead Of PA’s Regional Opening Day

PaEN: Winter PA Trout Newsletter Now Available From PA Council Of Trout Unlimited

Mussel Hatchery To Be Built To Reduce Pollutants In Delaware River

Efforts To Repopulate American Eels In The Susquehanna River A Success

Schneck: PA Coyote Hunters Claim Nearly $50,000 In Prize Money

PaEN: Wildlife For Everyone Foundation Names Susan Hawthorne New Executive Director

Letter: When It Comes To Public Lands, Let’s Do More Of What Teddy Roosevelt Did

Study: Polar Vortex Kills Of 95% Of Stink Bugs

Letter: Toomey Voted Against Wildlife Protection Bill

Other

Douglas Costle, An Architect Of The EPA Who Became Its Top Administrator, Dies At 79

Federal Policy

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case That Could Restrict Federal Clean Water Rules

 

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