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Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

This section lists House and Senate Committee meetings, DEP and other public hearings and meetings and other interesting environmental events.

NEW means new from last week.  Go to the online Calendar webpage for updates.

Note: DEP published the 2019 schedules of its advisory committees, councils and board meetings in the Dec. 10 PA Bulletin, page 7708.

July 1-- DEP Webinar On Driving PA Forward Ocean-Going Vessel Shorepower Grants.  10:30 to Noon.

July 5-- Fort Indiantown Gap Regal Fritillary Butterfly Habitat Tour. Lebanon County.

July 6-- Fort Indiantown Gap Regal Fritillary Butterfly Habitat Tour. Lebanon County.

July 8-- NEW. Lyme Timber Company, Three Rivers Forest Management Forestry and Restoration Forestry Summer Series.  McKean County.  3:00 to 5:00.

July 8-12-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Youth Appalachian Adventure CampHawk Mountain Sanctuary, Berks County.

July 12-- Fort Indiantown Gap Regal Fritillary Butterfly Habitat Tour. Lebanon County.

July 13-- Fort Indiantown Gap Regal Fritillary Butterfly Habitat Tour. Lebanon County.

July 13-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Murrysville Municipal Building

July 13-- NEW. Brodhead Watershed Association How We Can Help Wildlife Withstand Climate Change Program. Brodhead Creek Heritage Center, 1539 Cherry Lane Road, East Stroudsburg, Monroe County. 7:00.

July 14-- NEW. Brodhead Watershed Association Snorkeling In Cherry Creek For Kids. 11:00 to 1:00. Directions will be provided.

July 15-- DEP Hearing [If Requested] On RACT II Air Quality Plan For Haysite Reinforced Plastics, Erie County.  DEP Northwest Regional Office, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville. 10:00.

July 16-- CANCELED. Environmental Quality Board meeting. Next scheduled meeting is August 20.  Questions should be directed to Laura Edinger by calling 717-772-3277 or send email to: ledinger@pa.gov.

July 16-- CANCELED. DEP Citizens Advisory Council meeting.  Next scheduled meeting is August 20. Questions should be directed to Keith Salador, Executive Director, by calling 717-787-8171 or send email to: ksalador@pa.gov.

July 16-- Penn State Extension Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting. Berwick, Columbia County.

July 17-- DEP Hearing [If Requested] On RACT II Air Quality Plan For Lord Corporation Facility In Saegertown Borough, Crawford County.  DEP Regional Office, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville. 10:00.

July 17-- DEP Hearing on Bailey Central Mine Complex Coal Refuse Disposal Area NPDES Permit.  Morris Township Community Center, Rt. 18 Browns Creek Road, Nineveh, Greene County. 1:00 to 3:00.

July 17-- DEP Hearing On  Specialty Granules Quarry NPDES Mining Permit in Franklin County.  Fairfield Fire and EMS Building, 106 Steelman Street, Fairfield. 6:30.

July 17-- NEW. DEP Hearing On Consol’s Bailey Mine Draft Water Quality Permit, Greene County.  Morris Township Community Center, Rt. 18 Browns Creek Road, Nineveh.  1:00 to 3:00.

July 17- -Penn State Extension Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting. Horsham, Montgomery County.

July 17-18-- Inaugural PA Trout In The Classroom Summit. Harrisburg.

July 18-- DEP Mining And Reclamation Advisory Board meeting.  DEP Pottsville District Mining Office, 5 West Laurel Blvd, Pottsville.  9:00. DEP Contact: Daniel  Snowden, 717-783-8846 or send email to: dsnowden@pa.gov.

July 18-- Penn State PA Technical Assistance Program Funding & Incentives To Implement Energy Efficiency Projects Webinar.  Noon to 1:00.

July 19-- PA Recreation & Park Society - First Ever Park & Recreation Professionals Day!

July 19-- Rodale Institute Organic Farming Field Day. Rodale Institute, 611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown, Berks County. 8:30 to 3:30.

July 20-- PA Resources Council Household Chemical Collection Event. Washington County (Wild Things Park).

July 20-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Village Square Mall-- Township Of Upper Saint Clair.

July 20-- Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association Creek Cleanup. Cumberland County.  8:45 to Noon.

July 20-- NEW. Brodhead Watershed Association Cherry Valley Refuge Turtle Hike. 10:00 to Noon. Directions will be provided.

July 20-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Bat Day. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Berks County. 2:00 to 4:00.

July 22-- NEW. Lyme Timber Company, Three Rivers Forest Management Harvesting and  Log Markets Forestry Summer Series.  Potter County.  3:00 to 5:00.

July 24-- CANCELED. DEP Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee meeting.  Next scheduled meeting is October 23.  Contact: Nancy Herb 717-783-9269 or send email to nherb@pa.gov. (formal notice)

July 24-- Penn State Extension Managing Invasive Plant Species Workshop. Upper Macungie Station 56, 6510 Schantz Road, Allentown.  8:30 to 3:00.

July 24-- Southwestern PA Water Resource Center National Flood Insurance Program: I-Codes And Substantial Damage/ Improvement Workshop.  Community and Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park, 1551 Mayview Road, Upper St. Clair, Allegheny County. 8:30 to 4:00.

July 24-26-- Registration Open. Professional Recyclers Of PA Annual Recycling & Organics Conference.  Harrisburg.

July 27-- CleanScapes Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup, Clinton County.

July 27-- PA Resources Council Hard-To-Recycle Collection Event-Allegheny County. La Roche University, McCandless. 9:00 to 1:00.

July 30-- Penn State Extension Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting. Lancaster County.

August 3-- PA Resources Council Hard-To-Recycle Collection Event-Allegheny County.  West Mifflin Area High School. 9:00 to 1:00.

August 3-4-- NEW. Gifford Pinchot’s Grey Towers 2019 Festival Of Wood. Grey Towers Historic Site, Milford, Pike County.

August 4-- NEW. Brodhead Watershed Association Annual River Ramble Tour.  Monroe County.

August 5-- NEW. Lyme Timber Company, Three Rivers Forest Management Sawmilling and  Lumber Forestry Summer Series.   Cameron County.  3:00 to 5:00.

August 8-- PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Planning Steering Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:00 to11:00.  Click Here to join the meeting via Skype. Call in information to join by phone:  +1 (267) 332-8737, Conference ID: 78720365

August 8-- DEP Small Water Systems Technical Assistance Center Board meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:00. Contact: Dawn Hissner 717-772-2189 or send email to dhissner@pa.gov(formal notice)

August 10-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Village Square Mall-Municipality of Bethel Park.

August 12-- NEW. DEP Hearing On Air Quality Plan Approval For Slate Belt Biosolids Heat Recovery Center. Wind Gap Middle School, 1620 Teels Road in Pen Argyle, Northampton County. 6:00 to 9:00

August 12-16-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Youth Appalachian Adventure CampHawk Mountain Sanctuary, Berks County.

August 15-- DEP Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:15. Contact: Kirit Dalal, 717-772-3436 or send email to: kdalal@pa.gov.

August 15-- Penn State PA Technical Assistance Program Building Re-Tuning For Energy Efficiency In Downtown Buildings Webinar. Noon to 1:00.

August 15-- Penn State Extension Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting. Bloomsburg, Columbia County.

August 17-- PA Resources Council Household Chemical Collection Event.  Allegheny County (Boyce Park). 9:00 to 1:00.

August 17-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Moon Municipal Building.

August 17-- Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association Creek Cleanup. Cumberland County.  8:45 to Noon.

August 20-- NEW. Environmental Quality Board meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:00.  Questions should be directed to Laura Edinger by calling 717-772-3277 or send email to: ledinger@pa.gov.

August 20-- NEW. DEP Citizens Advisory Council meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00. Questions should be directed to Keith Salador, Executive Director, by calling 717-787-8171 or send email to: ksalador@pa.gov.

August 22-25-- PA Association Of Hazardous Materials Technicians Annual Hazmat Training and Education Conference.  Seven Springs, Somerset County.

September 4-- DEP Laboratory Accreditation Advisory Committee meeting.  Bureau of Laboratories, Room 206, 2575 Interstate Drive, Harrisburg. 9:00.  Contact: Aaren Alger, 717-346-8212 or send email to: aaalger@pa.gov(formal notice)

September 4-5-- PA Waste Industries Assn/Solid Waste Assn-Keystone Chapter Joint Conference. Harrisburg Hilton.

September 5-- Penn State Extension Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting.  Lancaster County.

September 8-11-- Registration Open. 2019 PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation and National Abandoned Mine Lands Program Conference. Pittsburgh.  PA Environment Digest is a proud sponsor of this event.

September 10-- DEP Storage Tank Advisory Committee meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  Contact: Kris Shiffer, 717-772-5809, kshiffer@pa.gov(formal notice)

September 11-- DEP Sewage Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:30.  Contact: Janice Vollero, 717-772-5157, jvollero@pa.gov.   (formal notice)

September 11-- NEW. DEP Hearing [If Needed} On RACT II Air Quality Plan For GenOn Northeast Management Company, Armstrong County. DEP’s Southwest Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh. 9:00 to 9:30.

September 11-- NEW. DEP Hearing [If Needed] On RACT II Air Quality Plan For FirstEnergy Bruce Mansfield Power Plant, Beaver County. DEP’s Southwest Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive,  Pittsburgh. 9:30 to 10:00.

September 12-- South Mountain Partnership Speakers Series: Methods Of Combating Illegal Dumping And Vandalism In A Forest SettingCaledonia State Park in Fayetteville, Franklin County. 6:30.

September 19-- DEP Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  DEP Contact: Todd Wallace, 717-783-9438,  twallace@pa.gov.

September 19-- Penn State PA Technical Assistance Program Alternative Energy Projects For Agriculture-Related Businesses Webinar. Noon to 1:00.

September 19-- Pike County Conservation District. Properly Maintaining Your On-Lot Septic System.  Dingman Township Fire Hall, 680 Log Tavern Road, Milford. 9:00 to 11:00.

September 20-21-- 3rd Annual Pennsylvania Sportsmen’s Forum.  Middle Creek Wildlife Area, Lebanon County. 

September 21-- PA Resources Council Household Chemical Collection Event. Allegheny County (South Park).  9:00 to 1:00.

September 21-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Dormont Pool.

September 21-- Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association Creek Cleanup. Cumberland County.  8:45 to Noon.

September 22-24-- Registration Open. Pennsylvania Greenways And Trails Summit. Shippensburg University Conference Center.

September 26-27-- Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance PA Energy Efficiency Conference. Hilton, Harrisburg.

October 3-- Penn State PA Technical Assistance Program Economy, Energy And Environment For Food-Related Industries Webinar. Noon to 1:00.

October 5-- PA Resources Council Hard-To-Recycle Collection Event-Allegheny County. Settlers Cabin Park. 9:00 to 1:00.

October 8-10-- Registration Open. Natural Areas Association Natural Areas Conference.  Pittsburgh.

October 12-- PA Resources Council Household Chemical Collection Event.  Beaver County (Bradys Run Park).  (;00 to 1:00.

October 12-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Mt. Lebanon Main Park Commissioners Lot.

October 15-- Villanova University, PA Environmental Council, PA State Association of Township Supervisors Managing Stormwater By Engaging Private Landowners - Success Stories and Strategies Workshop.  Villanova University, Philadelphia.

October 16-17-- Villanova University Biennial Stormwater Management Symposium. Villanova University.

October 16-17-- 7th Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum.  Allentown.

October 19-- PA Resources Council Pop Up Glass Recycling Collection Event In Allegheny County. Scott Township Park.

October 19-- Registration Open. National American Chestnut Foundation Fall Meeting. Wyndham Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg. 7:00 a.m.  to 9:30 p.m.

October 23-- NEW. DEP Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee meeting. 12th Floor Conference Room, Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  Contact: Nancy Herb 717-783-9269 or send email to nherb@pa.gov. (formal notice)

October 29-30-- Northeast Recycling Council Fall Conference.  Rhode Island.

November 15-17-- Chesapeake Watershed Forum.  Shepherdstown, WV.

November 21-- Penn State PA Technical Assistance Program Entrepreneurship Ecosystem At Penn State Webinar. Noon to 1:00.

March 9-11-- Engineers’ Society of Western PA, DEP Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference. State College

Related Tools ----------------

Visit DEP’s Public Participation Center for public participation opportunities.

Click Here for links to DEP’s Advisory Committee webpages.

Visit DEP Connects for opportunities to interact with DEP staff at field offices.

Click Here to sign up for DEP News a biweekly newsletter from the Department.

DEP Facebook Page     DEP Twitter Feed         DEP YouTube Channel

DEP Calendar of Events        DCNR Calendar of Events

Click Here to hook up with DCNR on other social media-- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

Senate Committee Schedule                House Committee Schedule

You can watch the Senate Floor Session and House Floor Session live online.


7/1/2019

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