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Environment & Energy NewsClips

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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Scorecard: Senate, House Come Up Very Short On Passing Bipartisan Environmental, Energy Bills [PaEN]

7 House Members Retiring, Not Returning; Legislators To Get 1.9467% Raise In 2020 [PaEN]

AP-Levy: PA Lawmakers, Judges Pulling Down 1.9467% Raises In 2020

Editorial: Total Lack Of Accountability In Annual Legislative, Judicial, Executive Pay Raises

Muschick: Why Are PA Lawmakers In Session Only 70 Of 250 Working Days?

Politics

Natural Gas Drilling Can Fracture Political Alliances On Both Sides Of The Aisle

Wolf Nominates Yassmin Gramian To Serve As Secretary Of PennDOT [PaEN]

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Air

DEP Obtains $229,950 Civil Penalty Against Clarion Boards, LLC For Air Pollution Violations In Clarion County [PaEN]

EPA Begins Accepting Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Applications Dec. 9; Webinars Set [PaEN]

Federal Court Orders EPA To Curb Sulfur Dioxide Pollution In Pittsburgh, Indiana County, 7 Other States

CMU Study Finds Recent Increase In Fine Particulate Matter Pollution Associated With More Premature Deaths In U.S. [PaEN]

Clean Vehicle Infrastructure Bill Going To House

Editorial: Pittsburgh Needs Expanded Mass Transit

Hearing Set For Jan.. 3 [If Needed] On Proposed Johnstown Area Ozone Attainment Maintenance Plan [PaEN]

DEP Holds Hearing Jan. 14 [If Needed]  On ArcelorMittal RACT II Air Quality Plan, Harrisburg [PaEN]

Alternative Fuels

Clean Vehicle Infrastructure Bill Going To House

Awards & Recognition

Ann Swanson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Chesapeake Conservancy [PaEN]

Mel & Marc Lewis 2019 Joseph T. Rothrock Conservationist Of The Year Award Recipients From PA Forestry Association [PaEN]

Rachel Reyna Receives Inaugural Mira Lloyd Dock Outstanding Woman Conservationist Award From PA Forestry Association [PaEN]

Dr. Beth Brantley Receives 2019 Sandy Cochran Award For Excellence In Natural Resources Education From PA Forestry Association [PaEN]

DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Ryan Davis, Chesapeake Bay PA Forest Manager [PaEN]

Help The 4th Pennsylvania Geological Survey Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary Dec. 6 [PaEN]

PA Land Trust Assn. Accepting Nominations For 2020 Lifetime Leadership & Land Conservation Government Leadership Awards [PaEN]

Christmas Tree Capital Means Historic Pride For Indiana County

AP: Melania Trump Receives Official White House Christmas Tree From PA Grower

Beautification

Pittsburgh Asks PA Supreme Court To Jump Into Mount Washington Billboard Battle

Biodiversity/Invasive Species

Black Moshannon Foresters Restore A Woodland Ravaged By Gypsy Moths

Controlled Plant & Noxious Weed Committee Adds 5 Plants To Noxious Weed List [PaEN]

AP: Giant Invasive Mussels Threatened Delaware River

Budget

Wolf Signs Multiple Bills: Sunday Hunting, Using Tax Money To Cleanup PFAS Rather Than Having Responsible Parties Pay

AP: PA To Use Tax Money To Help Pay For PFAS Cleanups Rather Than Money From Responsible Parties

Local Officials Unsure How To Pay For MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention [Because General Assembly Will Not Help]

Clarion County Commissioners Support Reauthorization Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program

Caruso: Can You Pay For $5.5 Billion Of Transportation Infrastructure Repairs Without Raising State Taxes? Republicans Say Yes [By Diverting Money From Other Programs]

Chesapeake Bay

Ann Swanson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Chesapeake Conservancy [PaEN]

Lancaster Farming: 400 Trees Planted On PA Farm To Restore Waterways

Lancaster Farming: Groups Still Working On Farm Conservation Credits

York Master Watershed Stewards Work With Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay On Buffer Project [PaEN]

DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Ryan Davis, Chesapeake Bay PA Forest Manager [PaEN]

Local Officials Unsure How To Pay For MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention [Because General Assembly Will Not Help]

Chesapeake Bay Classroom Closing Its Doors Due To Sea Level Rise

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Citizen Action

Bobby Hughes Is Closer To Achieving His Dream Of Cleaning Up Anthracite Mining’s Legacy

York Master Watershed Stewards Work With Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay On Buffer Project [PaEN]

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Blog: When It Comes To Protecting Streams, Sometimes What's In A Name Matters [PaEN]

Western PA CEOs Commit To Sustainability Goals, Vow To Make Progress

Youth #ClimateStrike To Hold Action Rally In Harrisburg Dec. 6 [PaEN]

Hearing Set For Jan.. 3 [If Needed] On Proposed Johnstown Area Ozone Attainment Maintenance Plan [PaEN]

DEP Holds Hearing Jan. 14 [If Needed]  On ArcelorMittal RACT II Air Quality Plan, Harrisburg [PaEN]

State Wants To Know Who Dumped 100 Tires On State Game Lands In Washington County

Neighborhood Litter Cleanup Saturday In Wilkes-Barre

ATV Driver Killed In Westmoreland County Crash

PEC: Public Meeting Dec. 5 On Proposed Wilkes-Barre & Eastern Rail Trail Corridor In Lackawanna County [PaEN]

PEC Holds Dec. 5 Public Meeting To Get Input On Rail Trail Corridor In Lackawanna

New Law Makes Purple Stripes Mean No Trespassing In PA

AP: PA Passes Purple Paint Law To Warn Trespassers

Join Your Local Audubon Christmas Bird Count

106-Year Old Fmr Fallingwater Cook Dishes On Serving Pittsburgh Royalty

Climate

Major Businesses, Higher Ed Institutions Write To Members Of House, Senate Urging Pennsylvania To Accelerate Transition To A Low-Carbon Economy [PaEN]

Draft PA Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory Shows Nearly 19% Reduction Between 2005 - 2016 From All Sectors [PaEN]

Columbia University Earth Institute Teams Up To Build Resilience In Johnstown, Cambria County [PaEN]

Op-Ed: Extend Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credits [PaEN]

Youth #ClimateStrike To Hold Action Rally In Harrisburg Dec. 6 [PaEN]

Kummer: Republicans Have A Generational Split Over Climate Change

Reid Frazier: Pittsburgh Mayor’s Comments Over Petrochemical Industry’s Impact Set Off Controversy

Column: Pittsburgh Mayor Takes Bold, Radical Stand On Climate Change, Not Yet In Philadelphia

Clean Vehicle Infrastructure Bill Going To House

Report: Climate Change Putting PA Wildlife At Risk

Letter: Pennsylvania’s Push, Pull On Climate Crisis

U.S. Supreme Court: Penn State Climate Change Scientist’s Lawsuit Against National Review Can Continue

Penn State Scientist Allowed To Sue Writers Who Compared Him To Sandusky

Editorial: Do The Chores To Stop Climate Change

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Announces New Chair, Executive Committee

European Parliament Declares A Climate Emergency

U.N. Calls Global Climate Outlook Bleak, Still Some Hopeful Trends

Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Again Break Records

Australian Wildfire Survivors Join Global Climate Protest

U.S. To Negotiate Carbon Trades Under Climate Pact Shunned By Trump

IEEFA: Global Coal Power Set For Record Fall In 2019

Weather Is Big Business And Veering Toward A Collision With The Federal Government

Coal Mining

Bobby Hughes Is Closer To Achieving His Dream Of Cleaning Up Anthracite Mining’s Legacy

FirstEnergy Solutions Will Be Renamed Energy Harbor, Owner Of Beaver Valley, Bruce Mansfield, Other Generation

Cong. Cartwright Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee/Program

IEEFA: Global Coal Power Set For Record Fall In 2019

Editorial: Ember Of Hope For Coal Miners’ Pension Rescue

Despite The Talk Of Coal’s Demise, It Still Powers The World

Coal Waste Landslide Disaster In Wales Led To Fundraising In Scranton In 1966

Compliance Action

Marie Cusick: Trailblazing Group Of Attorneys Who Enforced PA Environmental Laws In 1970s Looks To Rise Again

DEP Obtains $229,950 Civil Penalty Against Clarion Boards, LLC For Air Pollution Violations In Clarion County [PaEN]

New Purdue Study: Serious Precautions Need To Be Taken To Prevent Water/Air Pollution From CIPP Plastic Liner Pipe Repair Process That Is Believed Caused Letort Spring Run Fish Kill In Cumberland County [PaEN]

DCNR

DCNR To Hold Jan. 29, Feb. 19 Webinars On Applying For Recreation & Conservation Partnerships Grants [PaEN]

PEC Now Accepting Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Mini Grant Applications [PaEN]

Nov. 27 Resource Newsletter Now Available From DCNR [PaEN]

Nov. 29 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation [PaEN]

Delaware River

Op-Ed: We Need To Continue Delaware River Renaissance To Boost Economy Of State, Valley

Eels And Mussels - An Unlikely Pair - Benefit Pennsylvania's River Ecosystems [PaEN]

AP: Giant Invasive Mussels Threatened Delaware River

Allegheny Front: New Funding To Study Microplastic Pollution Effect On Delaware Bay

Delaware RiverKeeper Nov. 29 RiverWatch Video Report

Drinking Water

EPA Proposes PFAS Chemicals Be Added To Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Program [PaEN]

EPA Now Accepting Applications For Research On PFAS Impacts In Rural Communities, Agricultural Operations; Dec. 5 Webinar [PaEN]

Cong. Boyle Bill Pushes PFAS Drinking Water Standards

White House, CDC Feuding Over PFAS Health Study Causing Delays

Wolf Signs Multiple Bills: Sunday Hunting, Using Tax Money To Cleanup PFAS Rather Than Having Responsible Parties Pay

AP: PA To Use Tax Money To Help Pay For PFAS Cleanups Rather Than Money From Responsible Parties

Lobbyists Make Last Minute Changes In Philadelphia Lead Exposure, Other Bills

Warminster Twp Faces Tax Increase, Water System Sale Or Bankruptcy In Bucks

Erie Water Rate Hikes Not Linked To Lease Payment Deal With City

Editorial: Sign Up Now For Help With Pittsburgh Water Bills

Sinkhole Opens Up Along Dauphin County Road, Thanks To Broken Water Pipe

Penn State Extension Project Provides Information On Lead, Copper In Rural Drinking Water Supplies [PaEN]

Economic Development

Forest Farms Could Create Market For Ginseng, Other Medicinal Plants, Herbs [PaEN]

Opportunity To Bid On DEP Mine Reclamation Projects In Cambria, Lackawanna Counties [PaEN]

From Rust To Robust: Appalachia’s Shale Region Reshaping American Energy

Despite The Talk Of Coal’s Demise, It Still Powers The World

Education

Award-Winning Water Education Tools For Youth Now Available From Penn State Extension [PaEN]

PPL Electric Utilities Begins Accepting Applications For Future Environmental Leaders Student Scholarships Dec. 1 [PaEN]

PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals Now Accepting Applications For Student Scholarships [PaEN]

PA Sea Grant Program Now Accepting Applications For 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship [PaEN]

Penn State Extension Project Provides Information On Lead, Copper In Rural Drinking Water Supplies [PaEN]

Penn State Extension Outlines Benefits Of Large Woody Debris In Streams [PaEN]

Eels And Mussels - An Unlikely Pair - Benefit Pennsylvania's River Ecosystems [PaEN]

Chesapeake Bay Classroom Closing Its Doors Due To Sea Level Rise

Youth #ClimateStrike To Hold Action Rally In Harrisburg Dec. 6 [PaEN]

Marcus Schneck: More Daylight Coming After Winter Solstice - Dec. 21

Educators Alarmed At Rate Of Illness, Death At Elementary School Near Delaware County Landfill

Western PA Audubon Plans Bird Festival, Other Activities In Buffalo Creek Watershed

Emergency Response

Maykuth: Bankrupt, Explosion Damaged Philadelphia Refinery Seeks Millions More For Executive Bonuses

Maykuth: Philadelphia Wants Something Cleaner, Safer For Explosion Damage Philly Refinery

Closed Philadelphia Refinery Site Report: A Cleaner Use, While Desirable, Isn’t Likely In Short Term

AP: Report Calls For Cleaner, Safer Future For Bankrupt Philadelphia Refinery Site

12,600 People Without Power, 1 Hurt In Western PA Due To High Winds

Energy

Reid Frazier: Pittsburgh Mayor’s Comments Over Petrochemical Industry’s Impact Set Off Controversy

Column: Pittsburgh Mayor Takes Bold, Radical Stand On Climate Change, Not Yet In Philadelphia

Draft PA Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory Shows Nearly 19% Reduction Between 2005 - 2016 From All Sectors [PaEN]

Columbia University Earth Institute Teams Up To Build Resilience In Johnstown, Cambria County [PaEN]

Op-Ed: Extend Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credits [PaEN]

Penn State Extension--

-- Online Tool Helps Compare Heating Costs By Fuel Type

-- What Comes After Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards?

-- These Local Organizations Promote Renewable Energy

-- Firewood Prices Continue To Be Competitive

12,600 People Without Power, 1 Hurt In Western PA Due To High Winds

SEPTA Gets To Keep Air Permit For Natural Gas Power Generator

New PPL Software Shuts Power To Fallen Wires, Helps Prevent Electrocutions

UGI Customers To See Increase In Natural Gas Bills In NE PA

Most In Berks County To See 6% Decrease In UGI Natural Gas Rates

UGI To Cut Natural Gas Rates For Lancaster Customers

Editorial: Enjoy Comfortable Oil Prices While They Last

FirstEnergy Solutions Will Be Renamed Energy Harbor, Owner Of Beaver Valley, Bruce Mansfield, Other Generation

NPR: Lighting Industry’s Future Dims As Efficient LED Bulbs Take Over [St. Mary’s Bulb Factory]

IEEFA: Global Coal Power Set For Record Fall In 2019

Despite The Talk Of Coal’s Demise, It Still Powers The World

Energy Conservation

NPR: Lighting Industry’s Future Dims As Efficient LED Bulbs Take Over [St. Mary’s Bulb Factory]

Environmental Health

Editorial: Fracking Health Study Is Welcome And Necessary

Editorial: State Should Study Health Impacts Of Fracking

Environmental Heritage

Marie Cusick: Trailblazing Group Of Attorneys Who Enforced PA Environmental Laws In 1970s Looks To Rise Again

William Ruckelshaus Who Served As First EPA Administrator Dies At 87

Coal Waste Landslide Disaster In Wales Led To Fundraising In Scranton In 1966

Environmental Justice

Latest Environmental Justice Newsletter Now Available From DEP [PaEN]

Farming

EPA Now Accepting Applications For Research On PFAS Impacts In Rural Communities, Agricultural Operations; Dec. 5 Webinar [PaEN]

Lancaster Farming: 400 Trees Planted On PA Farm To Restore Waterways

Lancaster Farming: Groups Still Working On Farm Conservation Credits

PA Horticultural Society: Philadelphia’s Urban Agriculture Plan - Growing From The Root Public Meeting Dec. 3 [PaEN]

Forest Farms Could Create Market For Ginseng, Other Medicinal Plants, Herbs [PaEN]

Controlled Plant & Noxious Weed Committee Adds 5 Plants To Noxious Weed List [PaEN]

Alternative Fertilizer’s Stench Upsets Rural Residents In Cumberland County

Flooding

Penn State Extension Outlines Benefits Of Large Woody Debris In Streams [PaEN]

Bill Addressing Stream Cleaning Moves From Committee

Columbia University Earth Institute Teams Up To Build Resilience In Johnstown, Cambria County [PaEN]

Forests

Christmas Tree Capital Means Historic Pride For Indiana County

PA Farmers Use Sweat, Science To Craft The Perfect Christmas Tree

AP: Melania Trump Receives Official White House Christmas Tree From PA Grower

Mel & Marc Lewis 2019 Joseph T. Rothrock Conservationist Of The Year Award Recipients From PA Forestry Association [PaEN]

Rachel Reyna Receives Inaugural Mira Lloyd Dock Outstanding Woman Conservationist Award From PA Forestry Association [PaEN]

Dr. Beth Brantley Receives 2019 Sandy Cochran Award For Excellence In Natural Resources Education From PA Forestry Association [PaEN]

DCNR Good Natured Pennsylvanians: Ryan Davis, Chesapeake Bay PA Forest Manager [PaEN]

Nov. 27 Resource Newsletter Now Available From DCNR [PaEN]

Nov. 29 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation [PaEN]

York Master Watershed Stewards Work With Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay On Buffer Project [PaEN]

Black Moshannon Foresters Restore A Woodland Ravaged By Gypsy Moths

Forest Farms Could Create Market For Ginseng, Other Medicinal Plants, Herbs [PaEN]

Forests - Wildfires

Evacuation Orders Ended As Rain Douses California Wildfire

Geologic Hazards

Help The 4th Pennsylvania Geological Survey Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary Dec. 6 [PaEN]

Sinkhole Opens Up Along Dauphin County Road, Thanks To Broken Water Pipe

Grants/Funding

EPA Begins Accepting Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Applications Dec. 9; Webinars Set [PaEN]

EPA Now Accepting Applications For Research On PFAS Impacts In Rural Communities, Agricultural Operations; Dec. 5 Webinar [PaEN]

PPL Electric Utilities Begins Accepting Applications For Future Environmental Leaders Student Scholarships Dec. 1 [PaEN]

PA Sea Grant Program Now Accepting Applications For 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship [PaEN]

DCNR To Hold Jan. 29, Feb. 19 Webinars On Applying For Recreation & Conservation Partnerships Grants [PaEN]

PEC Now Accepting Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Mini Grant Applications [PaEN]

PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals Now Accepting Applications For Student Scholarships [PaEN]

Green Infrastructure

York Master Watershed Stewards Work With Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay On Buffer Project [PaEN]

Pittsburgh Water Authority To Start Green Infrastructure Projects In Schenley Park, Greenfield

Lancaster Farming: 400 Trees Planted On PA Farm To Restore Waterways

Lancaster Farming: Groups Still Working On Farm Conservation Credits

Local Officials Unsure How To Pay For MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention [Because General Assembly Will Not Help]

Penn State Extension Outlines Benefits Of Large Woody Debris In Streams [PaEN]

Bill Addressing Stream Cleaning Moves From Committee

Columbia University Earth Institute Teams Up To Build Resilience In Johnstown, Cambria County [PaEN]

Hazardous Sites Cleanup

Educators Alarmed At Rate Of Illness, Death At Elementary School Near Delaware County Landfill

Hazardous Substances

EPA Proposes PFAS Chemicals Be Added To Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Program [PaEN]

EPA Now Accepting Applications For Research On PFAS Impacts In Rural Communities, Agricultural Operations; Dec. 5 Webinar [PaEN]

Cong. Boyle Bill Pushes PFAS Drinking Water Standards

White House, CDC Feuding Over PFAS Health Study Causing Delays

Wolf Signs Multiple Bills: Sunday Hunting, Using Tax Money To Cleanup PFAS Rather Than Having Responsible Parties Pay

AP: PA To Use Tax Money To Help Pay For PFAS Cleanups Rather Than Money From Responsible Parties

Lobbyists Make Last Minute Changes In Philadelphia Lead Exposure, Other Bills

Penn State Extension Project Provides Information On Lead, Copper In Rural Drinking Water Supplies [PaEN]

Game Commission Warns Of Lead’s Danger To Animals, But Hunters Say Replacement Is Too Expensive

Land Conservation

PA Land Trust Assn. Accepting Nominations For 2020 Lifetime Leadership & Land Conservation Government Leadership Awards [PaEN]

$500,000 Grant To Allegheny Land Trust For Purchase Of Fmr Churchill Valley Country Club

Land Recycling

Maykuth: Bankrupt, Explosion Damaged Philadelphia Refinery Seeks Millions More For Executive Bonuses

Maykuth: Philadelphia Wants Something Cleaner, Safer For Explosion Damage Philly Refinery

Lake Erie

PA Sea Grant Program Now Accepting Applications For 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship [PaEN]

Littering/Illegal Dumping

DCNR, Keep PA Beautiful See 48% Reduction In Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks [PaEN]

State Wants To Know Who Dumped 100 Tires On State Game Lands In Washington County

Neighborhood Litter Cleanup Saturday In Wilkes-Barre

Mine Reclamation

Bobby Hughes Is Closer To Achieving His Dream Of Cleaning Up Anthracite Mining’s Legacy

Cong. Cartwright Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee/Program

Clarion County Commissioners Support Reauthorization Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program

Opportunity To Bid On DEP Mine Reclamation Projects In Cambria, Lackawanna Counties [PaEN]

Coal Waste Landslide Disaster In Wales Led To Fundraising In Scranton In 1966

Oil & Gas

Editorial: State Should Study Health Impacts Of Fracking

Editorial: Fracking Health Study Is Welcome And Necessary

Natural Gas Drilling Can Fracture Political Alliances On Both Sides Of The Aisle

Phillips: Shale Gas Revolution Has Led To Exports That Span The Globe, Help Japan Solve Energy Needs After A Nuclear Disaster

SEPTA Gets To Keep Air Permit For Natural Gas Power Generator

Reid Frazier: Pittsburgh Mayor’s Comments Over Petrochemical Industry’s Impact Set Off Controversy

Maykuth: Bankrupt, Explosion Damaged Philadelphia Refinery Seeks Millions More For Executive Bonuses

Maykuth: Philadelphia Wants Something Cleaner, Safer For Explosion Damage Philly Refinery

Closed Philadelphia Refinery Site Report: A Cleaner Use, While Desirable, Isn’t Likely In Short Term

AP: Report Calls For Cleaner, Safer Future For Bankrupt Philadelphia Refinery Site

UGI Customers To See Increase In Natural Gas Bills In NE PA

Most In Berks County To See 6% Decrease In UGI Natural Gas Rates

UGI To Cut Natural Gas Rates For Lancaster Customers

Editorial: Enjoy Comfortable Oil Prices While They Last

From Rust To Robust: Appalachia’s Shale Region Reshaping American Energy

Editorial: Don’t Reduce Oil Royalties To Federal Government

Pipelines

2nd Law Firm Files Class Action Shareholder Lawsuit Over Mariner East Pipeline Permitting, Compliance Allegations

Will Decisions On Natural Gas Pipelines Come Back To Haunt Governors Of NY, PA?

Permitting

DEP Posts 38 Pages Of Permit-Related Notices In Nov. 30 PA Bulletin [PaEN]

Radiation Protection

FirstEnergy Solutions Will Be Renamed Energy Harbor, Owner Of Beaver Valley, Bruce Mansfield, Other Generation

Recreation

DCNR To Hold Jan. 29, Feb. 19 Webinars On Applying For Recreation & Conservation Partnerships Grants [PaEN]

PEC Now Accepting Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Mini Grant Applications [PaEN]

DCNR, Keep PA Beautiful See 48% Reduction In Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks [PaEN]

Hikers Opt Out Of Black Friday Shopping For Outdoor Adventures

Nov. 27 Resource Newsletter Now Available From DCNR [PaEN]

Nov. 29 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation [PaEN]

Wilkes-Barre Native Hikes Appalachian Trail

PEC: Public Meeting Dec. 5 On Proposed Wilkes-Barre & Eastern Rail Trail Corridor In Lackawanna County [PaEN]

PEC Holds Dec. 5 Public Meeting To Get Input On Rail Trail Corridor In Lackawanna

Residents Hoping For Light At End Of Ohiopyle Tunnel Project

What Could Be Last Trip On Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

ATV Driver Killed In Westmoreland County Crash

West Branch Susquehanna River Trail Gets Official Logo

Brodhead Watershed Assn. Hosts Dec. 14 Hike To Table Rock, Above The Delaware Water Gap In Monroe County [PaEN]

Nature-Based, Inclusive Playgrounds Planned For New State College Elementary Schools

106-Year Old Fmr Fallingwater Cook Dishes On Serving Pittsburgh Royalty

Recycling/Waste

Educators Alarmed At Rate Of Illness, Death At Elementary School Near Delaware County Landfill

Book Swap Recycling Event Makes 22,000 Books Available To Residents In Pike, Wayne Counties [PaEN]

Alternative Fertilizer’s Stench Upsets Rural Residents In Cumberland County

Philadelphia Has One More Chance To Ban Plastic Bags This Year

Allegheny Front: New Funding To Study Microplastic Pollution Effect On Delaware Bay

Northeast Recycling Council Call For Papers For Spring Conference April 20-21 [PaEN]

Renewable Energy

Draft PA Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory Shows Nearly 19% Reduction Between 2005 - 2016 From All Sectors [PaEN]

Op-Ed: Extend Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credits [PaEN]

Stormwater

Pittsburgh Water Authority To Start Green Infrastructure Projects In Schenley Park, Greenfield

Lancaster Farming: 400 Trees Planted On PA Farm To Restore Waterways

Lancaster Farming: Groups Still Working On Farm Conservation Credits

New Purdue Study: Serious Precautions Need To Be Taken To Prevent Water/Air Pollution From CIPP Plastic Liner Pipe Repair Process That Is Believed Caused Letort Spring Run Fish Kill In Cumberland County [PaEN]

Local Officials Unsure How To Pay For MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention [Because General Assembly Will Not Help]

Penn State Extension Outlines Benefits Of Large Woody Debris In Streams [PaEN]

Bill Addressing Stream Cleaning Moves From Committee

Susquehanna River

Eels And Mussels - An Unlikely Pair - Benefit Pennsylvania's River Ecosystems [PaEN]

Sustainability

Major Businesses, Higher Ed Institutions Write To Members Of House, Senate Urging Pennsylvania To Accelerate Transition To A Low-Carbon Economy [PaEN]

Western PA CEOs Commit To Sustainability Goals, Vow To Make Progress

Wastewater Facilities

New Purdue Study: Serious Precautions Need To Be Taken To Prevent Water/Air Pollution From CIPP Plastic Liner Pipe Repair Process That Is Believed Caused Letort Spring Run Fish Kill In Cumberland County [PaEN]

Editorial: State’s Audit Of Scranton Sewer System Sale Long Overdue

Watershed Protection

Ann Swanson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Chesapeake Conservancy [PaEN]

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Blog: When It Comes To Protecting Streams, Sometimes What's In A Name Matters [PaEN]

York Master Watershed Stewards Work With Alliance For The Chesapeake Bay On Buffer Project [PaEN]

Award-Winning Water Education Tools For Youth Now Available From Penn State Extension [PaEN]

Pittsburgh Water Authority To Start Green Infrastructure Projects In Schenley Park, Greenfield

Lancaster Farming: 400 Trees Planted On PA Farm To Restore Waterways

Lancaster Farming: Groups Still Working On Farm Conservation Credits

Local Officials Unsure How To Pay For MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention [Because General Assembly Will Not Help]

Penn State Extension Outlines Benefits Of Large Woody Debris In Streams [PaEN]

Bill Addressing Stream Cleaning Moves From Committee

PEC Blog: Ride Along On The 2019 Delaware River Watershed Tour

Eels And Mussels - An Unlikely Pair - Benefit Pennsylvania's River Ecosystems [PaEN]

AP: Giant Invasive Mussels Threatened Delaware River

Allegheny Front: New Funding To Study Microplastic Pollution Effect On Delaware Bay

Delaware RiverKeeper Nov. 29 RiverWatch Video Report

Western PA Audubon Plans Bird Festival, Other Activities In Buffalo Creek Watershed

Op-Ed: We Need To Continue Delaware River Renaissance To Boost Economy Of State, Valley

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Wildlife

Game Commission: It’s Official, Expanded Sunday Hunting Coming To PA In 2020 [PaEN]

Additional State Forest Roads Remain Open For Opening Of Deer Hunting Season [PaEN]

Op-Ed: Sunday Deer Hunting Is Not The Apocalypse For Hikers [PaEN]

Wolf Signs Multiple Bills: Sunday Hunting, Using Tax Money To Cleanup PFAS Rather Than Having Responsible Parties Pay

Marcus Schneck: Sunday Hunting In PA, What You Need To Know

Murphy: Sunday Hunting Bill Hailed As Huge Win By Hunters

AP: Law Signed To Allow Pennsylvania Hunting 3 Sundays Per Year

Sunday Hunting Legalized In PA As Gov. Wolf Signs Controversial Bill

Marcus Schneck: Biggest Changes In Decades Await PA Deer Hunters Nov. 30

Deer Hunters Like Starting Rifle Season On Saturday

More Hunters For Early Start Of Deer Season

Hunters Adjust As Deer Season Makes Its First Saturday Opening

Game Commission Says Saturday Hunting Doesn’t Present Added Danger

Not All Are Happy About Saturday Opener For Deer Season

Ready For A Saturday Start To Deer Hunting Season?

Mark Demko: PA Deer Season Starts Saturday For First Time

Stephen Huba: Focus On Chronic Wasting Disease Grows As Rifle Deer Season Starts

Food Safety Experts Urge Caution For Hunters In Areas With Chronic Wasting Disease

Slippery Rock Student Dies In Crawford County Hunting Accident

Editorial: Chronic Wasting Disease Clouds Opening Of Deer Season

Editorial: Harrisburg Targets Hunting Changes

New Law Makes Purple Stripes Mean No Trespassing In PA

AP: PA Passes Purple Paint Law To Warn Trespassers

Marcus Schneck: Yes, There Are Wild Hogs In PA Like Those That Killed A Texas Woman

Game Commission Warns Of Lead’s Danger To Animals, But Hunters Say Replacement Is Too Expensive

Bear On The Loose In Villanova

State Wants To Know Who Dumped 100 Tires On State Game Lands In Washington County

Pittsburgh Ordinance Would Regulate Reptile Ownership

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Blog: When It Comes To Protecting Streams, Sometimes What's In A Name Matters [PaEN]

New Purdue Study: Serious Precautions Need To Be Taken To Prevent Water/Air Pollution From CIPP Plastic Liner Pipe Repair Process That Is Believed Caused Letort Spring Run Fish Kill In Cumberland County [PaEN]

Eels And Mussels - An Unlikely Pair - Benefit Pennsylvania's River Ecosystems [PaEN]

Western PA Audubon Plans Bird Festival, Other Activities In Buffalo Creek Watershed

Join Your Local Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Report: Climate Change Putting PA Wildlife At Risk

Opportunities

Wolf Nominates Yassmin Gramian To Serve As Secretary Of PennDOT [PaEN]

Help Wanted: Southwest PA Environmental Health Project Executive Director [PaEN]

Help Wanted: Chesapeake Bay Foundation Pennsylvania Office Executive Director [PaEN]

Help Wanted: Game Commission Land Research Survey Technicians Luzerne, Sullivan Counties [PaEN]

 

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