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The Feds

Articles and NewsClips about federal actions impacting Pennsylvania--

-- Witnesses Unanimously Support Allocating American Rescue Plan Funding For On-Farm Conservation Projects At House Committee Meeting; Rep. Metcalfe Calls It ‘Welfare’  [PaEN]

-- WilliamsportS: Grafius Run Flood Mitigation Project Among American Rescue Plan Possible Funding Options

-- Public News Service: PA Municipalities Consider Using Federal American Rescue Plan Funds For Outdoor Recreation

-- WBTimes: American Rescue Plan Money And County - Wyoming Authority Agreement Could Reduce Stormwater Fee

-- Federal Office Of Surface Mine Reclamation Awards PA $25 Million For Mine Reclamation With Environmental, Economic, Recreation, Solar Energy Benefits  [PaEN]

-- TribLive: Pittsburgh Leaders, Residents Seek Answers After Poor-Rated Bridge Collapses: ‘It Is Outrageous’  [The federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Provide Needed Resources To Address These Issues, But Also Mine Reclamation, Plugging Oil & Gas Wells Left Behind By Conventional Drillers, All But 1 Republican Voted Against It In PA]

-- ScrantonT: Federal Infrastructure Funds Will Remediate Mine-Scarred Land

-- WBTimes: Federal Funds Touted For Abandoned Mine Lands Clean Up

-- WBTimes Editorial: $3.8 Billion For PA Mine Reclamation A Big Win

-- PG: Cong. Lamb Bill To Research Conventional Oil And Gas Wells Abandoned By Drilling Companies Advances Out Of Committee

-- Chesapeake Bay Journal: EPA Declares 'No Confidence' In Cleanup Plan For Conowingo Dam Due To Lack Of Funding, Gives States 60 Days To Respond  [PaEN]

-- Dept. Of Agriculture Encourages NE, SC PA Ag Businesses To Apply For Federal Disaster Recovery Loans

-- USGS, NOAA: Drought Prediction & Water Availability National Listening Sessions Begin Feb. 9

-- USA Today: Insurance And Aid Aren’t Covering The Cost Of Disasters In America, Is It Time To Relocate?

-- USA Today: Climate Change Made Rain Estimates Outdated, Now They Put US At Risk For More Flooding

-- WPost: U.S. Supreme Court Takes EPA Case That Could Narrow Clean Water Act

-- StateImpactPA - Reid Frazier: In Federal Court, Plaintiffs Say U.S. Steel Clairton Coke (Coal) Works Fire, Pollution Control Outage Was A ‘Complete Failure’

-- Utility Dive: New DHS Warning: Extremists Have Developed ‘Credible, Specific Plans’ To Attack U.S. Power Grid

-- US EPA Region 3: Recognizes Philadelphia Dept. Of Prisons For Diverting Food Waste From Landfills

[Posted: January 30, 2022]


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