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75 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

Here are 75 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!

-- WeConservePA Urges General Assembly, Gov. Wolf To Boost Conservation Investments - There Has Never Been A Better Time  [PaEN]

-- Two-Thirds Of Pennsylvanians Support Increased Funding For PA State Parks, Forests - Take Action [PaEN] 

-- PA Capital-Star: New Poll: Pennsylvanians Support Funding Hike For Parks, Forests 

-- DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Hosts April 27 Webinar On Economics And The Outdoors - Funding Needs, Opportunities  [PaEN]

-- PennFuture Collects 1,200 Signatures From Pennsylvanians Who Demand More Funding For Clean Water Projects

-- DCNR, Tom Ridge Environmental Center Foundation Announce Plan For Innovative Visitor Experience Partnership In Erie  [PaEN]

-- Republican Herald - Tyler Frantz: Celebrate Earth Day By Making A Difference

-- Centre Daily Times: Climate Watch: May This Be The Year Earth Day Stops Being A ‘Next Year’ Thing

-- PA Capital-Star: These Are Meaningful Actions Pennsylvanians Can Take This Earth Month

-- Agriculture Secretary Joins Lancaster County Farm Conservation Partners To Recognize Commitment To Cleaning Up PA's Chesapeake Bay Watershed  [PaEN]

-- LancasterOnline - Sean Sauro: Stream Improvements On Local Farm Celebrated By State Agriculture Secretary

-- Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay States Say Funds Are On The Way For Conowingo Dam Cleanup Plan - By Karl Blankenship  [PaEN]

-- Coldwater Heritage Partnership Awards $90,000 In Coldwater Conservation Grants [PaEN]

-- Tribune Democrat: Tree Planting Completes Tubmill Creek Habitat Improvement Project

-- Onward State: Penn State Golf Courses Partners With CBF, Sustainability Institute For Tree Removals

-- Vista.Today: Aqua PA Joins Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy To Launch Floating Classroom Science Program At Green Lane Reservoir In Montgomery County

-- York Dispatch: ‘Nothing Beats An Outdoor Classroom’: Pequea H.S. Students, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Educators Collect Live Species In Lancaster County Stream

-- Reading Eagle: Schuylkill River Greenways Invites Children To Explore Schuylkill River, Become A Junior Ranger

-- Altoona Mirror: Juniata College Receives $5 Million Donation To Support Environmental Science Off-Campus Facilities Like Raystown Field Station

-- Penn State Environmental Resource Management Students Tour NE PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Treatment Sites [PaEN]

-- TribLive: Gateway School Students Provide Environmentally Friendly Alternatives For Earth Day In Allegheny County

-- WHYY: ‘Agriculture Is The Culture’: FarmerJawn Wants To Reinvent Agriculture Education

-- LancasterOnline: Storm-Chasing Millersville University Students, Faculty Hope To Improve Tornado Warnings

-- Post-Gazette: California University Students Develop Helmet Warning System To Improve Biking Safety In Traffic

-- Register Now For Bucknell University 9th Annual Sustainability Symposium April 22-23  [PaEN]

-- Warren Times: Winners Announced In Warren Conservation District K-12 Art Contest 

-- PA Resources Council Reaches Milestone Of Responsibly Managing 6 Million Pounds Of  Household Chemicals In Southwest PA  [PaEN]

-- Centre County Honors 28 Local Green Businesses, Schools And Organizations  [PaEN]

-- Centre Daily Times: Celebrating Our 2022 Centre County Green Business Partners

-- TribLive: Tired Of Tires, Scout Troop Cleans Up Woods In North Huntingdon

-- Independence Conservancy To Hold 3 Waste Tire Collection Events In Allegheny, Beaver Counties  [PaEN]

-- Centre Daily Times: Penn State’s First Waste Reduction, Recycling Program Manager Has Big Goals For New Role

-- TribLive: Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban In Pittsburgh To Start In 2023

-- WHYY: Haverford Bans Plastic Bags As More Main Line Communities Look To Do The Same

-- MCall: Wegmans To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bags By End Of The Year

-- Scranton Times Editorial: Wegmans Move To Discontinue Use Of Single-Use Bags, In The Bag

-- DCED Announces Recipients Of 2022 Governor’s Awards For Local Government Excellence

-- Williamsport Sun: Mansfield Borough Earns Governor’s Award For Summer Flood Response

-- DEP, Others Recommend Ways To Strengthen PUC Regulations On Natural Gas Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Safety; Oil, Natural Gas, Pipeline Industry, Unions Oppose New Rules  [PaEN]

-- Senate Passes Heavily Amended Senate Bill 284 To Set Decommissioning Rules For Utility-Scale Solar Energy Facilities  [PaEN]

-- Altoona Mirror: Bedford Solar Project Will Relocate, To Be Completed In June 2023

-- MCall: Bethlehem Approves Lehigh University Solar Farm, Despite Neighbors’ Objections

-- Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Statement On Wind Energy Company's Violation Of Federal Law Involving The Deaths Of Over 150 Eagles  [PaEN]

-- Sen. Yaw To Introduce Bill Promoting Carbon Capture, Utilization And Sequestration  [PaEN]

-- Erie Times - Brian Whipkey: Forested Landowners Can Be Paid To Maintain Their Trees, Absorb Carbon

-- StateImpactPA - Jon Hurdle: In Pennsylvania, Ukraine Invasion And Urgent Climate Report Drive New Interest In Renewables, Efficiency

-- PA GreenGov Initiatives Lower State Government Energy Use By More Than $8 Million In 3 Years  [PaEN]

-- WHYY: PA State Agencies Used Less Energy In 2021, But Lagged On Electric Vehicle Goals

-- PA Capital-Star: A Look At State Agencies’ Sustainable Efforts In 2021

-- PPL Utilities 2021 Sustainability Report Highlights Move Toward Clean Energy Goals, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

-- Washington & Jefferson College Center For Energy Policy & Management Hosts April 20 Webinar On Hydrogen: The Future Of Clean Energy?  [PaEN]

-- TribLive Guest Essay: Energy Freedom In PA Would Help Support Our European Allies - Boost Solar Energy & Micro Hydro - By Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny) & Rep. Frank Burns (D-Cambria)  [PaEN]

-- Scranton Times Editorial: Clean Energy Boosts Security

-- Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification  [PaEN]

-- The Mercury: Bimbo Bakeries Recognized By EPA As ENERGY Star Manufacturer

-- Delaware Valley Ramps To Host U-Pick Fundraiser In Wayne County For Northeast Sustainable Energy Education & Development Support Group  [PaEN]

-- DEP Promotes Agricultural Energy Efficiency Rebate Program At Dries Orchards, Northumberland County  [PaEN]

-- Reading Eagle: Reading’s New Climate Corps Looking For Recruits Age 18 Thru 26

-- Quakers, Jews, Elders, Students Planning A 40-Mile Walk On April 18 - 22 Demanding Vanguard Stop Investing In Climate Destruction  [PaEN]

-- Join PA Interfaith Power & Light For The 2022 Bike/Hike Journey Towards A Cleaner Future Starting May 1  [PaEN]

-- PUC Adopts Regulations Requiring Diversity Reporting By Major PA Public Utilities

-- Post-Gazette - Anya Litvak: Diversity Reporting To Be Made Mandatory For PA Utilities

-- DEP Awards $2.1 Million In Grants For Electric Vehicles, Clean Fuel Transportation Projects  [PaEN]

-- PennDOT, DEP Support Petition On Issuing A PUC Policy Statement On Electric Utility Rate Design For Electric Vehicle Charging  [PaEN]

-- Pittsburgh Business Times: EQT In Rare-Earth Mineral Partnership That Would Build Refining Plant In Appalachia

-- Dept. Of Agriculture Invests $9.7 Million To Protect 3,528 Acres Of Farmland In 19 Counties  [PaEN]

-- Pennypack Ecological Trust Receives Donation Of 10.3 Acres In Montgomery County  [PaEN]

-- TribLive: Allegheny Land Trust Enters Final Push To Secure Sewickley Hills Parcel

-- PennLive - Marcus Schneck: Remote Workers Offered The Chance To Sample The Lifestyle In PA Wilds

-- PA Capital-Star: Q/A With PA’s First Director Of Outdoor Recreation Nathan Reigner

-- LancasterOnline - Ad Crable: Lancaster County Man Yields To Lure Of Nation’s Longest Hiking Trails

-- DEP/DCNR/Game Commission: First Rachel Carson Building Peregrine Falcon Egg Hatched!  [PaEN]

-- Travel & Leisure: Thousands Of Fireflies Put On Magical Light Show In PA Each June - Here’s How To See It

-- Republican Herald: Shade Trees Planted In Downtown Shenandoah

-- TribLive: New Dinosaur Species Named For Indiana University Of PA Alumnus

-- PA Master Naturalist Accepting Applications For Fall Volunteer Training In 5 Counties  [PaEN]

Visit the PA Environment Digest website to learn more.

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[Posted: April 17, 2022]


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