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*  [5/13/2024] Sen. Yaw To Introduce Bill To Punish Counties That Seek To Protect Their Residents From Impacts Of Natural Gas Thru Lawsuits
*  [5/13/2024] PA Watershed Advocates List Top 5 Water Priorities For State Legislators In 2024
*  [4/29/2024] DEP Reports ZERO Shale Gas Well Permits Under Review; DEP May Have Only 20% Of The Revenue Needed To Fund Its Oil & Gas Regulation Program
*  [4/29/2024] Appalachian Groups Send Letter To Congress Seeking Critical Investments In Appalachian Flood Resilience Programs And Workforce Development
*  [4/22/2024] Federal Office Of Surface Mining Awards PA $21.4 Million In Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Economic Revitalization Grant
*  [4/8/2024] DEP Reports Only 1 Shale Gas Well Permit Under Review Drastically Reducing The Revenue Needed To Run Its Entire Oil & Gas Regulatory Program
*  [4/8/2024] US Dept. Of Interior Announces $244 Million In Abandoned Mine Reclamation Funding For Pennsylvania; Local Grants Available
*  [3/11/2024] PUC Urges Congressional Delegation To Ensure Remaining LIHEAP Funding Is Available For Low-Income Pennsylvanians
*  [3/4/2024] DEP: Oil & Gas Regulatory Program Will Be In The Red By Fall; All Sectors Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program No Go; Update On Permitting Reform
*  [3/4/2024] DEP Testimony Provides Overview Of Budget Request, Progress On Permitting, Environmental Justice, Infrastructure Investments, PFAS, Watershed Cleanup, Climate, Clean Energy Initiatives
*  [3/4/2024] DCNR Budget Testimony Reviews Funding Requests, Need For Continued Investment In Recreation, Natural Resources, Workforce Development
*  [3/4/2024] IFO Reports 2023 PA Natural Gas Production Up 1.0% Over 2022, Thanks To Strong Q4 Production; Fewest New Wells Drilled In Last Decade
*  [3/4/2024] Choose Clean Water Coalition, Partners Release Newest PA Clean Water Legislative Briefing Book - Water Quality Issues, Legislative & Funding Solutions
*  [2/26/2024] DEP Set To Receive $2 Billion+ In Federal Funds Over Next Decade+ For Oil & Gas Well Plugging, Clean Energy, Climate Resiliency, Clean Water
*  [2/19/2024] PA Taxpayers To Give $130.9 Million In Tax Credits To Subsidize Shell Petrochemical Plant In Beaver County; Total Expected To Be $1.17 Billion Thru 2042; No Regard For Environmental Compliance Record
*  [2/19/2024] 100+ Business, Religious, Community, Public Health, Elected Officials, Environmental Leaders: Pennsylvania Needs a Sustainable, Inclusive Economic Development Plan
*  [2/12/2024] Gov. Shapiro’s Proposed 2024-25 Budget Includes DEP Permit Modernization Initiative, Expands PFAS ‘Forever Chemical’ Testing; Expands DCNR Trails Program, PA Outdoor Corp
*  [1/29/2024] PUC: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees To Drop By 25% For Fees Due On 2023 Wells; Total Revenue To Drop By Nearly $105 Million
*  [12/25/2023] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Highlights PA Legislative Priorities For 2024
*  [12/18/2023] Independent Fiscal Office Estimates 2023 Act 13 Shale Gas Drilling Impact Fee Revenue Will Drop By Nearly $105 Million, While Almost 400 New Wells Were Drilled So Far In 2023
*  [12/18/2023] Final State Budget Bills Passed, Go To The Governor
*  [12/18/2023] Senate, House Release 2024 DEP, DCNR, Agriculture Agency Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [10/9/2023] Game Commission Works With Legislators, Stakeholders To Safeguard Federal Wildlife Funds; House Passes Budget Bill Without Game Fund Transfer
*  [9/18/2023] Growing Greener Coalition Opposes Senate Amendment Taking $150 Million From Game Commission Fund That Threatens Federal Wildlife Funding
*  [9/11/2023] Independent Fiscal Office Reports 2nd Quarter Natural Gas Production Increased 0.3% Over Prior Year; Dramatic Slowdown In Drilling New Shale Gas Wells Taking Hold
*  [9/11/2023] PA Chapter Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Oppose Transfer Of $150 Million From Game Fund To Clean Streams Fund In Senate Budget Bill; Could Make State Ineligible For Federal Wildlife Funds
*  [9/4/2023] PA Senate Republicans Pass 2 Fiscal Code Budget Bills - But It Doesn’t Matter
*  [8/21/2023] DCNR: New Budget Follows Thru On Commitments To Protect State Parks & Forests And Spur Economic Development Thru Outdoor Recreation
*  [8/14/2023] Eastern Hellbender, Pollinator Habitat Vehicle License Plates Now Available From PennDOT
*  [7/24/2023] Governor’s Regulatory Agenda: DEP To Propose Annual Permit Fee For Unconventional Shale Gas Operations; Updated Waste, Other Regulations Covering Conventional Oil & Gas Drilling Coming
*  [7/17/2023] PA Eligible To Apply For $76.4 Million In Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding To Plug Abandoned Conventional Oil & Gas Wells; Conventional Operators Still Abandoning Wells
*  [7/17/2023] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Asks PA Supreme Court To Reverse A Commonwealth Court Decision Saying West Chester Stormwater Fee Is A Tax
*  [7/17/2023] Senate Bill Introduced To Provide $5 Million In Tax Credits To Develop Solar Energy Facilities On Brownfields, Abandoned Mine Sites, Warehouse Roofs
*  [7/10/2023] House Passes $45.5 Billion State Budget Including Funding For More Staff At DEP; Shapiro To Veto Voucher Funding Wanted By Republicans; Bill Must Still Be Signed In Senate To Be Presented To The Governor
*  [7/3/2023] Independent Fiscal Office Projects 2023 Act 13 Shale Gas Drilling Impact Fee Revenue At $180 to $184 Million, A Drop Of $94 Million From 2022 Revenue
*  [6/26/2023] PUC Distributes A Record $278.8 Million In Act 13 Shale Gas Drilling Impact Fee Revenue; Conventional Oil/Gas Operators Do Not Pay These Fees
*  [6/26/2023] Guest Essay: Support Increased Funding In 2023 Federal Farm Bill That Benefits Small Family Farms, Landowners, Cleaner Rivers And Streams
*  [5/8/2023] AP: Audit Says Senate, House Expense Account Surplus Jumped To Record $261 Million In FY 2022 After Record Spending
*  [5/1/2023] House Hearing: Let’s Work Together To Make Conventional Oil & Gas Industry Practices Cleaner, Respect Property Rights, Protect Taxpayers And Prevent New Abandoned Wells
*  [5/1/2023] EDF: Pennsylvania Has 55,000 Oil/Gas Wells At High Risk Of Being Abandoned; 51,000 Wells At Risk Of Being Transferred To Low Solvency Owners; Current Conventional Well Owners Abandon 561 Wells A Year, On Average
*  [5/1/2023] Guest Essay: Conventional vs Unconventional Oil & Gas Wells - Not As Different As You Might Think
*  [5/1/2023] House Committee Meets May 2 On Bill To Restore Authority To Review Conventional Oil/Gas Well Plugging Bonding Amounts; Help Prevent Routine Abandonment Of An Average Of 561 Wells A Year
*  [5/1/2023] Republican Herald Editorial: Implement Reforms For Natural Gas Drilling, Fracking
*  [4/24/2023] Bay Journal: Shale Gas Drilling, Development Yields Both Fears, Funding For Pennsylvania Public Lands
*  [4/24/2023] House Environmental Committee Sets April 24 Hearing On Plugging Abandoned Conventional Oil & Gas Wells; New Bill Restores Authority To Increase Conventional Well Bonding
*  [4/24/2023] Allegheny County Conservation District Now Accepting Applications For Agricultural Conservation Assistance Grants; Your County Is Too
*  [4/17/2023] Environmental Quality Board Approves Radiological Health Fee Increases, Final Stream Redesignations, Noncoal Mining Regs
*  [4/10/2023] Environmental Quality Board Meets April 11 To Consider Radiological Health Fee Increases, Final Stream Redesignations, Noncoal Mining Regs
*  [3/27/2023] DEP Offers 10 Point Plan To Improve Permit Reviews; Climate/Energy Work Group Co-Chairs Announced; Work Group Formed To Prevent New Oil & Gas Well Abandonments
*  [3/27/2023] House Budget Hearing: Acting DEP Secretary Outlines His Views On Environmental Justice, Announces Fernando Treviño As Special Deputy For Environmental Justice
*  [3/27/2023] DEP Acting Secretary Wants To Encourage A Culture Of Being User-Friendly At DEP And Used The Train Derailment Response As An Example
*  [3/27/2023] DEP Acting Secretary Negrin: All Climate Change Is Local - We Are Guardians Of Our Neighborhoods, We Are To Act In Service To Our Neighbors
*  [3/27/2023] DEP Projects Over $1.5 Million Deficit In Account Funding Oil & Gas Regulation Program In FY 2023-24
*  [3/27/2023] DEP Budget Testimony: Increasing Permitting Efficiency, Cleaning Up Legacy Pollution, Investing In Communities, Holding Companies Accountable
*  [3/27/2023] Former DEP Secretaries Invited To Share Their Experiences Protecting Pennsylvania's Environment With Acting Secretary Negrin
*  [3/27/2023] Senate Republicans Again Suggest DCNR Allow More Natural Gas Drilling To Fund Park/Forest Operations; New Hellbender License Plate Coming In June
*  [3/27/2023] DCNR Budget Testimony: Supporting PA’s Outdoor Recreation Industry, Conserving Natural Resources
*  [3/27/2023] Agriculture Budget Testimony: Budget Proposal Supports Agriculture Economy; Land & Water Stewardship; Organic Farming; Helps Deal With Threats To Food System
*  [3/20/2023] Hearings Start March 21 For DCNR, DEP, Agriculture FY 2023-24 Budget Requests
*  [3/20/2023] DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Council Meets March 22 On Proposed Budget, Heritage Areas
*  [3/13/2023] Gov. Shapiro’s Budget Proposes Major Initiative To Speed Up DEP Permit Reviews/ Inspections; Double Oil & Gas Fund Investment In State Parks/Forests Infrastructure
*  [3/13/2023] Rep. Greg Vitali Named Majority Chair Of House Environmental Committee; House Appoints Committee Members
*  [3/13/2023] PA Environmental Council In Case You Missed It In February Now Available
*  [3/6/2023] PA Capital-Star Guest Essay: It’s Time To Hear Bold Leadership On Oil & Gas In Gov. Shapiro’s Budget Address
*  [3/6/2023] PA Environmental, Energy Advocates Call On Shapiro Administration To Maximize Federal Investments Under Inflation Reduction, Bipartisan Infrastructure Laws
*  [3/6/2023] Independent Fiscal Office Reports 4th Quarter 2022 Natural Gas Production Decreased 1.6%; Average Price Increased By 82.5% Compared To Last Year
*  [3/6/2023] EPA Awards $91.9 Million To Pennsylvania For Water Infrastructure Upgrades Funded By Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
*  [2/20/2023] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Files Court Motion To Prevent Unconstitutional Spending Of DCNR Oil & Gas Revenues For Nonconservation Purposes
*  [2/6/2023] Senate Appropriations Committee Sets Agency Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [1/30/2023] PUC: Act 13 Per Well Drilling Impact Fee To Increase For Calendar Year 2022 Nearly 28% For Unconventional Shale Gas Wells
*  [1/16/2023] Guest Essay: Sustained Funding For Clean Water, More Trees, Fewer Cows In Streams On Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Wish List For PA In 2023
*  [12/26/2022] Appalachian Voices: Final FY2023 Federal Budget Includes STREAM Act, Abandoned Mine Land Economic Program Increase, Not Black Lung Benefits
*  [12/26/2022] PA Trout: Federal STREAM Mine Reclamation Act Advocacy At National Wild Trout Symposium Highlights Trip West
*  [12/26/2022] National Assn. Of Conservation Districts Applauds Strong Conservation Investments In Final Federal Spending Bill
*  [12/5/2022] Bay Journal: EPA Says PA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan Falls Short, Again
*  [11/28/2022] Guest Essay: PA Politicians Capitalizing On Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine To Benefit Natural Gas Industry
*  [11/28/2022] Chesapeake Bay Foundation: PA's Latest Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan Lacks Credible Water Pollution Reduction Strategies, Sustained Funding
*  [11/14/2022] Guest Essay: Stop Giving Handouts To Natural Gas Industry, Make Them Clean Up Their Own Messes And Protect Public Health
*  [11/14/2022] Guest Essay: Our Leaders Need To Stop Negotiating With The Fossil-Fuel Industry Behind Closed Doors And Protect Public Health And Our Children
*  [11/14/2022] DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Meets Nov. 16 On Plan For Investing Federal American Rescue Plan Funding
*  [11/7/2022] Independent Fiscal Office Estimates CY 2022 Drilling Impact Fee Will Generate Record $274.8 Million In Revenue At Lowest Tax Rate On Record
*  [11/7/2022] Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Implementing Farm Conservation Practices In Pennsylvania Will Result In $352.5 Million In Economic Benefits, Support 3,457 Jobs A Year
*  [10/31/2022] DCNR Leased 176 Acres Of Susquehanna River Submerged Land To SWN Natural Gas Production Company In Susquehanna County For $704,000
*  [10/24/2022] TribLive Editorial: State Fines Should Be Higher Than Tax Cuts To Penalize Environmental Leaks
*  [10/24/2022] Republican Herald Editorial: State Lawmakers Should Adopt Rules That Preclude State Taxpayers From Subsidizing Pollution From Oil & Gas Industry
*  [10/3/2022] WeConservePA & Northcentral PA Conservancy Host Stream Restoration Project Site Visit In Northumberland County
*  [8/22/2022] PA Supreme Court: Accounting Required For Environmental Rights Amendment Trust Fund Money From State Forest Oil & Gas Drilling
*  [8/15/2022] Guest Essay: Investments In Clean Pennsylvania Air, Land And Water Will Pay Off For Decades
*  [8/15/2022] DCNR Acquires 5,600-Acre Property in Schuylkill, Luzerne Counties For Motorized Recreation Area
*  [8/8/2022] Republicans On House Committee Disapprove Final Reg. To Reduce VOC/Methane Emissions From Unconventional Oil & Gas Facilities Risking $500 Million In Federal Highway Funds
*  [8/8/2022] Pennsylvania Eligible To Apply For Its 2nd $244.9 Million Federal Grant To Clean Up Abandoned Mines Under Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
*  [7/25/2022] DEP Concerned About Impact Of New Law Blocking Conventional Oil & Gas Well Bonding On New Federal Well Plugging Funds, Regulating Waste Injection Wells
*  [7/25/2022] DEP Submits Final Pennsylvania Chesapeake Bay Watershed Plan To EPA With New State Funds Supporting Partners’ Progress
*  [7/25/2022] Guest Essay: PA Budget's Historic Investments In Clean Water Is A Watershed Moment
*  [7/25/2022] Sen. Yaw To Deny Counties Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue If They Make Only 99% Of Their Land Area Available For Shale Gas Development
*  [7/25/2022] The Feds
*  [7/18/2022] EQB: DEP Continues Review Of Oil & Gas Well Bonding Petitions; Conventional Oil & Gas Methane Reg Coming Soon; Approves Municipal Waste Recycling General Permit
*  [7/18/2022] PA County Conservation Districts Grateful For State Budget Increase
*  [7/18/2022] Coalition For Delaware River Watershed: Pennsylvania Falls Short In Funding Commitment To Delaware River Basin Commission
*  [7/11/2022] Final State Budget Includes Nearly $700 Million In Funding To Support Local And State Environmental, Recreation Infrastructure Projects!
*  [7/11/2022] Environmental Groups Host July 13 State Budget Briefing Webinar
*  [7/11/2022] Gov. Wolf Now Has To Decide To Hold Oil & Gas Drillers Accountable, Or Create A $5.1 Billion Cleanup Liability For Taxpayers
*  [7/11/2022] PA Environmental Council: Without A Veto Of HB 2644, PA's Abandoned Oil & Gas Well Problem May Be All But Permanent
*  [7/11/2022] DEP Issues 20% More NOVs To Oil & Gas Well Drillers For Abandoning Wells Without Plugging Them In 2nd Quarter
*  [7/11/2022] PA Environmental Council/Environmental Defense Fund + 12 Other Groups: HB 2644 Unjustifiably Limits Bonding For Oil & Gas Wells, Risks Eligibility For Federal Well Plugging Funds
*  [7/11/2022] Evangelical Environmental Network Urges Senate To Vote Against The HB 2644 Subsidy & Bailout For Conventional Oil & Gas Drillers - ‘Stop Rewarding Industry For Not Being Responsible’
*  [7/11/2022] At The Request Of The Natural Gas Industry, House, Senate Give Final Approval To Bill Prohibiting Communities From Moving To Cleaner Energy Sources To Address Climate Change
*  [7/11/2022] PA Environmental Council In Case You Missed It In June
*  [7/4/2022] Take Action Now! State Budget Isn’t Done! - Help Bipartisan Lawmakers, Wildlife, Farm, Environmental, Recreation Groups Working To Get Growing Greener III Funding
*  [7/4/2022] DCNR Discusses Infrastructure Needs At Shikellamy State Park, Across State Parks And Forests
*  [7/4/2022] Republicans On Senate Committee Report Out Bill Exempting Conventional Oil & Gas Wells From Plugging Bonds Sticking Taxpayers With $5.1 Billion In Cleanup Liability
*  [7/4/2022] DEP To Recommend Fee Increase For Erosion & Sediment Control Permits To EQB July 12
*  [6/27/2022] Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers, Hunters, Anglers, Farm, Environmental, Recreation Groups All Working Together, Down To The Wire, To Bring Home A Win On Growing Greener III Funding
*  [6/27/2022] Governor's Adult, Youth Advisory Councils For Hunting, Fishing & Conservation Urge Lawmakers To Support Growing Greener III Environmental Funding
*  [6/27/2022] Chesapeake Bay Program Released Results Showing PA Achieved Only 22% Of 2025 Nitrogen Reduction Goal, 45% of Sediment, 48% Of Phosphorus
*  [6/27/2022] Lancaster County Approves $3.4 Million In Federal American Rescue Plan Funding To Support Lancaster Clean Water Partners Projects
*  [6/27/2022] 2-Year Effort To Restore Plunketts Creek In Lycoming County Recognized With Governor's Award For Environmental Excellence
*  [6/27/2022] Doc Fritchey Chapter TU Setting The Pace In Restoring PA Coldwater Resources In Central PA
*  [6/27/2022] Most UNwanted List: Lookout For Bad Environmental, Energy Provisions During Final Budget Week
*  [6/27/2022] Who’s Protecting Taxpayers? House Republicans Pass Bill Exempting Conventional Oil & Gas Wells From Plugging Bonds Sticking Taxpayers With $5.1 Billion In Cleanup Liability
*  [6/27/2022] Independent Fiscal Office Projects Up To $24.3 Million Growth In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue Collected In 2023; Lowest Ever Effective Tax Rate Of 0.6%
*  [6/20/2022] Bay Journal: EPA And Farm Bureau Find Common Ground In Pennsylvania - Urge State Lawmakers To Support Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Funding
*  [6/20/2022] DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Urges Lawmakers To Support Growing Greener III Funding
*  [6/20/2022] PUC Distributes $234 Million In 2021 Revenue From Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee; Represents Lowest Effective Tax Rate On Natural Gas Companies On Record - IFO
*  [6/13/2022] Lawmakers From Both Parties, Advocates, DCNR Secretary Highlight Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity To Fund Local Water Cleanup, Recreation, State Park & Forest Safety & Maintenance Projects
*  [6/6/2022] Guest Essay: Pennsylvania's Lawmakers Must Invest More In Outdoor Recreation, Cleaning Up Polluted Waters, Restoring Habitat
*  [6/6/2022] Who Is Protecting Taxpayers? House Committee Meets June 7 On Bills To Preempt Any Increase In Conventional Oil & Gas Well Bonding Amounts, Give Away Plugging Contracts With No Regard For Cost
*  [6/6/2022] DCNR Blog: June Is Rivers Month - Dip Your Toes In The Water
*  [6/6/2022] The Feds
*  [5/30/2022] Tell Your Legislator NOW To Set Aside $500 Million From Federal American Rescue Funds To Support Local Environmental, State Park & Forest Projects
*  [5/23/2022] Guest Essay: Funding Crucial For The Future Of Clean Water In Pennsylvania
*  [5/16/2022] May 18 Webinar: Learn More About Funding The Growing Greener Program For The Next Generation
*  [5/9/2022] Bay Journal: EPA Ramps Up Clean Water Inspections After PA's Plan Fails To Meet Chesapeake Bay Water Pollution Reduction Goals
*  [5/9/2022] EPA Announces $40 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding For Chesapeake Bay Restoration; PA Receives $5.59 Million+
*  [5/9/2022] April State Revenues Highest Ever Collected - $1.8 Billion Higher Than Estimates; Never Been A Better Time To Invest In Local Conservation Projects
*  [5/9/2022] DCNR: Never Been A Better Time To Invest In State Park, Forest Infrastructure Improvements, Local Conservation Projects
*  [5/2/2022] DEP Not Seeing Uptick In Oil & Gas Drilling; Expects $8 Million Deficit In Funding Oil & Gas Regulatory Program
*  [4/18/2022] WeConservePA Urges General Assembly, Gov. Wolf To Boost Conservation Investments - There Has Never Been A Better Time
*  [4/18/2022] Two-Thirds Of Pennsylvanians Support Increased Funding For PA State Parks, Forests
*  [4/18/2022] DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Hosts April 27 Webinar On Economics And The Outdoors - Funding Needs, Opportunities
*  [4/18/2022] Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay States Say Funds Are On The Way For Conowingo Dam Cleanup Plan
*  [4/11/2022] Senate Committee Reports Out Rare Earth Minerals Resolution; Bill Redirecting Coal Mining Penalties
*  [3/28/2022] EPA National, Regional Officials Tour PA Dairy Farms To Highlight Clean Water, Climate, Farm Benefits Of Corporate Partnerships
*  [3/28/2022] DCNR Highlights How Allocation Of Federal American Rescue Funds Could Help With Urgent Infrastructure Repair Needs At State Parks, Forests
*  [3/21/2022] Guest Essay: PA Farmers, Communities And Chesapeake Bay Will Benefit From Significant Investment Of Federal American Rescue Plan Funding In Cleaning Up Our Waterways
*  [3/14/2022] Appalachian Voices: Congress Misses Another Opportunity To Tackle Ongoing Cost Of Acid Mine Drainage
*  [3/7/2022] 12 Unconventional Shale Gas Drillers Issued DEP Notices Of Violation For Abandoning Wells Without Plugging Them At 35 Well Pads In 17 Counties
*  [3/7/2022] DEP Budget Hearing: 40% Of Unconventional Natural Gas Well Permits Issued By DEP Were Not Used By Drillers
*  [3/7/2022] Senate Budget Hearings: PA’s Experience With New Pipeline Construction Shows State Laws Not Strong Enough To Prevent Environmental Damage, Protect Public Safety
*  [3/7/2022] DEP Budget Testimony: Significant Investments In Environmental Cleanup, Improving Permit Review Times, Holding Polluters Responsible, Relief To Those Harmed By Pollution
*  [3/7/2022] DCNR Budget Hearing: We Have A Unique Opportunity To Invest In Our Recreation, Clean Water & Land Conservation Infrastructure With Growing Greener III
*  [3/7/2022] DCNR Budget Testimony: Critical Investments Needed To Reduce $1.4 Billion Backlog Of Infrastructure Repairs, To Expand Local Economies, Provide Recreation For All
*  [3/7/2022] Republican Senators Propose Gas Drilling On At Least 22,000 More Acres Of State Forest, Mining 920 Acres Of Coal Under A State Park To Pay For DCNR Infrastructure Backlog
*  [3/7/2022] Gov. Wolf Announced PA Received $26.5 Million In Federal Funding For DEP’s Traditional Mine Reclamation Program
*  [3/7/2022] PA Natural Gas Politicians Want To ‘Unleash’ PA’s Gas Industry - What We Need First Is For Industry To Take Up The Slack; Oil & Gas 2.0; True Energy Independence
*  [2/28/2022] Budget Briefing: Senate, House Budget Hearings Should Talk About Once-In-A-Generation Investments In Cleaning Up The Environment; Oil & Gas Program At A Crossroads
*  [2/28/2022] IFO Reports Natural Gas Production Increased 6.8% In 2021
*  [2/21/2022] Conventional Oil & Gas Drillers Pay Only $46,100 Of The $10,600,000 It Costs DEP To Regulate That Industry; Taxpayers May Be Asked To Pay The Difference
*  [2/21/2022] Growing Greener Coalition: Action Needed On Bipartisan Growing Greener III Proposals To Address Critical Water Quality, Recreation, Green Infrastructure Needs
*  [2/21/2022] DCNR Discusses Infrastructure Needs At Gifford Pinchot State Park, All State Parks & Forests
*  [2/21/2022] Bay Journal: Billions On The Way From Feds To Attack Abandoned Coal Mine Problems - #1 Water Pollution Problem In PA
*  [2/14/2022] Gov. Wolf’s Environmental Budget Builds On Bipartisan Support For $450 Million Conservation Allocation From Federal ARP Funds; Increases DEP Staff To Manage Historic Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding
*  [2/14/2022] DCNR Blog: Gov. Wolf’s Proposed Budget Supports Conservation And Recreation
*  [2/14/2022] Critical Budget Issue: How Will The General Assembly Help Communities, Workers Transition To Clean Energy?
*  [2/14/2022] Gov. Wolf Announced PA Received The Initial $244.9 Million From The Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Clean Up Abandoned Mine Lands
*  [2/14/2022] DEP To Prohibit Conventional Oil & Gas Drillers With Unresolved Environmental Violations From Getting Conventional Well Plugging Contracts; 133 Companies Interested In Doing Well Plugging Work
*  [2/14/2022] The Feds
*  [2/7/2022] Gov. Wolf Proposes $450 Million Growing Greener III Initiative Funded By Federal American Rescue Plan; Bipartisan Support Building For Conservation Allocation
*  [2/7/2022] General Assembly Diverted $3.602 Billion From Environmental Infrastructure Projects And Programs Into State Budget Black Hole
*  [2/7/2022] DEP To Report $4.7 Million, 17.6% Deficit, In Funding Oil & Gas Regulatory Program To EQB Feb. 15; Conventional Drillers Only Pay 0.4% Of Their Regulatory Costs
*  [2/7/2022] Guest Essay: Commonwealth Budget Should Fully Fund Environmental Protection
*  [2/7/2022] DEP Receives First $25 Million From Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law For Plugging Oil & Gas Wells Abandon By Conventional Drillers
*  [1/31/2022] Witnesses Unanimously Support Allocating American Rescue Plan Funding For Farm Conservation Projects At House Committee Meeting; Rep. Metcalfe Calls It ‘Welfare’
*  [1/31/2022] PA State Government Has Refused To Pay Stormwater Management Fees To Local Authorities Designed To Meet Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Obligations
*  [1/31/2022] DCNR Secretary Outlines 2022 Priorities To Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council, Including Need For $1.4 Billion In Infrastructure Improvements
*  [1/24/2022] DEP Outlines 2022 Priorities: Make Up Deficit In Oil & Gas Funding; Get Resources Needed To Invest New Federal Mine Reclamation, Oil & Gas Well Plugging Funds
*  [1/24/2022] IFO: 2021 Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue $233.8 Million; Still Short Of 2018 Revenue Of $251.8 Million
*  [1/24/2022] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Calls For Greater Investments To Reduce Pollution As Number Of Impaired Streams Increases In PA
*  [1/24/2022] House Committee To Hold Info. Meeting Jan. 24 On Bill To Use Some American Rescue Plan Funding To Clean Up Water Pollution
*  [1/17/2022] DEP 2022 Water Quality Report Shows 27,886 Miles Of Streams With Impaired Water Quality In PA (33%) - An Increase From 25,468 In 2020
*  [1/17/2022] Two Bipartisan Bills Just Sitting In Senate Waiting To Address Record Number Of Water Quality Impaired Streams Reported In 2022
*  [1/17/2022] Bay Journal: PA Contends Its New Cleanup Plan Will Meet Chesapeake Bay Goals
*  [1/10/2022] DEP Announces How Pennsylvania Will Meet Its 2025 Pollution Reduction Goals in Chesapeake Bay Watershed; All Counties On Board
*  [1/10/2022] EPA Points To Lack Of Dedicated Farm Cost Share Program As Major Gap In PA's Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan
*  [1/10/2022] Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Pennsylvania Far Behind Where It Needs To Be In Meeting 2025 Chesapeake Bay Milestones
*  [1/3/2022] In 2021 Initiatives By The Biden Administration, Congress Make Historic Investments In Cleaning Up PA’s Environment; How To Invest $11 Billion Remains Up In The Air
*  [12/20/2021] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Details Economic Benefits Of PA's Parks & Forests In New Video
*  [12/20/2021] Senate, House Appropriations Committees Set 2022 State Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [12/13/2021] Guest Essay: Acid Mine Drainage Treatment A Vital Component Of National Infrastructure
*  [12/13/2021] Citizens Voice Editorial: Gas Industry Has Succeeded Coal & Railroad Industries In Making PA General Assembly A Nearly Wholly-Owned Subsidiary
*  [12/13/2021] Guest Essay: Why We Must Focus On Climate-Friendly Manufacturing
*  [11/29/2021] American Rivers: New Report: Funding The Future Of Green Infrastructure In Pennsylvania
*  [11/22/2021] DCNR Signs Oil & Gas Lease Agreement For 198.5 Acres Of Publicly-Owned Streambeds In Wyoming County For $794,000 + Royalties
*  [11/22/2021] WPCAMR: New Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Addresses PA’s #1 Water Pollution Problem; Questions About What Projects Can Be Funded
*  [11/22/2021] Evangelical Environmental Network: Signing Of Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Good News For Our Children, Communities And Country
*  [11/22/2021] Commonwealth Financing Authority Invests $10.4 Million In Environmental Improvement Projects Funded By Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees
*  [11/22/2021] NFWF, EPA Announce $2.5 Million In Conservation Grants In Pennsylvania To Help Restore The Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [11/22/2021] PUC OKs Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority Rate Settlement, Including $21 Million Annual Stormwater Charge
*  [11/15/2021] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Asks The PA Supreme Court To Overturn Lower Court Ruling Challenging DCNR's State Forest Plan Allowing Gas Drilling
*  [11/15/2021] Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Includes $26 Million More For Delaware River Watershed Restoration Efforts Over 5 Years
*  [11/15/2021] Young Evangelicals For Climate Action Applaud Passage Of Federal Infrastructure Bill; Call For Quick Passage Of Build Back Better Budget Plan
*  [11/15/2021] Guest Essay: We Need A New Civilian Conservation Corps That Works For Farms
*  [11/1/2021] The Future Of Pennsylvania’s Parks and Forests Is in Our Hands; New Online StoryMap Describes Critical State Park, Forest Funding Needs
*  [11/1/2021] Guest Essay: Communities Should Invest Federal American Rescue Plan Funds In Conservation
*  [11/1/2021] ReImagine Appalachia: Updated Build Back Better Framework Sets Stage For Job-Creating Investment in Healthier, More Prosperous Future for Appalachia
*  [10/25/2021] Going, Going, Gone... Senate, House Have Little Time To Act On Funding For Local Flood Prevention, Watershed Restoration, Recreation Projects
*  [10/25/2021] Appalachian Voices Blog: How Acid Mine Drainage Fits Into Pending Federal Mine Cleanup Legislation - A Conversation With Joe Pizarchik
*  [10/25/2021] The Feds
*  [10/18/2021] PA Interfaith Power & Light, Jewish Earth Alliance Host Oct. 20 Webinar On Federal Build Back Better Proposal
*  [10/11/2021] DEP Invites Companies Involved In All Aspects Of Oil & Gas Well Plugging To Take A Survey
*  [10/11/2021] Independent Fiscal Office Estimates Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue To Increase By Nearly $75 Million In 2022
*  [10/11/2021] DCNR Discusses Infrastructure Needs At Shikellamy State Park, Across State Parks And Forests
*  [10/4/2021] WPCAMR: Federal Mine Reclamation Fee Expired Sept. 30 - Congress Considers The Future Of Mine Reclamation Program [PA’s #1 Water Pollution Problem]
*  [10/4/2021] Appalachian Voices: Congress Fails To Reauthorize Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program; Pennsylvanians Worked For 5 Years So Far To Get Their Members Of Congress And General Assembly To Act On This Critical Issue [PA’s #1 Water Pollution Problem]
*  [10/4/2021] Senate Committee Reports Out Bipartisan Bill Allocating $500 Million In American Rescue Fund Monies For Local Environmental Improvement, Recreation Projects
*  [10/4/2021] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Applauds Senate Action On Bill To Allocate $500 Million To Fund Local Growing Greener Projects, Establish Clean Streams Fund
*  [10/4/2021] Scranton Times Editorial: Use $500 Million In American Rescue Fund Cash To Fully Fund Growing Greener
*  [9/27/2021] DCNR Secretary: American Rescue Fund Dollars One Option To Address $1 Billion State Parks, Forests Maintenance Project Backlog, Paying Back Oil & Gas Fund
*  [9/27/2021] Senate Bill 832: Fake Solution To Nutrient Pollution Promoted By Bait & Switch
*  [9/27/2021] Senate Committee Meets Sept. 28 On Bills Allocating A Portion Of American Rescue Fund Monies For Local Environmental Improvement Projects + Fake Solution To Nutrient Pollution
*  [9/20/2021] Senate/House Return Sept. 20 - Will They Fund Local Flood Prevention, Watershed Restoration, Recreation Projects With Part Of The $5 Billion That’s Laying Around?
*  [9/20/2021] DEP Blog: Cambria County Coal Waste Reclamation Project Wins National Award [Federal Mine Reclamation Fee Expires This Month]
*  [9/20/2021] WeConservePA: Sept. 28 - Understanding Funding Opportunities Thru The American Rescue Plan
*  [9/20/2021] Gov. Wolf: Urges Congressional Delegation To Support Proposed Biden Budget Funding Clean Energy, Civilian Conservation Corps, Chesapeake Bay Initiatives
*  [9/13/2021] PA Parks & Forests Foundation: Celebrate The Legacy Of Maurice K. Goddard By Investing In Free And Accessible State Parks & Forests
*  [9/13/2021] Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority Announces Rate Settlement With PUC; Includes New Stormwater Fee
*  [9/13/2021] Gov. Wolf Calls On U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture To Implement $737 Million Chesapeake Bay Resilient Farms Initiative
*  [9/13/2021] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Applauds Gov. Wolf's Support For $737 Million Chesapeake Bay Resilient Farms Initiative; Urges Legislature To Move Water Cleanup Bills
*  [9/6/2021] After More Than A Decade Of Warnings Significant Funding Was Needed, Floods Are Again Devastating Pennsylvania
*  [8/30/2021] Guest Essay: Deadline Looms For State, Federal Officials To Save PA And Chesapeake Bay
*  [8/30/2021] Environmental Quality Board Publishes Final Chapter 91 & 92 Water Quality Permit Fee Increase Regulation
*  [8/23/2021] DEP: $1 Million In Small Business Grants Available For Farm Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention Projects; Funding Source Goes Off Fiscal Cliff This Year
*  [8/23/2021] Guest Essay: The Case For Stormwater Fees In The Pittsburgh Region
*  [8/16/2021] Bipartisan Legislation Introduced In Senate To Create Clean Streams Fund For Pennsylvania To Deal With Non-Point Water Pollution
*  [8/16/2021] Sen. Argall: More Water Quality Restoration Needed In Schuylkill River Watershed; Here’s An Idea - You Have $5 Billion Laying Around Doing Nothing
*  [8/16/2021] The Feds
*  [8/16/2021] Appalachian Voices: U.S. Senate-Passed Infrastructure Bill Includes Largest-Ever Investment In Reclaiming Coal Lands
*  [8/16/2021] Guest Essay: What Is The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal?
*  [8/9/2021] House Republicans Now Want To Take Away All DEP’s Application Fee Revenue To Further De-Fund Environmental Protection Programs
*  [7/12/2021] FY2021-22 Budget-Related Bills Cut Environmental Stewardship Funding For Local Projects $20 Million
*  [6/7/2021] Growing Greener Coalition: American Rescue Plan For Water & Green Infrastructure
*  [6/7/2021] WeConservePA Urges Groups To Work With County, Local Govts. To Invest Federal Rescue Funds For Watershed Restoration, Land Conservation, Park & Trail Improvement Projects
*  [6/7/2021] PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: Legislators Sprint To Budget Deadline Awash In Money; Never Ending Election; Ending Emergency?
*  [6/7/2021] Senate Agriculture Committee Meets June 7 On Bill Establishing On-Farm Conservation Program, If Funded
*  [6/7/2021] Sen. Comitta To Introduce Bill Investing RGGI Proceeds In Helping Communities & Workers In Clean Energy Transition, Environmental Justice Areas, Promote Energy Efficiency
*  [5/30/2021] Biden's First Budget Makes Significant Investments In Abandoned Coal Mine Reclamation, Community Economic Development Efforts
*  [5/30/2021] U.S. House Committee OKs Bipartisan Bills To Prevent Expiration Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program, Expand Economic Development Opportunities
*  [5/30/2021] Proposed Biden Budget Makes Historic Investments In EPA Programs To Support States, Environmental Justice, Science, Reverses Years Of Declining Budgets
*  [5/30/2021] National Conservation Districts Applaud Proposed Conservation Funding Increases In Biden Budget Proposal
*  [5/30/2021] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Praises Biden Proposed Budget Giving Chesapeake Bay Program Full Funding
*  [5/24/2021] WeConservePA: Water & Green Infrastructure - A Good Fit For PA American Rescue Plan Funding
*  [5/24/2021] IRRC Approves Final Chapter 91 & 92 Water Quality Permit Fee Increases
*  [5/24/2021] Chesapeake Bay Commission Proposes $737 Million USDA Clean Water & Climate Resiliency Initiative In Federal Infrastructure Bill For Bay Watershed
*  [5/17/2021] Gov. Wolf Joins Chesapeake Bay Watershed Governors, Officials Urging Congress To Support ‘Billion For The Bay Initiative' To Jumpstart Final Restoration Efforts
*  [5/17/2021] U.S. Treasury Releases Interim Final Rule For How States, Local Governments Can Use American Rescue Plan Aid
*  [5/10/2021] We Could Fund 4 To 6 TIMES The Number Of Local Environmental Projects We Do Now With The $200+Million Senate & House Surplus
*  [5/10/2021] EPA Evaluation Of Plan To Reduce Pollutants No Longer Contained By Conowingo Reservoir Says ‘Little Confidence’ The Plan Can Be Implemented Without Dedicated Funding
*  [5/10/2021] House Environmental Committee Republicans Oppose Fees Funding Water Quality Protection Programs; Write RGGI On Authority For Regs To Reduce Carbon Pollution From Power Plants
*  [4/26/2021] Appalachian Voices, EPCAMR, Other Partners: RECLAIM Act Mine Reclamation Town Hall April 28
*  [4/19/2021] Biden Administration Releases Pennsylvania Infrastructure Needs Report
*  [4/12/2021] Wildlife, Environmental Groups Unveil New Underfunded and Polluted: Solutions to Fund Clean Water In PA Report
*  [4/12/2021] Op-Ed: Pennsylvania's Environmental Protection Must Be Strengthened
*  [4/12/2021] Agriculture, Conservation, Wildlife Groups Advocate For Robust Funding For Federal USDA Conservation Programs
*  [4/5/2021] DCNR Blog: Support Tree Planting Along Streams And In Communities
*  [3/29/2021] Penn State Extension Invites Your Response To Survey To Assess COVID Impacts On Stormwater Activities And Budgets
*  [3/22/2021] U.S. House Hearing On Reauthorizing Federal Abandoned Mine Lands Program: We Don’t Deserve To Wait Any Longer For Clean Streams, Diversified Economies
*  [3/15/2021] Sen. Browne Urges DCNR To Monetize Its Assets; Questions Continued Need For DEP’s Dedicated Environmental Funds
*  [3/15/2021] Sen. Yaw: DCNR Should Raise Money By Leasing More State Forest Land For Natural Gas Drilling; Fails To Deal With $1 Billion DCNR Infrastructure Needs
*  [3/15/2021] DCNR Budget Testimony: Outdoor Recreation Helped Millions Of Pennsylvanians Cope With COVID Pandemic
*  [3/15/2021] PA Members Of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Bills To Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands, Create Jobs
*  [3/15/2021] U.S. House Subcommittee On Energy & Mineral Resources To Hold March 18 Hearing On Restoring Abandoned Mine Lands
*  [3/15/2021] Bay Journal: What Will It Take To Clean Up Abandoned Mine Land In Chesapeake Bay Watershed? - Part I
*  [3/15/2021] Gov. Wolf Commits To Phasing Out Gasoline Tax, Announces Commission To Develop Funding Solutions
*  [3/8/2021] DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meets March 16 On Mine Reclamation Needs; Expiration Of Federal Fee Would Leave PA With No Resources To Deal With This Critical Issue
*  [3/8/2021] Environmental Quality Board Meets March 16 On Final Water Quality Permit Fee Increases
*  [3/8/2021] Williamsport Sun-Gazette: Pennsylvania Must Stop Killing The Chesapeake Bay
*  [3/8/2021] Chesapeake Bay Foundation: It Takes A Shared Commitment To Stop Killing The Susquehanna And Local Waters
*  [3/8/2021] Chesapeake Bay Commission Recommends Increasing Federal Funding For Chesapeake Bay Watershed Cleanup
*  [3/8/2021] Funding Flashback 2017: PA Chesapeake Bay Commission Members Spotlight Need For Clean Water Fund In PA
*  [3/8/2021] Funding Flashback 2020: Senate Environmental Committee Puts Spotlight On Funding Needed To Implement PA Clean Water Plan At Chesapeake Bay Briefing
*  [3/8/2021] Independent Fiscal Office Reports PA Natural Gas Production Increased 3.9% In 2020 Over 2019; Impact Fee, Permit Fee Revenue Takes Hit
*  [3/8/2021] House Committee Hears Annual Reports From Game, Fish & Boat Commissions
*  [3/8/2021] Rep. Sappy Holds March 11 Discussion Of Stormwater Issues, Property Damage In Chester County
*  [3/8/2021] Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program Provides $52.4 Million To PA For Mine Reclamation
*  [3/1/2021] House Budget Hearing Fails To Address A Single Critical Budget Issue Faced By DEP Or DCNR
*  [3/1/2021] DEP Budget Testimony: DEP Works Through The Pandemic, Public Demands Action To Address Climate Change
*  [3/1/2021] Agriculture Budget Testimony: Conservation And Stewardship Remain Hallmarks Of PA Agriculture
*  [3/1/2021] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Asks PA Supreme Court To Stop Unconstitutional Diversions Of Revenue From Gas Drilling On State Forest Land That So Far Has Taken Over $829 Million
*  [2/22/2021] Work The Problem, Cancel The Show: Environmental Funding Is About People, Not Numbers
*  [2/15/2021] Citizens Advisory Council Feb. 16 Meeting: DEP’s Hazardous Sites Cleanup Funding Goes Off Fiscal Cliff This Year In Face Of PFAS Cleanup Needs
*  [2/15/2021] Bay Journal: Biden EPA Pick Pledges Resources To Help Meet Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Goals
*  [2/8/2021] 90% Of Voters Want MORE Funding For Critical Environmental, Conservation Programs & Local Projects-- Whose Budget Proposal Does That?
*  [2/8/2021] CBF: Pennsylvania's Budget Proposal Does Little To Address Chronic Underfunding For Cleaning Up Water Pollution
*  [2/8/2021] Wolf Budget Proposes Energy Communities Trust Fund To Ease Transition Of Workers, Communities Impacted By Power Plant Closures
*  [2/8/2021] AP: Senate, House Operating Costs Soared In 2019-20; Surplus Grew To Over $200 Million
*  [2/8/2021] House Budget Hearings Begin Feb. 16, Senate Hearings Start March 8
*  [2/1/2021] CBF: Growing Greener Grants Are Win-Win For Local Environment And Economies
*  [2/1/2021] Bay Journal: Plan Proposed To Pay For Cleanup Of Pollution Previously Trapped By Conowingo Dam, But PA, Other States Need To Back It
*  [2/1/2021] PUC: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees For Calendar 2020 To Drop; Revenue Falls By $56 Million To Record Low
*  [2/1/2021] Dramatic Increase In Visitors Caused Strains On Already Understaffed, Underfunded State Parks, Forests And Facilities At DCNR
*  [2/1/2021] New Poll: 86% Say Parks, Trails, Outdoors Are Essential To Their Physical, Mental Health During Pandemic; State Parks Saw 26.6% Increase In Visitors
*  [2/1/2021] State Park Cabin, Marina, Boat Storage Fees To Increase Starting In 2022
*  [2/1/2021] PA Capitol & COVID Weekly Report: $912 Million Relief Package, 21 Day Emergencies, Wolf’s Priorities
*  [2/1/2021] House Republicans Introduce Bills To Raid Dedicated Environmental Funds, Cripple Solar Energy, Shield Violators From Enforcement
*  [2/1/2021] Gov. Wolf Urges Congress To Prioritize Critical Transportation, Broadband, Water, Green Infrastructure Funding To Move PA Forward
*  [1/25/2021] DEP Cancels 2021 Recycling Implementation Grant Round Because General Assembly Took $50 Million From Recycling Fund To Balance State Budget
*  [1/25/2021] Get Ready! Groundhog Day And Punxsutawney Phil Are Right Around The Corner On Feb. 2
*  [1/18/2021] Bay Journal: States Mull Legislative Action On Conservation Proposals Under Shadow Of COVID
*  [1/18/2021] New DEP Air Quality Permit Fees Effective January 16
*  [1/11/2021] IFO: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee 2020 Revenue To Drop By Over $55.5 Million; Dropped By Over 42% In Just 2 Years
*  [1/4/2021] Approved Federal Budget Includes $10 Million For Delaware River Conservation
*  [1/4/2021] CBF: 8 Ways The New Biden Administration Can Save The Chesapeake Bay: #3-- Help PA Farmers With Conservation Practices
*  [12/28/2020] CBF Praises Congress For Adding $2.5 Million To 2021 Chesapeake Bay Program Budget
*  [12/21/2020] DEP Projects Nearly 70% Drop In Revenue Supporting Oil & Gas Drilling Regulatory Program Due To Downturn In Industry; Health Impacts Study Report Due This Month
*  [12/21/2020] Op-Ed: Biden-Harris Administration Should Invest In The Chesapeake Bay And Farmers
*  [12/7/2020] 90% Of PA Voters Want Senate, House To Provide More Funding For Critical Environmental, Conservation Programs; That Didn’t Happen In 2020
*  [11/30/2020] Independent Fiscal Office Reports 3rd Quarter Natural Gas Production Increased 2%, Price Declined By 42.4% Over Last 18 Months
*  [11/30/2020] Bay Journal: EPA Fights Lawsuit Forcing It To Act On Pennsylvania, NY Cleanup Plans
*  [11/23/2020] $201,977,000 Diverted From Environment, Energy Funds To Balance FY 2020-21 State Budget
*  [11/23/2020] Hundreds Of Thousands Oppose Cuts In Local Recreation, Conservation Project Funding
*  [11/23/2020] Growing Greener Coalition Urges General Assembly, Governor To Reject Any Budget Proposal That Undermines Dedicated Funding For Community-Driven Conservation Projects
*  [11/23/2020] Growing Greener Coalition: 93% Of Pennsylvanians Say We Have A Moral Obligation To Care For Our Environment - Don’t Cut Dedicated Funding
*  [11/23/2020] 13 Hunting, Angler Groups Urge Senate, House Members, Gov. Wolf To Maintain Local Conservation Project Funding Critical To Stewardship Of Wildlife Resources, Public Lands
*  [11/23/2020] PA Federation Of Sportsmen & Conservationists: Protect Dedicated State Funds Critical To Improve Habitat, Protect Wildlife In PA
*  [11/23/2020] Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: 3 Reasons PA Officials Should Not Drain Conservation Funds To Balance The Budget
*  [11/23/2020] CBF: Raiding Dedicated Conservation Funds To Plug The State's Budget Gap Would Further Damage PA's Environment
*  [11/23/2020] PA Environmental Council: Protect Investment In Outdoor Recreation And Public Lands
*  [11/23/2020] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Opposes Any Effort To Cut Dedicated Funds To Support State Park, Forest, Recreation Projects
*  [11/23/2020] WeConservePA: State Conservation Funding Commitments Deliver Local Economic Benefits
*  [11/23/2020] Environment & Energy NewsClips
*  [11/9/2020] Bay Journal: Added Cleanup For Pollution Behind Conowingo Dam Will Cost $53 Million/Year, Who Will Pay For It?
*  [11/9/2020] Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Commission - 40 Years Of Collaborative Cleanup
*  [11/2/2020] DCNR Good Natured Blog: Bringing Recreation Close To Home By Investing In Local Parks, Trails, Rivers Projects During Pandemic
*  [11/2/2020] Fish & Boat Commission Reports Over 17,700 People Bought Voluntary Permits To Fund Fish Habitat, Conservation Projects
*  [11/2/2020] CBF: Federal Chesapeake Bay, Wetland Conservation, National Fish Habitat Partnership Bill Signed Into Law
*  [10/26/2020] PEDF: Court Decision Approves Diverting $110 Million In Drilling Revenue From State Forest Land To Pay DCNR Operating Costs, Ignoring PA Supreme Court Decision
*  [10/19/2020] PA Farm Bureau, 45 Other Hunting, Angler, Business, Environmental, Watershed Groups Urge Senate, House To Pass On-Farm Conservation Funding Bill This Year
*  [10/19/2020] PA Conservation Districts Ask Lawmakers To Keep Same Funding For Their Vital Services As They Finalize FY 2020-21 State Budget
*  [10/19/2020] State Parks Continue To Break Visitor Records In September: 4.7 Million Visitors, Up 31 percent Over Last Year
*  [10/19/2020] Op-Ed: Now Is The Time To Invest In Parks, Not Cut Them
*  [10/12/2020] New Poll Shows 90% Of PA Voters Want Senate, House Members To Address Environmental, Conservation Priorities, Provide More Funding For Critical Programs
*  [10/12/2020] Conservation Partners Celebrate Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund Victory With PA Members Of Congress
*  [10/12/2020] Fish & Wildlife Conservationists Praise Congress For Passing The America’s Conservation Enhancement Act
*  [10/5/2020] Republicans On House Environmental Committee OK Bills To Exempt Water Supplies, Slow Down Solar Energy; And Disapprove Of Air Quality Fees, New Manganese Water Standard
*  [10/5/2020] U.S. House Passes Bill To Reauthorize Chesapeake Bay, Wildlife Programs, Bill Now On President’s Desk
*  [9/21/2020] Sen. Yaw Introduces Bipartisan Bill Creating New Program To Pay For On-Farm Conservation Measures, If Funded And Passed Before Nov. 30
*  [9/21/2020] Independent Regulatory Review Commission Approves Final DEP Air Quality Fee Increase Regulation
*  [9/21/2020] State, Regional, Local Outdoor Recreation ‘Through The Roof’ Across Pennsylvania
*  [9/21/2020] Environment & Energy NewsClips
*  [9/7/2020] Op-Ed: Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Trust Fund Can Be Reauthorized
*  [9/7/2020] EPA, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Award Record $18 Million For Projects In Chesapeake Bay Watershed; $7.46 Million In PA
*  [9/7/2020] EPA/NFWF Grant Awarded To Chesapeake Conservancy For Precision Conservation In PA
*  [9/7/2020] EPCAMR/Lackawanna River Conservation Assn. Each Receive $50,000 EPA/NFWF Grants To Cleanup Area Waterways
*  [9/7/2020] EPA Awards $62.9 Million To PA In Clean Water Revolving Loan Funds
*  [8/31/2020] PennDOT's Innovations Challenge Invites Students To Develop Solution For Funding Transportation With Electric, Fuel Efficient Vehicles
*  [8/31/2020] PA Recreation & Parks Society: Funding For Parks, Trails & Conservation Available Thru County Federal COVID-19 Funds
*  [8/24/2020] Republicans Want To Charge You For Admission, Parking At State Parks As Pennsylvanians Rush To Parks To Avoid The Pandemic
*  [8/24/2020] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Launches Campaign To Replace Fire Rings, Grills, Picnic Tables In Camping Areas During Unprecedented State Park & Forest Use
*  [8/24/2020] IFO Reports PA Natural Gas Production Increased 2.8% In Second Quarter Over Last Year, But Over 31% Drop In New Producing Wells
*  [8/24/2020] Op-Ed: Time For Pennsylvania To Live Up To Promises Made To Clean Up Its Rivers And Streams:
*  [8/24/2020] Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Chesapeake Bay Executive Council Didn't Deal With Elephant In The Room - Pennsylvania
*  [8/24/2020] EPA Awards $33.9 Million In Safe Drinking Water Revolving Fund Monies To PA
*  [8/10/2020] DCNR Good Natured Blog: Federal Land & Water Conservation Funding Made Permanent
*  [8/10/2020] Senators Yaw, Santarsiero Send Bipartisan Letter To PA Congressional Delegation To Include Abandoned Oil & Gas Well Plugging Funding In Next Federal Stimulus Bill
*  [8/10/2020] NRCS-PA: Assistance Available To Farmers Thru COVID-19 Food Assistance Program
*  [8/3/2020] EPA Finds PA Did Not Meet Targets For Reducing Water Pollution In Chesapeake Bay Watershed Area; Must Identify Funding Sources For 2020-21
*  [8/3/2020] Agriculture: Apply Now For $10 Million In REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credits
*  [8/3/2020] DEP Unconventional Drilling Well Permit Fee Increase Effective August 1
*  [8/3/2020] Fish & Boat Commission Proposes Update To Royalties For Sand, Gravel Dredged From Rivers In PA
*  [8/3/2020] DCNR Could Be Changing Shuttle Token Fee At Ohiopyle State Park
*  [7/27/2020] EQB Approves Final Air Quality Fee Increase, Proposed Revisions To Chapter 105 Permitting Regs
*  [7/27/2020] U.S. House Votes To Approve Bipartisan Land & Water Conservation Fund Bill Sending It To President; 5 Republicans In PA Vote Against The Bill
*  [7/27/2020] U.S. House Votes To Add $5.5 Million To Chesapeake Bay Program; All 9 PA Republicans Vote Against It
*  [7/27/2020] How A Stormwater Credit Can Reduce Local Stormwater Fees: Penn State Extension
*  [7/20/2020] CBF Calls For Greater Investments To Reduce Water Pollution As Number Of Impaired Streams Increases In PA
*  [7/20/2020] Sen. Yaw Plans To Introduce Bill To Fund On-Farm Conservation Measures Thru State Conservation Commission, Conservation Districts
*  [7/20/2020] DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council Virtual Meeting July 22 On Infrastructure Needs, Priorities
*  [7/20/2020] Senate, House Pass New Tax Credit Program To Encourage Natural Gas Use In Manufacturing; Governor Will Sign
*  [7/20/2020] EPA Provides $3.84 Million For Pennsylvania Efforts To Reduce Ag-Related Pollution In Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [7/13/2020] EQB Holds Virtual Meeting July 21 On Final Air Quality Fee Increase, Proposed Revisions To Chapter 105 Permitting Regs
*  [7/13/2020] Pennsylvania Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Team Virtual Meeting July 20
*  [7/13/2020] CBF Applauds U.S. House Increase In FY 2021 Funding For Chesapeake Bay Program
*  [7/6/2020] House Speaker Cutler: Republicans Will First Raid Dedicated Funds To Balance Budget In November
*  [7/6/2020] U.S. House Passes Infrastructure Bill Including Abandoned Mine Reclamation Initiatives, And Extension Of Federal Reclamation Fee
*  [7/6/2020] DEP Completes Hazardous Sites Cleanup Response At Pool Doctor-Beaver Alkali Products, Beaver County
*  [6/29/2020] Independent Fiscal Office Predicts Another $53.4 Million Decrease In Drilling Impact Fee Revenues In 2020 If Natural Gas Prices Remain Low
*  [6/22/2020] CANCELED FOR JUNE 22: Bill Taking Money From Farmers For Conservation Work At The Time They Need It Most To Be Considered By House Committee June 22
*  [6/22/2020] IRRC Unanimously Approves EQB Regulation Increasing Unconventional Gas Well Drilling Permit Application Fee
*  [6/22/2020] PUC Distributes Over $200 Million In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees; A Sharp Drop Of $51.5 Million From Last Year
*  [6/22/2020] Trout Unlimited: U.S. Senate Passes Land & Water Conservation Fund Bill With Strong Support From Sportsmen
*  [6/15/2020] PA Environmental Council: Trail Use During COVID-19 Pandemic In March & April Spiked By As Much As 200%
*  [6/15/2020] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Defends Lawsuit Saying DCNR’s Forest Plan Mission To Sell Gas Resources Not Consistent With Environmental Rights Amendment
*  [6/15/2020] DEP: Construction Starts On Mine Drainage Treatment Plant On Chartiers Creek In Allegheny County; Federal Funding For Projects Like This Due To Expire
*  [6/8/2020] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Launches New Protect Our Parks And Forests Website
*  [6/8/2020] May PA Tax Revenue $439.7 Million Below Estimates; $2.9 Billion Below For Fiscal Year
*  [6/8/2020] PennVEST, DEP Invite Comments On Clean Water/Drinking Water Funding Intended Use Plans
*  [6/1/2020] 5 Month FY 2020-21 Budget Bills Now Law, Hard Decisions Deferred
*  [6/1/2020] June 4 Webinar On PA State Budget: Legislators Haven't Stopped Their Attack On The Environment
*  [6/1/2020] Independent Regulatory Review Commission Reschedules Meeting For 4th Time Again Delaying Action On The Final Unconventional Oil & Gas Permit Fee Increase
*  [6/1/2020] PA Capitol & COVID-19 Weekly Report: 5-Month State Budget Puts Off Hard Decisions Until After Nov. 3 Election
*  [6/1/2020] IFO Estimates Show FY 2019-20 Revenue Down $1.6 Billion Below Estimates Due To COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
*  [6/1/2020] Bay Journal: PA To Get Biggest Share Of $6 Million EPA Giving Chesapeake Bay States To Cut Farm Runoff
*  [6/1/2020] Environment & Energy NewsClips
*  [5/25/2020] Senate, House Republicans Anticipate Action On FY 2020-21 Budget; Likely To Continue Cutting Environmental Funding
*  [5/25/2020] House Republicans Moving Bill To Reallocate Keystone Fund, Damage Vitality Of PA’s Outdoor Economy
*  [5/25/2020] PA Land Trust Assn. Urges House Members To Oppose HB 2004 Reallocating Keystone Fund
*  [5/25/2020] Rails-To-Trails Conservancy Urges Opposition To HB 2004 Putting Funding For Trails In Jeopardy Just When People Need Them Most
*  [5/25/2020] PA Supreme Court Grants PA Environmental Defense Foundation Request For Oral Argument In Challenge To State Forest Drilling Revenue Transfers
*  [5/18/2020] TRCP Blog: PA Sportsmen, Women Urge Lawmakers Not To Abandon Job-Creating Conservation Projects
*  [5/18/2020] Independent Regulatory Review Commission Reschedules Meeting On Final Unconventional Oil & Gas Permit Fee Increase To June 3
*  [5/11/2020] Inquirer.com Editorial: Bad Timing For Harrisburg's Anti-Environmental Efforts
*  [5/11/2020] House Republicans Report Out Bill To Reallocate Keystone Fund That Threatens Vitality Of PA’s Outdoor Economy At A Critical Time For Small Businesses
*  [5/11/2020] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Opposes Effort To Reallocate Keystone Recreation Fund Monies At A Time Recreation Facilities Needed Most
*  [5/11/2020] PA Environmental Council Opposes Bill To Reallocate Keystone Fund That Threatens Vitality Of PA’s Outdoor Economy
*  [5/11/2020] Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Strongly Opposes Bill Reallocating Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund
*  [5/11/2020] Learn More About $1 Billion State Parks, Forests Maintenance, Infrastructure Backlog At New Website; Then Take Action
*  [5/11/2020] Op-Ed: Conservation District Week, Time To Reflect On The Real Economic, Environmental Benefits Of Districts
*  [5/11/2020] PA Environmental Council In Case You Missed It In April
*  [5/11/2020] May 8 Take Five Fridays With Pam Now Available From PA Parks & Forests Foundation
*  [5/4/2020] 11 PA Fishing, Hunting Groups Urge Lawmakers To Oppose Freeze On Local Farm Conservation, Environmental Restoration Project Funding
*  [5/4/2020] Lancaster Clean Water Partners: Proposed Environmental Funding Freeze Would Be ‘Devastating’ To Lancaster’s Economy, Clean Water Efforts
*  [5/4/2020] May 3-9 County Conservation Districts Week Overshadowed By Lawmaker Efforts To Freeze, Shutdown Conservation District Funds
*  [5/4/2020] PA State Grange Farm Organization Opposes Proposed Freeze On Conservation District, Local Farm, Restoration Project Funding
*  [5/4/2020] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Urges Lawmakers To Oppose Freeze On Recreation, Conservation Funding Addressing Imminent Health Threats, Help Economy Recover
*  [5/4/2020] PA Municipal Authorities Assn, 19 Waste Authorities Oppose Proposed Freeze On Recycling Funding
*  [5/4/2020] April State Revenue $2.2 Billion, 49.7% Less Than Anticipated; Estimated $395.3 Million Due To COVID-19
*  [5/4/2020] Op-Ed: State Government Is Ignoring Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Right To A Clean Environment For Generations Yet To Come
*  [5/4/2020] House Environmental Committee Meets May 5 On Bill To Reallocating Keystone Fund Proceeds
*  [4/27/2020] House Republicans Pass Bill To Freeze Funding For County Conservation Districts, Local Parks, Farm Conservation, Watershed Restoration Projects; Will Hurt Local Economies
*  [4/27/2020] PA Conservation District Assn.: House Republican Effort To Freeze Funding For County Conservation Districts Will Shut Them Down, Hurt Local Economies
*  [4/27/2020] PA Land Trust Assn. Says House Republican Effort To Prohibit State Expenditures On Conservation Districts, Local Conservation Projects 'Insanity'
*  [4/27/2020] PA Recreation & Park Society Opposes Republican Efforts To Freeze Funding For Local Park, Recreation, Conservation Projects
*  [4/27/2020] PA Parks & Forests Foundation: Republican Efforts To Freeze Conservation Funding Will Hurt Communities, Small Businesses
*  [4/27/2020] PA Environmental Council: Almost All Funds Targeted By Republican Freeze Support Local Environmental, Conservation Efforts
*  [4/20/2020] Gov. Wolf: State Faces Up To $5 Billion In COVID-19 Budget Deficit
*  [4/20/2020] Gov. Wolf Unveils Broad Plan For Pennsylvania's COVID-19 Recovery, More Details Next Week
*  [4/13/2020] Analysis: Conservative Republicans Want To Freeze Funding For Local Parks, Trails, Farm Conservation, Mine Reclamation, Recycling
*  [4/13/2020] 72 DEP And 9 DCNR Employees Will No Longer Be Paid After April 10
*  [4/13/2020] PennVEST Board Approves Up To $450 Million In Financial Aid To PA Hospitals
*  [4/13/2020] Independent Fiscal Office Projects $2.7 Billion To $3.9 Billion Reduction In Revenues Over Current, Next Fiscal Year
*  [4/6/2020] State Won’t Pay 9,000 Employees After April 10 To Reduce State Spending
*  [4/6/2020] DCNR Places Over 700 Seasonal Wage Employees In State Parks, Forests On Leave Without Pay
*  [4/6/2020] PA Capitol & COVID-19 Report: PA Could See $4 Billion+ Deficit; Revenue Down $294.6M In March
*  [4/6/2020] Our Parks And Greenspaces Matter More Than Ever - PA Parks & Forests Foundation/PA Recreation & Park Society
*  [4/6/2020] IFO To Issue First Estimates Of COVID-19 Impact On State Revenues April 8
*  [4/6/2020] Agriculture, Conservation, Wildlife Groups Unite To Advocate For Federal Conservation Funding Support
*  [3/30/2020] PA Capitol Report: Historic Week Responding To A Historic Crisis
*  [3/30/2020] Senate, House Have A $172 Million Surplus In Their Accounts, Just Sayin’
*  [3/30/2020] Bay Journal: Coronavirus Causing Loss Of Critical Farm Conservation BMP Installation & Design, Tree Planting; Slamming State Budgets, Nonprofits
*  [3/30/2020] IHS Markit Predicts 50% Drop In Demand For Gasoline In U.S.; Demand For Electric Vehicles Will Falter
*  [3/23/2020] Cong. Cartwright Asks Congressional Leaders To Reject Coal Industry Call To Suspend Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee, Black Lung Tax
*  [3/16/2020] Dueling Press Conferences For/Against Signing Bill Providing Taxpayer Funded Subsidies For Using Natural Gas In Manufacturing
*  [3/9/2020] Senate DCNR Budget Hearing: 26.8% Of State Forest Land Leased For Natural Gas Drilling Was Returned To DCNR Undeveloped Due To Low Natural Gas Prices
*  [3/9/2020] DEP Senate Budget Hearing: DEP - Coal-Fired Power Plants Are Closing Without RGGI, We Have To Confront This Issue, Help Workers, Communities
*  [3/9/2020] Sen. Laughlin: We’re Throwing Money Away On Trying To Control Spotted Lanternfly, Should Shift Money To Chronic Wasting Disease
*  [3/9/2020] Penn State Research/Extension Highlights Critical Work On Spotted Lanternfly, Farm Conservation, Public Education & Involvement
*  [3/9/2020] Game Commission: Biggest Threat To Wildlife Is Emerging Diseases Like Chronic Wasting Disease; Will Celebrate 125th Anniversary In 2020
*  [3/9/2020] Fish & Boat Commission Protects Additional 508 Miles Of Wild Trout Streams In 2019
*  [3/2/2020] DEP Budget Hearing: Republicans Propose Funding Hazardous Sites Cleanup By Taking Funds Away From Recycling; Oppose Wolf Climate Initiatives
*  [3/2/2020] DEP Budget Testimony: Gov. Wolf’s Budget Request Means Cleaner Water, Healthier Air, Remediated Land
*  [3/2/2020] DCNR Budget Hearing: DCNR’s Continuing Use Of Oil & Gas Fund Monies For Admin. Costs Questioned, After Court Ruling Prohibited The Practice
*  [3/2/2020] DCNR Budget Testimony: DCNR Welcomes Millions Of Visitors, Enhances Communities, Engages Young People, Conserves Our Natural Resources, Outdoor Heritage
*  [3/2/2020] Should Senate, House Members Return Their $172 Million Surplus To Taxpayers And Fund Needed Programs?
*  [3/2/2020] Rep. Metcalfe Calls Out DEP Secretary For Evasive RGGI Non-Answers During Budget Hearing
*  [3/2/2020] Pesticide Advisory Board Now Accepting Public Comments On Banning “Deadly” Pesticide Chlorpyrifos At March 3 Meeting
*  [3/2/2020] PA Capitol Report: PennDOT Plans To Shift Local Road Money To Interstates
*  [3/2/2020] IFO Reports Natural Gas Production Increased 11.4% In 2019; Increases In Production, Number Of Producing Wells Down Significantly
*  [2/24/2020] House Holds Hearings With DEP, DCNR Feb. 24 On A Budget Request That Primarily Repairs Damage Done Last Year; Promises More
*  [2/24/2020] PA Capitol Report: Presidential Candidates All In For PA Primary; Permanent State Deficits
*  [2/24/2020] Fair Districts PA Pushes “Not Red, Not Blue, Just Fair” Campaign To Fix Our Broken, Gerrymandered Redistricting Process
*  [2/24/2020] Penn State Extension: What Is A Municipal Stormwater Fee?
*  [2/17/2020] Senate Deliberately Delaying Sending Bill Providing Unlimited Subsidies For Using Natural Gas In Manufacturing To Governor
*  [2/17/2020] Op-Ed: PA Legislators Should Stop Giving Tax Breaks To Fossil Fuel Industry
*  [2/17/2020] EPA, NFWF Announce $2.4 Million For Projects To Improve PA Streams In Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [2/17/2020] Gov. Wolf To Make Available $1.74 Million PennVEST Grant To Test Schools, Child Care Centers For Lead In Drinking Water
*  [2/17/2020] President Trump’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal Cuts Environmental Funding For Program Critical To PA, Again
*  [2/17/2020] Conservation Finance Network Webinar: March 2 - Watershed Finance Models, Comparing Structure, Scalability, Scope
*  [2/17/2020] Gov. Wolf Announces $23.8 Million In Funding To Help Fix 10 Fish & Boat Commission High-Hazard Dams
*  [2/10/2020] Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal Repairs Damage To Environmental Funding Done Last Year; Proposes Additional Funding For FY 2020-21
*  [2/10/2020] Growing Greener Coalition: Tremendous Backlog Of Environmental Infrastructure Needs Demand Much Higher Levels Of Investment By State
*  [2/10/2020] StateImpact PA: DEP To Receive 36% Less Federal Mine Reclamation Funding This Year
*  [2/10/2020] Budget Background: Where Did The $2.93 Billion In Environmental Funding The General Assembly Diverted Or Cut Go?
*  [2/10/2020] Keep PA Beautiful: Just 9 Cities In PA Spend More Than $68 Million A Year On Litter, Illegal Dumping Cleanup, Education, Enforcement & Prevention
*  [2/10/2020] Bay Journal: PA, Fed Up With Litter, Organizes For New Attack
*  [2/10/2020] PA Capitol Report: Wolf’s Budget Proposal Increases Spending, Debt, But Not Sales, Income Taxes
*  [2/10/2020] Joint Conservation Committee: DEP- Coal Waste-Fired Power Plants Will Not Incur Significant Compliance Costs Under Draft RGGI Reg.
*  [2/10/2020] CBF: Draft Federal Rule Change To Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Leaves Out Vital Provisions
*  [2/10/2020] U.S. Senator Bob Casey Calls For Key Water Quality Improvements In Proposed USDA Conservation Reserve Program Regulation
*  [2/10/2020] Environment & Energy NewsClips
*  [2/3/2020] Budget Repeat: Gov. Wolf Vows To Continue His Fight For Restore PA Infrastructure, Environmental Funding Proposal
*  [2/3/2020] Gov. Wolf Announces $1.1 Billion Plan To Address Lead, Other Hazards In Schools, Water Systems, Day Care Centers, Homes
*  [2/3/2020] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Submits Brief Continuing Legal Battle To Have DCNR Drilling Revenue Returned To Benefit Conservation
*  [2/3/2020] PA Chesapeake Bay Phase III WIP State Team Hears Implementation Off To Fast Start
*  [2/3/2020] EPA Letter To Congress: We Remain Committed To Restoring, Protecting Chesapeake Bay; Bay TMDL Does Not Bind The States
*  [2/3/2020] Bay Journal: EPA Intends To Achieve 2025 Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Goals, But Assurances Fail To Mollify Concerns Over PA Cleanup
*  [2/3/2020] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Preparing To Sue EPA Over Lack Of Enforcement Over PA Progress In Cleanup Plan
*  [2/3/2020] DEP Provides Funding To 8 Southcentral Counties To Support Implementation Of Local Nonpoint Water Pollution Reduction Measures
*  [2/3/2020] Congressional House Democrats Introduce Revised Bill To Fight Climate Change; Fund Infrastructure Projects
*  [1/27/2020] Analysis: 2020 Is A Make Or Break Year For Environmental Funding
*  [1/27/2020] New Director Of DEP Chesapeake Bay Office Wants To Move Quickly On Implementation
*  [1/27/2020] CFA Starts Accepting Applications Feb. 1 For Act 13 Watershed Restoration, Mine Reclamation, Sewage, Flood Mitigation, Recreation Grants
*  [1/27/2020] Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Drops By $5,000/Unconventional Well For CY 2019 Saving Drillers $53.6 Million
*  [1/27/2020] 2 DEP Advisory Committees To Review Draft Chapter 105 Reg. Changes; Final Chapter 91/92A NPDES Fee Changes; Overview Of Draft 2020 Integrated Water Quality Assessment Report
*  [1/27/2020] EQB Approves Oil & Gas Permit Fee Increase, Lower Sulfur Content Of Heating Oil Regulations
*  [1/27/2020] DEP Citizens Advisory Council Recommends DEP Move Forward With Final Air Quality Permit Fee Increases
*  [1/27/2020] Op-Ed: Why We Support A Free State Park & Forest System - PA Parks & Forests Foundation
*  [1/27/2020] Bipartisan Call For Continued Federal Funding For Abandoned Mine Clean-Up By Cong. Cartwright, Meuser, State, Local Officials
*  [1/27/2020] Environment & Energy NewsClips
*  [1/20/2020] Performance Based Budget Board Holds Jan. 22 Hearing On Performance-Based Budget Report For DEP
*  [1/20/2020] DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meets Jan. 21 On Final Air Quality Permit Fee Increases
*  [1/20/2020] House Committee Discusses Where To Find $500 Million To Fix State Parks; Don’t Forget $500 Million Needed To Address State Forest Maintenance Needs
*  [1/20/2020] CBF Blog: Pennsylvania Has Been Growing Greener For 20 Years
*  [1/20/2020] PA Capitol Report: No Surprises Here, Disappearing Votes, Gaming Revenue Record, AG, ST, AG Races, Heavy Drinkers
*  [1/20/2020] House Environmental Committee Meets Jan. 22 On Bill To Exempt Shoreline Landowners From Fees For Using Commonwealth-Owned Submerged Lands
*  [1/20/2020] Trout Unlimited: Federal Bill To Fund Abandoned Mine Cleanup Moving Forward
*  [1/20/2020] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Files Comments Opposing Conowingo Dam Settlement
*  [1/20/2020] NRCS-PA Holds Jan. 23 PA State Technical Committee Meeting In Harrisburg
*  [1/20/2020] Call For Presentations: 2020 PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference June 24-25 In State College
*  [1/20/2020] PennVEST Seeks Proposals For A Public-Private Partnership To Develop A New Center For Water Quality Excellence In Lancaster, York Counties
*  [1/20/2020] Bay Journal: 2 Small PA Communities Say No To MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program Until Financial Relief Can Be Found
*  [1/20/2020] PA Abandoned Mine Reclamation Conference June 24-25 In State College
*  [1/13/2020] Report: Sen. Yaw: Raising Enough Money To Implement PA’s Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Plan-- Isn't Going To Happen
*  [1/13/2020] IFO: CY 2019 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue To Drop Sharply By $53.6 Million, Triggers Lower Well Fee
*  [1/13/2020] Senate Environmental Committee Puts Spotlight On Funding Needed To Implement PA Clean Water Plan At Chesapeake Bay Briefing
*  [1/13/2020] Maryland Governor Directs Attorney General To Pursue Legal Actions Against PA, EPA On Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
*  [1/13/2020] EQB Meets Jan. 21 To Finalize Oil & Gas Permit Fee Increase, Lower Sulfur Content Of Heating Oil
*  [1/13/2020] PA Supreme Court Accepts PA Environmental Defense Foundation Appeal Of Ruling On Gas Drilling Revenue Transfers To Pay DCNR, General Fund Expenses
*  [1/13/2020] Feb. 3 Joint Conservation Committee Hearing On Impact Of Cap-And-Trade Programs On Coal Waste, Co-Generation Power Generators
*  [1/6/2020] PA Capitol Report: Senate Republicans List 2019 Accomplishments, House Republicans Set Budget Priorities
*  [1/6/2020] DCNR Signs Submerged Land Lease Under Allegheny River For Gas Development For $1,162,800 In Armstrong County
*  [12/30/2019] Op-Ed: Boost In Federal Chesapeake Bay Program Funding Is A Down Payment For Cleaner Waters In Pennsylvania
*  [12/23/2019] EPA Says PA’s Final Chesapeake Bay Plan Falls 25% Short Of Meeting Necessary Nitrogen Reductions, Fails To Identify Funding To Implement The Plan
*  [12/23/2019] Bay Journal: EPA Confirms Shortfalls In Pennsylvania, NY Bay Cleanup Plans; 2025 Bay Reductions Will Not Be Met
*  [12/23/2019] CBF: EPA Fails To Hold Pennsylvania Accountable For Deficient Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan
*  [12/23/2019] Senate Environmental Committee Sets Jan. 8 Briefing On PA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Obligations
*  [12/23/2019] Deadline Extended To Apply For DEP Growing Greener Plus Watershed Restoration Grants - Jan. 3
*  [12/23/2019] Nearly $1 Million In Grants Awarded To Support Installation Of Multi-Function Riparian Buffers In 8 Counties By DCNR, PennVEST
*  [12/23/2019] Senate, House Appropriations Release Budget Hearing Schedule On FY 2020-21 Budget Request
*  [12/23/2019] CBF: Agreed-To Federal Spending Bill Includes $12 Million Increase For Chesapeake Bay Restoration
*  [12/23/2019] Coalition For The Delaware River Watershed/ Audubon Pennsylvania: Federal Budget Includes $9.7 Million For Watershed Restoration
*  [12/23/2019] National Assn. Of Conservation Districts Applauds Federal Support For Conservation Programs In Funding Bills
*  [12/16/2019] Bay Journal Forum: Conowingo Dam Deal Barely Addresses PA Farm Runoff, Imperiling Cleanup
*  [12/16/2019] Susquehanna River Basin Commission OKs 2020 Fees With No Increases
*  [12/9/2019] DEP Air Quality Advisory Committee To Review Final Fee Increase Package, 2019 Air Monitoring Results, Legacy Well Programs Dec. 12
*  [12/9/2019] Op-Ed: Congress Must Keep Promises On Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [12/9/2019] DCNR Submerged Lands Lease For Oil & Gas Development In Fayette, Greene Counties Yields $943,600
*  [12/2/2019] Op-Ed: Extend Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credits
*  [11/25/2019] Op-Ed: Those Who Farm Pennsylvania & The Chesapeake Bay Deserve Our Thanks And Support
*  [11/25/2019] Environmental Defense Fund: New Study Shows Conservation Delivers Real Financial Benefits For Dairy Farmers In Pennsylvania
*  [11/25/2019] PA U.S. Senator Casey Calls On USDA To Target Unspent Funds To Help Farmers In The Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [11/25/2019] DEP Increases Coal Mining Reclamation Fee To $100/Acre In 2020
*  [11/18/2019] Governor’s Office Announces Transfer Of $45 Million To Augment DEP, DCNR Budgets - Not New Money
*  [11/18/2019] U.S. House Subcommittee Hears About Urgent Need For Reauthorization Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee/Program
*  [11/18/2019] Briefing: Positive, Bipartisan Environmental, Energy Bills The House & Senate Can Pass Before The End Of 2019
*  [11/18/2019] Susquehanna River Basin Commission Meets December 5 To Consider Fee Changes
*  [11/11/2019] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Files Lawsuit Asking Court To Direct DCNR To Manage State Forests Consistent With Environmental Rights Amendment To Prevent Drilling Impacts
*  [11/11/2019] CBF Student Leaders Recognize Sen. Yaw For Eastern Hellbender Designation; But We’re Far, Far, Far From Done, We Need $324 Million This Year
*  [11/11/2019] Governor Signs Keystone Tree Fund Bill Into Law; Where’s The Rest Of The $324 Million We Need This Year?
*  [11/11/2019] DCNR Announces $2.2 Million Investment In Rivers Conservation & Riparian Forest Buffer Projects
*  [11/4/2019] DEP Starts Accepting Growing Greener Plus Watershed Restoration Grant Applications Nov. 4
*  [11/4/2019] Proposals Now Being Accepted For Mine Reclamation Projects With Economic Or Community Revitalization Potential By DEP
*  [11/4/2019] Western PA Conservancy Now Accepting Applications For Dominion Energy Watershed Mini Grants In Western PA
*  [11/4/2019] Maryland Governor Announces $200 Million Agreement With Exelon On Conowingo Dam To Improve Water Quality In Lower Susquehanna, Chesapeake Bay
*  [11/4/2019] Senate OKs Keystone Tree Fund Bill, Now Goes To Governor For His Action
*  [11/4/2019] Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Urging Reauthorization Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund
*  [11/4/2019] CBF: U.S. Senate Passes Increase In Essential Funding For Chesapeake Bay Program
*  [11/4/2019] EPA Blog: Engaging Partners In Improving Chesapeake Bay Water Quality
*  [11/4/2019] EPA Removes Landfills In Chester, Lehigh Counties From National Superfund Site List
*  [10/28/2019] Bay Journal: Op-Ed: PA Legislators Need To Put The Money Where The Boots Are - On Farms -- To Improve Water Quality
*  [10/28/2019] Senate Appropriations To Consider Keystone Tree Fund Bill Oct. 28; PA Needs At Least $324 Million This Year
*  [10/28/2019] Republicans On Senate Environmental Committee Report Out Bills Slowing Down DEP Permit Reviews, Narrowing Public Appeals Of DEP Permits
*  [10/28/2019] Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Resolution Urging Reauthorization Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund
*  [10/28/2019] Op-Ed: Let's Get Reauthorization Of The Federal Abandoned Mine Land Fund Done, Get PA's Congressional Delegation On Board
*  [10/28/2019] EPA Approves Pennsylvania’s Drinking Water And Clean Water Infrastructure Intended Use Funding Plans
*  [10/28/2019] EPA: Wyoming Valley Communities Have Flexibility In Implementing Their MS4 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program
*  [10/28/2019] EPA Accepting Applications For Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup Loans, Grants
*  [10/28/2019] EPA Awards $300,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant To Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority
*  [10/28/2019] EPA Selects Auberle For $200,000 Grant To Support Brownfields-Related Job Training In Southwest PA
*  [10/28/2019] DCNR Secretary Helps Northeastern School District Kickoff Streamside Buffer Planting In York County
*  [10/28/2019] DEP Awards $430,000 In Delaware Estuary Coastal Zone Grants
*  [10/28/2019] DEP Awards More Than $264,000 In Lake Erie Coastal Zone Grants
*  [10/21/2019] Senate Environmental Committee Meets Oct. 22 On Bills That Will Slow Down DEP Permit Reviews, Make It More Complex, Costly
*  [10/21/2019] House Committee To Consider Bill Oct. 22 Guaranteeing Taxpayers Pay The Highest Prices For Nutrient Reductions; Another Pretend Solution
*  [10/21/2019] Gov. Wolf Announces $98 Million Investment In Water Infrastructure Projects In 11 Counties
*  [10/14/2019] Op-Ed: Will Pennsylvania Be The Hero And Help Its Own Communities & Farmers And Save The Chesapeake Bay?
*  [10/14/2019] NFWF Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Announces $12.7 Million In Grants, $4.4 Million Will Benefit Pennsylvania
*  [10/14/2019] Schuylkill River Greenways Awards $326,000 In Schuylkill River Restoration Fund Grants
*  [10/14/2019] DEP Secretary Visits Williamsport To Discuss Need For Funding To Address Community Flooding Problems
*  [10/14/2019] Rep. Ortitay To Introduce Bill To Reallocate Funding From Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund Every Year
*  [10/14/2019] Susquehanna River Basin Commission Hearing Now On Proposed Fee Increases, Water Use Project Requests & Changes To Consumptive Use Reg. Oct. 31 In Harrisburg
*  [10/14/2019] DEP Suspends Xtreme Energy Natural Gas Well Permits For Failure To Pay Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee
*  [10/14/2019] DCNR Increases Fees For Houseboat Mooring At Presque Isle State Park, Erie
*  [10/7/2019] Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Restoration Goals A Greater Challenge For PA - DEP Secretary McDonnell
*  [10/7/2019] Bay Journal: Path To A Clean Chesapeake Bay Poses Problems For Key Bay States
*  [10/7/2019] Talk To Your State Senator Student Video Contest -- How To Support Agriculture In PA? Here’s A Video Idea, How About Funding Farm Conservation Measures?
*  [10/7/2019] DCNR Signs Submerged Lands Drilling Lease In Greene County For $162,400 In Upfront Payments
*  [9/30/2019] Chesapeake Bay Foundation: U.S. Senate Committee Increases Funding For Chesapeake Bay Program
*  [9/30/2019] EPA Awards Grants To Support Pollution Reduction Tied To Conowingo Dam Reservoir Infill
*  [9/30/2019] Capital Region Water Extends Comment Period On Harrisburg Stormwater Implementation Plan, Fee To Oct. 22
*  [9/22/2019] DCNR Identifies Top 10 Trail Gaps Across PA To Promote Restore PA Initiative
*  [9/16/2019] Bay Journal: Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Leaders Meet Without Tackling PA's Funding Shortfall
*  [9/16/2019] EPA Provides $2.4 Million To Pennsylvania To Help Implement Chesapeake Bay Watershed Plan
*  [9/16/2019] DCNR, Fish & Boat Commission Discuss Green Infrastructure Needs Along Lancaster County Waterway
*  [9/16/2019] Senate Environmental Committee Hears Testimony On The Need To Help Communities Implementing MS4 Stormwater Pollution Reduction Plans
*  [9/16/2019] The Nature Conservancy-PA, Troegs Independent Brewing Teaming Up To Protect Kittatinny Ridge With New Trail Day Beer
*  [9/9/2019] Briefing: Good, Bad & Ugly Environment & Energy Bills In The PA House, Senate
*  [9/9/2019] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Urges PA To Meet Its Water Pollution Reduction Goals
*  [9/9/2019] Op-Ed: Time For Greater State, Federal Support Of Farmers' Clean Water Efforts
*  [9/9/2019] Baltimore Sun: Let's Sue Pennsylvania To Get Serious About Cleaning Up Its Water Going To The Chesapeake Bay, Part II
*  [9/9/2019] Agenda: Senate Environmental Committee Sets Sept. 11 Hearing On MS4 Stormwater Program; Communities Need Help Funding Local Projects
*  [9/2/2019] DEP Provides Update On Pool Doctor Hazardous Site Cleanup In Beaver County, Hearing Set For Sept. 4
*  [8/26/2019] Final PA Chesapeake Bay Implementation Plan Still Falls Short Of Required Water Pollution Reductions
*  [8/26/2019] CBF: Pennsylvania's Plan To Reduce Water Pollution Going To Chesapeake Bay Sorely Deficient
*  [8/19/2019] Draft Final PA Chesapeake Bay Implementation Plan Increases Water Pollution Reductions; Cost Of Plan Has Gone Up
*  [8/19/2019] Senate Environmental Committee Sets Sept. 11 Hearing On MS4 Stormwater Program; General Assembly Fails To Give Communities The Help They Need
*  [8/19/2019] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Appeals State Court Ruling Saying Law, Not Constitution Directs Use Of State Forest Drilling Revenue Transfers
*  [8/12/2019] Will PA Miss 2025 Pollution Reduction Goals By 19 Years? DEP To Present Final Chesapeake Bay Watershed Plan To Steering Committee Aug. 16
*  [8/12/2019] Sen. Yudichak, DEP Secretary Highlight Benefits Of Proposed Restore PA Plan To Turn Brownfield Site Into Recreation Area
*  [8/12/2019] New Poll Shows Overwhelming Public Support For Restore PA Infrastructure Plan; When Will It Translate Into Legislative Votes?
*  [8/5/2019] PEDF Says Commonwealth Court Ruling On State Forest Drilling Revenue Transfers Ignores PA Supreme Court Decision
*  [8/5/2019] DCNR: How Restore PA Plan Could Address Infrastructure Needs In McKean Conservation Area, Erie County
*  [8/5/2019] Trout Unlimited, Partners Push Congress To Support Mine Reclamation Fund Reauthorization
*  [7/29/2019] Do Unto Those Downstream As You Would Have Those Upstream Do Unto You
*  [7/29/2019] DEP Discusses How Restore PA Infrastructure Plan Will Help Franklin County Meet Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction Goals
*  [7/29/2019] Op-Ed: Clean Water Efforts Downstream Benefit Pennsylvanians [But, Look At Note]
*  [7/29/2019] U.S. Sen. Casey Urges U.S. Senate To Fund Chesapeake Bay Program, Closed Nuclear Facilities Community Assistance
*  [7/29/2019] Capital Region Water To Hold 3 Community Meetings On Proposed Stormwater Implementation Plan, Fee In Harrisburg
*  [7/22/2019] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Asks Court To Block FY 19-20 Transfers From Oil & Gas Fund To Pay DCNR Operating Expenses
*  [7/22/2019] Growing Greener Coalition: Lawmakers Name Hellbender Clean Water Ambassador, Then Cut $16 Million For Clean Water Projects
*  [7/22/2019] Op-Ed: Is This What We Expect From Our Government?
*  [7/22/2019] Baltimore Sun Editorial: Let’s Sue Pennsylvania Over Lack Of Chesapeake Bay Progress, Commitment
*  [7/22/2019] New PA Farm Bill Program Provides $3 Million Toward Containment Of Spotted Lanternfly
*  [7/15/2019] Politicians In Harrisburg Are Proud Of Their New State Budget! -- Meanwhile In The Real World…
*  [7/15/2019] Bay Journal: States’ Latest Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plans Found Lacking By EPA; Pennsylvania Misses Goal, Funding Needs By Substantial Margins
*  [7/15/2019] Op-Ed: Conservation Efforts Lose Out In State Budget
*  [7/15/2019] PennFuture Blog: PA State Budget Turns Blind Eye To Environment
*  [7/15/2019] NOAA Just Reported Pennsylvania Had The Wettest 48-Month Period On Record - Since 1895
*  [7/15/2019] PA Abandoned Mine Land Campaign Urges Action To Extend Expiring Federal Mine Reclamation Fee
*  [7/15/2019] Pennsylvania Continues To Push Congress For Dedicated Federal Fish & Wildlife Conservation Funding
*  [7/8/2019] CBF: State Needs To Step Up Support For Those Working Hard To Cleanup PA's Rivers And Streams
*  [7/8/2019] Gov. Wolf Signs Bills Providing $6 Million In Farm Conservation Aid Missing Target By $171 Million Or So This Year
*  [7/8/2019] PA, NY, NJ Shortchange Delaware River Basin Commission Budget $1.1 Million
*  [7/1/2019] Major Environmental Priorities Not Addressed In FY 2019-20 State Budget, Shell Game Continues
*  [7/1/2019] Growing Greener Coalition: Cuts Made To Environmental Stewardship (Growing Greener) Funding Could Have Planted 32,000 Acres of Stream Buffers
*  [7/1/2019] CBF: PA Elected Leaders Failed To Show The Will, Leadership To Restore Pennsylvania's Rivers And Streams
*  [7/1/2019] Senate Republicans Pass Pretend Solution To Reducing Nutrient Pollution In Chesapeake Bay Watershed Guaranteeing Taxpayers Fund Higher Cost Practices
*  [7/1/2019] PUC Distributes Nearly $252 Million In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue, Largest Amount To Date
*  [7/1/2019] IFO Projecting Either $9.6 Million Increase In Drilling Impact Fee Revenue In 2019 Or $37.1 Million Decrease
*  [7/1/2019] CBF: U.S. House Passes Increase In Federal Funding For Chesapeake Bay Program
*  [7/1/2019] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [6/23/2019] County Commissioners, Professional Recyclers Oppose Raid On Recycling Fund To Pay Agency Operating Costs
*  [6/23/2019] Keep PA Beautiful Opposes Using Recycling Fund, Other Community Project Monies To Pay Agency Operating Expenses
*  [6/23/2019] PA Municipal Authorities Oppose Using Recycling Fund To Pay DEP Operating Costs
*  [6/23/2019] Joint Committee Report On DEP’s Chapter 102 & 105 Permit Reviews Asks For Much More Data, Shows Impact Of Budget Cuts
*  [6/23/2019] DEP To Have New Draft Under 5 Acre General Permit For Erosion Control Available In July To Begin Public Review
*  [6/23/2019] Republicans On House Environmental Committee Urge IRRC To Disapprove DEP Air Quality Permit Fee Increases, Threatening Integrity Of Program
*  [6/23/2019] EPA Says PA’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Plan Comes Up Short, Lacks Commitments To Resources To Carry It Out
*  [6/23/2019] Local Governments Ask House Committees For More Resources To Meet MS4 Stormwater Pollution Reductions
*  [6/23/2019] DEP: Federal Fee Due To Expire In 2021 That Is The Only Source Of Funds To Address $3.9 Billion In High-Priority AML Problems
*  [6/23/2019] PA Council Of Trout Unlimited Urges PA Congressional Delegation To Reauthorize Federal Mine Reclamation Fee, Program
*  [6/23/2019] Sen. Yudichak, Rep. Frankel To Introduce Resolutions Supporting Reauthorization Of Federal Mine Reclamation Fee
*  [6/17/2019] Analysis: Will The General Assembly Provide The REAL Resources Everyone Agrees Are Needed To Clean Up Our Rivers & Streams?
*  [6/17/2019] Senate Appropriations Reports Out Costly Taxpayer Funded Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Reduction Procurement Bill
*  [6/17/2019] House Unanimously Passes Bill To Create Keystone Tree Fund For TreeVitalize, Riparian Buffer Grants
*  [6/17/2019] Growing Greener Coalition Call To Action: Protect Local Environmental, Recreation Project Funds, No Backsliding!
*  [6/17/2019] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Call To Action On State Budget: Haven't We Heard This Off-Key Tune Before?
*  [6/17/2019] Op-Ed: Strong, Local Economy Depends On Investing In Our Natural Resources
*  [6/17/2019] House Committee Approves 2 Energize PA Natural Gas Use Subsidy Bills
*  [6/17/2019] Agenda: Joint House Environmental, Local Govt. Committees June 19 Hearing On MS4 Stormwater Pollution Reduction Requirements
*  [6/17/2019] Op-Ed: EPCAMR Urges Every Member Of PA’s Congressional Delegation To Support The RECLAIM Act To Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands And Our Economic Future
*  [6/10/2019] Restore PA Infrastructure Initiative Introduced With Enough Co-Sponsors To Nearly Pass House, Senate
*  [6/10/2019] Republican Senators Introduce Restore PA-Lite Proposal Funded By More Drilling On State Forest Land
*  [6/10/2019] Bay Journal: 40 Percent Of All Pennsylvania Rivers, Streams Violate Water Quality Standards
*  [6/10/2019] Senate Environmental Committee Reports Out Bills Making Fundamental Changes To The Definition Of Water Pollution, Setting Up Costly Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Program
*  [6/10/2019] Costly Taxpayer Funded Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Reduction Procurement Bill To Be Considered June 10 In Senate Appropriations
*  [6/10/2019] Senate Environmental Committee Hears Ideas On 3rd Party DEP Permit Reviews, Including A Special Licensing Program For Consultants
*  [6/10/2019] Environmental Quality Board To Hear Update On Climate Cap-And-Trade, PFOA Petitions + 2 New Rulemaking Petitions June 18
*  [6/10/2019] DEP Citizens Advisory Council To Hear Presentations On DEP Climate Plan, Cap-And-Trade Petition, Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee June 18
*  [6/10/2019] Senate, House Resolutions Designate June 2-8 Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week In PA
*  [6/10/2019] Senate Agriculture Committee Reports Out Farm Conservation, Noxious Weed, Other Bills
*  [6/10/2019] House Agriculture Committee Reports Out Farm Conservation Bills
*  [6/10/2019] House Finance Committee Meets June 11 On 2 Energize PA Natural Gas Use Subsidy Bills
*  [6/3/2019] Analysis: Before More State Forest Drilling, Ask What Happened To The Money The First Time
*  [6/3/2019] CBF: Pennsylvania Has Failed To Uphold Its Promise To Reduce Pollution Going To The Chesapeake Bay
*  [6/3/2019] Marcellus Shale Coalition, Lycoming County Leaders: Natural Gas Impact Tax Works for Pennsylvania’s Communities
*  [6/3/2019] IFO: First Quarter Natural Gas Production Grew 14.7 Percent In Pennsylvania
*  [6/3/2019] Senate Environmental Committee To Consider Bills June 4 To Compensate Gas Rights Owners, Make Changes In Definition Of Pollution
*  [6/3/2019] Senate Appropriations To Consider Bills Allowing Game, Fish & Boat Commissions To Adopt Own License Fees June 3
*  [6/3/2019] House Environmental Committee Holds Info Meeting June 5 On Using Act 13 Impact Fee Monies For Stormwater Management
*  [6/3/2019] Joint Budget & Finance Committee To Release Performance Evaluation Of DEP’s Chapter 102 & 105 Permit Programs June 19
*  [6/3/2019] House Environmental, Local Government Committees To Hold Hearing June 19 On MS4 Stormwater Pollution Reduction Compliance
*  [6/3/2019] June 4 Clean Water Action Lobby Day In Harrisburg To Protect Drinking Water
*  [6/3/2019] Third Annual Susquehanna River Rally Set For June 15 In Harrisburg
*  [6/3/2019] Auditor General DePasquale Urges Game Commission To Fix Its Finances, Better Monitor Gas & Oil Lease Revenues
*  [5/27/2019] EPCAMR, WPCAMR Urging Local Governments, Watershed, Environmental Groups To Tell Congress To Reauthorize Federal Mine Reclamation Fee
*  [5/27/2019] CBF: Congress Understands The Value Of Restoring The Chesapeake Bay
*  [5/20/2019] Local Government Leaders Join Gov. Wolf At Rally For Restore Pennsylvania
*  [5/20/2019] House Committee Republicans Ask IRRC To Turn Down DEP Water Permit Fee Increases Made Necessary By Cuts In DEP’s General Fund Budget
*  [5/20/2019] Noncoal Mining Permit Fee Increases Final, Made Necessary By Cuts In DEP’s General Fund Budget
*  [5/20/2019] House Begins Debate On Bill To Compensate Delaware River Watershed Drilling Rights Owners Over $10 Billion If DRBC Adopts Fracking Ban
*  [5/13/2019] CBF: Draft PA Water Quality Cleanup Plan Only Makes Two-Thirds Of Required Reductions, Resources Do Not Exist Yet To Implement It
*  [5/13/2019] May 22 DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meeting Focuses On Draft PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan
*  [5/13/2019] Senate Committee Advances Bill To Increase Coal Refuse Energy & Reclamation Tax Credit To $45 Million/Year
*  [5/13/2019] Senate Committee Approves Bill To Authorize Game Commission To Set Its Own Fees
*  [5/13/2019] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [5/6/2019] Student Leader Involved In Passing Hellbender Recognition Says: We're Not Done
*  [5/6/2019] State Budget Decisions Will Be Made Soon: New Funding Needed To Restore The Environment, Prevent Flooding, With No Backsliding
*  [5/6/2019] Bay Journal: State Chesapeake Bay Plans Reveal Tough Path To 2025 Cleanup Goals, Pressure Mounting On PA
*  [5/6/2019] State Revenues $828.2 Million Over Estimates; Senate, House Republicans, Gov. Wolf Agree On Banking Surplus Funds
*  [5/6/2019] Auditor General DePasquale To Hold May 13 Climate Hearing At Widener University, Harrisburg
*  [5/6/2019] DCNR Proposes Replacing Recreational Value Lost From Gas Drilling On State Forest Land Bought With Federal Funds With Property In Chester County
*  [5/6/2019] Senate Committee OKs Bill Allowing Fish & Boat Commission To Adopt Their Own Fees
*  [5/6/2019] Senate Committee Meets May 7 To Consider Bill To Authorize Game Commission To Set Its Own Fees
*  [5/6/2019] U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Reports Out RECLAIM, Good Samaritan Mine Reclamation Initiatives; Senate Version Introduced
*  [5/6/2019] Groups Call For Renewed Leadership To Advance Philadelphia's Green City, Clean Waters Program
*  [4/29/2019] Legislative Proposal Would Increase Coal Refuse Energy & Reclamation Tax Credit To $45 Million A Year
*  [4/29/2019] Senate Committee Meets April 30 On Bill Allowing Fish & Boat Commission To Adopt Their Own Fees
*  [4/29/2019] DEP Announces $25 Million In Federal Funding For 7 Mine Reclamation Projects
*  [4/22/2019] Bay Journal: Pennsylvania's New Chesapeake Bay Plan Falls Well Short Of Cleanup Goals
*  [4/22/2019] House Passes Bill Authorizing Fish & Boat Commission To Set Own Fees, Now Goes To Senate
*  [4/22/2019] House Committee Finds Curbside, Electronics Waste Recycling Continues To Struggle; Taking $10 Million From Recycling Fund Won’t Help
*  [4/15/2019] Draft PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Now Available For Public Comment
*  [4/15/2019] Senators Bartolotta, Stefano Would Re-Open State Forests To Drilling To Fund Restore PA-Like Proposal
*  [4/15/2019] Environmental Quality Board Publishes Proposed $12.6 Million Air Quality Fee Increases For Comment
*  [4/15/2019] PA Congressmen Introduce Bipartisan RECLAIM Initiative To Invest In Environmental, Economic Recovery In Coal Country
*  [4/15/2019] DCNR Signs 2 Submerged Land Leases For Gas Development Covering 124.2 Acres For $496,800
*  [4/8/2019] Sen. Aument Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Preserve PA's Nuclear Power Industry Also With $500M Annual Price Tag
*  [4/8/2019] Fmr Gov. Ridge To Testify At April 8 House Consumer Affairs Committee Hearing On Nuclear Power Bill
*  [4/8/2019] Leading Farm, Conservation, Wildlife Groups Unite In Support of Protecting Federal Farm Bill Conservation Funding
*  [4/8/2019] USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service-PA Technical Committee Meets April 18
*  [4/1/2019] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Urges MORE Investment, No Backsliding On Parks & Forests Project Funding
*  [4/1/2019] EQB Invites Comments On Proposed $8 Million Water Quality Permit Fee Increases To Make Up For Cuts In State Funding For DEP
*  [4/1/2019] House Consumer Affairs Committee To Hold 4 Hearings On House Bill 11 Adding Nuclear Power Plants To AEPS To Support Industry
*  [4/1/2019] F&M Poll Finds 67% Say Climate Change Causing Problems Now, 68% Support Doing More To Address Climate Change; Split 50% On Nuclear Power Subsidies
*  [4/1/2019] House Committee Approves Bill Authorizing Fish & Boat Commission To Set Own Fees, Moving It To The Full House
*  [4/1/2019] 10 Major Angler, Hunter & Outdoor Groups Support House Bill 808 Giving Fish & Boat Commission Authority To Adopt Its Own Fees
*  [4/1/2019] DEP, EPCAMR, Trout Unlimited Tell U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing Reauthorizing Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee Critical, There’s A Lot More To Do
*  [3/25/2019] PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Planning Steering Committee Workgroup Estimates Funding Gap Of $1.467 Billion Over Next 6 Years
*  [3/25/2019] Growing Greener Coalition Urges New Investment In Restoring The Environment, Preventing Flooding, No Backsliding On Existing Funding
*  [3/25/2019] Growing Greener Coalition Issues Call To Action To Make New Investments In Restoring The Environment, Oppose Backsliding
*  [3/25/2019] House Committee To Consider Bills To Compensate Landowners For Drilling Rights If DRBC Adopts Fracking Ban, Change Well Pad Permitting March 26
*  [3/25/2019] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Tells House Committee: State Parks & Forests Are The Golden Egg, But We’re Starving The Goose
*  [3/25/2019] Presenters Urge House Committee To Support Bill Compensating Landowners For Drilling Rights If DRBC Adopts A Fracking Ban
*  [3/25/2019] UPDATED: Bill Authorizing Fish & Boat Commission To Set Own Fees To Be Considered By House Committee On March 26
*  [3/25/2019] Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Call Your House Member To Support Bill To Allow Fish & Boat Commission To Adopt Its Own Fees
*  [3/25/2019] Conservation District Leader From PA Presses Case For Strong Federal Conservation Funding In DC
*  [3/25/2019] PA Receives $53.8 Million In 2019 Federal Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Funds, Reclamation Fee Due To Expire
*  [3/18/2019] Rep. Mehaffie Introduces Bill To Prevent Nuclear Power Plant Closures Costing $500 Million Annually
*  [3/18/2019] House Tourism & Recreation Committee Holds March 19 Info Meeting On PA Parks & Forests Foundation Infrastructure Needs Report
*  [3/18/2019] President Signs Bill To Permanently Reauthorize Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [3/18/2019] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Opposed To Proposed 90% Cut In Federal Bay Funding
*  [3/18/2019] Choose Clean Water Coalition Pushing For More Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Funding
*  [3/11/2019] Senators Question Use Of Project Funds To Pay Agency Operating Costs, Sustainability Of DCNR Funding Choices
*  [3/11/2019] House DEP Budget Hearing 2: Only 0.30% Of DEP Final Actions Were Appealed In 2018; 25 Fewer Attorney Positions
*  [3/11/2019] Department Of Agriculture Budget Testimony Highlights Conservation, Organic & Urban Farming, Invasive Species Issues
*  [3/11/2019] PA Supreme Court Turns Down Conventional Gas Drillers’ Motion To Reconsider Stripper Well Impact Fee Decision
*  [3/11/2019] Kleinman Center For Energy Policy Estimates Bill Supporting Nuclear Power Plants Would Cost Ratepayers $500 Million A Year
*  [3/11/2019] PUC Commissioner Andrew Place Circulates Paper On Nuclear Power Plant Policy Alternatives
*  [3/11/2019] House Tourism & Recreation Committee Holds March 19 Info Meeting On PA Parks & Forests Foundation Infrastructure Needs Report
*  [3/4/2019] All Major PA Hunting, Angler, Wildlife Groups Oppose Using Environmental Fund Project Money To Pay Agency Operating Expenses
*  [3/4/2019] Eastern PA Coalition For Abandoned Mine Reclamation Opposes Transfer Of Environmental Stewardship, Keystone Funds To Pay Agency Operating Costs
*  [3/4/2019] Republican Chair Of Appropriations Committee: The Way We Fund Our Environmental Protection Programs Is Not Sustainable
*  [3/4/2019] Environmental Rights Amendment Challenge To Unconstitutional Use Of Oil & Gas Funds Now Includes Recent Proposed Fund Transfers
*  [3/4/2019] PennDOT Secretary: Over $110 Million In Emergency Costs From Flooding, Landslides, Biggest In A Decade
*  [3/4/2019] Dept. Of Health Asks For $1.4 Million For PFAS Monitoring, Oversight; And Helps Assess Climate Health Risk
*  [3/4/2019] Next Budget Hearings: Senate DCNR March 4; Agriculture House March 5, Senate March 6
*  [3/4/2019] House Appropriations Continues DEP Budget Hearing On March 5
*  [3/4/2019] Game Commission: Without Effective Chronic Wasting Disease Controls, CWD Will Spread And Threaten PA’s $1.6 Billion Hunting Industry
*  [3/4/2019] Fish & Boat Commission: Most Pressing Priority Is Securing The Long-Term Financial Future Of The Agency
*  [3/4/2019] U.S. House Votes To Permanently Reauthorize Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [2/25/2019] PUC Seeks To At Least Double Pipeline Safety Inspectors Over Next 5 Years
*  [2/25/2019] DEP Citizens Advisory Council Urges Senate, House To Adopt Funding Source For Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program Before It Becomes Insolvent
*  [2/25/2019] DEP Outlines Flood Prevention Benefits Of Restore PA For Luzerne County
*  [2/25/2019] Keystone Tree Fund Bills In Senate, House Gain DEP Citizens Advisory Council Support
*  [2/25/2019] House Environmental Committee Meeting On DEP Budget Covers Climate Change, Permit Fees, Fund Transfers
*  [2/25/2019] Keystone Tree Fund Bill Reported From House Transportation Committee
*  [2/25/2019] Senate Appropriations Holds Hearings On DEP’s Budget Feb. 28, DCNR’s Budget March 4
*  [2/18/2019] Growing Greener Coalition Opposes Using Community Environmental Project Funds For Agency Operating Costs; Issues Call To Action
*  [2/18/2019] PA Recreation & Park Society Opposes Diversion Of Millions Dedicated To Local Recreation Project Funding To Pay Agency Expenses; Issues Call To Action
*  [2/18/2019] DEP’s Citizens Advisory Council Urges Gov. Wolf To Rebalance DEP’s Legal Mandates And Fiscal Resources
*  [2/18/2019] DEP Secretary Promotes Restore PA Bond Proposal To Get More Funding For Environmental Improvement Projects
*  [2/18/2019] Budget Testimony Submitted By The Department Of Environmental Protection
*  [2/18/2019] DCNR Touts Restore PA Bond Proposal As The Only Plan That Can Truly Address State’s Infrastructure Needs
*  [2/18/2019] DCNR Budget Testimony Submitted To House, Senate Appropriations Committee
*  [2/18/2019] DEP Awards $28.7 Million In 2018 Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants
*  [2/18/2019] New PA Farm Bill Proposal Includes $6 Million For Farm Conservation Practices, Aims To Make PA Leading Organic State
*  [2/18/2019] Conventional Gas Drillers Ask PA Supreme Court To Reconsider Stripper Well Impact Fee Decision
*  [2/18/2019] DEP Budget Topic Of Feb. 19 House Environmental Committee Meeting
*  [2/18/2019] Keystone Tree Fund To Be Considered Feb. 19 By House Transportation Committee
*  [2/18/2019] Feds Provide Delaware River Watershed Restoration & Conservation Program $6 Million For 2019
*  [2/18/2019] U.S. Senate Passes Land & Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization, House Must Act
*  [2/11/2019] Gov. Wolf Proposes To Shift $75.7 Million From Environmental Funds To Pay Agency Operating Expenses Instead Of Funding Community-Based Projects
*  [2/11/2019] CBF-PA Sees 2019-20 State Budget As Key To Meeting Pennsylvania's Clean Water Commitments
*  [2/11/2019] WPCAMR Abandoned Mine Post: Growing Greener May Lose From Governor's Proposed Budget
*  [2/11/2019] Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Urges Support For INCREASED Funding For Environmental Stewardship (Growing Greener) Fund
*  [2/11/2019] House Appropriations Committee Holds DEP, DCNR Budget Hearings Feb. 14
*  [2/11/2019] Bipartisan Bill Introduced In Congress To Support Chronic Wasting Disease Research
*  [2/11/2019] The Nature Conservancy: U.S. Senate Takes First Steps Toward Reauthorizing Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [2/4/2019] Gov. Wolf Proposes A $4.5 Billion, 4-Year Restore Pennsylvania Community & Environmental Infrastructure Investment Program
*  [2/4/2019] PUC: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Amounts Will Not Change For 2018 Collection Year
*  [2/4/2019] CFA Now Accepting Applications For Act 13 Fee Supported Watershed Restoration, Mine Reclamation, Sewage, Flood Mitigation, Recreation Grants
*  [2/4/2019] Pennsylvanians Urged To Help Preserve The Legacy Of PA's State Parks & Forests
*  [2/4/2019] January State Revenues $113.7 Million Below Estimates; Ahead $290 Million For Fiscal Year
*  [2/4/2019] Allegheny Institute: Review Of Pittsburgh Water Authority’s 5-Year Infrastructure Plan: The Price That Has To Be Paid For Years Of Neglect
*  [2/4/2019] PA Clean Water Legislative Briefing Book Available From PennFuture
*  [2/4/2019] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [1/28/2019] Oil & Gas Program Losing $800K/Month Without Fee Increase; DEP Wants To Step Up Inspections Of Natural Gas Storage Fields
*  [1/28/2019] IFO Estimates FY 2018 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue At $247 Million, A Record
*  [1/28/2019] PA Environmental Council Releases Report Recommending PA Join RGGI Regional Climate Initiative, Update AEPS
*  [1/28/2019] PA Parks & Forests Foundation To Unveil Infrastructure Funding Needs Report Jan. 28
*  [1/28/2019] Op-Ed: Polluted Runoff Fees Support Community Solutions To Local Pollution And Flooding
*  [1/21/2019] DCNR Conservation & Natural Resources Advisory Council To Hear About State Parks, Forests Infrastructure Needs Report Jan. 23
*  [1/14/2019] Op-Ed: Game, Fish & Boat Commissions Have Earned The Right To Set Their Own Fees
*  [1/14/2019] AG Shapiro: PA To Receive $8.4 Million Settlement For Fiat Chrysler, Auto Supplier Robert Bosch Emissions Test Cheating
*  [1/14/2019] DCNR Leases Youghiogheny River Streambed Crossing To Chevron For $975,600 In Allegheny, Westmoreland Counties
*  [1/7/2019] Senate Republican Leader Warns Of Significant Budget Challenges; House Republicans Of Need For More Government Oversight
*  [1/7/2019] Republican Chair Of House Game & Fisheries Committee To Push For Hunter, Angler Fee Legislation
*  [1/7/2019] December Revenue Collections $70.1 Million Over Estimates; $403.7 Million Over Estimates For The Year
*  [12/31/2018] PA Supreme Court Overturns Decision Allowing Drillers To Avoid Act 13 Impact Fees
*  [12/24/2018] EQB Approves Nearly $22 Million In Proposed, Final Permit Fee Increases To Offset Cuts In General Fund Appropriations
*  [12/24/2018] House Democrats Say More DEP Funding A Priority For 2019-20 Budget
*  [12/24/2018] Senate, House Appropriations Committees Complete Agency Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [12/24/2018] Congress Failed To Reauthorize Federal Land And Water Conservation Fund
*  [12/24/2018] Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority Awards Stormwater Fee Credits To Those Adopting Measures To Reduce Stormwater Pollution
*  [12/17/2018] House Appropriations Committee Sets Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [12/17/2018] Farm, Conservation Groups Say New Federal Farm Bill Has Victories, But Serious Cuts To Farm Conservation
*  [12/10/2018] EQB To Consider Proposed Increases In Air Quality, NPDES, Water Quality Permit Fees Dec. 18
*  [12/10/2018] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Receives NFWF Grant To Expand Rotational Grazing
*  [12/10/2018] CBF-PA: Farm Conservation Plans Are Important, But Farmers Struggle To Implement Those Plans
*  [12/10/2018] November State Revenue Collections $95.5 Million Above Estimate; $333.6M Above Estimates Year-To-Date
*  [12/10/2018] 2019 Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses Are Now On Sale, Makes A Great Holiday Gift!
*  [12/3/2018] Allegheny Institute: Time To Tighten Reporting On How Local Governments Spend Act 13 Shale Gas Drilling Fee Revenue
*  [11/19/2018] Independent Fiscal Office: State Faces Over $1.7 Billion Budget Deficit In FY 2019-20
*  [11/5/2018] New Poll: PA Hunters, Anglers Support Robust Funding For Restoring Habitat, Water Quality, Growing Greener
*  [10/29/2018] Straight Talk: Do Your Duty And Fear No One
*  [10/29/2018] 4 House, Senate Game & Fisheries Committee Chairs Commit To New Funding For Fish & Boat Commission In 2019
*  [10/29/2018] DEP Awards 195 Recycling Implementation Grants Totaling Over $37.2 Million
*  [10/29/2018] Bipartisan Federal Water Infrastructure Funding Bill Signed Into Law
*  [10/29/2018] DEP To Adopt Change Recommended By IRRC To Final Noncoal Mining Fee Package
*  [10/15/2018] 2008-2018: What Happened To Pennsylvania’s Environment In The Past 10 Years?
*  [10/15/2018] Congress Sends Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill To President
*  [10/1/2018] CBF-PA Urges Passage Of Keystone Tree Fund After Legislation Is Voted Out Of House Committee
*  [10/1/2018] Bay Journal: PA Officials Delay Plan To Shut Largest Shad Hatchery In Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [9/24/2018] DEP: Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program Faces Fiscal Cliff In FY 2020-21
*  [9/24/2018] Gov. Wolf Urges Congress To Reauthorize Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [9/24/2018] NRCS-PA Now Accepting Applications For Financial, Technical Farm, Forest Conservation Assistance
*  [9/24/2018] Chesapeake Bay Land & Water Initiative Now Accepting Grant Applications
*  [9/17/2018] U.S. House Committee Marks Up Bill Extending Life Of Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [9/17/2018] PA Housing Finance Agency Issues RFP For Local Housing Initiatives Funded In Part By Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees
*  [8/27/2018] DEP Will Come Back To EQB With Proposal To Raise Water Quality Permit Fees By $8 Million Annually
*  [8/27/2018] Senate, House Republicans Want Taxpayers, Not Drilling Industry, To Pay Additional Costs For DEP Oil & Gas Regulatory Program
*  [8/27/2018] Game, Fish & Boat Commissions Push For Dedicated Federal Fish, Wildlife Conservation Funding; Ask PA Hunters, Anglers To Weigh In
*  [8/20/2018] Renew The State's Commitment To Keeping Pennsylvania Clean, Green And Growing
*  [8/20/2018] New Safe Drinking Water Fee Increases Now In Effect
*  [8/20/2018] Op-Ed: Congress Needs To Permanently Reauthorize Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [8/13/2018] Adequacy, Stability Of Funding For DEP Water Quality Protection Programs Again On Aug. 21 EQB Agenda
*  [8/13/2018] Meeting The Challenge Of Keeping Pennsylvania Clean, Green And Growing
*  [8/13/2018] Congress On Track To Pass RECLAIM Initiative To Clean Up Abandoned Mines, Create Jobs
*  [8/13/2018] NRCS Unveils Conservation Strategy To Improve Health Of Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [8/13/2018] Bay Journal: PA Bill Seeks Traction On Fraction Of A Cent Fee For Largest Water Users
*  [8/6/2018] Op-Ed: DCNR Shale Gas Monitoring Report Has Good Information, But Obfuscates Forest Policies
*  [8/6/2018] Our Work’s Not Done: Mining States Push For Reauthorization Of Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee
*  [8/6/2018] PA’s Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act Is 30 Years Old; Where Will Future Funding Come From?
*  [7/30/2018] DCNR Releases 2nd Monitoring Report On State Forest Shale Gas Drilling
*  [7/23/2018] DEP: Reauthorizing Federal Mine Reclamation Fee Critical To Continued Success Of AML Program
*  [7/23/2018] Bay Journal: Environmental Group Warns PA To Protect Forests Or Get Sued
*  [7/16/2018] EQB Publishes Unconventional Well Permit Fee Increase Regulation For Comment
*  [7/16/2018] 4 House, Senate Game & Fisheries Committee Chairs Commit To New Funding For Fish & Boat Commission In 2019
*  [7/9/2018] Federal Court Overturns Dismissal Of Wayne County Landowner Challenge To DRBC’s Shale Gas Drilling Moratorium
*  [7/9/2018] DEP, Health Take Additional Steps To Fight Lyme Disease, Zika And West Nile Viruses
*  [7/9/2018] PennFuture To Allegheny County: Drilling Revenue Must Benefit Citizens Under Environmental Rights Amendment
*  [7/2/2018] Patriot News: Tapped Out, How PA's Drinking Water Program Is Hurting You; Lack Of Resources Is Putting Drinking Water In PA At Risk
*  [7/2/2018] IFO Projects Increase In Drilling Impact Fee Revenue In 2018 Under Current Conditions
*  [6/25/2018] EPA Outlines Specific Expectations For PA To Meet In The Next Phase Of Chesapeake Bay Restoration, And The Consequences If We Don’t
*  [6/25/2018] Senate, House Send Budget Bills To Wolf, Includes Funding For 35 New DEP Positions, Few Other Changes
*  [6/25/2018] Fiscal Code Bill Goes To Governor With New Private Dam Financial Assurance Program, ATV Trails Provisions
*  [6/25/2018] PUC Distributes $209.5 Million In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees, Total Fee Revenue Tops $1.4 Billion
*  [6/25/2018] Straight Talk: Anglers, Boaters Declare Your Independence, General Assembly Should Act On Fee Bill
*  [6/25/2018] Op-Ed: Reflections: Practice Good Science, Do The Right Things For The Resource, And Tell The Truth
*  [6/25/2018] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [6/18/2018] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Urges DCNR To Manage Drilling In State Forests Consistent With The Environmental Rights Amendment Court Decision
*  [6/11/2018] Joint Budget & Finance Committee Water Use Fee Report Lays Groundwork For Further Discussion
*  [6/11/2018] House Committee Meets June 11 To Consider Resolution Calling For Audit Of PennVEST Nonpoint Source Program
*  [6/11/2018] Bay Journal: PA Shad Hatchery’s 42-Year Run May Be Coming To An End, Unless PA General Assembly Acts
*  [6/4/2018] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Forthcoming Report: Conserving the Legacy: The Future Is In Our Hands
*  [6/4/2018] CBF-PA Praises U.S. Sen. Casey For Bill Increasing Federal Support For Farmers Planting Streamside Buffers
*  [6/4/2018] DEP Air Quality Advisory Committee To Discuss Proposed Fee Increases June 14
*  [5/28/2018] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [5/28/2018] House Sends Local Clean Energy Funding Bill To Save Energy, Money To Governor
*  [5/28/2018] Joint Senate-House Budget & Finance Committee To Release Water Use Fee Report June 6
*  [5/28/2018] Susquehanna River Rally June 9 In Harrisburg To Highlight Environmental Budget Issues
*  [5/28/2018] 2019 Pennsylvania State Parks Calendar Now Available
*  [5/28/2018] DCNR Approves Submerged Lands Lease For $340,000 In Lycoming County
*  [5/21/2018] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Asks Court To Declare Elimination Of Oil & Gas Lease Fund, Recent Money Transfers Unconstitutional
*  [5/21/2018] Update: Federal Court Issues Revised Order Narrowing Parts Of 2017 Fiscal Code Amendments It Declared Unconstitutional
*  [5/21/2018] EQB OKs Unconventional Oil & Gas Permit Review Fees For Public Comment
*  [5/21/2018] DCNR Signs Submerged Land Leases Worth Over $4.6 Million
*  [5/14/2018] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Files Motion To Protect $383 Million In State Forest Drilling Payments
*  [5/14/2018] Senators Yaw, Yudichak, Rep. Everett To Introduce Bills Creating Keystone Tree Fund Checkoff
*  [5/7/2018] EQB To Consider Significant Increase In Unconventional Oil & Gas Permit Review Fee May 16
*  [5/7/2018] Gov. Wolf Backs New Bipartisan Severance Tax, Permit Reform, Minimum Royalty Bills; No Dedicated Funding For Environmental Programs
*  [4/30/2018] New Statewide Partnership Launches Major Effort To Plant 10 Million Trees To Cleanup Pennsylvania’s Streams, Rivers
*  [4/30/2018] Applications For REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credits Due June 30, At The Latest
*  [4/30/2018] DCNR Signs Submerged Lands Agreement With EQT Drilling Worth $874,200 In Greene, Washington Counties
*  [4/23/2018] EQB Approves Final Drinking Water Fee Increases, Now Moves Through Final Review
*  [4/23/2018] House Committee Holds Hearing On Bipartisan Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing Program
*  [4/23/2018] Susquehanna River Basin Commission Hearing On Proposed Fee Changes, Water Projects May 10
*  [4/16/2018] Sen. Yudichak Circulating Governor’s Natural Gas Severance Tax, Well Permitting Changes For Co-Sponsors
*  [4/16/2018] House Republican Proposal Would Force Vote On Budget For Each State Agency Separately
*  [4/9/2018] EQB To Consider Final Drinking Water Fee Increases, Review Report On Oil & Gas Drilling Fees April 17
*  [4/9/2018] Gov. Wolf Announces $25 Million In Funding For 12 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Projects
*  [4/2/2018] House Game & Fisheries Committee Hears Apology From John Arway On Handling Of Proposed Fish & Boat Commission Cuts
*  [4/2/2018] Op-Ed: Senate Fish & Boat Commission Hearing Raises More Questions
*  [3/26/2018] Congress Passes $5 Million For Delaware River Basin Restoration Program For FY 2018
*  [3/26/2018] CBF: Congressional Budget Agreement Fully Funds EPA Chesapeake Bay Program
*  [3/26/2018] Federal Spending Bill Increases Funding For Low-Income Energy Help, Weatherization
*  [3/26/2018] Majority Chair Of Senate Committee Still Supporting Efforts To Remove Executive Director of Fish & Boat Commission
*  [3/26/2018] IFO Estimates PA Landowners Received Over $5.325 Billion In Natural Gas Royalties From 2012 To 2016
*  [3/26/2018] EQT Drilling Pays DCNR $1.568 Million For Additional Submerged Land Leased Under Monongahela River
*  [3/19/2018] Op-Ed: Fish & Boat Commission Deserves Its Independence To Restore Financial Stability To The Agency
*  [3/19/2018] Bill Limiting Terms Of Fish & Boat Commission Executive Directors OK’d By House Committee In Nearly Party Line Vote
*  [3/12/2018] PennFuture Opposes General Assembly's Attempt To Oust Fish & Boat Commission Executive Director
*  [3/5/2018] Senate Budget Hearing: DEP Plans To Add Safe Drinking Water Program Staff Ahead Of Fee Revenue To Address Deficiencies
*  [3/5/2018] DEP House Budget Hearing Highlights Efficiencies, $2.5 Million Proposal To Improve Permit Review Times
*  [3/5/2018] Budget Testimony By DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell, Improving Efficiency, Customer Service
*  [3/5/2018] DCNR Budget Hearing: Senators Recommend More Drilling In State Forests To Fund An Expanded Growing Greener Program
*  [3/5/2018] PA Receives $55.6 Million From Feds For Abandoned Mine Reclamation
*  [2/26/2018] Budget Hearing: DCNR To Release Monitoring Report On State Forest Drilling By Early Summer
*  [2/26/2018] Budget Testimony By DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn, Celebrating 125 Years Of The State Park System
*  [2/26/2018] Next Week’s Budget Hearings: DEP, Agriculture, DCNR
*  [2/26/2018] Bay Journal: PA's Environmental Rights Amendment Grows Some Teeth
*  [2/19/2018] Senate, House Kick Off Budget Hearings, DCNR Up Next Week
*  [2/19/2018] IFO Report Confirms There Are No Unused Monies In Environmental Special Fund Balances
*  [2/19/2018] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [2/19/2018] Trump Proposes 56% Cut In State Grants To Administer Federal EPA Programs, Eliminates NRCS Farm Conservation Programs, No Money For RECLAIM
*  [2/19/2018] CBF-PA Commends Bipartisan Members Of Congress From PA For Urging $20M In Farm Conservation Funding For PA
*  [2/19/2018] Trump Announces $200 Billion Infrastructure Plan, States, Local Govts. Provide Most Of Funding
*  [2/19/2018] Op-Ed: Straight Talk About The Financial Condition Of The Fish & Boat Commission
*  [2/12/2018] Gov. Wolf’s Budget Bumps DEP, DCNR Budget, But DEP Remains Just Above 1994 Levels
*  [2/12/2018] Agriculture Budget Includes Proposed $1.6 Million To Combat Spotted Lanternfly
*  [2/12/2018] Gov. Wolf's Proposed Budget Includes $2.5 Million More To Combat Lyme Disease
*  [2/12/2018] Gov. Wolf Urges President To Deliver On Federal Funding For PA's Infrastructure Needs
*  [2/12/2018] Pennsylvania Receives $17.5 Million From USDA To Stop Spread Of Spotted Lanternfly
*  [2/12/2018] DEP Oil & Gas Technical Advisory Board To Discuss More Than Doubling Unconventional Well Permit Fee Feb. 14
*  [2/12/2018] PennDOT Approves Multimodal Transportation Funding, Including 4 Trail, Bike Projects
*  [2/5/2018] Senate Passes Bill To Finance More Initiatives Out Of The Growing Greener Fund Without Adding Any New Money
*  [2/5/2018] PUC: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees To Increase For 2017 Production Wells, IFO: Revenue To Increase $46.1 Million
*  [2/5/2018] Senate Passes Local Clean Energy Funding Bill To Save Energy, Money
*  [2/5/2018] Senate Committee Approves Local Stormwater Pollution Prevention Fee Authorization Bills
*  [2/5/2018] January State Revenue Up $93.8 Million Above Estimate, Up $89.7 Million For FY
*  [2/5/2018] Independent Fiscal Office Revises FY 2017-18 Revenue Estimate Upward By $35 Million
*  [2/5/2018] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Concerned About EPA's Efforts To Roll Back Environmental Protections
*  [2/5/2018] EPCAMR Asking Enviro, Land Conservation, Watershed, Sportsmen’s Groups, Local Govts To Adopt Resolution Urging Congress To Act NOW On Bill To Reclaim PA’s Abandoned Mines
*  [2/5/2018] Op-Ed: Federal Farm Bill Is Critical To Pennsylvania's Trout Fisheries
*  [2/5/2018] PennVEST OKs $74 Million In Water, Stormwater, Non-Point Source, Forest Conservation Projects In 11 Counties
*  [2/5/2018] DEP Blog: Ambler: A Small Borough Thinking Big On Stormwater With Growing Greener Grant
*  [2/5/2018] NRCS-PA: Conservation Assistance Available To Farmers In Centre, Clinton, Lycoming Counties
*  [2/5/2018] Noncoal Mining Permit Fee Increases Published For Comment By EQB
*  [2/5/2018] PEC Podcast: Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund Celebrates 25 Years
*  [2/5/2018] PA Parks & Forests Foundation Announces Partnership With 1% For The Planet
*  [2/5/2018] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [1/29/2018] Gov. Wolf, DEP Taking Action To Reduce Backlogs, Improve Oversight, Modernize Permit Process
*  [1/29/2018] Gov. Wolf’s Statement Introducing Plan To Reduce Backlogs, Improve Oversight, Modernize DEP’s Permit Process
*  [1/29/2018] Senate Committee Meets Jan. 30 On Resolutions On Permit Program Reviews, Ending State Forest Drilling Moratorium
*  [1/29/2018] DEP, DCNR Discuss Special Funds Use To Support Community Projects, Agency Environmental Missions With House Appropriations Committee
*  [1/29/2018] DEP Secretary McDonnell’s Testimony On Special Funds Use At House Appropriations Hearing
*  [1/29/2018] DCNR Secretary Dunn’s Testimony On Special Funds Use At House Appropriations Hearing
*  [1/29/2018] Senate Committee Meets Jan. 30 On Local Stormwater Fee Authorization Bills
*  [1/29/2018] Learn More About Nonpartisan Redistricting Legislation At Jan. 30 Meeting In Harrisburg
*  [1/29/2018] Fish & Boat Commission To Hold 6 Sportsmen’s Forums On Conserving Aquatic Resources, Creating Fishing, Boating Opportunities
*  [1/22/2018] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Asks PA Supreme Court To Consider Unconstitutional Oil & Gas Fund Spending Issues Commonwealth Court Won’t
*  [1/22/2018] House Subcommittee On Fiscal Policy Hears Recommendation To Adopt Taxes On Pollution, Degradation
*  [1/22/2018] House Appropriations Jan. 25 Hearing On DEP, DCNR Use Of Special Funds
*  [1/22/2018] House, Senate Appropriations Budget Hearing Schedule Now Set
*  [1/22/2018] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [1/15/2018] PEDF: Commonwealth Court Effort To Narrow Focus Of Review Of How State Spends DCNR Oil & Gas Payments Without Factual, Legal Support
*  [1/15/2018] REAP Farm Conservation Program Caught Up In Bill To Limit All State Tax Credit Programs
*  [1/15/2018] Senate Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing Schedule Now Available
*  [1/8/2018] PEDF Files Petition Requesting PA Supreme Court To Enforce Environmental Rights Budget Decision
*  [1/8/2018] Dept. Of Revenue: December Tax Collections Exceeded Estimate By $15.3 Million
*  [1/8/2018] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [1/8/2018] DEP Recycling Fund Advisory Committee Holds Special Meeting January 30
*  [1/8/2018] DCNR Revises Prices For State Park Activities In 2018
*  [1/8/2018] Game Commission Encourages Action On Federal Legislation Providing New Wildlife Conservation Funding
*  [1/1/2018] Briefing: Environmental Legislative, Policy Opportunities, Challenges; Court Actions In 2018
*  [1/1/2018] Elections, Budget Will Dominate 2018 Legislative Politics And Session
*  [12/18/2017] EPA Awards $3.7 Million To Pennsylvania For Chesapeake Bay Restoration
*  [12/18/2017] REAP Tax Credits Available To Help Farmers Add Conservation Practices, Improve Water Quality
*  [12/18/2017] Op-Ed: Straight Talk: Time To Celebrate About Improved Water Quality... Or Not?
*  [12/18/2017] Budget Secretary: No Tax Increases Or Revenue Enhancements Needed To Balance FY 2018-19 Budget
*  [12/18/2017] Proponents Again Come Within 1 Vote Of Considering Natural Gas Severance Tax Bill
*  [12/18/2017] Order Your 2018 Pennsylvania State Parks Calendar Today!
*  [12/18/2017] Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Receives Grant From Tompkins VIST Bank
*  [12/11/2017] Gov. Wolf Announces Growing Greener Grant Awards To 106 Local Clean Water Projects
*  [12/11/2017] Growing Greener Coalition Applauds Growing Greener Grants, Points To Need For More Clean Water Investments
*  [12/11/2017] DCNR Invests $44 Million In Local Recreation, Natural Resource Conservation Projects
*  [12/11/2017] Growing Greener Coalition Applauds DCNR Support For Local Conservation, Recreation Projects, Cautions Funding Is Insufficient
*  [12/11/2017] DEP Awards $550,000 For 15 Projects To Protect Lake Erie, Delaware Estuary Areas
*  [12/11/2017] House Appropriations Reschedules Hearing On DEP, DCNR Use Of Special Funds To Jan. 25
*  [12/11/2017] PEDF Files Petition Urging Court To Declare New Transfers Of Monies From Oil & Gas Fund Unconstitutional, $1.1 Billion At Stake
*  [12/11/2017] Effort To Refer Severance Tax Bill To House Committee Fails By One Vote, 1 Week Of Session Left
*  [12/11/2017] Op-Ed: Critical Federal Support for Hunting, Fishing Lands Under Threat
*  [12/11/2017] Bill Extending Storage Tank Cleanup Programs, Funding Tank Program Goes To Governor
*  [12/11/2017] CBF: Study Finds Exelon Can Make Contributions To Mitigate Impacts Of Conowingo Dam
*  [12/4/2017] Republican Senators To Introduce Zero-Based Budgeting Bill
*  [12/4/2017] PA Housing Finance Agency Proposed 2018 Housing Fund Plan For Drilling Impact Fee, Other Revenue
*  [11/27/2017] House Appropriations Sets Dec. 14 Hearing On DEP, DCNR Use Of Special Funds
*  [11/27/2017] House Leaves Town Without Finishing Debate On Natural Gas Severance Tax Bill
*  [11/27/2017] Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks $200 Million JUA Transfer Needed To Balance State Budget
*  [11/20/2017] DEP Citizens Advisory Council Gets Update On Recycling Grants, Budget, Deep Mine Impacts, Ecological Offsets
*  [11/20/2017] Nearly $1 Billion Budget Deficit Projected For Next Year, Legislature Has Surplus, Turzai Joins Race
*  [11/20/2017] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule [Updated] /Gov’s Schedule
*  [11/20/2017] $15.7 Million In Environmental Projects Funded By Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee
*  [11/13/2017] Property Tax Referendum Passes, Senate Comes Back To Harrisburg
*  [11/6/2017] Gov. Wolf Signs Bills Implementing $31.9 Billion Budget, With Environmental Riders
*  [11/6/2017] PEC Op-Ed: State Limps Across Budget Finish Line - The Environmental Bottom Line Is No One Wins
*  [11/6/2017] Fall PA Trout Newsletter Available From PA Council Of Trout Unlimited
*  [10/30/2017] Final Budget Bills Littered With Bad Environmental Riders; A Budget That Failed To Address ANY Environmental Shortfalls
*  [10/30/2017] Analysis: Environmental Riders Never Voted On By The House/Senate Keep Showing Up In Budget Bills, And It’s Getting Worse
*  [10/30/2017] House, Senate Send Performance-Based Budgeting Bill To Governor
*  [10/23/2017] House Passes Tax Code Bill With NO Environmental Riders, Returns To Senate
*  [10/23/2017] House Sends Admin Code Bill To Governor WITH Environmental Riders
*  [10/23/2017] Sen. Yudichak Introduces Resolution Requiring Independent Performance Evaluation Of Chapter 102, 105 DEP Permit Programs
*  [10/23/2017] House Finance Committee Reports Out Natural Gas Severance Tax, Nothing For The Environment
*  [10/23/2017] Senate Committee To Consider Bill To Fund Energy Efficiency Projects Thru Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs Oct. 24
*  [10/23/2017] New Radiological Health And Radon Certification Fees Now In Effect
*  [10/23/2017] EQB OKs Noncoal Mining Fee Increases, Storage Tank Reg Updates For Public Comment
*  [10/23/2017] PA Aggregates & Concrete Assn Issues Statement On Proposed DEP Permit Fee Increases
*  [10/16/2017] Op-Ed: Don't Be A Twit, Invest In Parks, Public Spaces, Recreation & Green Infrastructure
*  [10/16/2017] Gov. Wolf, State Treasurer, LCB Continue Implementing Default State Budget
*  [10/16/2017] House Finance Committee Cancels Meeting On Natural Gas Severance Tax Bill
*  [10/16/2017] Senate Committee To Consider Bill Oct. 17 To Fund Energy Efficiency Projects Thru Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs
*  [10/16/2017] DEP To Pay For At Least 800 Farm Conservation Plans In PA Part Of Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [10/9/2017] We Have A Budget; Environmental Riders In Limbo; State-Related Universities Not Funded
*  [10/9/2017] PA Resources Council Urges Senate, House, Gov. Wolf To Keep The $22.6 Billion PA Recycling Marketplace Thriving
*  [10/9/2017] EQB To Consider Noncoal Mining Fee Increases, Storage Tank Reg Updates Oct. 17
*  [10/9/2017] Fish & Boat Commission Shares Financial Condition With Senate, House Urging Action On License Fee Bill
*  [10/9/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [10/2/2017] Day 94 Without A Complete State Budget; House Fails To Get Enough Votes For A Severance Tax
*  [10/2/2017] 11 Senators Urge Appropriations Chairs To Devote A Portion Of A Severance Tax To Growing Greener
*  [10/2/2017] Senate Environmental Committee Meets Oct. 17 On Bill To Tax Municipalities Statewide For Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
*  [10/2/2017] Conservation Groups United Around Federal Farm Bill Consensus Recommendations
*  [10/2/2017] Failure To Renew Recycling Fee Closes DEP Grant Programs For Waste Planning, Household Hazardous Waste Education
*  [10/2/2017] DEP Accepting Applications For Alternative Fuels Public Refueling Facilities Grants
*  [10/2/2017] Fish & Boat Commission Votes To Close Hatcheries, Limit Stocking If Legislature Does Not Act On License Fee Bill
*  [9/25/2017] Senate Rejects House Republican Budget 43-7, Ball Back In House Republicans’ Court
*  [9/25/2017] Analysis: Refresher On Senate, House Budget Proposals, A Race To The Bottom
*  [9/25/2017] No Movement Of Any Items On Fall Environmental Legislative Agenda In Last 2 Weeks
*  [9/25/2017] House Environmental Committee To Again Consider Impact Fee/Severance Tax Bill Sept. 25
*  [9/25/2017] DEP, Westmoreland County Partners View Progress In Redeveloping Jeannette Glass Brownfield Site
*  [9/25/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [9/18/2017] House Republicans Pass Budget That Cripples Community-Based Environmental Protection, Recreation Efforts
*  [9/18/2017] PEC: House Approves Largest Cut To Environmental, Energy Programs In PA History
*  [9/18/2017] Analysis: Why Everyone Else Says There Are No Unused Environmental Funds, Except Some House Republicans
*  [9/18/2017] Sen. Yudichak To Introduce Resolution Requiring Independent Performance Evaluation Of Chapter 102, 105 DEP Permit Programs
*  [9/18/2017] House Environmental Committee Changes Name Of Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee To Severance Tax
*  [9/18/2017] DEP Advisory Committees To Review FY 2017-18 Recycling Spending Plan Sept. 21
*  [9/11/2017] House Republicans Propose Taking Over $450 Million From Environmental Funds, The Largest Cut In PA History
*  [9/11/2017] Growing Greener Coalition: 125 Organizations+ Oppose Raid On Special Environmental Funds
*  [9/11/2017] PA Parks & Forests Foundation: Environmental Funds Proposed To Be Raided By House GOP Are NOT Surplus
*  [9/11/2017] Lancaster Conservancy: Plan To Take Back Funds Would Harm Recreation, Clean Water, Farmland Preservation In Lancaster County
*  [9/11/2017] DCNR: House GOP Raid On Funds Threatens State, Local Park Contracts, Related Jobs
*  [9/11/2017] PA Conservation Districts On House GOP Plan To Raid Funds: These Funds Are Not Extra Funding, If Taken, Projects, Programs Will Be Canceled
*  [9/11/2017] CBF-PA: House GOP Plan To Raid Funds Puts PA Even More Behind In Meeting Clean Water Commitments
*  [9/11/2017] DEP: House GOP Raid On Funds Threatens Environment, Breaks Promises To PA Communities
*  [9/11/2017] Lancaster Farmland Trust: House GOP Stopgap Budget Would Hurt County Farms
*  [9/11/2017] Dept. Of Agriculture: House GOP Budget Plan Threatens Agriculture, Reneges On Promises To Farmers, Counties
*  [9/11/2017] Op-Ed: PA Needs To Get Serious About Its Drinking Water Crisis, Legislature Not Doing Its Job
*  [9/11/2017] PennFuture: House GOP Raid On Special Funds Like Burning Your Furniture To Heat The House
*  [9/11/2017] Fall Environmental Legislative Agenda: Recycling Fee, Storage Tank Cleanup, Much More
*  [9/11/2017] U.S. House Rejected Bids To Reverse EPA Funding Cuts, Votes For RECLAIM, Against Chesapeake Bay
*  [9/11/2017] House Environmental Committee To Consider 4 Amendments To Severance Tax Bill Sept. 11
*  [9/4/2017] House GOP Plan To Empty Environmental Funds Means Not Paying 900 Grants Already Awarded
*  [9/4/2017] Day 66: Different Day, Same Stuff; Will There Be An Early Fall Freeze On State Spending?
*  [9/4/2017] Choose CleanWater Coalition Opposes Environmental Riders In Tax, Fiscal And Admin Code Budget Bills
*  [9/4/2017] Op-Ed: The Local Economic Impact Of Failing To Fund Clean Water Programs
*  [9/4/2017] House Environmental Committee To Consider Severance Tax Bill Sept. 11
*  [9/4/2017] DEP Talks To Air Quality Advisory Committee About Proposed Fee Increases Sept. 6
*  [9/4/2017] State DHS Restores Funding To LIHEAP Heating Assistance Program Plan
*  [8/28/2017] Local Govt. Associations All Oppose Manganese Rider On Budget Admin Code Bills
*  [8/28/2017] What DEP Said Before About 3rd Party Permit Reviews, Speeding Up Permitting
*  [8/28/2017] Environmental Funds At More Risk As House Republicans Fill Out New Budget Proposal
*  [8/28/2017] EDF: Impact Of Trump’s Proposed EPA Budget Cuts On Pennsylvania Communities, Health
*  [8/28/2017] DEP Implements Plan To Improve Drinking Water Inspections, Asks For Public Comments On Fee Package
*  [8/28/2017] CBF Calls For Restoration Of EPA Funding To Chesapeake Bay Journal
*  [8/28/2017] CBF-PA Invites Municipalities To Webinars On Pay-For-Success Model Of Using Private Capital To Fund Stormwater Solutions
*  [8/21/2017] Op-Ed: State Budget Bills A Disaster In The Making
*  [8/21/2017] Conservatives For Responsible Stewardship Oppose Budget Bill Environmental Riders
*  [8/21/2017] 30 Environmental Groups Urge House To Vote Against Budget Bills That Would Demolish DEP
*  [8/21/2017] Why Are Your Legislators Still Giving $60M A Year To Johnny Depp? Now Stage Shows?
*  [8/21/2017] Day 52: General Fund Exhausts Full $750 Million Line Of Credit To Pay State Bills
*  [8/21/2017] Updated Regulatory Agenda Shows DEP Acting On Fee Increases For 6 Programs
*  [8/21/2017] Brandywine-Christina Watershed Pay-For-Success Project To Bring Up To $10 Million In Private Capital For Farm Conservation Projects
*  [8/14/2017] Budget: Business Groups Oppose Energy Taxes, Distance Themselves From Permit Review Changes
*  [8/14/2017] Gov. Wolf Puts $188.3M In Budgetary Reserve, Cuts Heritage Parks $625K, Parks $500K
*  [8/14/2017] Rep. Reed: It’s No Secret We Don’t Support Senate Revenue Package, No Urgency To Resolve The Issues
*  [8/14/2017] Op-Ed: Oil & Gas Wastewater Treatment Facilities Seek Loophole In Senate-Passed Admin Code Budget Bill Rider
*  [8/7/2017] Manganese Rider In Budget Bill Shifts Responsibility For Cleaning Up Water From The Discharger To Water Companies, Other Water Users
*  [8/7/2017] PA Environmental Council: Budget Deal, A Bad Solution To The Wrong Problem
*  [8/7/2017] PRC Urges Senate, House, Gov. Wolf To Oppose Budget Bill Changes That Undercut DEP’s Permitting Authority
*  [8/7/2017] Day 38 Without A Complete State Budget; Treasurer Torsella Issues $750M Line Of Credit
*  [8/7/2017] Expanding REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credit Suggested To Bring REAL Private Capital To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Effort
*  [7/31/2017] Nothing In Senate $970 Million Revenue Package For The Environment, Code Bills Littered With Environmental Riders
*  [7/31/2017] Senate Environmental Permitting Changes Would Emasculate DEP’s Ability To Regulate Air, Water, Mining, Waste, Radiation, Oil & Gas
*  [7/31/2017] PEC Urges House, Senate Members, Governor To Oppose Drastic Changes To DEP Permit Reviews
*  [7/31/2017] Growing Greener Coalition Urges Senate, House Members To Protect Local Environmental Restoration Project Funding
*  [7/31/2017] Op-Ed: PA High Court Addresses Scope Of The Environmental Rights Amendment
*  [7/24/2017] UPDATED: Still No Finished State Budget, Everything Is On The Table, Environmental Funds At Risk
*  [7/24/2017] PEC To Legislators: Oppose Diversion Of Monies From Local Environmental Project Funds
*  [7/24/2017] IFO Projects Increase In Drilling Impact Fee Revenue For Coming Year
*  [7/24/2017] 48 Environmental Secretaries From 29 States Oppose Trump’s FY 2018 EPA Budget Cuts
*  [7/17/2017] EPA Report Finds DEP Lacks The Resources To Implement Critical MS4 Stormwater Program
*  [7/17/2017] FY17-18 Budget Now Law, It Fails To Address ANY Environmental Funding Shortfalls
*  [7/17/2017] House Amends Administrative Code Bill With Environmental Riders
*  [7/17/2017] PEDF Submits Brief To Declare FY17-18 Oil & Gas Fund Transfers Unconstitutional
*  [7/10/2017] BUDGET UPDATE IN THIS SPACE: No Budget Deal Going Into Monday
*  [7/10/2017] PEDF Petitions Court To Declare 2017-18 General Fund Budget Bill Unconstitutional
*  [7/10/2017] Op-Ed: PA Supreme Court Has Saved Our State Forests And Parks!
*  [7/10/2017] Op-Ed: Taking The Public Trust Seriously: The PA Supreme Court's Landmark Decision in PEDF v. Commonwealth
*  [7/10/2017] Op-Ed: The Impact Of The PA Supreme Court Environmental Rights Amendment Ruling On The Environment
*  [7/10/2017] Updated: Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule
*  [7/10/2017] Updated: Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [7/10/2017] Updated: Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [7/10/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [7/3/2017] House, Senate, Governor Agree On $31.996B Spending Plan, Fails To Address ANY Environmental Funding Shortfalls
*  [7/3/2017] Op-Ed: Staffing, State Funding Cuts Put Pennsylvania Water Quality At Risk
*  [7/3/2017] 34 Groups Urge General Assembly, Gov. Wolf To Invest In Clean Rivers, Streams For PA
*  [7/3/2017] CBF-PA Urges More State Investment In Farms And Clean Water Efforts
*  [7/3/2017] Analysis: PA Already Has $65 Million A Year For Clean Water, Just Stop Giving Money To Folks Like Johnny Depp
*  [7/3/2017] PEDF Asks Court To Determine If $383 Million Transferred From Oil &Gas Lease Fund Remains In The Public Trust
*  [7/3/2017] House Environmental Committee OKs 1 Year Extension Of Recycling Fee
*  [7/3/2017] U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Reports Out RECLAIM Mine Reclamation Initiative
*  [7/3/2017] Clinton, Centre, Lycoming County Farmers, Apply For NRCS Funding To Install Conservation Practices
*  [7/3/2017] Company Whose Subsidiary Is In Default Of $7.8 Million PennVEST Loan Again Pushes Bill To Get More State Funding
*  [7/3/2017] PA American Water Awards 2017 Environmental Grants For Local Watershed Projects
*  [7/3/2017] Susquehanna River Basin Commission Increases Municipal Fee Discount To 44% For Next Year
*  [7/3/2017] Op-Ed: Establishing A Sustainable Financial Future For Fishing & Boating In PA
*  [6/26/2017] PA Supreme Court Declares Law Diverting Oil & Gas Lease Funds To General Fund Unconstitutional
*  [6/26/2017] Obligatory Article Saying State Budget Negotiations Are Coming Down To The Wire
*  [6/26/2017] Associated Press Calls DEP Wracked By Years Of Budget Cuts
*  [6/26/2017] Post-Gazette: Court Decision Raises Questions On How Legislature Can Spend DCNR Drilling Proceeds
*  [6/26/2017] PA Parks & Forest Foundation: Stop The Attack On Our Parks, Forests & Environment, Act Now!
*  [6/26/2017] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [6/19/2017] PEC: Will The Environment, Conservation Be Dissed Again In PA’s State Budget?
*  [6/19/2017] DEP: PA House Republican Budget Will Delay Permit Reviews, Put Public Health At Risk
*  [6/19/2017] June 17 Call For Clean Water Funding At Susquehanna River Rally In Harrisburg
*  [6/19/2017] Take A Few Minutes To Write To Your Legislator To Save Our State Parks & Forests
*  [6/19/2017] Op-Ed: Parks, Forest and Recreation—Essential To Pennsylvania Health And Economy
*  [6/19/2017] Sen. Corman: Budget Spend Number About The Same As The House
*  [6/19/2017] IFO: FY 17-18 Revenue Estimate Is $32.49 Billion, Nearly $1 Billion More Than House Republican Budget
*  [6/19/2017] Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Prevent Funding Crisis In Recycling Program
*  [6/19/2017] House Passes Bills Authorizing Local Stormwater Management Fees
*  [6/19/2017] PUC Distributes $173 Million In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees, Down $14.5M, More Reductions Ahead
*  [6/19/2017] DEP Urges Reauthorization Of $2 Recycling Fee Before Joint Conservation Committee
*  [6/19/2017] Senate Committee Considers Bills On State Funding For Lateral Water, Sewer Lines June 19
*  [6/19/2017] PA Launches Effort To Write Cleanup Plan Addressing Chesapeake Bay Shortfall
*  [6/19/2017] CBF-PA: NRCS Grant Will Help Communities Meet MS4 Stormwater Requirements With On-Farm Practices
*  [6/19/2017] Susquehanna River Basin Commission: 40% Reduction In Municipal Permit Fees, Streamlined Regulatory Process
*  [6/19/2017] Funding For Coal Mine Worker Training In PA Released From Appalachian Agency Targeted For Elimination By Trump
*  [6/12/2017] DEP Citizens Advisory Council: The Consistent Cuts To DEP’s Budget Are Unsustainable
*  [6/12/2017] Op-Ed: Nobody In Pennsylvania Benefits When DEP’s Budget Is Cut
*  [6/12/2017] PA Legislators Look For Ways To Fund Environmental Programs
*  [6/12/2017] Chesapeake Bay States, DC Call For Continued Federal Funding Of Cleanup Efforts
*  [6/12/2017] June 20 EQB Fee-Related Items: Radon, Chapter 105, Water/Wastewater Plant Operators
*  [6/12/2017] John Dawes Urges Congress To Reauthorize Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee
*  [6/12/2017] President Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Focuses On Moving Goods By Water, Road, Rail & Air
*  [6/5/2017] Budget Challenges Part I: Will General Assembly Continue Systematic Dismantling Of DEP’s Core Programs?
*  [6/5/2017] Budget Challenges Part II: PA Environmental Restoration, Park, Land Conservation Project Funding Cut 75 Percent
*  [6/5/2017] Budget Challenges Part III: Federal Govt Pays More To Fund DEP Than PA Does, Will They Cut Too?
*  [6/5/2017] EPA Letter Tells PA To Increase Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Effort Or It Will Act
*  [6/5/2017] 2017 Save Our Susquehanna Buttons Available June 1 From Fish Commission
*  [5/29/2017] Growing Greener Coalition Applauds Updated Senate Natural Resource Investment Proposal
*  [5/29/2017] Rep. Sturla Reintroduces Water Use Fee Bill To Fund Clean Water Programs
*  [5/29/2017] Analysis: House/Senate Republicans Introduce DEP Permit/Reg Reform Bills
*  [5/29/2017] DEP: Trump Budget Proposal Threatens Safe Drinking Water, Clean Air And Job Creation
*  [5/29/2017] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Opposes Proposal To Zero Out EPA Chesapeake Bay Funding
*  [5/29/2017] Conservation In The Delaware River At Stake In Trump Budget Proposal
*  [5/29/2017] EPA Invested Over $8 Billion In PA Clean Water Infrastructure; That Funding Now At Risk Because Of PA Budget Cuts
*  [5/29/2017] Senate Bill Filling Funding Gap In DEP’s Underground Storage Tank Program OK’d By Committee
*  [5/29/2017] Times Leader Editorial: Clean Water Is Essential, Clear Guidelines, Money Needed To Achieve It
*  [5/29/2017] Susquehanna River Basin Commission Meets June 16 On Proposed Fee Revisions
*  [5/29/2017] Three Mile Island Did Not Clear PJM Power Auction, Exelon Evaluating Operating Plant Beyond May 2019
*  [5/29/2017] Penn State: Pennsylvanians Consider Parks An Essential Part Of The Health Care System
*  [5/22/2017] EQB OKs Proposed Fees To Improve Safe Drinking Water Oversight For Public Comment
*  [5/22/2017] PennLive Editorial: Pennsylvanians Can’t Wait For Clean Water, State Must Act Now
*  [5/22/2017] Trump’s Final 2018 EPA Budget Recommendations Offer No Relief From Drastic Cuts
*  [5/22/2017] House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing On Natural Gas Severance Tax May 22
*  [5/22/2017] DEP Seeks Input On Use Of $118M Volkswagen Settlement Fund To Reduce Air Pollution
*  [5/22/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [5/15/2017] Growing Greener Rally For Clean Water, Parks, Trails, Open Space, Family Farms Funding
*  [5/15/2017] Agriculture Expresses Concerns Over Potential Impacts Of PA House Republican Budget
*  [5/15/2017] House Committee OKs Bills To Allow Local Stormwater Management Fees
*  [5/8/2017] EPA Still Concerned About DEP Drinking Water Program, Urges Temporary Funding To Hire Staff Sooner
*  [5/8/2017] EQB To Consider Safe Drinking Water Fee Increases At May 17 Meeting
*  [5/8/2017] Bill On Senate Calendar Would Prevent Funding Crisis In Recycling Program
*  [5/8/2017] Senate Bill Would Fill Funding Gap In DEP’s Underground Storage Tank Program
*  [5/8/2017] Growing Greener Coalition Holds Capitol Rally May 9 To Support More Investments In Green Infrastructure
*  [5/8/2017] PA House Republican Budget Deals Crippling Blow To DCNR Budget, Leads To Layoffs
*  [5/8/2017] State Budget Deficit For Current Year Now Tops $1.2 Billion
*  [5/8/2017] Senate Committee To Consider Bill Requiring Vote On Regs Costing $1 Million+ May 8
*  [5/8/2017] Senate Resolution Urges Gov. Wolf To End Gas Leasing Moratorium On DCNR Lands
*  [5/8/2017] Proposed Senate Bill Would Distribute Volkswagen Diesel Testing Settlement Funds
*  [5/8/2017] CBF Thanks Congress For Bipartisan Action To Protect 2017 Chesapeake Bay Funding
*  [5/8/2017] Wolf, DEP Announce $2 Million+ In Mosquito Control Grants To 30 Counties
*  [5/8/2017] PA’s National Heritage Areas Are Stewards Of American History
*  [5/8/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [5/1/2017] Choose Clean Water Coalition Urges Action Now On Water Quality Cleanup Issues
*  [5/1/2017] EARTH DAY Op-Ed: Sustainable Funding For Parks, Environmental Restoration Matters
*  [5/1/2017] EARTH DAY Op-Ed: Keep Pennsylvania Growing Greener
*  [5/1/2017] EARTH DAY Op-Ed: How Trump’s Budget Will Hurt The Environment In PA
*  [5/1/2017] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [5/1/2017] Senate Environmental Committee OKs Bill Extending Recycling Fee, Other Bills
*  [5/1/2017] PJM: States Should Create Climate Benefit Markets If They Want To Subsidize Nuclear Plants
*  [5/1/2017] House Hearing: Bill Allows Utilities To Charge All Ratepayers For Gas Service Extensions
*  [5/1/2017] New Bills Would Require Vote On Regs Costing $1 Million Or More, But Ignore Benefits
*  [5/1/2017] Report: Upstream Pollution Reductions Could Ease Effects Of Conowingo Reservoir Infill
*  [5/1/2017] DEP Begins Spraying To Control Black Flies; Only DEP Line-Item Not Cut But Increased By House GOP
*  [4/24/2017] PA Growing Greener Coalition: More Work To Do To Protect Water, Natural Resources
*  [4/24/2017] PUC: PA One Call Changes, Drilling Impact Fee Appeal, Act 129 Energy Efficiency Savings, Growth Of Natural Gas
*  [4/24/2017] Rep. Snyder To Introduce Bill To Fix Language Jeopardizing Drilling Fee Collections
*  [4/24/2017] Senate Environmental Committee Considers Extending Recycling Fee, Lead Task Force Bills April 25
*  [4/24/2017] PACD: Support Local Conservation, Celebrate Conservation District Week April 23-30
*  [4/17/2017] PUC Intends To Appeal Court Ruling Jeopardizing Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Collections
*  [4/17/2017] Op-Ed: Reclaiming PA’s Coal Heritage With New Federal Legislation-- RECLAIM
*  [4/17/2017] PRPS, PPFF Encourage Use Of Fund Your Park Crowdfunding Tool
*  [4/17/2017] Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Corridor 3rd Annual Dinner & Silent Auction April 27
*  [4/17/2017] Fish & Boat Commission To Sponsor Fish PA! Kayak Giveaway
*  [4/17/2017] Help Wanted: PA Parks & Forests Foundation Bookkeeper
*  [4/10/2017] Lack Of Resources, New Cleanup Goals Will Make Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Harder In PA
*  [4/10/2017] House Republicans Pass Budget Proposal With Across-The-Board Cuts… Again
*  [4/10/2017] Analysis: Cuts In State Funding To DEP Cannot Continue, Rebalance Needed
*  [4/10/2017] Fox News: EPA’s Pruitt Says States Have The Resources To Do The Job
*  [4/10/2017] Wolf Administration Details Impacts Of Proposed Cuts In U.S. Dept. Of Energy Budget
*  [4/10/2017] 220 Ag, Conservation Groups Urge Congress To Protect Farm Bill Conservation Funding
*  [4/10/2017] U.S. House Hearing On RECLAIM Making $200M Available For Mine Reclamation
*  [4/10/2017] PA Dept. Of Health Holds Zika Response Exercise, House GOP Budget Cuts Funding
*  [4/10/2017] EQB To Consider Laboratory Fee Increases, Ammonia Standard On April 18
*  [4/3/2017] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [4/3/2017] PUC Urges Preservation Of Federal Heating Assistance, Weatherization Programs
*  [4/3/2017] Bipartisan RECLAIM Reintroduced In Congress To Cleanup Abandoned Mine Lands
*  [4/3/2017] Sen. Killion To Introduce Bill To Eliminate Sunset Date On $2 Recycling Fee
*  [4/3/2017] Op-Ed: Nuclear Energy-A Keystone For Pennsylvania’s Economy And Environment
*  [4/3/2017] Senate Bill Would Require Approval Of Regulations By The General Assembly, Governor
*  [4/3/2017] DEP’s Existing Online What Permit Do I Need? Tool Much Better Than Proposed Bill
*  [3/27/2017] Senate, House Had $118M Surplus In 2015-16; 21% Increase In Budget Since 2003
*  [3/27/2017] Agriculture: Trump Budget Cuts Could Harm PA Agriculture, Rural Communities
*  [3/27/2017] Wolf Opposes Trump Proposal To Eliminate LIHEAP Home Heating Assistance Funding
*  [3/27/2017] PA National Heritage Areas: Trump Budget Would Have Severe Consequences In PA
*  [3/27/2017] Report: $61.8M In DEP Budget, $19.4M In DCNR Budget Is State Grants To Others
*  [3/20/2017] Proposed Trump Cuts To State Grants Will Cripple DEP, Cause Drastic Fee Increases
*  [3/20/2017] DEP: Federal Budget Cuts Will Have Immediate, Devastating Effect In PA
*  [3/20/2017] Sen. Yudichak: Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Will Challenge Right To Clean Air, Water
*  [3/20/2017] CBF On Proposed Elimination Of Federal Funding For Chesapeake Bay Program
*  [3/20/2017] 50 State Environmental Agencies Group: EPA Cuts Will Adversely Affect States
*  [3/20/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [3/13/2017] Senate Budget Hearing: Historic Cuts To DEP Budget, Safe Drinking Water, Chesapeake Bay
*  [3/13/2017] House Bill Would Eliminate Churches, Schools, Camps From Safe Drinking Water Act Putting Federal Primacy At Risk
*  [3/13/2017] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [3/6/2017] House DEP Budget Hearing: Safe Drinking Water, Permitting, Pipelines, Chesapeake Bay
*  [3/6/2017] DEP Budget Testimony Acknowledges Staff Deficiencies, Steps To Improve Permit Reviews
*  [3/6/2017] Senate Hearing On DEP’s Budget March 9 At 10:00
*  [3/6/2017] Sen. Yaw Asks For Plan On How PA Will Meet Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Obligations
*  [3/6/2017] Op-Ed: Budget Season Is Time For Residents, Legislators To Step Up For Clean Water
*  [3/6/2017] CBF: Cut To EPA Chesapeake Bay Funding Not Consistent With President’s Statements
*  [3/6/2017] DCNR Budget Hearings: Drilling On DCNR Lands, Privatization, Oil & Gas Lease Fund
*  [3/6/2017] DCNR Budget Testimony Outlines Economic Benefits Of Recreation, Accomplishments
*  [3/6/2017] Trump Considering 30% Cut In State EPA Grants, 20% Cut To EPA Staff
*  [3/6/2017] DEP Sends Plan To EPA, Clearing Safe Drinking Water Deficiencies Could Take Until 2020
*  [3/6/2017] New iPad App Makes DEP Oil And Gas Site Inspections More Efficient
*  [2/27/2017] DEP Citizens Advisory Council: The Consistent Cuts To DEP’s Budget Are Unsustainable
*  [2/27/2017] CBF-PA: Urge Your Legislators To Invest In Clean Water
*  [2/27/2017] House Budget Hearings For DEP, DCNR Feb. 27, Senate Hearing For DCNR March 1
*  [2/27/2017] CBF Joins Other Groups To Call For No Cuts To Federal Farm Bill Programs
*  [2/20/2017] Senate, House Begin Agency-By-Agency Budget Hearings Next Week
*  [2/20/2017] Funding Shortfall Means 40% Of Game Commission Districts Will Be Vacant
*  [2/20/2017] Fish & Boat Commission Faces Drastic Program Cuts Due To Pension, Health Care Costs
*  [2/13/2017] Gov. Wolf Proposes New Budget With Little New For The Environment
*  [2/13/2017] CBF-PA: Wolf’s Budget Lacks Adequate Investments To Meet PA’s Clean Water Commitments
*  [2/13/2017] Growing Greener Coalition: Wolf Budget Falls Short In Protecting Water, Other Natural Resources
*  [2/13/2017] DEP To Senate Committee: Complete Applications, More DEP Staff Keys To Improving Permit Turnaround Times
*  [2/13/2017] Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing On DEP Budget Request Now March 9
*  [2/13/2017] Senate Passes Performance Budgeting Bill, Does Not Apply To House, Senate, Judiciary
*  [2/6/2017] Welcome To 1994! Tools For Evaluating Gov. Wolf’s 2017-18 Environmental Funding Request
*  [2/6/2017] Updated Regulatory Agenda: DEP To Consider At Least 5 Fee Increase Regs This Year
*  [2/6/2017] EPA: DEP Lacks Resources To Enforce Minimum Federal Safe Drinking Water Regs
*  [2/6/2017] Growing Greener Coalition To Wolf, Legislature: Funding Needed For Green Infrastructure
*  [2/6/2017] Drilling Impact Fees Will Be The Same In 2016, Revenue Down Another $13.1M
*  [2/6/2017] January PA Revenue Collections $49.8M Below Estimates, $416.8M Below For Year
*  [2/6/2017] Senate Committee Approves Bills To Let Wildlife Commissions Set Own Fees
*  [2/6/2017] Senate Performance-Based Budgeting Bill Reported From Committee
*  [2/6/2017] PA Parks & Forests Foundation: For Each $1 Invested In State Parks, $12.41 Returned
*  [2/6/2017] Game Commission Land Acquisitions, Energy Deals Highlight Board Meeting
*  [1/30/2017] PA Chesapeake Bay Commission Members Spotlight Need For Clean Water Fund In PA
*  [1/30/2017] CBF-PA Supports Equitable Water Use Fee To Help Cleanup PA’s Rivers & Streams
*  [1/30/2017] Natural Gas Impact Fee Revenue Shrinks Another $13.1 Million For 2016
*  [1/30/2017] Severance Tax Proposals So Far Offer Nothing For The Environment
*  [1/30/2017] IFO: State Budget Deficit Legislators Need To Make Up Could Be As High As $3 Billion
*  [1/30/2017] Rep. Barrar Plans Bill To Consolidate DCNR, PA Historical & Museum Commission
*  [1/30/2017] Gov. Wolf To Combine Health, Aging, Drug & Alcohol, Human Services Into Super Agency
*  [1/30/2017] New Session, New Bills, Catch Up On Legislation, Regulations On PEC Bill Tracker
*  [1/23/2017] State Park Fees For Camping, Swimming Pools, Reservations Increase Feb. 1
*  [1/16/2017] Chesapeake Bay Journal: Sen. Alloway: Finding Funding For PA Bay Cleanup A Priority
*  [1/16/2017] Wolf’s February Budget Address To Highlight Reimagined State Government
*  [1/16/2017] House, Senate Appropriations Committees Set Budget Hearing Schedules
*  [1/16/2017] No Shortage Of Ideas To Deal With State’s Budget Deficit From Left Or Right
*  [1/9/2017] Jan. 13 Deadline For Next Round Of Growing Greener Plus Green Infrastructure Grants
*  [1/9/2017] Senate, House Open New Legislative Session, Wolf Takes More Steps To Save Money
*  [1/9/2017] Senate Republicans, Democrats Outline Priorities For New Session
*  [1/9/2017] House Republicans, Democrats Outline Challenges, Priorities For New Legislative Session
*  [1/9/2017] House Speaker Turzai Names Republican, Democrat Committee Chairs For New Session
*  [1/9/2017] December State Revenue Collections $105.2M Below Estimates, $367M For Fiscal Year
*  [1/9/2017] RCAP Capital Budget Project Application Period Now Open Thru Feb. 3
*  [1/9/2017] DEP To Receive $33.6 Million In Federal Mine Reclamation Funds In FY 2017
*  [1/2/2017] Pivot Points 2017: Facts Will Lead Us To Better Decisions On Protecting The Environment
*  [1/2/2017] Senate, House Convene January 3 To Start New Legislative Session
*  [1/2/2017] Part III: Environmental, Energy Bills To Be Introduced In January
*  [1/2/2017] DCNR Leases Streambeds In Greene County To EQT Drilling For $158,200
*  [12/26/2016] Analysis: Wolf Will Cut His Way To A Balanced Budget Proposal For Next Year
*  [12/26/2016] Part II: Environmental, Energy Bills To Be Introduced In January
*  [12/26/2016] December Environmental Synopsis Now Available From Joint Conservation Committee
*  [12/26/2016] Proposed $7.5M Fee Increase On DEP Water Systems Advisory Committee Agenda Jan. 5
*  [12/19/2016] Wolf Locks Staff Levels At Dec. 2 Numbers Affecting Over 400 Positions At DEP, DCNR
*  [12/19/2016] Growing Greener Coalition Urges More State Investment In Green Infrastructure
*  [12/19/2016] Joint Budget/Finance Committee Approves New Study Of State Grant Effectiveness
*  [12/19/2016] Senate, House Environmental, Energy Bills To Be Reintroduced In The New Session
*  [12/19/2016] Delaware River Basin Commission Approves Fee Restructuring
*  [12/13/2016] Auditor General: 24% Of Act 13 Fees Found To Be Misspent By Local Governments
*  [12/13/2016] PROP Begins Work On Reauthorizing Act 101 Recycling Fee To Expire In 2020
*  [12/12/2016] Analysis: 2017 PA Environmental Policy Initiatives In 140 Characters Or Less
*  [12/5/2016] November State Revenue $79.7 Million Below Estimates, $261.8M Below For Fiscal Year
*  [11/21/2016] IFO Projects $500 Million Deficit For Current Fiscal Year, $1.7 Billion In FY 2017-18
*  [11/21/2016] Not Much Change In Senate, House Leadership For New Session In January
*  [11/21/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [11/14/2016] Republicans Gain Veto-Proof State Senate, House GOP Adds 3 More Members
*  [11/14/2016] Analysis: No, An Asteroid Named Trump Didn’t Just Destroy The Planet, Yet
*  [11/14/2016] House, Senate Return To Harrisburg To Reorganize, Hold Hearings On Kane, Pipelines
*  [11/14/2016] Pennsylvania’s Lagging Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Gets Fiscal Transfusion, But Needs More
*  [11/14/2016] DEP Small Water Systems Board To Discuss $7.5M Permit Fee Proposal Nov. 14
*  [11/7/2016] DEP Now Accepting Applications For Next Round Of Growing Greener Plus Grants
*  [11/7/2016] October State Revenue $36.1 Million Over Estimates, Still Down $182.4M For Fiscal Year
*  [11/7/2016] Op-Ed: More Resources Means More Farmers Can Help Cleanup PA’s Rivers, Streams
*  [10/31/2016] CFA OKs $14 Million In Act 13 Drilling Fee Funding For 94 Projects
*  [10/31/2016] WPCAMR Abandoned Mine Posts: Turning Liabilities Into Assets, New Video
*  [10/31/2016] Clean Creek Pottery Showcases Reuse Of Metals Recovered From AMD
*  [10/31/2016] PA Receives Nearly $30 Million More For Low-Income Energy Assistance Program
*  [10/24/2016] Senate Hearing: More Resources Needed To Meet Water Pollution Cleanup Obligations
*  [10/24/2016] CBF-PA Says Implementation Is Key To Success Of PA’s Clean Water Efforts
*  [10/17/2016] Campaign Starting Now To Reauthorize Federal Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fee
*  [10/17/2016] Op-Ed: Meeting Water Quality Goals For PA’s Rivers, Streams And The Chesapeake Bay
*  [10/17/2016] PA Growing Greener Coalition Updates Guide To Watershed, Recreation Funding
*  [10/17/2016] PA Housing Finance Agency Awards $6.2 Million In Housing Grants From Drilling Fees
*  [10/17/2016] Gov. Wolf Announces Multimodal Transportation Grants, Including Trail, Bike Projects
*  [10/10/2016] NRCS, EPA, PA Commit Another $28 Million For Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Work In PA
*  [10/10/2016] Top Secret: PA State Revenue Down $218.5 Million For Fiscal Year
*  [10/10/2016] Chesapeake Bay Strategy Hearing Oct. 18 By Senate Environmental & Ag Committees
*  [10/10/2016] EPCAMR Holds Facebook Fundraiser To Support NE, NC PA Mine Reclamation Efforts
*  [10/3/2016] Senators, PA Growing Greener Coalition Announce Growing Greener III Legislation
*  [10/3/2016] CBF-PA Urges Funding Be Identified To Make Growing Greener III Plan Meaningful
*  [10/3/2016] Op-Ed: Federal RECLAIM Act Can Help In Reshaping Northeast PA’s Economy
*  [9/26/2016] PA Coalition Unveils New $315 Million Growing Greener III Program, No Funding Source
*  [9/19/2016] PA Growing Greener Coalition Ramping Up For New Growing Greener III Proposal
*  [9/19/2016] U.S. Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act
*  [9/19/2016] Joint Senate Committee Hearing On Performance-Based Budgeting Sept. 20
*  [9/19/2016] DEP To Propose $9 Million In Water Quality Permit Review Fee Increases Sept. 21
*  [9/19/2016] Mining & Reclamation Board Committee To Review Coal Permit Fee Increases Sept. 22
*  [9/19/2016] DEP Releases Final Mine Reclamation Set-Aside Program Guidance
*  [9/5/2016] August State Revenues $147M Ahead Of 2015, But Slightly Below For Fiscal Year
*  [8/29/2016] PEC Renews Support For Study Of Water Use Fee To Fund Restoration Programs
*  [8/29/2016] Independent Fiscal Office: Increases FY 2016-17 Revenue Estimate By $900 Million
*  [8/22/2016] DEP Publishes Proposed Laboratory Accreditation Fee Increases For Comment
*  [8/8/2016] Act Now: PA Congressmen Absent From Abandoned Mine Reclamation Funding Debate
*  [8/8/2016] DEP Hosts Kick-off Ceremony For Ehrenfeld Mine Reclamation Project In Cambria
*  [8/8/2016] July State Revenue Collections Down $163M Compared To 2015, $274M vs 2014
*  [8/1/2016] Op-Ed: State Must Do More To Protect Parks, Trails And Waterways
*  [8/1/2016] CBF-PA: Rep. Everett Is Right, PA Needs New Funding For Clean Water Programs
*  [8/1/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [7/18/2016] CBF-PA: New PA State Budget Lacks Funding To Reach Clean Water Goals
*  [7/18/2016] PA Growing Greener Coalition: Must Invest More In Environmental Cleanup, Parks
*  [7/18/2016] Reminder Of What’s In The FY 2016-17 Budget For The Environment: Nothing Much
*  [7/18/2016] Fiscal Code Bill Amendments Cut $39 Million From Environmental Funds
*  [7/18/2016] $1.3 Billion Tax/Revenue Package Now Law
*  [7/18/2016] State Budget Includes New Coal Refuse Energy & Reclamation Tax Credit
*  [7/18/2016] Independent Fiscal Office: Drilling Impact Fee Revenue Projected To Decline Thru 2018
*  [7/18/2016] Allegheny Institute: Shale Gas Impact Fee Collections Dip Sharply
*  [7/18/2016] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [7/18/2016] PA Cong. Thompson Offered Amendment To Gut Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Program
*  [7/18/2016] DEP Invests $2.2 Million In Stormwater Projects In Susquehanna River Watershed
*  [7/18/2016] Op-Ed: Here’s How PA Can Get Smarter About Cleaning Up Our Rivers & Streams
*  [7/18/2016] Wolf: $30M Pilot Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Economic Development Program
*  [7/11/2016] Environmental Coalition Calls For Renewed Investment In Growing Greener Program
*  [7/11/2016] Updated: Gov. Wolf: General Fund Budget Bill To Become Law With Or Without A Revenue Package
*  [7/11/2016] Rep. Petrarca Introduces Bill To Prevent Scheduled Gasoline Tax Increases
*  [7/4/2016] Senate, House Go Home Without Agreement On A $1.2 Billion+ Revenue Package
*  [7/4/2016] CFA Approves $16.8 Million In Environmental, $23.9 Million In Clean Energy Projects
*  [7/4/2016] Rep. Hanna Introduces Bill To Increase Waste Disposal Fees To Support Growing Greener
*  [7/4/2016] EQB Publishes Proposed Radiological Health, Radon Fee Increases For Comment
*  [7/4/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [6/27/2016] Let’s Try Again Next Week: Senate, House Republicans, Wolf Closer, But Not
*  [6/20/2016] Senate Environmental Committee Reports Out Heritage Areas, Potomac River Bills
*  [6/20/2016] NRCS/PA: $286M Provided To Help Landowners Improve PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [6/20/2016] PUC Distributes $187.7 Million In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees From 2015
*  [6/13/2016] Will Deal On Liquor, Drilling Regs, Climate Build Momentum For State Budget?
*  [6/13/2016] Rep. Sturla Water Use Fee Bill Would Generate $245 Million/Year For Water Programs
*  [6/13/2016] Senate Environmental Committee Meets June 14 On Heritage Areas Program Bill
*  [6/13/2016] Susquehanna River Basin Commission Meets June 16 On Water Withdrawals, Fees
*  [6/13/2016] Delaware River Basin Commission Hearing On Water Project Review Fees July 27
*  [6/6/2016] With Budget D-Day Approaching, Senate/House Reconvene For June Marathon
*  [6/6/2016] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [6/6/2016] Sen. Richard Alloway Predicts A Greener Future For GOP
*  [6/6/2016] Rep. Sturla To Announce Water Use Fee Bill June 6 To Support Water Programs
*  [6/6/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [5/30/2016] CBF-PA Calls For Clean Water Progress In Wake Of Quigley Resignation
*  [5/30/2016] Rep. Everett: Resolution For Water Use Fee Study To Fund Water Quality Improvements
*  [5/30/2016] Analysis: 10 Opportunities To Make Pennsylvania An Environmental Leader Again
*  [5/23/2016] Gov. Wolf Awards $25.1 Million In Grants To Protect, Improve PA’s Water Resources
*  [5/23/2016] PA Growing Greener Coalition Outlines Priorities For Coming Budget Talks
*  [5/23/2016] CBF-PA Welcomes $25 Million Growing Greener Investment In Clean Water Projects
*  [5/23/2016] Many Lawmakers Want To Make More Movies Like Zack And Miri Make A Porno
*  [5/23/2016] DEP Environmental Laboratory Nearly Shut Down During State Budget Impasse
*  [5/23/2016] Gov. Wolf Names Patrick McDonnell Acting Secretary Of DEP
*  [5/16/2016] Delaware River Basin Commission Proposes Restructuring Of Water Withdrawal Fees
*  [5/16/2016] Environmental Quality Board To Consider Another DEP Fee Increase May 17
*  [5/16/2016] DEP Citizens Advisory Council To Hear Report On Impact Of Budget Cuts May 17
*  [5/9/2016] Changing DEP’s Drilling Regs May Be At Heart Of Budget Compromises In Harrisburg
*  [5/9/2016] IFO: Wolf’s Severance Tax Has Highest Rate In Nation, Nothing For The Environment
*  [5/2/2016] OK, Election’s Over, Back To Work On Next Year’s State Budget!
*  [5/2/2016] GOP Amendment Uses DEP Personnel Money To Help Industry Review DEP Drilling Regs
*  [4/25/2016] Governor’s Awards: Make A Choice For Change, To Innovate, For Sustainability
*  [4/25/2016] Earth Day: Bring Constructive Passion Back To The Environmental Movement
*  [4/25/2016] Let’s Remember The People, Environmental Programs Hurt By DEP Funding Cuts
*  [4/25/2016] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [4/25/2016] House Takes First Vote On FY 2016-17 Budget Week Of May 2
*  [4/25/2016] EQB OKs Proposed Fee Increases For Radioactive Materials, Radon Licensing
*  [4/25/2016] New Air Quality Fee Proposal To Include Greenhouse Gas Emissions, If EPA Rule Upheld
*  [4/25/2016] Gov. Wolf To Let Fiscal Code Bill Become Law Without His Signature
*  [4/25/2016] $12 Million Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion Program OK’d With Fiscal Code
*  [4/18/2016] Analysis: Senate Panel Ignores Obvious: Deep Cuts In DEP Budget Reduces Service
*  [4/18/2016] New Fiscal Code Bill On Wolf’s Desk Cuts Growing Greener, Green Building Program
*  [4/18/2016] DEP Mining & Reclamation Advisory Board Meets April 25 On Permit Fee Increases
*  [4/18/2016] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [4/18/2016] Philly.com: DEP’s Quigley: Budget Cuts Leave DEP Ill-Equipped To Monitor Pipelines
*  [4/11/2016] House Passes Fiscal Code Bill Cutting Growing Greener, Funding Natural Gas Expansion
*  [4/11/2016] EQB To Consider Radioactive Materials, Radon Fee Increases April 19
*  [4/4/2016] Spring Reruns: Senate, House Return To Voting Session Monday
*  [4/4/2016] StateImpact: Drilling Slowdown Puts DEP $2.9 Million In Debt
*  [4/4/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [3/28/2016] Wolf To Allow GOP Budget Bill To Become Law, But Will Veto Fiscal Code Bill
*  [3/28/2016] PA Environmental Council Thanks Wolf For Veto, Resource Agencies Need More Funding
*  [3/28/2016] Analysis: Final Budget Rolls Back Environmental Funding For 13th Year In A Row
*  [3/28/2016] Reports: Conventional Oil & Gas Drillers File Lawsuit To Block Final DEP Drilling Regs
*  [3/28/2016] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [3/28/2016] Senate Committee Reports Bills To Allow Game, Fish & Boat Commissions To Set Fees
*  [3/28/2016] Applications Now Being Accepted For REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credit Program
*  [3/28/2016] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [3/21/2016] 4th Senate, House Republican Budget Sent To Governor In The Face Of Veto Threat
*  [3/21/2016] PEC Opposes Killing Conventional Drilling Regs, Clean Power Plan Delay In Fiscal Code
*  [3/21/2016] 2nd Senate Budget Hearing: DEP: 12 Special Funds Will Have Funding Shortfalls By 2018
*  [3/21/2016] Growing Greener Coalition Calls For Boost In Funding For Environmental Agencies
*  [3/21/2016] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [3/21/2016] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [3/21/2016] Joint Conservation Committee: Heritage Areas Generate $2 Billion For PA’s Economy
*  [3/21/2016] Briefing: Abandoned, Orphan Oil & Gas Wells Means They’re Abandoned And Orphans
*  [3/21/2016] Briefing: DCNR Leasing Of Stream, River Bottoms For Natural Gas Development
*  [3/21/2016] Growing Greener Coalition Thanks House For Passing Heritage Areas Bill
*  [3/21/2016] Presque Isle State Park Beaches Named Best Freshwater Beach By USA Today
*  [3/14/2016] Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Sets Follow Up March 14 Hearing On DEP’s Budget
*  [3/14/2016] Agriculture Secretary Says More Resources Needed To Meet Clean Water Commitments
*  [3/14/2016] 10 Things We Learned About Environmental Funding During The Budget Hearings
*  [3/14/2016] After 9 Months, No Due Date For Resolving State Budget Impasse
*  [3/14/2016] Auditor General Launches Audit Of PUC’s Administration Of Gas Well Impact Fees
*  [3/14/2016] DEP Water Resources Advisory Committee To Consider Proposed Fee Increases March 24
*  [3/7/2016] Budget Hearing: DEP: State Can’t Cut Its Way To A Better Environment
*  [3/7/2016] DEP Tells House Committees Chesapeake Bay Program Faces Inadequate Resources, Data
*  [3/7/2016] CBF-PA: Lack Of Funding For Farmers Defeats Effort To Meet Clean Water Commitment
*  [3/7/2016] Budget Hearing: DCNR To Finalize $40 Fee For Natural Diversity Inventory Permit Reviews
*  [3/7/2016] Citizens Advisory Council To Hear Presentation On Proposed DEP Budget March 15
*  [3/7/2016] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [3/7/2016] DCNR $40 Fee For PA Natural Diversity Inventory Permit Receipts Now Final
*  [3/7/2016] PA Heritage Areas Generate $2 Billion, 25,708 Jobs For PA Economy
*  [3/7/2016] Game, Fish Commissions: Action Needed In Congress, PA On Wildlife Conservation Funding
*  [3/7/2016] DEP: GO-TIME Initiative Makes Bidding Process Electronic, Saves Money
*  [2/29/2016] Budget: DEP Does Not Have Enough Staff To Meet Needs In Any Of Its Programs
*  [2/29/2016] DEP Secretary John Quigley’s Written Budget Testimony
*  [2/29/2016] PA Faces Losing Control Of Environmental Programs Due To DEP Funding, Staff Cuts
*  [2/29/2016] Governor’s Office Latest Regulatory Agenda: DEP Permit Fee Increases For 6 Programs
*  [2/29/2016] PUC Asks For Increased Funding For More Rail, Pipeline Inspectors
*  [2/29/2016] Budget: DCNR-- No Drilling Rigs Now On State Forest Land
*  [2/29/2016] DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Written Budget Testimony-Full Text
*  [2/22/2016] Environmental Funding Dominos Fall As Price Of Natural Gas Drops
*  [2/22/2016] Senate Hearings On DCNR, DEP Proposed Budget Set For Feb. 24, 25
*  [2/15/2016] What’s In Gov. Wolf’s New Budget For The Environment? Not Much
*  [2/15/2016] PEC, CBF-PA: Lack Of Funding, Focus Critically Harming PA Environmental Programs
*  [2/15/2016] CBF-PA: Wolf’s Budget Proposal Lacks Adequate Funding For New Clean Water Plan
*  [2/15/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [2/8/2016] Updated: Wolf Shrinks DEP’s Staff By 200 Positions, Even Though DEP Has More Money
*  [2/8/2016] What’s In Wolf’s Budget Address For The Environment? 5 Things To Watch For Feb. 9
*  [2/8/2016] Op-Ed: Pennsylvania Must Invest In Its New Clean Water Plan
*  [2/8/2016] Challenge To Use Of Oil & Gas Fund Monies To Be Heard By PA Supreme Court March 9
*  [2/8/2016] House Budget Hearing For DEP Changed To March 1
*  [2/8/2016] House Environmental Committee Informational Meeting On 2 Severance Tax Bills Feb. 8
*  [2/8/2016] Congressmen Want $1 Billion From AML Fund For Struggling Coal Communities
*  [2/8/2016] WPCAMR Testified In Congress On Bill Promoting Coal Waste To Generate Electricity
*  [2/8/2016] EPA Restores $3 Million In DEP Chesapeake Bay Funding Based On New Strategy
*  [2/8/2016] CBF-PA Welcomes Restored Funding For Chesapeake Bay Watershed Cleanup In PA
*  [2/8/2016] Important Meetings On DEP Coal, Non-Coal Mining Permit Fee Increases Coming Up
*  [2/8/2016] DCNR Increasing Some Park Facilities Fees Effective Feb. 16
*  [2/8/2016] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [2/8/2016] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [2/1/2016] Drilling Impact Fees Drop By $5,000 Per Well In 2015, Revenue Loss Could Be $34 Million
*  [2/1/2016] Independent Fiscal Office: Oil & Gas Lease Fund Revenues To Drop Nearly 40 Percent
*  [2/1/2016] Short Week In Harrisburg, But Still Long-Running Issues Dominated-- Budget, Kane
*  [2/1/2016] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [1/25/2016] Budget Bottom Line: Everyone Is Still Saying The Same Things, But It’s Colder
*  [1/18/2016] Budget Bottom Line: House Fails To Solve Any Part Of Budget Mess, Again
*  [1/18/2016] Senate/House Release FY 2016-17 Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [1/18/2016] Rep. Sturla Unveils Natural Gas Severance Tax, Nothing For The Environment
*  [1/18/2016] Gov. Wolf, Senate, House GOP Outline 2016 Priorities, Environment Missing So Far
*  [1/18/2016] EPA Wastewater Infrastructure Needs Survey: $6.950 Billion In Pennsylvania
*  [1/11/2016] New Year, Same Old Budget Fight; What Will Pass The House Remains The Issue
*  [1/11/2016] Township News Feature: Local Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Success Stories
*  [1/11/2016] Penn State To Survey Farm Conservation Practices In Chesapeake Bay Watershed
*  [1/4/2016] Gov. Wolf Vetoes $6.864B From Republican Budget Bill, GOP In No Hurry To Come Back
*  [1/4/2016] Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA Puts Environmental Protection Funding Into Perspective
*  [1/4/2016] Analysis: State Environmental Agency Funding Hasn’t Caught Up To 2 Decades Ago
*  [1/4/2016] Status Of Remaining Budget-Related Bills
*  [1/4/2016] State Treasury Expediting $3.3B In Delayed Payments; Vendors, Check Status Of Invoices
*  [1/4/2016] Op-Ed: Sneak Attack On Environmental Protection In Fiscal Code Bill
*  [1/4/2016] Commonwealth Court Upholds Ability Of A Governor To Line-Item Veto Fiscal Code Bill
*  [1/4/2016] Op-Ed: There Are Billions Of Reasons Why PA Parks Are Good For Us
*  [12/28/2015] Gov. Wolf Not Saying What He’ll Do With Republican Budget Bill, Decision Next Week
*  [12/28/2015] Budget Timeline: How Hopes For An Agreed-To State Budget Vanished, So Far
*  [12/28/2015] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [12/28/2015] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [12/21/2015] Updated: House Again Throws Wrench Into Budget Action, Next Steps Uncertain
*  [12/14/2015] Budget Bills Kill Drilling Regs, Cut Growing Greener Funding, Delay Climate Plan
*  [12/14/2015] PA Environmental Council Opposes Budget Bill Killing Conventional Drilling Regulations
*  [12/14/2015] PA Environmental Council Opposes New Hurdles To Complying With Clean Power Plan
*  [12/14/2015] Environmental Groups Urge Rejection Of Backroom Deal In Budget Bill
*  [12/14/2015] PennLive.com: Wolf Veto Of Bill Killing Drilling Regs, Delaying Climate Plan A Possibility
*  [12/14/2015] Op-Ed: The Budget & Protecting The Public Trust
*  [12/7/2015] UPDATED: Senate Moves Agreed-To Budget, Pension Reform Bills, Fate Uncertain In House
*  [11/30/2015] PA Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Challenge To Use Of Oil & Gas Fund Monies
*  [11/30/2015] State Budget Twists, Turns, Cliffhangers, But No Happy Ending... Yet
*  [11/23/2015] Senate, House Rearranged Budget Vehicles, But Will Budget Framework Float?
*  [11/23/2015] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule [Updated] /Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [11/23/2015] Op-Ed: Natural Landscapes Need To Be Preserved, Land & Water Conservation Fund
*  [11/16/2015] Outline Of A Potential, Tentative Budget Settlement Coming Slowly Into Focus
*  [11/16/2015] PennFuture: With No Natural Gas Severance Tax, Pennsylvanians Will Pay
*  [11/9/2015] Day 132 Without A Budget: House Republicans Hint At Votes On New Budget Bills
*  [11/9/2015] Growing Greener Coalition: State Should Enact A Natural Gas Severance Tax
*  [11/2/2015] Day 125 Without A State Budget, But The State Still Spent $27 Billion Since July 1
*  [10/26/2015] [This Space Intentionally Left Blank For Any Word Of Budget Progress]
*  [10/19/2015] Quigley To PEC Conference: Biggest Challenge DEP Faces Is Meeting Basic Obligations
*  [10/19/2015] CBF-PA: It’s Time For PA To Reboot Its Commitments To Chesapeake Bay Agreement
*  [10/19/2015] PA Environmental Council’s Environmental Policy Conference Interviews
*  [10/19/2015] Progress Report On The State Budget: No Progress, Again
*  [10/12/2015] House Budget Vote: When Is A Loss Not A Loss?
*  [10/12/2015] PA Environmental Council President Issues Statement On State Budget Impasse
*  [10/5/2015] DEP Cancels Oct. 7 Air Quality Advisory Committee Meeting Due To Budget Impasse
*  [10/5/2015] Gov. Wolf Imposes Hiring Freeze, Travel, Purchasing Limits
*  [9/28/2015] House Republicans Send Stopgap Budget Package To Governor For His Certain Veto
*  [9/28/2015] Agenda Set For 2nd Annual PA Environmental Council Policy Conference Oct. 13
*  [9/28/2015] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [9/28/2015] Action Alert: One Small Program, One Big Investment In Lands, Waters, Communities
*  [9/21/2015] Senate Republicans Pass Stopgap Budget They Know Will Be Vetoed By Wolf
*  [9/21/2015] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule [Updated] /Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [9/14/2015] Day 76 Without A Budget: Republicans To Prepare Limited Stopgap Budget
*  [9/7/2015] Budget Impasse-- Day 69: No Progress, Senate Returning A Week Early, Maybe
*  [9/7/2015] Op-Ed: How A Principled Severance Tax Can Break Budget Stalemate
*  [9/7/2015] Sept. 21 Environmental Issues Forum: Growing Greener Coalition Funding Guide
*  [9/7/2015] Game Commission: Why Should I Pay More For My Hunting License?
*  [8/31/2015] House GOP Fails In Override Of State Budget Veto; Adolph: The End Is NOT Near
*  [8/31/2015] F&M Poll: Voters Hold Legislature More Responsible For Budget Stalemate Than Wolf
*  [8/31/2015] Businesses Can Get A Tax Credit For Supporting Environmental Education Programs
*  [8/24/2015] AP: House GOP Plans Veto Override Votes Tuesday On Parts Of State Budget
*  [8/24/2015] StateImpact: U.S. EIA Reports PA Drilling Revenues Much Lower Than Other States
*  [8/17/2015] Budget Impasse Day 48: Same As Every Other Day-- No Real Progress
*  [8/10/2015] Day 41 Without A State Budget: Groundhog Day Redux
*  [8/3/2015] CBF-PA Supports Severance Tax If It Funds PA Clean Water Efforts
*  [8/3/2015] Budget Impasse Week 4: Looked A Lot Like Week 3 Or Week 2 Or Week 1
*  [7/27/2015] State Budget Impasse Day 27: Better Understanding, Productive Talks, No Agreement
*  [7/20/2015] Greek Bailout, Iran Nuclear Deal OK’d, But Still No Progress On State Budget
*  [7/13/2015] Analysis: Wolf Vetoes Pension Bill, Republicans Express Dismay, Budget Jabs Continue
*  [7/6/2015] Gov. Wolf Vetoes Entire Republican Budget, Talks Resume Next Week
*  [7/6/2015] Republicans Vote To Kill Conventional Gas Well Regulations, Wolf Vetoes Bill
*  [7/6/2015] PA Environmental Council Objects To Bill Killing Conventional Oil, Gas Well Regs
*  [7/6/2015] Growing Greener Coalition: PA Should Enact Natural Gas Severance Tax
*  [6/29/2015] House Passes $30.1 Billion Republican General Fund Budget Bill 112-77
*  [6/29/2015] 3 PA Environmental Groups Issue Statement On State Budget Deliberations
*  [6/29/2015] Independent Fiscal Office Report: Drilling Fees Could Decline To $189.6 Million In 2015
*  [6/29/2015] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [6/22/2015] PA Land Trust Association Statement Supporting Severance Tax Proposal
*  [6/15/2015] Analysis: Will PA Show Leadership On Water Cleanup Issues, Or Surrender To Feds?
*  [6/15/2015] PUC Posts Details On $223.5 Million Drilling Impact Fee Disbursements For 2014
*  [6/15/2015] Senate GOP Leaders Issue Statement On 2014 Drilling Impact Fee Revenue Disbursements
*  [6/15/2015] Rep. DiGirolamo Introduces Bipartisan Marcellus Shale Severance Tax Proposal
*  [6/15/2015] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics/Miller Chemical Fire Update
*  [6/8/2015] Hearing Yields Little New On Severance Tax, Except They Don’t Benefit The Environment
*  [6/8/2015] Twelve Severance Tax Proposals Pending In Senate, House, So Far
*  [6/8/2015] Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Down Slightly For 2014
*  [6/8/2015] House Democrats Hold Hearing On Wolf Energy Investment Plan
*  [6/1/2015] Countdown Begins To June 30 Deadline For New State Budget
*  [6/1/2015] Senate Committees Hold June 1 Hearing On Severance Tax Proposals, Watch Live
*  [5/25/2015] Confusion Over Governor’s Severance Tax Proposal, Retaining Drilling Impact Fee
*  [5/25/2015] Senate Environmental Committee Sets Hearings On Oil Train Safety, Anthracite Mining
*  [5/25/2015] Casey Urges USDA To Increase Support For Farmers To Meet Anti-Pollution Goals
*  [5/25/2015] DEP Recommends Increase In Coal, Noncoal Mining Permit Fees To Offset Deficit
*  [5/18/2015] Sen. Brewster, Rep. Davidson Introduce Governor’s Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal
*  [5/11/2015] Analysis: Bring Constructive Emotion, Passion Back To The Environmental Movement
*  [5/11/2015] Budget Briefing: Time To End The Downward Spiral Of Environmental Funding
*  [5/11/2015] PA Environmental Council Environmental Focus TV Show Now Online
*  [5/4/2015] PA Environmental Council Launches Environmental Focus TV Show On PCN
*  [5/4/2015] General Assembly Returns To Begin Race To Meet June 30 Deadline For Budget
*  [5/4/2015] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Gov’s Schedule/ Bills Introduced
*  [5/4/2015] DCNR Signs Gas Leases Covering 282 Acres Of Submerged Lands For Nearly $1 Million
*  [4/27/2015] Op-Ed: Budget Debate: Accelerate, Don’t Negotiate PA’s Clean Water Commitment
*  [4/27/2015] DEP May Explore Other Funding Options For Oil & Gas Program With Declining Permits
*  [4/27/2015] Senate Committees Hold June 1 Joint Hearing On Severance Tax Proposals
*  [4/27/2015] New Applications For Authorized Capital Budget Projects Being Accepted May 4 To 18
*  [4/20/2015] They’re At It Again: Bill Would Take Resources From Effective Pollution Reduction BMPs
*  [4/20/2015] Wolf, GOP Leaders Have First Budget Meeting, Senate Takes Step On Nominations
*  [4/20/2015] PennFuture: $3.25 Billion Fossil Fuel Subsidies In PA State Budget
*  [4/20/2015] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [4/13/2015] Wolf: I’ll Be Here This Summer, Fall And Winter To Get A State Budget
*  [4/6/2015] DCNR Says 1,600 Of 2.2 Million Acres Of State Forest Land Disturbed By Drilling
*  [4/6/2015] 5 Things We Learned From Senate, House Hearings On DCNR’s Budget
*  [4/6/2015] Environmental NewsClips - All Topics
*  [3/30/2015] DEP Budget Hearing: Pennsylvania Not Meeting Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Commitments
*  [3/30/2015] 5 Things We Learned From Senate And House Hearings On DEP’s Budget
*  [3/30/2015] CFA To Accept Applications For Business In Our Sites, Including Brownfields
*  [3/30/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [3/23/2015] Budget Hearing: DCNR Infrastructure Backlog Reduced By $400 Million In 2 Years
*  [3/23/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [3/16/2015] Budget Hearing: DEP Forming Task Force To Look At Natural Gas Pipeline Issues
*  [3/16/2015] Rep. Everett: If We Don’t Meet Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Milestones, It Isn’t Pretty
*  [3/16/2015] Text Of Gov. Wolf’s Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal Now Available
*  [3/16/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [3/9/2015] Wolf Proposes Level Funding For DEP, DCNR, $325M Alternative Energy Bond
*  [3/9/2015] PA Growing Greener Coalition Expresses Optimism Over Wolf’s Proposed Budget
*  [3/9/2015] PEC Blog: Impressions From Gov. Tom Wolf’s First Budget Address
*  [3/9/2015] Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA Responds To Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal
*  [3/9/2015] Marcellus Shale Coalition: Drilling Industry Already Pays Substantial Taxes
*  [3/9/2015] Analysis: PA Environmental Funding: Eat Your Vegetables, Then You’ll Get Dessert
*  [3/9/2015] House Appropriations Committee Begins Budget Hearings March 9, Senate March 16
*  [3/9/2015] State Revenue Collections $17.3 Million Over Estimates For February
*  [3/9/2015] Senate Committees Hold Hearing On Act 13 Drilling Impact Fee Investments
*  [3/9/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [3/2/2015] Analysis: 5 Things To Look For In Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address Next Week
*  [3/2/2015] IFO Estimates Act 13 Drilling Fee Revenue Down In 2014 To $220.4 Million
*  [3/2/2015] Legislative Audit Shows House, Senate Have $132.6 Million Surplus
*  [3/2/2015] Rep. Conklin Introduces 2 Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposals
*  [3/2/2015] Senate Hearing March 3 On Opportunities Created By Act 13 Drilling Fees
*  [3/2/2015] Allegheny Institute Policy Brief: Governor Pitches Severance Tax Proposal
*  [3/2/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [2/23/2015] DEP To Replace All Members Of The Oil & Gas Technical Advisory Board
*  [2/23/2015] Sen. McGarrigle Introduces Severance Tax Proposal, Nothing For The Environment
*  [2/23/2015] Senate Local Government, Environment Committees Set March 3 Drilling Fee Hearing
*  [2/23/2015] Senate, House Republicans To Announce Initiative To Limit State Spending
*  [2/23/2015] C.O.G.E.N.T. Blog Post: Concerned About The Severance Tax? You Betcha!
*  [2/23/2015] Allegheny Institute Policy Brief: Drilling Impact Fee Benefits Western PA Counties
*  [2/23/2015] Op-Ed: Our Health, Native Plants, Wildlife Compromised By Climate Change
*  [2/23/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [2/16/2015] Wolf Unveils Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal, Nothing For The Environment
*  [2/16/2015] CBF-PA: Severance Tax Proposal Should Include Funding Water Quality Cleanup
*  [2/16/2015] Growing Greener Coalition Renews Case For Environmental Funding In Severance Tax
*  [2/16/2015] PennFuture Lauds Wolf’s Severance Tax Proposal Even Without Money For Environment
*  [2/16/2015] Industry Reaction To Wolf’s Severance Tax Proposal
*  [2/16/2015] Senate, House Reaction To Wolf’s Severance Tax Proposal
*  [2/16/2015] Analysis: Where Is The Environmental Funding In Gov. Wolf’s Severance Tax Proposal?
*  [2/16/2015] 3 Other Severance Tax Proposals Provide Funding For Environmental Restoration
*  [2/16/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [2/9/2015] Motion Denied: Court Reconsideration Of Ruling On Transfer Of Oil & Gas Fund Monies
*  [2/9/2015] PUC: Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees Will Increase For Calendar 2014
*  [2/9/2015] Rep. DiGirolamo Unveils Severance Tax Proposal, Only 10% For The Environment
*  [2/9/2015] Senate Democrats Propose 8% Severance Tax, Only 10% For Environment
*  [2/9/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [2/9/2015] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [2/2/2015] Wolf Signs Moratorium On All New Oil And Gas Leases In State Forests, Parks
*  [2/2/2015] House Appropriations Committee Schedules Hearings On State Budget
*  [1/26/2015] Senate Schedules Hearings On FY 2015-16 State Budget
*  [1/26/2015] PA Environmental Council Policy Priorities For 2015
*  [1/26/2015] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Files For Reconsideration Of Ruling On Drilling
*  [1/26/2015] PA Study Shows Nongame Wildlife, Conservation Efforts Are Important To Residents
*  [1/26/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [1/19/2015] Analysis: Pennsylvania Isn’t Cleaning Up Our Streams, Reclaiming Our Abandoned Mines Quickly Enough To Meet Our Obligations
*  [1/16/2015] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [1/16/2015] Gov.-Elect Wolf’s Budget Task Force Finds $2.3 Billion State Deficit
*  [1/16/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [1/12/2015] Commonwealth Court Upholds Transfer Of Oil And Gas Funds
*  [1/12/2015] StateImpact: DCNR Investigating Drilling Companies Over Royalty Payments
*  [1/12/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [1/5/2015] Analysis: Funding Deficit For Basic PA Environmental Programs Is Now $2.4 Billion
*  [1/5/2015] December State Revenues $161.7 Million More Than Anticipated
*  [1/5/2015] PA Housing Authority Opens Comments On Housing Program Funded By Drilling Fees
*  [1/5/2015] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [12/29/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [12/22/2014] Sen. Brewster Details Severance Tax For Education, Local Governments
*  [12/22/2014] Rep. Harper Proposes Severance Tax To Help Fund Public School Pension Costs
*  [12/22/2014] Drilling Industry: People In Harrisburg Changed, Not The Impact Of A Severance Tax
*  [12/22/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [12/15/2014] PA Budget Policy Center: Severance Tax Would Bring In At Least 3x Drilling Impact Fee
*  [12/15/2014] Allegheny Institute: Assessing The Impact Of A Severance Tax For PA
*  [12/15/2014] CBF: Chesapeake Bay Program Receives Slight Increase In Federal Funding
*  [12/15/2014] Groups Urge Gov.-Elect Wolf To Reinstate Moratorium On Drilling More DCNR Lands
*  [12/15/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [12/8/2014] Budget Secretary: Fiscal Year Will End In Balance, No Additional Drilling Anticipated
*  [12/8/2014] Gov.-Elect Wolf: We Don’t Know What The Real Budget Deficit Is
*  [12/8/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [12/1/2014] General Assembly Ends Legislative Session With Few Positive Environmental Bills
*  [12/1/2014] Gov.-Elect Wolf Names Budget Task Force Members, Inaugural Committee Chairs
*  [12/1/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [11/24/2014] Wolf Transition: State Budget Deficit Briefing, Transition Steering Committee Named
*  [11/24/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClilps
*  [11/17/2014] Independent Fiscal Office: State Faces $1.85 Billion Budget Shortfall
*  [11/17/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [11/10/2014] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule
*  [11/10/2014] Senate Leadership Files Lawsuit Over Gov. Corbett Veto Of Fiscal Code Bill
*  [11/10/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [11/3/2014] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [11/3/2014] Governor’s Order, Fiscal Code Allowing More Drilling On DCNR Land Challenged Again
*  [11/3/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [10/27/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [10/20/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [10/13/2014] StateImpact, Post-Gazette: State Court Hears Arguments On State Forest Drilling
*  [10/13/2014] Drilling Impact Fees Support $9.3 Million Effort To Improve Local Housing
*  [10/13/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [10/6/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [9/29/2014] Sen. Pileggi: Pension Reform, Liquor Privatization Not Likely, Severance Tax Coming
*  [9/29/2014] House Committee OKs Nuclear Fee Bill, Oil & Gas Production Testing Resolution
*  [9/29/2014] Game Commission Board Tables Recreation Use Permit On Game Lands Proposal
*  [9/22/2014] House Committees Hear From Fish & Boat Commission On Oil Franchise Tax Funding
*  [9/22/2014] General Environmental/Budget NewsClips
*  [9/15/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [9/8/2014] August State Revenue Collections $17.8 Million Less Than Anticipated
*  [9/8/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [9/1/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [8/25/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [8/18/2014] Game Commission To Propose Permit For Recreational Trail Use On Game Lands
*  [8/11/2014] Lawmakers, Environmental Groups Urge Protection Of Loyalsock Forest From Drilling
*  [8/11/2014] No House Session, But Line-Item Veto Makes News
*  [8/11/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [8/4/2014] DCNR To Open 15 Day Comment Period On Loyalsock State Forest Drilling Plan
*  [8/4/2014] More Details Released On DCNR Non-Surface Disturbance Natural Gas Leasing
*  [8/4/2014] House GOP: See You In September For Pensions, Philly School Cigarette Tax
*  [8/4/2014] Senate Republican Leaders Explore Options For Challenging Line Item Vetoes
*  [8/4/2014] July State Revenue Hits $2.2 Billion, More Than The $1.9 Billion In 2013
*  [8/4/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [7/28/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [7/21/2014] More Drilling On DCNR Land Delayed Until Court Rules On Oil & Gas Fund Challenges
*  [7/21/2014] DEP: Fiscal Code Provision On Conventional Wells Delays Drilling Regs 2-3 Months
*  [7/21/2014] Secretary Abruzzo: I’ll Continue To Advocate For An Increase In DEP’s Budget
*  [7/21/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [7/14/2014] Gov. Corbett Cuts Senate, House Funding $72.2 Million, Reviewing Options On Pensions
*  [7/14/2014] Gov. Corbett Item Vetoes Legislative Earmarks In Fiscal Code Bill
*  [7/14/2014] House Returns To Session August 4 To Consider Philly Cigarette Tax Bill
*  [7/14/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [7/7/2014] Budget Briefing: Much More Drilling, No Signed Budget, Senate Returning July 8
*  [7/7/2014] Fiscal Code Bill Fundamentally Changes How Conventional Drilling Is Regulated
*  [7/7/2014] PEC Opposes End Run On Conventional Oil, Gas Well Regulations In Fiscal Code Bill
*  [7/7/2014] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule
*  [7/7/2014] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [7/7/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [6/30/2014] UPDATED: Senate Republicans Move $29 Billion Budget Out Of Appropriations Committee, Relies More On Non-Impact Drilling
*  [6/30/2014] Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA Calls For Restoration Of Farm Conservation Tax Credit
*  [6/30/2014] Growing Greener Coalition Issues Environmental Funding Plan If Severance Tax Adopted
*  [6/30/2014] EPA: Pennsylvania Falls Short In Meeting 2013 Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Milestones
*  [6/30/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [6/30/2014] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [6/23/2014] Gov. Corbett Gives Pension, Liquor Ultimatum, Does Not Rule Out Severance Tax
*  [6/23/2014] CBF-PA: Any Severance Tax Should Help PA Meet Clean Water Commitments
*  [6/23/2014] Rep. DiGirolamo Introduces 4.9 Percent Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal
*  [6/23/2014] Environmental Groups Urge Senate, House To Stop Cuts, Protect Our Land And Water
*  [6/23/2014] DCNR Files Court Appeal On Request For State Parks, Forest Drilling Information
*  [6/23/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [6/16/2014] Marcellus Industry Coalition Poll Shows 55% In PA Support Adding Severance Tax, But
*  [6/16/2014] Report: Natural Gas Production Booms, Drillers’ Tax Payments Drop
*  [6/16/2014] Commonwealth Court Delays Decision On Use Of DCNR Oil & Gas Fund Monies
*  [6/16/2014] Corbett: Tackle State Pension Problems, Then We’ll Talk About The Budget
*  [6/16/2014] DEP: New Oil And Gas Permit Fees Go Into Effect June 14
*  [6/16/2014] PA Housing Authority Issues RFP For Marcellus Shale Housing Funding
*  [6/16/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [6/16/2014] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [6/9/2014] PEC: Any Severance Tax Should Go First To Environmental Restoration, Protection
*  [6/9/2014] Growing Greener Coalition Says Include The Environment In Any Severance Tax
*  [6/9/2014] Wolf Urges Action On Severance Tax Now, His Has No $$$ For Environmental Restoration
*  [6/9/2014] Gas Drillers Pay $225.7 Million In Impact Fees For 2013, 11.5% More Than 2012
*  [6/9/2014] Marcellus Shale Coalition On Drilling Impact Fee Tax Disbursements
*  [6/9/2014] Court Told DCNR Did Not Recommend Additional Natural Gas Leasing On State Land
*  [6/9/2014] Poll: PA Supports Drilling 58-33%, Opposes Drilling In State Parks, Forests 57-36%, But
*  [6/9/2014] House GOP Preparing Bare-Bones Budget, Including Keystone Fund Transfer Option
*  [6/9/2014] House Democrats Hear Concerns About Additional Drilling On State Lands
*  [6/9/2014] House Environmental Committee Reports Nuclear Plant Fees Bill
*  [6/9/2014] Senate Environmental Committee Moves Nuclear Plant Fees, Heritage Area Bills
*  [6/9/2014] Fish & Boat Commission To Receive $800,000 From Muddy Run Hydro Plant Certification
*  [6/9/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [6/9/2014] Marcellus Shale NewsClips
*  [6/2/2014] Former Rendell Officials Now Say Marcellus Natural Gas Drilling Exploited State Forests
*  [6/2/2014] Environmental, Other Groups Oppose More State Forest Drilling
*  [6/2/2014] Budget Preview: 28 Days Before State Budget Deadline, Will Zack And Miri Get A Raise?
*  [6/2/2014] Senate Environmental Committee Considers Nuclear Plant Fees, Heritage Area Bills June 3
*  [6/2/2014] House Environmental Committee Considers Gas Royalty, Nuclear Plant Fees Bills June 4
*  [6/2/2014] House Democrats To Hold Hearing On Additional Gas Drilling Proposal June 2
*  [6/2/2014] Rep. Heffley Announces Waste Coal Energy And Reclamation Tax Credit Bill
*  [6/2/2014] USDA Chooses Chesapeake Bay Region For Additional Farm Bill Conservation Funding
*  [6/2/2014] Flooding/Watershed NewsClips
*  [5/26/2014] Corbett Order Outlines Ground Rules For Leasing Additional DCNR Land For Drilling
*  [5/26/2014] Rep. Vitali: DCNR Directed To Provide Information On Leasing Lands For Drilling
*  [5/26/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/19/2014] Update On Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposals Introduced So Far In Senate, House
*  [5/19/2014] House Democrats To Hold Hearing On Additional Gas Drilling Leasing Proposal June 2
*  [5/19/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/12/2014] Sen. Stack Outlines Marcellus Shale Severance Tax, Gas Well Regulation Legislation
*  [5/12/2014] Senate, House Adjourn For May Primary, Will Not Return Until June 2
*  [5/12/2014] EHB Upholds Local Recycling Payments As Part Of County Waste Planning RFP Process
*  [5/12/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/5/2014] April State Revenues $328.3M Below Estimate, Revenue Projections Worse
*  [5/5/2014] Sen. Ferlo Introduces Bill To Enact A Severance Tax, Overhaul Oil And Gas Regulations
*  [5/5/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/5/2014] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [4/28/2014] Oil And Gas Industry, Business Concerned About Bipartisan Severance Tax Proposals
*  [4/28/2014] Local Govts Missed Deadline To Report How $17.4 Million In Drilling Fees Were Spent
*  [4/28/2014] Rep. Vitali Appeals DCNR Denial Of Right To Know Request On Drilling Plan
*  [4/28/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/21/2014] DCNR Releases First Report On The Impacts Of Drilling In State Forest Lands
*  [4/21/2014] Opinion: Corbett Plan For Drilling Good For State Parks, Forests
*  [4/21/2014] Rep. Vitali Files 2 New Right-To-Know Requests On New Drilling In State Forests
*  [4/21/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/14/2014] Republicans, Democrats In Senate, House Join In Calling For A Natural Gas Severance Tax
*  [4/14/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/7/2014] PUC Expects To Collect $224.5 Million In Act 13 Drilling Impact Fees In 2014
*  [4/7/2014] Sen. Erickson Adds Another Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal To Mix
*  [4/7/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/31/2014] Sen. Yudichak Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal Funds Education, Environment
*  [3/31/2014] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [3/31/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/24/2014] Independent Fiscal Office Reports PA Marcellus Tax Rates Lowest Of Any State
*  [3/24/2014] Apply Now For 8 CFA Sewage, Water, Watershed, Recreation And Other Grants
*  [3/24/2014] DEP Tells CAC Filled Positions Nearly Level Last 3 Years Inspite Of Complement Cuts
*  [3/24/2014] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [3/24/2014] Study Released On Combining Fish And Game Commissions
*  [3/24/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/17/2014] DCNR Releases Q/A On Proposed Additional Natural Gas Leasing On State Lands
*  [3/17/2014] Advocates From PA, Ohio, West Virginia Urge Common Approach To Shale Taxation
*  [3/17/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/10/2014] March 18 DEP Citizens Advisory Council Meeting Features FY 2014-15 Budget Discussion
*  [3/10/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/3/2014] More Questions On Additional Gas Leasing At House Hearing On DCNR Budget
*  [3/3/2014] Groups Rally Against More Natural Gas Leasing On State Lands
*  [3/3/2014] Analysis: Time To Stop The Slow Budget Bleeding At DEP, Fund Real Restoration Efforts
*  [3/3/2014] PA To Receive Over $52 Million For Abandoned Mine Reclamation
*  [3/3/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [2/24/2014] Senate DEP Budget Hearing Focuses On Gas Well Explosion, Well Regulation Issues
*  [2/24/2014] House DEP Budget Hearing Tackles Climate Change, Chesapeake Bay, Other Issues
*  [2/24/2014] Additional Natural Gas Leasing Focus Of DCNR Senate Budget Hearing
*  [2/24/2014] Conservation Groups Urge Legislators To Block Leasing Of Additional State Lands
*  [2/24/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [2/17/2014] DEP, DCNR Budget Hearings Coming Up Next Week
*  [2/17/2014] Sen. Schwank Introduces Bill Allowing Cities To Charge Recycling Fees
*  [2/17/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [2/10/2014] Corbett Budget: $45M For State Parks, Forests, More Gas Leasing, DEP Staff Cut
*  [2/10/2014] Governor Proposes Enhanced Penn’s Woods Initiative, $45M For State Parks, Forests
*  [2/10/2014] PEC: Premature To Lift Gas Leasing Moratorium Before A Thorough Public Discussion
*  [2/10/2014] PennFuture: Cost Of Lifting State Forest Gas Leasing Moratorium Unknown
*  [2/10/2014] CBF-PA Responds To Governor’s Budget Proposal
*  [2/10/2014] Growing Greener Coalition Expresses Cautious Optimism Over Corbett Budget Proposal
*  [2/10/2014] County Conservation Districts Thank Governor For His Investment
*  [2/10/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [2/3/2014] Breaking News: Corbett Unveils Enhance Penn’s Woods, Growing Greener Coalition Urges Corbett To Protect Environmental Funding
*  [2/3/2014] PUC Increasing Marcellus Gas Well Fees For Calendar 2013
*  [2/3/2014] Rep. Vitali Announces Bill To Keep Oil & Gas Fund Revenues For DCNR Use
*  [2/3/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [2/3/2014] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [1/27/2014] EQB Approves Drilling Permit Fee Increase To Pay For Regulatory Program
*  [1/27/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [1/20/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [1/13/2014] Environmental Quality Board To Consider Final Gas Well Permit Fee Increase Reg. Jan. 21
*  [1/13/2014] Senate/House Set Early Hearings On Governor’s Budget Proposal
*  [1/13/2014] House Appropriations Committee Invites Questions From Public On Budget
*  [1/13/2014] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [1/13/2014] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [1/6/2014] State Collects 1.6 Percent Less Than Anticipated In December
*  [12/30/2013] New Environmental Laws Enacted In 2013
*  [12/30/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [12/23/2013] Budget Office Projects Need To Fill $1.7 Billion Hole In FY 2014-15 Budget
*  [12/23/2013] New Bipartisan Marcellus Shale Drilling Tax Proposal Announced By House Members
*  [12/23/2013] Auditor General Encourages DCNR To Adhere To Grant Process
*  [12/23/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [12/16/2013] Analysis: Mid-Year Budget Briefing Next Week Will Shape Future Decisions
*  [12/16/2013] Final Title V Air Quality Permit Fee Increases Now In Effect
*  [12/16/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [12/9/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [12/2/2013] Governor Signs Comprehensive Transportation Funding Bill
*  [12/2/2013] Conservation Districts Laud New Transportation Funding For Dirt And Gravel Roads
*  [12/2/2013] 10,000 Friends Of PA Salutes New Transportation Funding Bill
*  [12/2/2013] Growing Greener Coalition Celebrates Marcellus Legacy Fund Grants
*  [12/2/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [11/25/2013] Senate, House Send $2.3 Billion Transportation Funding Plan To Governor
*  [11/25/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [11/25/2013] PA Farmers Union: SB 994 Diverts Attention From Needed Conservation Practices
*  [11/25/2013] $8.7 Million In Alternative And Renewable Energy Projects Funded By Drilling Fees
*  [11/25/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [11/22/2013] Drilling Fees Fund More Than $28.5 Million In Environmental, Recreation Projects
*  [11/18/2013] IRRC Questions DEP Drilling Fee Increases
*  [11/18/2013] Independent Fiscal Office Projects $530 Million Deficit Now, More Next Year
*  [11/18/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [11/11/2013] American Farmland Trust: Federal Farm Bill Agricultural Easement Funding At Risk
*  [11/11/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [11/4/2013] Commitment To Restoring PA Watersheds Changed Fundamentally Before, After 2003
*  [11/4/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [11/4/2013] October Revenue Collections $29 Million Over Estimates, $48.8M Ahead For Year
*  [11/4/2013] AFT: Federal Shutdown Has Not Ended For Many Farm Bill Conservation Programs
*  [11/4/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [10/28/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [10/28/2013] American Farmland Trust: Keep Conservation Compliance In The Farm Bill
*  [10/28/2013] Commonwealth Court Rules Reading Cannot Charge Recycling Fee
*  [10/28/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [10/21/2013] PA Municipal Authorities Assn. Joins Chesapeake Bay Foundation In Opposing SB 994
*  [10/21/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [10/21/2013] Senate, House Reduce Borrowing For Capital Budget Projects By $600 Million
*  [10/21/2013] House Majority Leader Promises Vote On Transportation Funding Plan
*  [10/21/2013] State Agencies Save More Than $400 Million Thru Innovation, EHB Project Highlighted
*  [10/21/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [10/14/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [10/7/2013] Analysis: Have You Thought About How State Government Spends Your Money?
*  [10/7/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [9/30/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [9/23/2013] Environmental Quality Board OKs Final Title V Air Quality Emission Fee Increases
*  [9/23/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [9/16/2013] Proposed Increase In Oil And Gas Permit Fees Published For Comment
*  [9/16/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [9/16/2013] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [9/9/2013] Op-Ed: Federal Farm Bill Promotes Clean Water, Vibrant Farms
*  [9/9/2013] Environmental Quality Board To Consider Final Title V Air Quality Emission Fees
*  [9/9/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [9/9/2013] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [9/2/2013] Rep. Saccone Bill To End Moratorium On Drilling In State Forest Lands
*  [9/2/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/26/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/19/2013] Game Commission Gas Leasing Topic Of Joint House Info Session Aug. 27
*  [8/19/2013] CBF Calls On Congress To Pass Farm Bill At Ag Progress Days
*  [8/19/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/19/2013] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [8/12/2013] Op-Ed: Time To Act Is Now On Transportation Funding Plan For PA
*  [8/12/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/5/2013] Senate Transportation Committee Hearing Urges House Action On Funding Plan
*  [8/5/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/29/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/22/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [7/22/2013] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [7/22/2013] Sen. Rafferty Receives Conservation District Legislator Leadership Award
*  [7/22/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/15/2013] With Nearly $300 Million At Stake, House Returns Monday To Do Fiscal Code Bill
*  [7/15/2013] Op-Ed: State, Region Needs To Support Transportation Funding Plan
*  [7/15/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/8/2013] Corbett Signs FY 2013-14 Budget, Without Raising Taxes, Without Other Priorities
*  [7/8/2013] Tax Code, Fiscal Code Bills Following Budget Contain Surprises, Like Always
*  [7/8/2013] Growing Greener Coalition Praises Governor, General Assembly On Budget
*  [7/8/2013] $1.9 Billion Cut/Diverted From Environmental Programs Over Last 11 Years
*  [7/8/2013] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule (Updated)/Bills Introduced
*  [7/8/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/1/2013] UPDATED: Senate, House Republicans, Governor Reach Agreement On Budget
*  [7/1/2013] House Committee OKs Transportation Funding Plan
*  [7/1/2013] EQB To Consider Proposed Chapter 78 Well Drilling Fee Regulations July 16
*  [7/1/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/24/2013] EPA Will Not OK Nutrient Reductions From Manure Treatment Tech Under SB 994
*  [6/24/2013] CBF: Fundamental Flaws In SB 994 Nutrient Reduction Bill Have Not Been Addressed
*  [6/24/2013] DEP Now Accepting Applications For Growing Greener Watershed Restoration Grants
*  [6/24/2013] State Budget Will Come Down To The Wire, Like Always
*  [6/24/2013] Growing Greener Coalition Opposes Diverting Keystone Fund Monies
*  [6/24/2013] PennDOT Unveils Website Showing How New Transportation Funds Would Be Used
*  [6/24/2013] Independent Fiscal Office Cuts $300 Million From Deficit Estimate
*  [6/24/2013] Aqua America: Private Investment Plays Key Role In Infrastructure Repair
*  [6/24/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/17/2013] House OKs Republican Budget Restoring Conservation District, Heritage Parks Funding
*  [6/17/2013] Growing Greener Coalition Praises House For Restoring Critical Funding Programs
*  [6/17/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [6/17/2013] PUC Posts Distribution Of $102.6 Million In 2012 Drilling Fees To Local Governments
*  [6/17/2013] $94.7 Million In 2012 Drilling Fees Distributed To State Agency Programs
*  [6/17/2013] Diverse Coalition Aims At Transportation Funding For Walking, Bicycling
*  [6/17/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/10/2013] Senate Agriculture Committee To Consider Mandating Expensive Nutrient Reduction Tech
*  [6/10/2013] CBF Opposes Unaffordable Nutrient Reduction Bill To Be Considered In Senate Committee
*  [6/10/2013] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [6/10/2013] Transportation Infrastructure Funding Bill Passes Senate, Future Uncertain In House
*  [6/10/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/3/2013] House Republican Budget Restores Conservation District, Heritage Parks Funding
*  [6/3/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [5/27/2013] DEP Secretary: We Must Do A Better Job Communicating, Engaging Stakeholders
*  [5/27/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [5/20/2013] Senate, House Fall Behind Last Year In Acting On Budget Bills
*  [5/20/2013] SRBC Sets May 23 Hearing On Water Withdrawals, Proposed Fee Changes
*  [5/20/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [5/13/2013] Senate Committee Approves Transportation Funding Bill
*  [5/13/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [5/6/2013] Independent Fiscal Office: PA Faces $520 Million Deficit In Crafting FY 2013-14 Budget
*  [5/6/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [4/29/2013] DEP's Proposed Drilling Reg Changes, Drilling Permit Fee Increases Move Ahead
*  [4/29/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [4/22/2013] Sen. Rafferty, Transportation Chairs, PennDOT Secretary Unveil Funding Proposal
*  [4/22/2013] Alternative Energy Production Tax Credit On House Environmental Committee Agenda
*  [4/22/2013] April Environmental Synopsis Newsletter Now Available
*  [4/22/2013] PUC Briefs DEP Citizens Advisory Council On Drilling Fee Revenue, Disbursements
*  [4/22/2013] DEP Advisory Committee To Consider New Drilling Reg Draft, Revised Permit Fees
*  [4/22/2013] ClearWater Conservancy’s Legends Fly-Fishing Clinic Raises Funds For Restoration
*  [4/22/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [4/15/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [4/8/2013] PUC: Drilling Impact Fee Revenue Drops Below $200 Million This Year
*  [4/8/2013] DEP Citizens Advisory Council To Hear Update On Drilling Fee Income, Distribution
*  [4/8/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [4/1/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [3/25/2013] Waste Industry Appeals Monroe Waste Management Fee Case
*  [3/25/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [3/18/2013] March 18 Environmental Issues Forum To Address Conservation District Funding Issues
*  [3/18/2013] Applications Now Being Accepted For Existing Capital Budget Projects
*  [3/18/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [3/11/2013] House Budget Hearing: Federal Sequestration Will Cost DCNR $1 Million In Grants
*  [3/11/2013] Four Transportation Committee Chairs Urge More Highway, Bridge Funding
*  [3/11/2013] Recap Of Environmental Budget Hearings: Videos, Written Testimony, Summaries
*  [3/11/2013] CBF Commends Bipartisan Letter Supporting Federal Farm Bill Funding
*  [3/11/2013] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/4/2013] Senate Budget Hearing: DCNR Has $1 Billion Maintenance Backlog
*  [3/4/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [2/25/2013] House Budget Hearing: DEP: Third Year In Row Without Proposing Layoffs At DEP
*  [2/25/2013] Senate Budget Hearing: DEP Eliminated 40% Of Permit Backlog So Far
*  [2/25/2013] DEP Awards Watershed Restoration Grants, Only Half The Amount Awarded In 2002
*  [2/25/2013] OSM Tries To Beat Sequester By Issuing State Abandoned Mine Reclamation Grants
*  [2/25/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [2/18/2013] Senate, House Break For Budget Hearings Where BIG Issues At Stake
*  [2/18/2013] Dam Safety & Encroachment Permit Fees Now Final
*  [2/18/2013] House Passes Capital Budget Reform Bill
*  [2/18/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [2/18/2013] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [2/11/2013] Corbett Proposes $10 Million Increase In Farmland Preservation, More DEP Staff Cuts
*  [2/11/2013] $1.8 Billion Cut/Diverted From Environmental Programs Over Last 11 Years
*  [2/11/2013] Conservation Districts Ask For Funds To Be Restored
*  [2/11/2013] DEP, DCNR Secretary Respond To Concerns About Budget Cuts
*  [2/11/2013] Bill Would Add Funding To Solar Grant Program
*  [2/11/2013] REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credit Demand Still Strong After 6 Years
*  [2/11/2013] PUC Sets Marcellus Shale Drilling Fees For Calendar 2012
*  [2/11/2013] Susquehanna Greenway Multi-Agency Grants Workshop Feb. 19 Sunbury
*  [2/11/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [2/4/2013] Budget Secretary: No One Has Missed Funding Cuts In State Budget
*  [2/4/2013] Act 13 Abandoned Mine, Watershed Restoration, Greenways Grant Applications Due
*  [2/4/2013] Reminder: Foundation For PA Watersheds Grant Applications Due Feb. 8
*  [2/4/2013] DEP To Propose Increase In Marcellus Shale Drilling Permit Fees In 2013
*  [2/4/2013] EQB Proposes Title V Air Quality Fee Increases For Comment
*  [2/4/2013] Coca-Cola, Keep America Beautiful Announce Recycling Bin Grant Program
*  [2/4/2013] April 1 Deadline For Submitting Host Municipality Inspector Reimbursement Apps
*  [2/4/2013] DEP Accepting Applications For Mine Map Grant Program
*  [2/4/2013] DEP Awards 32 Small Business Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention Grants
*  [2/4/2013] Alternative, Clean Energy Program Funding Apps Now Being Accepted By CFA
*  [2/4/2013] CFA Accepting Applications For High Performance Building Funding
*  [2/4/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [1/28/2013] Growing Leaner: Shrinking Commitment To The Environment Over Last 10 Years
*  [1/28/2013] Corbett Will Now Roll Out Transportation Funding Plan Feb. 5
*  [1/28/2013] Joint Budget Committee Looks At Competition To Reduce Chesapeake Bay Pollution
*  [1/28/2013] Counties Want Recycling Fees, Unresolved Marcellus Issues Addressed
*  [1/28/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [1/21/2013] CAC: DEP To Update 3 Major Public Participation Policies, Oil & Gas Regs Due Soon
*  [1/21/2013] PennDOT Modernization Results In $50 Million Savings, Funding Plan Due Next Week
*  [1/21/2013] House Releases Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [1/21/2013] Nature Abounds Seeks Sponsoring Groups For PA Senior Environment Corps
*  [1/21/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [1/14/2013] Senate Announces Budget Hearing Schedule
*  [1/14/2013] House Democrats Push Investment In Transportation
*  [1/14/2013] PPL Plan For Long-Term Infrastructure Improvements OKd By PUC
*  [1/14/2013] State Park Fees Due To Increase In 2013
*  [1/14/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [1/7/2013] Video Interview: Harry Campbell, CBF Senior Scientist On Chesapeake Bay Health
*  [1/7/2013] Continuing Resolution Fixes Federal Abandoned Mine Funding, For Now
*  [1/7/2013] State Collects $112.4 Million More Than Estimates In December
*  [1/7/2013] DRBC Launches Online Reporting System For Water Supply Charges System
*  [1/7/2013] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [1/7/2013] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [1/7/2013] Calendar Of Events
*  [12/31/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [12/24/2012] Survey Shows 78 Percent Support More Funding For Conservation, Recreation
*  [12/24/2012] New State Website Confirms DEP Lost Over 22% Of Positions Over Last 10 Years
*  [12/24/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [12/17/2012] State Performance Report Shows Over 12 Point Drop In Environmental Compliance
*  [12/17/2012] PA Housing Finance Agency Funds Marcellus Region Housing Projects
*  [12/17/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [12/3/2012] Corbett: No Tax Increases, Except For Gasoline Maybe, Cuts In Pensions
*  [12/3/2012] Take Action: Protect The Abandoned Mine Land Trust Fund From Fiscal Cliff
*  [12/3/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [11/26/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [11/19/2012] Monroe County Court Upholds Imposition Of County Waste Fee
*  [11/19/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [11/12/2012] PUC Releases Updated Distribution Of Drilling Impact Fees
*  [11/12/2012] EQB To Consider Air Quality Emission Fee Increases November 20
*  [11/12/2012] Coal Mining Permit Fee Increases Final, DEP Fee Increases Total $26.5 Million
*  [11/12/2012] Funding For PA's Aquatic Resources In Cross-hairs Of Automatic Federal Cuts
*  [11/12/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [11/12/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [11/12/2012] Calendar Of Events
*  [11/5/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [10/29/2012] Corbett's Staff Salary Increases Anger State Managers
*  [10/29/2012] Delaware Estuary Project Registry Hopes To Attract Project Funding
*  [10/29/2012] Court: PUC Has No Authority To Review Drilling Ordinances, Withhold Fees
*  [10/29/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [10/22/2012] Good And Bad Environmental Bills Left On The Table As Legislative Session Ends
*  [10/22/2012] Distribution Of $204 Million In Marcellus Shale Impact Fees Detailed
*  [10/22/2012] PUC Suspends Drilling Fee Payments To Townships Challenging Act 13
*  [10/22/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [10/15/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [10/15/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [10/15/2012] Calendar Of Events
*  [10/8/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [10/1/2012] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [10/1/2012] Bill Providing For Drilling On Other State Lands Goes To Governor
*  [10/1/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [9/24/2012] DEP Secretary Writes Congressional Delegation On Mining Reclamation Funding Cut
*  [9/24/2012] PA Land Trust Assn Urges Senate To Reject House Bill 2224
*  [9/24/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [9/17/2012] DEP Now Accepting Applications For Growing Greener Grants
*  [9/17/2012] Coldwater Heritage Partnership Now Accepting Applications For 2013 Grants
*  [9/17/2012] Drillers Pay $201 Million Of $205 Million They Owe In Drilling Fees
*  [9/17/2012] Budget Center: $200 Million In Drilling Impact Fees Half Of Potential Revenue
*  [9/17/2012] Spotlight- Marcellus Shale Development Contributes To Maintaining State Forests
*  [9/17/2012] Fish & Boat Commission Seeks Advertisers For 2013 Fish & Boat Summary Book
*  [9/17/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [9/10/2012] Rep. George: Federal Mine Reclamation Funds In Jeopardy
*  [9/10/2012] Vote Now To Help Nature Abounds Receive Grant From Chase Community Giving
*  [9/10/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [9/3/2012] Applications Now Being Accepted For REAP Farm Conservation Tax Credits
*  [9/3/2012] DCNR's 2012-13 Calendar Commemorates Civilian Conservation Corps
*  [9/3/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [8/27/2012] Video: John Dawes On $200 Million Cut To PA Federal Mine Reclamation Funding
*  [8/27/2012] Conservation Groups, Local Officials Honor Rep. Bill Adolph
*  [8/27/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/20/2012] Waste Industry Appeals Monroe County Tipping Fee RFP
*  [8/20/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/20/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [8/13/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [8/6/2012] New Federal Law Reduces Mine Reclamation Funding To PA By $200 Million
*  [8/6/2012] July State Revenue Collections $100 Million Ahead Of July 2011
*  [8/6/2012] Opinion- Susquehanna Stream Gages Needed For Flood Mitigation And Drought Monitoring
*  [8/6/2012] Chesapeake Bay Foundation Issues Statements Opposing U.S. House Farm Bill
*  [8/6/2012] Budget/Quecreek/Quick NewsClips
*  [8/6/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [8/6/2012] Calendar Of Events
*  [7/30/2012] Budget/Quecreek/Quick Clips
*  [7/23/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/23/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [7/16/2012] Budget Office Increases Revenue Estimate For FY 2012-13
*  [7/16/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/9/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [7/2/2012] Republican House, Senate, Governor Pass 2nd On-Time, No-Tax Budget
*  [7/2/2012] Renew Growing Greener Coalition Applauds Restoration Of Keystone Fund
*  [7/2/2012] PA Land Trust Assn: Keystone Fund, Farmland Preservation Programs Will Survive
*  [7/2/2012] The Record: $1.7 Billion Cut/Diverted From Environmental Programs Last 10 Years
*  [7/2/2012] IRRC Disapproves Final DEP Noncoal Mining Permit Fee Increases
*  [7/2/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [7/2/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [6/25/2012] Republicans Agree On A General Funding Spend Number, Now The Hard Part
*  [6/25/2012] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [6/25/2012] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [6/25/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/18/2012] Legislators Continue Push To Protect Keystone Fund
*  [6/18/2012] Fiscal Office: FY 2012-13 Revenue Just Shy Of $1 Billion More Than Governor’s Estimate
*  [6/18/2012] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [6/18/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/11/2012] Growing Greener Coalition Praises House Action To Restore Keystone Fund
*  [6/11/2012] Senate, House Send Part Of State Budget To Governor, Still Working On General Fund
*  [6/11/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [6/4/2012] Senate, House, Governor Begin Final Push For State Budget
*  [6/4/2012] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [6/4/2012] Senate Democrats Unveil Infrastructure Investment Plan
*  [6/4/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/28/2012] House Positions Budget Bills For Amendments When They Return June 4
*  [5/28/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/21/2012] State Budget Deadline Less Than 20 Voting Days Away
*  [5/21/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [5/14/2012] Senate OKs FY 2012-13 Budget In Bipartisan Vote, Keystone Fund Partially Restored
*  [5/14/2012] Details On The Senate-Passed FY 2012-13 General Fund Budget
*  [5/14/2012] Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced
*  [5/14/2012] Senate/House Bills Moving
*  [5/14/2012] New Bill Would Fund High Hazard Dam Reconstruction From Oil And Gas Fund
*  [5/14/2012] PUC Finalizes Provisions For Collection, Disbursement Of Drilling Impact Fee
*  [5/14/2012] PUC Seeks Comments On Distribution System Improvement Charge Implementation
*  [5/14/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [5/7/2012] Fiscal Office: FY 2012-13 Revenue $1 Billion Higher Than Governor's Office Estimate
*  [5/7/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/30/2012] Renew Growing Greener: Help Rescue The Keystone Fund For Earth Week
*  [4/30/2012] PUC Delays Action On Drilling Impact Fee Final Action Due To Court Injunction
*  [4/30/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [4/23/2012] Industry Leaders Join Rep. Geist's Call For Action On Transportation Funding
*  [4/23/2012] All Counties With Producing Marcellus Wells Have Adopted Drilling Fee
*  [4/23/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/16/2012] Bradford County Adopts Drilling Fee, 97 Percent Of Marcellus Wells Now Covered By Fee
*  [4/16/2012] Growing Greener Coalition Stop The Cuts Petition Drive Collects 5,000 Signatures On Day 1
*  [4/16/2012] Auditor General Wagner Urges Passage Of Transportation Infrastructure Bill
*  [4/16/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/16/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [4/9/2012] Counties With 68 Percent Of Marcellus Wells File To Adopt Drilling Fee
*  [4/9/2012] Corbett Proposal To Permanently Eliminate Keystone Fund Faces Stiff Opposition
*  [4/9/2012] March Revenue Collection $94.7 Million Over Estimates, Still $386.9 Million Deficit
*  [4/9/2012] House Approves Public-Private Transportation Partnership Legislation
*  [4/9/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/2/2012] Let The Budget Games Begin, Senate Sets Action On Budget Bills Monday
*  [4/2/2012] Counties With 64 Percent Of Marcellus Wells File To Adopt Drilling Fee
*  [4/2/2012] Schuylkill County Calls For Renewal Of Growing Greener Program
*  [4/2/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [4/2/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [3/26/2012] Update: Counties With 2,093 Marcellus Wells File With PUC To Adopt Drilling Fee
*  [3/26/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/26/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [3/19/2012] Counties With 1,341 Marcellus Wells File With PUC To Adopt Drilling Fee
*  [3/19/2012] PUC Seeks Comment On Implementation Of Drilling Impact Fee Provisions
*  [3/19/2012] Poll: Voters Disapprove Of Governor's Handling Of State Budget
*  [3/19/2012] House Passes Capital Budget Reform Bill, Reduces Debt Available For Projects
*  [3/19/2012] Rep. Saylor Unveils Natural Gas Vehicle Conversion Legislation
*  [3/19/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [3/12/2012] DEP Secretary: Budget Does Something Very Important- No Staff Layoffs
*  [3/12/2012] PEC: More Unprecedented Cuts To Environmental Program Funding Proposed
*  [3/12/2012] Growing Greener Coalition: Proposed Budget Cuts Cast Cloud Over Agriculture Week
*  [3/12/2012] PA Environmental Defense Foundation Sues Over Use Of Drilling Revenues
*  [3/12/2012] Environmental Quality Board Publishes Proposed Increase In Mining Fees For Comment
*  [3/12/2012] Legislation To Consolidate Government Research Agencies Approved By Senate Committee
*  [3/12/2012] Game Commission Delivers Annual Report Noting It's Been 13 Years Since A License Increase
*  [3/12/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [3/12/2012] Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits
*  [3/5/2012] DCNR Secretary: Elimination Of Keystone Funds Is Permanent
*  [3/5/2012] Updated Schedule For Remaining Budget Hearings
*  [3/5/2012] February State Revenue Collections Below Estimates, $481.6 Deficit So Far
*  [3/5/2012] Fish & Boat Commission Provides Annual Report To House Committee
*  [3/5/2012] Budget/Quick NewsClips
*  [2/27/2012] DEP Secretary: I'm Bullish About This Budget And In Our Ability To Deliver
*  [2/27/2012] Growing Greener Coalition: Corbett Budget Cuts Undermine New Shale Law
*  [2/27/2012] Updated Schedule For Remaining Senate, House Budget Hearings
*  [2/27/2012] PUC Provides Direction On Implementation Of Drilling Impact Fee
*  [2/27/2012] Budget/Quick Clips
*  [2/20/2012] Corbett Signs Marcellus Shale Drilling, Fee Bill Into Law
*  [2/20/2012] Sustainable Funding For County Conservation Districts To Come From Drilling Fee
*  [2/20/2012] Rep. George: Natural Gas Industry Got Its Corbett Valentine
*  [2/20/2012] DCNR Budget Hearing: No New Drilling Leases Planned For State Forests
*  [2/20/2012] Schedule For Remaining Senate, House Budget Hearings
*  [2/20/2012] Bills On Governor's Desk
*  [2/20/2012]