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Sunday NewsClips

AP: House GOP To Test Budget-Balancing Plan In Growing Stalemate

White: House GOP Budget Proposal Is No Miracle

Renowned Unity Sheep Farm Lauded For Conservation-Friendly Grazing

Robbing Agriculture Funds No Way To Balance State Budget

Lehigh Valley Farms Seek New Markets As Big Retailers Cash In On Buy Local Trend

Editorial: Time To Learn The Lessons Of Floods Past

Visitors Flock To TMI Open House, Will It Be The Last?

Op-Ed: Boosting PA With Energy, Forge The Future

Pressure Growing On Feds To Do PFC Health Study

Saving Lives With Meteorologists At AccuWeather

Casey, Toomey Work To Provide Aid To Fallen First Responder Children

AP: Bikers In The Buff Ride Through Philadelphia’s Streets

Philly Naked Bike Ride Streaks Thru Philadelphia For 9th Year

Carp Are Dying Off In Pymatuning Lake

Schneck: Craighead House In Cumberland County Celebrates Famous Naturalist Brothers

Video: Weed Walks With Willa

Irma

Emergency Planners In PA In Watch, Wait Mode As Irma Approaches

Price-Gouging Complaints Balloon In Florida

The Feds

Op-Ed: The War On Coal Communities: Strip Mining

Air

Crable: DEP Approves Air Pollution Plan For Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline In Lancaster 

Study Finds High Levels Of Asthma, Pollution Exposure In Children In Pittsburgh

Alternative Fuels

Electric Car Chargers Popping Up In Western PA

AEP Ohio Proposes $10M Electric Vehicle Program

Budget

AP: House GOP To Test Budget-Balancing Plan In Growing Stalemate

Meyer: House GOP Contends With Intra-Caucus Disputes Over Budget Fix

Meyer: Agency Heads Voice Concern Over House GOP Budget Proposal

White: House GOP Budget Proposal Is No Miracle

House Republicans Propose Taking Over $450M From Environmental Funds, The Largest Cut In PA History

PA Parks & Forests Foundation: Environmental Funds Proposed To Be Raided By House GOP Are NOT Surplus

Act Now: Save Trail Funding In Pennsylvania

Dept. Of Agriculture: House GOP Budget Plan Threatens Agriculture, Reneges On Promises To Farmers, Counties

Pittsburgh Transit Could Lose $80 Million If House GOP Plan Prevails

SEPTA Warns House GOP Budget Proposal Could Gut Public Transit

PennDOT Warns Lawmakers Raiding Funds Jeopardizes Transit, Infrastructure Projects

AP: Wolf: Pennsylvanians Will Get Hurt If Budget Isn’t Funded

House GOP Budget Met With Skepticism From Democrats, Senate, Wolf

Shale Tax, 3rd Party Permit Reviews Tucked Into PA Budget Bill 

Op-Ed: A Severance Tax Won’t Cure The State’s Budget Woes

Op-Ed: Natural Gas Severance Tax Will Deflate PA’s Economy

Op-Ed: PA Needs To Get Serious About Its Drinking Water Crisis, Jim Sandoe, DEP CAC

Op-Ed: GOP Budget Stopgap Would Hurt Lancaster County Farms

Op-Ed: Raiding Preservation Funding No Solution To State Budget Deficit

AP: Wolf Says House GOP’s Budget-Balancing Plan Is Nonsense

Esack: Is The Budget Pain Coming For Pennsylvania?

Editorial: Why House Republicans Aren’t Serious About PA’s Budget Deficit

Editorial: Spreading Insolvency Isn’t A Budget

EPA Under Trump Shrinks To Near Reagan-Era Staffing Levels

U.S. House Keeps Most EPA Cuts, Rejects Bids To Reverse Riders

U.S. House Moves To Keep EPA From Enforcing Bay Pollution Diet

Cartwright Concerned Federal Budget Cuts May Impact Local Rivers

Chesapeake Bay

Inspectors Find Most Farms Are Complying With Environmental Rules

Morelli: Report Highlights Farm Manure Pollution In 4 PA Counties

EPA Cuts Funding To Chesapeake Bay Journal Reporting On It

U.S. House Keeps Most EPA Cuts, Rejects Bids To Reverse Riders

U.S. House Moves To Keep EPA From Enforcing Bay Pollution Diet

VA Gubernatorial Hopefuls Vow To Stay Course On Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

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Climate

Will Future Storms Be Worse Than Harvey? Debate Over Climate And Hurricanes

Kummer: 5 Reasons We’re Seeing These Monster Hurricanes

Op-Ed: We Can’t Ignore The Role Of Climate Change Behind Hurricane Harvey

Op-Ed: Here’s What Harvey Taught Us About Risk, Climate And Resilience

PJM Mulls Capacity Repricing Strategies To Tackle State Subsidy Programs

Little Evidence Trump Will Delay Major U.S. Climate Report

EPA: Clean Power Plan Rule Repeal Announcement Likely This Fall

Bush EPA Director: Trump Sets Deeply Troubling Precedent In Burying Climate Data

Coal Mining

Huber Breaker Historical Marker, Revitalization Plan Unveiled In Ashley

Trump’s FERC Nominees Assure Senators They Won’t Prop Up Coal

Fmr Consol Exec Tapped To Lead Federal Fossil Fuel Office

Compliance Action

DEP Says Sunoco Violated EHB Agreement On Mariner East 2 Pipeline Drilling

DEP To Inspect Burned-Out Erie Warehouse

Deep Mine Safety

Trump Names Fmr Coal Exec To Top Mine Safety Position

Delaware River

AP: Source: Permanent Delaware River Watershed Drilling Ban In Works

DRBC Planning To Propose Permanent Fracking Ban

Delaware River Flows Dropping Dramatically As NYC Reverts To Old Agreement

Cartwright Concerned Federal Budget Cuts May Impact Local Rivers

Delaware RiverKeeper Sept. 8 RiverWatch Video Report

Drinking Water

Pittsburgh Water Authority Lifts Boil Water Advisory For Millvale

Water Advisory Sheds Light On What We Take For Granted

Pittsburgh Water Authority Director Disputes Consultant On Staffing

Op-Ed: PA Needs To Get Serious About Its Drinking Water Crisis, Jim Sandoe, DEP CAC

Pittsburgh Faces Hurdles In Removing Lead From Drinking Water

Despite Greater Scrutiny, Depth Of Schools’ Lead In Water Problem Unclear

Editorial: Children In PA Need To Be Tested For Lead Poisoning

Report: Fixing America’s Lead Problem Could Yield Billions More In Benefits

Economic Development

Clean Energy Jobs On The Rise In Allegheny County

Chinese Solar Company New Tenant In Philadelphia

Op-Ed: Shale Gas Is Working Toward PA’s Energy, Economic Future

Op-Ed: Natural Gas Severance Tax Will Deflate PA’s Economy

Western PA Pipe Producers Asks Trump To Crack Down On Imported Steel

Emergency Response

200+ Pennsylvanians Deploy To Fight Wildfires In Western U.S., The Other Natural Disaster

DCNR/PEMA Sending 9 Member Team To Staging Area In NJ To Prepare For Hurricane Irma; PA Responds To 3rd Natural Disaster

80 Large Wildfires Burn In Western U.S., Destroying Homes, Prompting Evacuations

Ash Covers Oregon Cities, Wildfire Smoke Chokes American West

If Hurricane Irma Hits PA, Are We Prepared?

PA National Guard Troops Deployed For Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Energy

Help Keep TMI Open Lancaster Commissioners Tell State Officials

FirstEnergy Drops Price Of 4 PA Gas, Hydro Power Plants To Push Their Sale

20,000+ Without Power In Midstate After Storms

PJM Mulls Capacity Repricing Strategies To Tackle State Subsidy Programs

Energy Conservation

PA Restores Grants To Help The Poor With Heating Bills

Environmental Heritage

VP Pence To Speak At 9/11 Ceremony Honoring Flight 93 Victims

Huber Breaker Historical Marker, Revitalization Plan Unveiled In Ashley

Farming

Inspectors Find Most Farms Are Complying With Environmental Rules

Morelli: Report Highlights Farm Manure Pollution In 4 PA Counties

Op-Ed: GOP Budget Stopgap Would Hurt Lancaster County Farms

Erie Residents, Organizations Make Urban Farming Plans

MOM’s Organic Market Opens New Store In Philly

Flooding

What You Need To Know About Flood Insurance

Private Coverage Urged In PA In Flood Insurance Reauthorization

Editorial: Require Flood Insurance In Mapped Areas

If Hurricane Irma Hits PA, Are We Prepared?

An Unseen Health Risk That Might Arise If Your House Floods

Dauphin County Has $4 Billion Worth Of Property Value In Floodplains

300+ Property Buyouts Tallied On Anniversary Of Record Susquehanna Flood In Luzerne

Editorial: How Philly Can Avoid Flooding Like Houston’s After Harvey

Harvey Flooding May Cause Rethinking Of Flood Risk Areas

Booming Houston Built Over Land Meant For Flood Projects

Will Future Storms Be Worse Than Harvey? Debate Over Climate And Hurricanes

Kummer: 5 Reasons We’re Seeing These Monster Hurricanes

Op-Ed: Here’s What Harvey Taught Us About Risk Climate And Resilience

Op-Ed: Here’s What Harvey Has To Teach About The Next Disaster

Editorial: Infrastructure Of Disaster

Trump Seeks $7.85 Billion For Harvey, Action On Debt Limit

Dems Ask Trump To Reinstate Flood Standard After Harvey

Costliest Natural Disasters In U.S. Since 1980

AP: Most Florida Flood Zone Property Not Insured

Forests

200+ Pennsylvanians Deploy To Fight Wildfires In Western U.S., The Other Natural Disaster

DCNR/PEMA Sending 9 Member Team To Staging Area In NJ To Prepare For Hurricane Irma; PA Responds To 3rd Natural Disaster

80 Large Wildfires Burn In Western U.S., Destroying Homes, Prompting Evacuations

Ash Covers Oregon Cities, Wildfire Smoke Chokes American West

Wildfire-Weary Western U.S. Coughs Through Late-Season Surge

AP: Billions Of Dead Trees Force U.S. Forest Fire Crews To Shift Tactics

Schneck: What Can Pennsylvania Expect In Fall Foliage This Year?

Schneck: Your Video Guide To Colors Of Fall Foliage In PA

Geology

Murphy: Mexico’s Earthquake Rattled Water In Juniata County Observation Well

Hazardous Sites Cleanup

AP: Superfund Sites Flooded In Houston Area, EPA Not On Scene

EPA Finds 13 Superfund Sites Flooded, Possibly Damaged After Harvey

Texas Expects EPA To Get On Top Of Flooded Superfund Site Risk

AP Pushes Back Against EPA’s Criticism Of Flooded Superfund Sites

Land Conservation

Op-Ed: Raiding Preservation Funding No Solution To State Budget Deficit

Oil & Gas

AP: Source: Permanent Delaware River Watershed Drilling Ban In Works

DRBC Planning To Propose Permanent Fracking Ban

Shale Tax, 3rd Party Permit Reviews Tucked Into PA Budget Bill

AP: New Tests In Dimock Revive Old Drilling Debate About Contaminated Wells

Op-Ed: A Severance Tax Won’t Cure The State’s Budget Woes

Op-Ed: Shale Gas Is Working Toward PA’s Energy, Economic Future

Op-Ed: Natural Gas Severance Tax Will Deflate PA’s Economy

UGI Launches New Billing System

Sean Spicer To Speak At Pittsburgh Marcellus Shale Conference

Fuel Prices Nudge Up, But National Gasoline Crisis May Be Nearing End

Cusick: Gasoline Price Spikes Caused By Harvey On Par With Katrina

Pittsburgh Gasoline Prices Spike In Wake Of Harvey

Gasoline Price Hike Highest Since Katrina In 2005

Harvey Pushes Lancaster Gasoline Prices Up 33 Cents

Op-Ed: Oil Companies’ Greed Shows During Harvey

Pipelines

DEP Says Sunoco Violated EHB Agreement On Mariner East 2 Pipeline Drilling

Mariner East 2 Pipeline Challenges Delaware County Residents Presence In Right-Of-Way

Mariner East 2 Pipeline Builder Has Another Spill In Lebanon County

Crable: DEP Approves Air Pollution Plan For Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline In Lancaster

PA OKs Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline, VA Agency Questions Another

Western PA Pipe Producers Asks Trump To Crack Down On Imported Steel

FERC Pipeline Agenda Takes A Hit With Court Ruling

Radiation Protection

Help Keep TMI Open Lancaster Commissioners Tell State Officials

PJM Mulls Capacity Repricing Strategies To Tackle State Subsidy Programs

Recreation

Schneck: What Can Pennsylvania Expect In Fall Foliage This Year?

Schneck: Your Video Guide To Colors Of Fall Foliage In PA

Susquehanna Greenway: Great Places To Explore Along The Susquehanna

Sept. 8 Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

More Than 76,000 Visit Presque Isle During Labor Day Weekend

Foresters Working To Eradicate Ailanthus Trees Along Roaring Run Trail

Trail Extension Work Underway At Presque Isle

Man Rescued From Hillside After Falling Off Trail At Cedar Creek Park

Three Rivers Heritage Trail Leader Moves On To Head 9/11 National Trail

AP: Was PA Kayaker’s Drowning Preventable In Swatara Creek?

Luzerne Officials Hear Complaints About River Common Upkeep

How Kids On Bikes Are Taking Over Philly Streets

Op-Ed: Philly’s Newest Bike Lane Isn’t Good Enough

Fallingwater Director Lynda Waggoner To Retire In 2018

Recycling/Waste

DEP Approves IESI Landfill Expansion In Northampton

Crable: Artist, Opponents Appeal Vertical Expansion Of Frey Landfill In Lancaster

Renewable Energy

Clean Energy Jobs On The Rise In Allegheny County

Pittsburgh is Going Green, But Who Is Getting Left Behind?

Chinese Solar Company New Tenant In Philadelphia

Sustainability

Pittsburgh is Going Green, But Who Is Getting Left Behind?

Wastewater Facilities

EHB Dismisses Allentown Sewage Blending Appeal

New Freeport Sewage Plant May Triple Customers’ Bills

Watershed Protection

Morelli: Report Highlights Farm Manure Pollution In 4 PA Counties

Inspectors Find Most Farms Are Complying With Environmental Rules

Delaware River Flows Dropping Dramatically As NYC Reverts To Old Agreement

Cartwright Concerned Federal Budget Cuts May Impact Local Rivers

Delaware RiverKeeper Sept. 8 RiverWatch Video Report

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Wildlife

Nale: Centre County Hosts State’s First Wild Trout Summit

Hayes: Wild Trout Reveal Presence Of Clean Water, Should Anglers Pay For That Assessment?

Crable: Concerns Remain, But There Have Never Been So Many Big Bass In Lower Susquehanna

Delaware River Flows Dropping Dramatically As NYC Reverts To Old Agreement

Sportsmen Rally To Preserve Health Twp Fish Hatchery

Frye: September Will Reveal Worst Of EHD Outbreak Among Deer

Crable: 30-Year Old Eagle That Lead Comeback In PA Dies From Lead Poisoning

Other

Money-Saving Concrete Process In Erie Replaces Traditional Bridge Work

Harvey

Fuel Prices Nudge Up, But National Gasoline Crisis May Be Nearing End

Cusick: Gasoline Price Spikes Caused By Harvey On Par With Katrina

Pittsburgh Gasoline Prices Spike In Wake Of Harvey

Gasoline Price Hike Highest Since Katrina In 2005

Harvey Pushes Lancaster Gasoline Prices Up 33 Cents

Op-Ed: Oil Companies’ Greed Shows During Harvey

Harvey-Like Storm In Pittsburgh Would Put Downtown Under 25 Feet Of Water

PA National Guard Troops Deployed For Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Erie-Area Natives Battle Hurricane Harvey

Erie Stepping Up For Hurricane Victims

Editorial: How Philly Can Avoid Flooding Like Houston’s After Harvey

AP: Superfund Sites Flooded In Houston Area, EPA Not On Scene

EPA Finds 13 Superfund Sites Flooded, Possibly Damaged After Harvey

Texas Expects EPA To Get On Top Of Flooded Superfund Site Risk

AP Pushes Back Against EPA’s Criticism Of Flooded Superfund Sites

Booming Houston Built Over Land Meant For Flood Projects

Will Future Storms Be Worse Than Harvey? Debate Over Climate And Hurricanes

Kummer: 5 Reasons We’re Seeing These Monster Hurricanes

Op-Ed: We Can’t Ignore The Role Of Climate Change Behind Hurricane Harvey

Trump Seeks $7.85 Billion For Harvey, Action On Debt Limit

Insurer: Property Loses From Harvey Could Hit $75 Billion

Dems Ask Trump To Reinstate Flood Standard After Harvey

Harvey Flooding May Cause Rethinking Of Flood Risk Areas

Op-Ed: Here’s What Harvey Taught Us About Risk, Climate And Resilience

Op-Ed: Here’s What Harvey Has To Teach About The Next Disaster

Editorial: Infrastructure Of Disaster

Costliest Natural Disasters In U.S. Since 1980

Rising Gasoline Prices After Harvey Threaten Trump Economy

Mexico Earthquake

Murphy: Mexico’s Earthquake Rattled Water In Juniata County Observation Well

Irma

Hurricane Irma’s Track: Latest Predictions, What We Know

A Hurricane Looms, Lackawanna Community Steps Up

Lehigh Valley Agencies Gearing Up To Help With Irma Relief

DCNR/PEMA Sending 9 Member Team To Staging Area In NJ To Prepare For Hurricane Irma; PA Responds To 3rd Natural Disaster

DCNR Emergency Response Team Sent To NJ To Aid With Hurricane Irma Relief

AP: Teams From PA Headed Out To Help With Hurricane Irma

Philly First Responders To Help In Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Hurricane Irma Could Drive Gas Prices Even Higher

Florida Families With Western PA Ties Prepare For Irma

PA Natives Turn To Charter Flights To Escape Irma

Irma Evacuees Land In Philly As Powerful Hurricane Nears Florida

If Hurricane Irma Hits PA, Are We Prepared?

Gasoline Trucks U-Turn Amid Irma Fears As Shortage Shifts From TX To Florida

AP: Most Florida Flood Zone Property Not Insured

Western U.S. Wildfires

200+ Pennsylvanians Deploy To Fight Wildfires In Western U.S., The Other Natural Disaster

DCNR/PEMA Sending 9 Member Team To Staging Area In NJ To Prepare For Hurricane Irma; PA Responds To 3rd Natural Disaster

Wildfire Season Among Worst In U.S. History: Here’s Why

80 Large Wildfires Burn In Western U.S., Destroying Homes, Prompting Evacuations

Ash Covers Oregon Cities, Wildfire Smoke Chokes American West

Wildfire-Weary Western U.S. Coughs Through Late-Season Surge

AP: Billions Of Dead Trees Force U.S. Forest Fire Crews To Shift Tactics

Federal Policy

EPA Under Trump Shrinks To Near Reagan-Era Staffing Levels

Cartwright Concerned Federal Budget Cuts May Impact Local Rivers

FERC Pipeline Agenda Takes A Hit With Court Ruling

Trump’s FERC Nominees Assure Senators They Won’t Prop Up Coal

Little Evidence Trump Will Delay Major U.S. Climate Report

Bush EPA Director: Trump Sets Deeply Troubling Precedent In Burying Climate Data

EPA: Clean Power Plan Rule Repeal Announcement Likely This Fall

EPA Now Requires Political Aide’s Sign-Off For Agency Awards, Grants

Fmr Consol Exec Tapped To Lead Federal Fossil Fuel Office

EPA Cuts Funding To Chesapeake Bay Journal Reporting On It

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