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Public Participation Opportunities/Calendar Of Events

This section lists House and Senate Committee meetings, DEP and other public hearings and meetings and other interesting environmental events.

NEW means new from last week. [Agenda Not Posted] means not posted within 2 weeks of the advisory committee meeting.  Go to the online Calendar webpage for updates.

Note: DEP published the 2018 meeting schedules for its advisory committees and boards.

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July 7-- Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring. Mountain Watershed Association. Volunteer Training For Shale Gas-Related Stream Monitoring. Blythedale Volunteer Fire Department, 1799 Blythedale Road, Buena Vista, Allegheny County. 9:00 to 3:30.

July 7-- PA National Guard Regal Fritillary Butterfly ToursFort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County.

July 9-- Senate Republican Policy Committee holds hearing on Clean Fill, Abandoned Quarries in Northampton County.  Wind Gap Middle School, 1620 Teels Road, Pen Argyl. 10:00.

July 10-- West Branch Susquehanna Restoration Coalition Meeting & PicnicBald Eagle State Park, Pavilion #5, Centre County.  5:30.

July 11-- CANCELED. DEP Water Resources Advisory Committee meeting. Next scheduled meeting is September 19.  DEP Contact: Diane Wilson, 717-787-3730, diawilson@pa.gov.   (formal notice)

July 11-- DEP Technical Advisory Committee On Diesel Powered (Mining) Equipment. DEP New Stanton Office, 131 Broadview Road, New Stanton. 10:00.  DEP Contact: Peggy Scheloski, 724-404-3143 or mscheloske@pa.gov.

July 11-- DEP Hearing On Interim Response At Ridge Run PFAS, PFOS, PFOA Well Contamination Site In Bucks County.  West Rockhill Township Building, 1028 Ridge Road, Sellersville, PA. 6:30.

July 12-- PennVEST, DEP Public Meeting On Proposed FY 2018 Clean Water, Drinking Water intended Use Plans. 2nd Floor Auditorium, Rachel Carson Building, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg. 2:00.

July 12-- PUC En Banc Hearing On Supplier Consolidated Billing By Electricity Suppliers. Hearing Room 1, Keystone Building, 400 North Street, Harrisburg.  1:00.

July 16-- DEP Hearing On State Air Quality Implementation Plan Changes For Meeting Ozone Standard, New Source Review. DEP Southwest Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh. 1:00.

July 16- DEP Hearing On State Air Quality Implementation Plan Changes For Meeting Ozone Standard, New Source Review. DEP Southeast Regional Office, 2 East Main Street, Norristown. 1:00.

July 16-- DEP Hearing On State Air Quality Implementation Plan Changes For Meeting Ozone Standard, New Source Review. 12th Floor Conference Room, Rachel Carson Building, Harrisburg. 1:00.

July 17-- CANCELED. Environmental Quality Board meeting. The next scheduled meeting is August 21. DEP Contact: Laura Edinger, 717-772-3277, ledinger@pa.gov(formal notice)

July 17-- Agenda Posted. DEP Citizens Advisory Council meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building.  10:00.  DEP Contact: Neil Bakshi, DEP Policy Office, nebakshi@pa.gov.

July 17-- DEP Hearing [If Needed] On RACT II Air Quality Plan For Sonneborn Petrolia Facility In Butler County.  DEP Northwest Regional Office, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, Crawford County. 9:00 a.m.

July 17-- DEP Hearing On NPDES Water Quality Permit For Fmr Embreeville State Hospital Grounds STP. Marshallton united Methodist Church, 1282 W. Strasburg Road, West Chester, Chester County. 6:00.

July 18-- Penn State Extension. Public Meeting On Spotted Lanternfly. Schuylkill County Agricultural Center, 1202 Ag Center Drive, Pottsville. 6:30.

July 18-- NEW. Westmoreland County Conservation DistrictMosquito, Tick Talk.  District’s Office, 218 Donohoe Road, Greensburg. 6:00 to 8:00

July 19-- Agenda Posted. DEP Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board meeting.  New Stanton District Mining Office, 131 Broadview Road, New Stanton. 9:00.  DEP Contact: Daniel Snowden, 717-787-5103, dsnowden@pa.gov. (formal notice)

July 19-- DEP Hearing On Interim Response At Nockamixon TCE Well Contamination Site In Bucks County.  Nockamixon Township Municipal Building, 589 Lake Warren Road, Upper Black Eddy, PA. 7:00

July 25-- DEP Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee meeting. 12th Floor Conference Room, Rachel Carson Building. 10:00. DEP Contact: Nancy Herb, 717-783-9269 or nherb@pa.gov(formal notice)

July 25-- NEW. EPA Community Engagement Meeting On PFASHatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road in Horsham, Montgomery County.  Working Session 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Listening Session 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.

July 25-27-- Registration Open. Professional Recyclers of PA. 28th Annual Recycling & Organics Conference.  Best Western Premier Hotel, Harrisburg.

July 26-- NEW. PA Assn. Of Environmental Professionals, DEP. Freshwater Mussels In The Ohio And Allegheny River Watersheds Workshop.  DEP Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive in Pittsburgh. 9:00 to 11:00.

July 26-- Penn State ExtensionIntroduction To Electric Markets and Procurement Strategies Webinar.  1:00 to 2:00.

July 27-29-- Keystone Trails AssociationProwl The Sproul WeekendSproul State Forest, Clinton County.

July 28-- PA Resources Council. Recycling Bin Distribution Event In Pittsburgh. Point Breeze Distribution Event, URA’s Parking Lot on Meade Street.  8:00 to 2:00. Click Here to register.

July 28-- Audubon Society of Western PA. Backyard Habitat Gardening for Pollinators and Butterflies Workshop. Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh. 10:00.

August 1-- DEP Cleanup Standards Scientific Advisory Board meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:00.  DEP Contact: Michael Maddigan, 717-772-3609,  mmaddigan@pa.gov.

August 8-- DEP Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building.  10:00.  DEP Contact: Todd Wallace, 717-783-9438, twallace@pa.gov.

August 8-- DEP Aggregate Advisory Board meeting.  Pennsy Supply, Thomasville Quarry Office, 55 South Biesecker Road, Thomasville, York County. 10:00. DEP Contact: Daniel Snowden, 717-787-5103, dsnowden@pa.gov(formal notice)

August 9-- NEW. DEP Hearing On Cumberland Mine Coal Refuse Disposal Facility NPDES Water Quality Permit, Monongahela and Whiteley townships, Greene County.  Greensboro VFD/Church Building, 384 Stoney Hill Road, Greensboro. 1:00 to 3:00.  (July 7 PA Bulletin 4015)

August 11-- PA Resources Council. Recycling Bin Distribution Event In Pittsburgh. Fairywood Distribution Event, B Keppel Trucking, 100 Beechnut Drive, Pittsburgh. 8:00 to 2:00. Click Here to register.

August 15-- DEP State Board for Certification of Sewage Enforcement Officers meeting. 11th Floor, Conference Room B, Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  DEP Contact: Kristen Szwajkowski, 717-772-2186, kszwajkows@pa.gov.

August 15-- DEP State Board For Certification of Water and Wastewater Systems Operators meeting. 10th Floor Conference Room, Rachel Carson Building. 10:00. DEP Contact: Edgar Chescattie, 717-772-2814, eshescattie@pa.gov.

August 16-- DEP Agricultural Advisory Board meeting. Ag Progress Days, 2710 West Pine Grove Road, Furnace, Huntingdon County. 10:30. DEP Contact: Jay Braund, 717-772-5636, jbraund@pa.gov. (formal notice)

August 20-23-- U.S. Biochar Initiatives Conference. Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware.

August 21-- Environmental Quality Board meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:00. DEP Contact: Laura Edinger, 717-772-3277, ledinger@pa.gov.

August 25-- PA Resources Council. Hard-To-Recycle Collection Event. Century III Mall, West Mifflin, Allegheny County. 9:00 to 1:00.

August 28-- DEP Climate Change Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  DEP Contact: John Krueger, 717-783-9264, jkrueger@pa.gov.

September 4-- DEP Storage Tank Advisory Committee meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  DEP Contact: Kris Shiffer 717-772-5809 or send email to: kshiffer@pa.gov.

September 4-- DEP Board Of Coal Mine Safety meeting.  DEP Cambria Office, 286 Industrial Park Road, Ebensburg.  10:00.  DEP Contact: Peggy Scheloske 724-404-3143 or send email to: mscheloske@pa.gov.

September 6-9-- Registration Open. Delaware Highlands Conservancy. Educational Retreat For Women Forest Landowners. Highlights Workshop Facility in Boyd’s Mill, Milanville, Wayne County.

September 18-- Environmental Quality Board meeting. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building.  9:00. DEP Contact: Laura Edinger, 717-772-3277, ledinger@pa.gov(formal notice)

September 18-- DEP Citizens Advisory Council meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building.  10:00.  DEP Contact: Neil Bakshi, DEP Policy Office, nebakshi@pa.gov.

September 18-20-- Mid-Atlantic Chapter International Erosion Control Association. 25th Annual Conference, Workshop and Trade Show.  Radisson Hotel, Camp Hill, Cumberland County.

September 19- DEP Water Resources Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 9:30.  DEP Contact: Diane Wilson, 717-787-3730, diawilson@pa.gov.   (formal notice)

September 20-- DEP Solid Waste Advisory Committee & Recycling Funding Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson Building.  10:00.  DEP Contact: Laura Henry 717-772-5713 or send email to: lahenry@pa.gov.

September 22-- Joint meeting of DEP Recycling Fund Advisory Committee and Solid Waste Advisory Committee. Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00. DEP Contact: Laura Henry, 717-772-5713, lahenry@pa.gov.

September 23-- Audubon Society of Western PA. Backyard Habitat Trees and Shrubs, Supporting Wildlife In Winter Workshop. Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh. 10:00.

September 25-26-- Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed. 2018 Delaware River Watershed Forum.  Cape May, NJ.

September 28-- DEP Low-Level Waste Advisory Committee meeting Room 105 Rachel Carson Building. 10:00.  DEP Contact: Rich Janati, 717-787-2147, rjanati@pa.gov.

October 1-3-- Engineers’ Society of Western PA. PA Brownfield Conference. Sands Bethlehem Casino, Bethlehem.

October 6-- PA Resources Council. Hard-To-Recycle Collection Event. Settlers Cabin Park, Robinson Township, Allegheny County. 9:00 to 1:00.

October 10-- DEP Technical Advisory Committee On Diesel Powered (Mining) Equipment. DEP New Stanton Office, 131 Broadview Road, New Stanton. 10:00.  DEP Contact: Peggy Scheloski, 724-404-3143 or mscheloske@pa.gov.

October 17-21-- Passive House Western PA. North American Passive House Network 2018 Conference. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh.

October 18-- CANCELED. DEP Radiation Protection Advisory Committee meeting rescheduled to November 15.  DEP Contact: Joseph Melnic 717-783-9730 or send email to: jmelnic@pa.gov. (formal notice)

November 1-2-- PA Water And Wastewater Technology Summit. Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College.

November 15--NEW. DEP Radiation Protection Advisory Committee meeting.  Room 105 Rachel Carson. 9:00.  DEP Contact: Joseph Melnic 717-783-9730 or send email to: jmelnic@pa.gov. (formal notice)

Related Tools ----------------

Visit DEP’s Public Participation Center for public participation opportunities.

Click Here for links to DEP’s Advisory Committee webpages.

Visit DEP Connects for opportunities to interact with DEP staff at field offices.

Click Here to sign up for DEP News a biweekly newsletter from the Department.

DEP Facebook Page     DEP Twitter Feed         DEP YouTube Channel

DEP Calendar of Events        DCNR Calendar of Events

Senate Committee Schedule                House Committee Schedule

You can watch the Senate Floor Session and House Floor Session live online.


7/9/2018

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