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Weekly PA Environment Digest Newsletter
Oct. 3, 2011
(10/3/2011)
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* Sen. Scarnati Calls For Republican Leadership On Marcellus Shale Other Issues


* New Poll: 64 Percent Of Voters Support Tax On Drilling Companies


* Opinion- A Marcellus Shale Fee Is In Our Future, Let's Do It Right


* Press Reports: Gov. Corbett To Unveil Marcellus Legislative Proposals Monday


* House Democrats Ask Marcellus Shale Drillers To Lead Fight For New Tax


* Renew Growing Greener Coalition Calls For Share Of New Marcellus Shale Drilling Fee


* Feature- Success Of PA's Growing Greener Touted As Funding Dries Up


* Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced


* Senate/House Bills Moving


* DCNR Secretary: No New State Forest Drilling Planned


* Senate, House Transportation Hearing Points To Need For Immediate Action


* Chesapeake Energy Starts Utica Shale Natural Gas Production In PA, Ohio


* SRBC Extends Comment Period On Proposed Marcellus Shale Rule Until November 10


* Lt. Governor Says Marcellus Shale Creating Jobs In Johnstown


* Penn State Receives $2.5 Million Marcellus Shale Science Grant


* CBF: Ag Industry Report On Chesapeake Bay Model Fatally Flawed


* You’re Invited: Chesapeake Bay Coldwater Summit October 22


* DEP Issues Revised Muncipal Stormwater Permits


* Abandoned Mine Reclamation Operation, Maintenance Seminar October 15


* DEP Citizens Advisory Council Sets Regional Meetings On Mining Issues October 3-5


* Somerset Watershed Summit, SCRIP 20th Anniversary Celebration Set For October 25


* Wolf Creek Restoration, Nature Trail Dedicated In Mercer County


* Turning A New Leaf Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Conference December 2


* PRC: Request Watershed Awareness Programs For Your School, Group In Southwest PA


* USGS Spring Creek Flood Gage In Centre County Shut Down Due To Funding Cuts


* DEP Awards $1.2 Million In Coastal Zone Grants, Next Round Of Apps Due


* Friends Of Wissahickon Sponsors Series Of Special Events In October, November

The Friends of the Wissachickon in Montgomery County are sponsoring several special events during October and November.

* Natural Biodiversity Holds Annual Meeting October 12


* DEP Secretary: Brownfields Redevelopment Boost Economic Growth


* Attorney General Files Charges Against Delaware County Sewage Plant Worker


* PROP Encourages Participation In America Recycles Day November 15


* Special Recycling Collection Event For CDs, DVDs, VCR Tapes In Centre County


* Jacobsburg EE Center's Bill Sweeney Honored By Conservancy


* DEP Now Accepting Applications For 2012 Environmental Education Grants


* Growing Up Wild Teachers Workshop Set For October 14

The Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College in Westmoreland County will host a Growing Up Wild teacher education program on October 14 from 8:30 to 3:30.  Click Here to download workshop flyer.

* Audubon PA Hosts Backyard Stewardship Training October 29 In Lancaster County


* Game Commission Promotes Opening Of 10,400 Acres Of New State Game Lands


* Duquesne University Sustainable Business Symposium November 10


* EPA Accepting Applications For $1.25 Million In Smart Growth Grants


* Swarthmore Ranks 3rd In National Green Power Competition


* Ohiopyle Sustainable Energy Fair Set For October 8


* Outdoors Community Celebrates 25 Years Of Building A Sustainable Southwest PA


* Grants & Awards

This section gives you a heads up on upcoming deadlines for awards and grants and other recognition programs. NEW means new from last week.

* Quick Clips


* Marcellus Shale NewsClips


* Watershed/Flooding NewsClips

Here are NewsClips on watershed topics from around the state--

* Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits


* Calendar Of Events

Upcoming legislative meetings, conferences, workshops, plus links to other online calendars. Meetings are in Harrisburg unless otherwise noted.  NEW means new from last week.  Go to the online Calendar webpage.

* Stories Invited


* Supporting Member PA Outdoor Writers Assn./PA Trout Unlimited

PA Environment Digest is a supporting member of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers AssociationPennsylvania Council Trout Unlimited and the Doc Fritchey Chapter Trout Unlimited.

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