Scrapbook Photo 07/11/20 - PA Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Team Meets July 20; A Lot Has Happened: http://bit.ly/3iTwHgh
Weekly PA Environment Digest Newsletter
Nov. 28, 2011
(11/28/2011)
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* Analysis: Should Taxpayers Spend $75 M A Year To Subsidize Zack & Miri Make A Porno?

There is no doubt the public and therefore politicians are in a "no tax increase,""cut the size of government" mood these days. They want every dollar spent to go to a valid public purpose and to create some lasting public value.

* Governor’s Report: $11.4 Billion In Drinking Water System Work Needed In PA


* Dept. Of Revenue Overestimated Marcellus Shale Tax Revenue By $56.5 Million


* Did You Know You Can Search 7 Years Of Digests On Any Topic?


* Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule/Bills Introduced


* DCNR/POWR: Vote Now For Pennsylvania's 2012 River Of The Year

The public is invited to vote online for the 2012 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing among the Kiskiminetas RiverMiddle Monongahela RiverUpper Juniata River and Stonycreek River.

* Watershed Association Capacity Building Assistance Now Available For Western PA


* Whitaker Center Expedition Chesapeake Project Goes Live On The Web


* Penn State Extension Offers New Online Tool To Help Interpret Water Test Results

Penn State Extension is now offering a new online tool to help Pennsylvanians interpret water test results called DWIT-- Drinking Water Interpretation Tool.

* Spotlight- Tree Planting In Paradise

 

* Spotlight- Students Help Aultman Watershed Association For Restoring The Environment


* Friends Of Wissahickon Presentation On Water Quality Dec. 13


* Wildlands Conservancy Offers December Program Schedule

The Wildlands Conservancy just published its schedule of programs for December.

* Fall Issue Of Delaware Estuary News Now Available

The Fall Issue of the Delaware Estuary News online newsletter from the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary is now available online.

* Lab Error In Center For PA Study Negates Well Water Pollution Finding From Drilling


* Dec. 6 Penn State Webinar/Teleconference On Municipal Experiences With Marcellus Shale


* Marcellus Shale Industry Offers Tips On Safe Deer Hunting Around Drilling Facilities

The Marcellus Shale Coalition wants to remind its neighbors and sportsmen of some basic yet very important tips for hunting in areas where natural gas development may be underway.

* Hunters Advised To Check Status Of State Forest Roads


* Southeast Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program Wins Recognition


* Southwestern PA Smart Growth Conference Set For Dec. 13 In Pittsburgh


* Small Scale Demand-Side Projects In PA Provide Benefits To PJM


* Sustainable Convention Center Brings Millions In Spending To Downtown Pittsburgh


* PUC Sustainable Energy Board Meets December 7


* Spotlight- Louisville Slugger Maker Welcomes Foresters

Although the name says Louisville Slugger, the famous baseball bat’s roots are in Pennsylvania. Several DCNR employees recently popped in on a mill in Akeley, Warren County, where the ubiquitous Louisville Slugger is born.

* Plan Shaping Philadelphia's Green Spaces Wins Award


* DCNR Joins In Groundbreaking For Philadelphia Park Along Delaware River


* D&L Trail Connection Will Aid Access To Delaware Canal


* Game Commission Offers Wild Gift Giving Ideas

Does the thought of Black Friday shopping crowds make you want to go into hibernation? Do the traffic jams near the malls get unbearable? Dozens of "wild" holiday gifts for that hunter, trapper or wildlife fan on your list are just a click away at "The Outdoor Shop" on the Game Commission's website.

* Fish & Boat Commission Offers Gift Giving Ideas That Will Float Your Boat

Dozens of "wild" holiday gifts for the angler, boater or wildlife fan on your list are just a click away at "The Outdoor Shop" on the Fish & Boat Commission's website.

* 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.

* Budget/Quick Clips

 

* Marcellus Shale NewsClips


* Flooding/Watershed NewsClips


* Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

No new regulations were published this week. Pennsylvania Bulletin - November 26, 2011

* 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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