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Weekly PA Environment Digest Newsletter
May 28, 2012
(5/28/2012)
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* Luzerne County High School Wins 2012 PA State Envirothon

MMI Preparatory School located in Luzerne County was the winner of the 2012 PA State Envirothon held at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown on May 22 and 23.  The school scored  537 points of a possible 600.

* House Positions Budget Bills For Amendments When They Return June 4


* Senate/House Agenda/Session Schedule


* Senate/House Bills Moving


* Senate Approves Bill Extending Storage Tank Cleanup Program


* House Stream Cleaning Bill OK'd By Committee, Opposed By CBF


* House Environmental Committee OKs AEPS, Stream Clearance, Other Bills


* Senate Environmental Committee Reports Out Mine Water Reuse, Recycling Bills


* House Democrats Introduce Package Of Marcellus Shale Bills


* June 18 Environmental Issues Forum To Focus On Future Of Biomass Energy


* Legislative Information Now Available on Twitter


* Former DEP Officials Support Putting Susquehanna, Juniata Rivers On Impaired Waters List


* Grants Awarded From Power Plant Settlement By Foundation For PA Watersheds


* Berks County Breaks Previous Pharmaceutical Collection Record


* Penn State Extension: Helping To Save Our Lakes, Taking Care Of Stormwater


* DEP Invites Information From Public On Stream Quality Classifications Review

The Department of Environmental Protection published a notice this week inviting the public to submit information to help evaluate whether 50 stream segments have the proper water quality classification. Click Here to see the streams under evaluation and how you can submit information.

* Friends of the Wissahickon Announces 2012 Photo Contest


* Penn State: Shale Gas Development Creates Demand For Environmental Graduates


* Shale Gas Innovation Contest Identifies 12 New Technologies


* PUC Clarifies Pipeline Regulation Implementation Order


* Opinion- Marcellus Shale Legislation Will Provide Millions For The Environment


* Pittsburgh, PRC Launch Don't Trash My Turf Litter Awareness Campaign


* DEP Issues Air Quality Action Day Forecasts For Memorial Day Weekend


* PPL Generation Rate for Non-Shopping Customers To Increase June 1


* PJM Ready For Hot Summer Weather Electricity Demand


* PUC Seeks Comments On Act 129 Energy Conservation Resource Cost Test


* New Survey Finds Strong Support For Nuclear Energy In PA


* Game Commission Advises Motorists To Watch For Deer


* PPL Closes Kipp Island to Protect Nesting Bald Eagles


* Become A Pennsylvania Master Naturalist


* Hiking Week to Showcase Pennsylvania’s Trails, Walkways


* DCNR Dedicates New Laurel Highlands Trail Bridge


* DCNR Names Members Of New Advisory Committee On Trails


* State Parks, Forests Roll Out Welcome Mat For Summer Visitors


* DCNR Salutes Employees' Award-Winning Efforts


* Grants & Awards


* Budget/Quick NewsClips


* Marcellus Shale NewsClips

* Flooding/Watershed NewsClips


* Regulations, Technical Guidance & Permits

No new regulations were published this week.  Pennsylvania Bulletin - May 26, 2012

* 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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