August 15, 2014

August 18 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The August 18 PA Environment Digest now available.  Click Here to print entire Digest.

PA Environmental Council Honors Caren Glotfelty, Sen. Ted Erickson
Sen. Ted Erickson (R-Delaware) and Caren Glotfelty, a career environmental leader in academia, government and philanthropy, were honored by the PA Environmental Council this summer with awards for lifetime achievement.

Registration Now Open For PEC Environmental Policy Conference On Sept. 17
Registration is now open for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Environmental  Policy Conference on September 17 in Harrisburg featuring dialog on key environmental issues in the Commonwealth.

StateImpact: PUC Appeals July Court Decision On Act 13 Local Ordinance Review
StateImpact reported Friday the Public Utility Commission has appealed a July ruling by Commonwealth Court which enjoined the PUC from reviewing local ordinances that regulate drilling activities.

StateImpact: Lumber Baron Heirs Claim Gas Rights In Loyalhanna State Forest
StateImpact reported Friday the ownership of natural gas rights under the Loyalhanna State Forest in Lycoming County may be in doubt as heirs to a 19th Century lumber baron stepped forward to claim they own the rights, not the Anadarko and Southwestern Energy drilling companies.

Senate Environmental Committee To Hold 2nd Hearing On EPA Climate Rule Aug. 21
The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold a second hearing on EPA’s Section 111(d) greenhouse gas emission limits on August 21 at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre starting at 10:00.