September 18, 2015

Sept. 21 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The September 21 PA Environment Digest is now available.  Here are just a few of the headlines--

DEP Secretary John Quigley told the Citizens Advisory Council Tuesday his plan for rebooting the Chesapeake Bay cleanup program is not done yet, but he hopes to be able to make an announcement in the near future.

The Delaware River Watershed Restoration Program is the theme of the September episode of “Environmental Focus,” the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s monthly half-hour television talk show now available on PEC’s website.

The Coldwater Heritage Partnership Tuesday announced the opening of the 2016 Coldwater Conservation Grants Program application period.  Applications are due December 18.

The Fish and Boat Commission Monday confirmed that it has reached a $2.5 million settlement with Murray Energy for civil damages resulting from a devastating 2009 pollution incident in which discharges from a coal mine entered Dunkard Creek in Greene County contributing to a massive fish kill spanning nearly 30 miles of stream in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful would like to remind Pennsylvania residents to that there is still time to be a part of the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup.

DEP Secretary John Quigley, Policy Director Patrick McDonnell, and Deputy Secretary Ken Reisinger led the first of an unprecedented 14 listening sessions on Pennsylvania’s compliance with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

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PA Environment Digest is edited by David E. Hess, former Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and is published as a service of Crisci Associates.

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