August 12, 2016

Aug. 15 PA Environment Digest Now Available

The Aug. 15 PA Environment Digest is now available.  Here are just a few of the headlines--

The Northeast Environmental Partners Thursday announced the winners of their 2016 Environmental Awards to be presented at a special awards dinner on October 20 at the Woodlands Inn and Resort in Wilkes-Barre.

The PA Resources Council will present its 2016 Environmental Leadership Awards to four organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to environmental stewardship in Pennsylvania at its annual Awards Celebration on November 10 at the Villanova Hotel and Conference Center in Philadelphia.

By Timothy B. Wheeler, Chesapeake Bay Journal
The Wolf administration’s plan to “reboot” Pennsylvania’s badly lagging Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts could be in need of its own kick-start.

Collaborative strategies to meet water quality goals for Pennsylvania's rivers and streams while ensuring productive agriculture will be the topic of a panel discussion at this year's Ag Progress Days exposition.

The Eastern PA Coalition For Abandoned Mine Reclamation is now preping to start a new Monarch Butterflies And Minelands science education project in Wilkes-Barre this Fall.

The Delaware River Basin Commission Monday released its Lower Delaware River Special Protection Waters Assessment of Measurable Changes to Existing Water Quality report which found a reduction in nutrient pollution at most monitoring sites, and no measurable change in other parameters at 17 of 20 testing points.

The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle  in Centre County voting USA Today’s 10Best Eco-Friendly Resort voting, beating out entries from Tennessee, Georgia, California, New York, Las Vegas and North Carolina.

The Governor’s Office is now accepting applications from youth 14 to 18 for the Governor’s Youth Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation.  The deadline for applications is September 15.

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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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