CPBJ - Energy and Environment http://www.cpbj.com/section/energy_environment Energy and Environment News Energy and Environment en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:24:37 EST Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:24:37 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229749&source=RSS Newsmakers Lobbying Businesses featured this week KL Gates LLP, PennFuture Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229749&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229783&source=RSS Clarks Valley land sale rejected by Capital Region Water board The Capital Region Water board of directors have rejected the proposed sale of 384 acres of land in Rush Township. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/150229783&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/302269999&source=RSS ESP evolves into manufacturer with national footprint Insulation production is a fairly stable process that doesn't change much. That makes getting established in the industry very difficult for upstart companies. The kings of insulation production remain industry giants like Owens Corning and Dow Chemical. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150227/CPBJ01/302269999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229789&source=RSS Hanover to increase water rates The state Public Utility Commission unanimously approved allowing Hanover to increase what it charges water customers outside the borough to generate a 24 percent increase in revenue, based on a joint settlement agreement. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150226/CPBJ01/150229789&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150225/CPBJ01/150229837&source=RSS DEP sets public hearing for Perdue soybean plant air-quality plans The state Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public comment on a draft air-quality plan approval for a controversial soybean-processing plant in Lancaster County. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150225/CPBJ01/150229837&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150224/CPBJ01/150229872&source=RSS Capital Region Water board to vote Wednesday on Clarks Valley land sale Capital Region Water's board of directors will vote Wednesday night on the proposed sale of 384 acres of land surrounding the DeHart Reservoir in Rush Township. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150224/CPBJ01/150229872&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150224/CPBJ01/150219721&source=RSS PJM leader to retire The president and CEO of the regional wholesale electricity transmission organization that covers Pennsylvania and 12 other states and Washington, D. C. , is retiring. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150224/CPBJ01/150219721&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209996&source=RSS A Conversation with Peter Greer Peter Greer is president and CEO of Lancaster-based HOPE International and will teach a course in social entrepreneurship and mentor upper-class students at Messiah College. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302209996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/150219699&source=RSS In brief Annual expo in Lancaster highlights 'green' building The Central Pennsylvania chapter of the U. S. Green Building Council will discuss &#8220building wellness&#8221 at this year's annual expo March 19. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/150219699&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302199994&source=RSS EPA clarification could muddy waters for business Quandel Construction Group Inc. has to get a lot of permits for remediating wetlands, said Glenn H. &#8220Bub&#8221 Manning, a principal in the group's parent, Quandel Enterprises Inc. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302199994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302199995&source=RSS United Water expects to spend 65 million this year and next The commonwealth's fourth-largest regulated water utility said it expects to spend about 65 million on system improvements this year and next. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150220/CPBJ01/302199995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150219/CPBJ01/150219725&source=RSS Capacity, not supply, leads to UGI voluntary conservation call There are about 30 UGI Utilities Inc. industrial customers in Central Pennsylvania that have alternative fuel sources, a gas company spokesman said. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150219/CPBJ01/150219725&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150217/CPBJ01/150219874&source=RSS PUC releases audit of FirstEnergy's Pa. utilities The Pennsylvania electric utilities owned by FirstEnergy Corp. are taking heed of recommendations from an audit, conducted by the state Public Utility Commission's Bureau of Audits, that found millions in annual and one-time cost savings, Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150217/CPBJ01/150219874&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150213/CPBJ01/302139994&source=RSS A Conversation with Rep. Mauree Gingrich Mauree Gingrich was elected to the state House of Representatives, representing part of Lebanon County, in 2002. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150213/CPBJ01/302139994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150211/CPBJ01/150219940&source=RSS Wolf pitches severance tax on natural gas Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a 5 percent severance tax on natural gas production that would generate an estimated 1 billion in new revenue, the lion's share of which would go to fund education. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150211/CPBJ01/150219940&source=RSS