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 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:39:10 EST Fri, 22 May 2015 13:39:10 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150522/CPBJ01/305229995&source=RSS A Conversation with U.S. Rep. Scott Perry Scott Perry was elected to Congress from Pennsylvania&#8217s 4th Congressional District in 2013 and serves on the House transportation and infrastructure, foreign affairs, and homeland security committees. He previously served three terms in the state legislature. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150522/CPBJ01/305229995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150522/CPBJ01/150529933&source=RSS In brief Oregon Dairy wins national sustainability award Manheim Township-based Oregon Dairy was one of four businesses to win an &#8220Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability&#8221 award May 7 from the Innovation Center for U. S. Dairy. Thu, 21 May 2015 20:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150522/CPBJ01/150529933&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150522/CPBJ01/305219998&source=RSS Commercial properties expected to bear brunt of stormwater upgrades In its efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the Environmental Protection Agency has laid out many rules for municipalities to follow, including requirements to cut the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment that flows into waterways by 2025. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150522/CPBJ01/305219998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150519/CPBJ01/150519800&source=RSS UGI plans to double liquified natural gas capability A wholly owned subsidiary of Reading-based UGI Corporation announced plans Thursday to build a 60 million liquefied-natural-gas compression production facility in Wyoming County that will double the company's liquefaction capacity. Fri, 15 May 2015 17:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150519/CPBJ01/150519800&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150518/CPBJ01/150519771&source=RSS Exelon, Pepco accept Maryland conditions of merger The Maryland Public Service Commission has accepted the merger of two energy companies with a presence in the mid-Atlantic, and Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc. issued a statement Monday morning agreeing to the conditions. Mon, 18 May 2015 10:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150518/CPBJ01/150519771&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150518/CPBJ01/150519789&source=RSS Midstate trading Select Medical VP's stock sale leads the way A stock sale by a vice president at Select Medical Holdings Corp. led the way over the last week for largest transaction by an executive or large shareholder of a midstate-based public company. Mon, 18 May 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150518/CPBJ01/150519789&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150515/CPBJ01/150519810&source=RSS Newsmakers Lobbying Business featured this week Bravo Group Fri, 15 May 2015 15:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150515/CPBJ01/150519810&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150515/CPBJ01/150519825&source=RSS Pennsylvania awards funding to two midstate clean energy projects Two midstate construction projects have received about 2. 74 million in funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority for environmentally friendly building projects. Fri, 15 May 2015 14:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150515/CPBJ01/150519825&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150515/CPBJ01/305159991&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Associations, construction, designations, energy, health care, marketing, signage, technology Fri, 15 May 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150515/CPBJ01/305159991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150513/CPBJ01/150519907&source=RSS U.S. House passes bill blocking EPA 'Waters of the US' rule The United States House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday evening intended to block the Environmental Protection Agency's controversial &#8220Waters of the U. S. &#8221 rule that opponents fear could place new roadblocks on construction projects. Wed, 13 May 2015 10:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150513/CPBJ01/150519907&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150512/CPBJ01/150519929&source=RSS DEP extends alternative-fuel rebate program The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is extending its rebate program for owners of alternative-fuel vehicles. Tue, 12 May 2015 10:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150512/CPBJ01/150519929&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150512/CPBJ01/150519954&source=RSS Perdue begins prep work for Conoy Township soybean plant Perdue AgriBusiness is beginning preparatory work for its giant proposed soybean-processing plant and grain elevator despite not having received final approval for the project from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Mon, 11 May 2015 17:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150512/CPBJ01/150519954&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150508/CPBJ01/150509774&source=RSS PUC makes 16 recommendations after recent audit of York Water Co. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission released its audit Thursday of York Water Co. , which includes 16 recommendations to improve performance. Fri, 08 May 2015 10:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150508/CPBJ01/150509774&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150508/CPBJ01/305089996&source=RSS Geothermal industry mulls future as credit end looms When the Spooky Nook Sports Inc. complex in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, opens its new 135-room hotel in late May, one of the most prominent features will be a publicly viewable geothermal manifold and a display explaining why owner Sam Beiler decided to completely heat and cool the hotel with geothermal power. Fri, 08 May 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150508/CPBJ01/305089996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150508/CPBJ01/305089998&source=RSS Green buildings paying off The potential for long-term cost savings for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED-certified building projects led many businesses to jump into the trend &#8212 though there wasn't much evidence to show the savings would offset the increased construction costs. Fri, 08 May 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150508/CPBJ01/305089998&source=RSS