CPBJ - Energy and Environment http://www.cpbj.com/section/energy_environment Energy and Environment News Energy and Environment en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:26:13 EST Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:26:13 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429937&source=RSS Lancaster County projects land PENNVEST funds Two Lancaster County projects are among the 13 awarded 41. 7 million in low-interest loans and grants from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, which is known as PENNVEST. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429946&source=RSS Harley, Carlisle Cos., PPG announce first-quarter earnings Three companies with operations in the midstate announced quarterly earnings. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429946&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429948&source=RSS Turnpike EV station now open in Lancaster County Two turnpike service plazas now offer electric-vehicle charging stations, and one of them is in Lancaster County. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429948&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429949&source=RSS Number of natural-gas vehicles on road to double in 8 years A new report predicts the number of vehicles powered by natural gas will more than double over the next eight years. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429949&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140421/CPBJ01/140429976&source=RSS PPL wants to change how it sets pricing for default customers An electricity provider in the midstate is asking the state Public Utility Commission to change how the provider sets prices for those who do not shop around for a power supplier. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140421/CPBJ01/140429976&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179999&source=RSS What do our public company leaders make? Comparing CEO compensation across public companies in the midstate is never going to be fair, and results will always vary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419753&source=RSS Susquehanna basin water quality focus of analysis The state Department of Environmental Protection will keep up its analysis of water quality, water flow, sediment, pesticides, hormones, invertebrates, fish tissue and more in the Susquehanna River basin in 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419753&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419835&source=RSS Sen. Pat Vance opposing Sunoco Pipeline request to be a public utility State Sen. Pat Vance, R-CumberlandYork, wrote to the Public Utility Commission Tuesday urging it to disapprove Sunoco Pipeline L. P. 's recent request to become an official public utility corporation. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419835&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419879&source=RSS Businesses seem to know power About two out of every five electricity customers in Pennsylvania have chosen to switch energy suppliers. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419879&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140414/CPBJ01/140419880&source=RSS Report Waste industry contributes 4.2B to Pa. economy The municipal waste collection, recycling and disposal industry in Pennsylvania contributes more than 4. 2 billion a year to the state's economy and supports more than 26,000 jobs, according to research from Philadelphia consulting firm Econsult Solutions Inc. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140414/CPBJ01/140419880&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419929&source=RSS WHEEL to bring low-cost financing to home energy efficiency improvements Pennsylvania is now part of a public-private partnership aimed at bringing low-cost financing on a large scale to home energy efficiency improvement. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419929&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419942&source=RSS Former Harrisburg Authority closes first bond deal since 2011 The former Harrisburg Authority, which oversees the capital city's drinking and wastewater systems, has closed on its first bond financing deal since it lost its investment-grade rating in January 2011. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419942&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140410/CPBJ01/140419975&source=RSS Winter conditions help Harrisburg incinerator beat revenue projections The harsh winter conditions paid off in a big way for the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority and its recently purchased waste-to-energy facility in Harrisburg. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140410/CPBJ01/140419975&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140409/CPBJ01/140409764&source=RSS State House to consider natural-gas royalty bills The state House is expected to consider three bills that passed the Senate earlier this week aimed at protecting landowners from being bilked on natural-gas lease royalties. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140409/CPBJ01/140409764&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140408/CPBJ01/140409782&source=RSS Some air pollution tied to gas drilling falls, some rises The levels of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide in the air that came from operations related to Marcellus Shale natural-gas drilling decreased in 2012 from 2011 levels. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140408/CPBJ01/140409782&source=RSS