A law in Ohio favors energy development over private property rights. A Pa. bill would offer comprehensive coverage for Lyme disease. A four-day Kiski-Conemaugh kayak trip focuses on recreation, while efforts are underway to clean up mine drainage in the watershed. News about Trump’s replacement climate change plan.
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- Ohio Law Allows Energy Companies to Force Landowners into Leases- Ohio regulators have never turned down an energy company's request to force a landowner to sign a lease. The company needs to show that without the landowner, their project would not be profitable.
- PA Lyme disease bill could include comprehensive coverage- Patients with chronic Lyme disease want a bill passed to cover long-term treatments for their disease.
- Annual Sojourn Promotes River Recreation and Education- From Johnstown to Apollo, the canoe trip floated through deep gorges, Class 2 rapids and historic towns.
- Trump Ditches Obama’s signature climate policy aimed at cutting coal emissions- The new rule will help coal power plants remain open and is expected to hamper efforts to cut carbon emissions.