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Wolf renews push for RESTORE PA plan ahead of budget talks

During a stop at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday, Wolf called on lawmakers to pass his stalled, $4.5 billion infrastructure bill, arguing that the start of budget season and the state’s approaching rainy season is a perfect time to revive it.

Cap and trade for your car? Pa. is looking at limiting transportation emissions

The proposal, known as the Transportation and Climate Initiative, does not originate with him. Pennsylvania was one of 11 states in 2010 to commence a study of how to slash carbon emissions from vehicles.

Defined by its three rivers, Pittsburgh must continue to fight for clean water |...

Half of America’s rivers and streams are still degraded and considered impaired. We must not let the Clean Water Act be gutted by wrong-headed rule making.

New report finds PFAS exposure much more widespread than previously reported | Thursday Morning...

Researchers have found the 'Forever Chemicals' in New York, D.C., and other major cities.

‘We’re failing to meet many of our goals,’ DEP official says as environmental oversight...

The fee will be among the highest in the country. Officials say the hike is needed to fully fund the state's oil and gas oversight regime

Pipeline politics put Chester County incumbents in peril

Two first-term Democrats ushered in during 2018’s blue wave — Reps. Danielle Friel Otten and Kristine Howard — have primary challenges running against them who cite the tumult over the Mariner East pipeline for their runs.

Va. Gov. Northam ‘discussing’ whether to take legal action against Pa., EPA over Bay...

“It’s clear the Trump EPA must do more to ensure accountability across all watershed states,” said Northam spokeswoman Alena Yarmosky in an email. “Our administration is discussing various next steps with Attorney General Mark Herring’s office, Governor Hogan, and other regional partners.”

Bill to rollback natural gas drilling regulations clears House committee

The bill from state Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson, cleared the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee 16-9, with all Republicans and one Democrat in favor.

Map: 100 Pa. schools found lead in their drinking water. Here’s how they responded.

Water at more than 100 buildings in 32 districts across Pennsylvania had unsafe levels of lead in the 2018-2019 school year, according to a list the Pennsylvania Department of Education published in late November.
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