Energy & Environment
Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion
We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.
U.S. House vote to expand federal firefighters benefits seen as step toward parity
The bill has the support of U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District.
Pa. awards $2M in clean energy grants to boost workforce development | Friday Morning Coffee
The grants are intended to help individuals from underserved communities, the administration said.
Pennsylvania oil lobby keeps abandoned wells unplugged
The oil and gas industry could jeopardize federal funding to clean up the state’s thousands of abandoned and leaking wells.
Consumers could see a 6 to 45 percent increase in electricity costs this summer, PUC warns
Consumers who stick with their default provider “will see sharp increases in energy costs as summer approaches ranging between 6% and 45% depending on their electric utility,” the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission warned in a recent statement.
Chesapeake Bay advocates praise feds for new conservation funds | Monday Morning Coffee
The USDA will direct an additional $22.5M to help farmers with conservation efforts.
Want to fight climate change? Eat more plants and fewer animals | Opinion
Building a sustainable future starts on our plates. Let’s eat accordingly.
Take a moment to reflect on Wynn Bruce and his death | Opinion
What is it that the world has failed to hear? Bruce insisted, in the extreme manner of a final warning, that we listen.
Feds issue waiver for sales of 15 percent ethanol blend during summer driving season
The move is intended 'to address extreme and unusual fuel supply circumstances caused by the war in Ukraine,' officials said.
Pa.’s litter problem | The Numbers Racket
Of the total estimated litter on roadways, the study found that 186.2 million (37.1 percent) pieces were cigarette butts. Another 152.9 million (30.4 percent) pieces of litter were plastic, most prevalently plastic film and plastic beverage containers, according to the study.
Automatic or the people? | Opinion
Automation is already here: What is our responsibility to the people and communities left behind?
3 big reasons why the Biden climate agenda is floundering
Biden’s signature climate bill has gone nowhere in the U.S. Senate, he’s called for more domestic fossil fuel production to combat rising gas prices.