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Why Pa. needs to say no to regional cap-and-trade | Opinion

The regional compact doesn't pass the basic sniff test.

Dozens of Pa. bird species are under threat from climate change, National Audubon Society...

The species include such easily recognizable birds as the pine warbler, the red-headed woodpecker, and the American black duck,

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Atlantic Coast Pipeline case

The order by the court consolidates two cases brought by environmental groups against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the U.S. Forest Service. No date has been set for oral arguments.

Ag Secretary Perdue to small farmers: Stop whining, your demise is inevitable | Opinion

The Trump White House's contempt for rural Americans, who helped them win the White House in 2016, could not be more on display.

‘No child should ever be locked up’: SEIU Healthcare members want ICE detention center...

Immigrant families have cited extended stays in the center as the cause of emotional trauma in children who’ve been detained.

Wolf begins process to bring Pennsylvania into regional cap-and-trade program

The Democrat announced Thursday that he is beginning the process to enter the commonwealth into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, described as the "first mandatory market-based program in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

Pa.’s Shapiro joins other AGs to sue Trump over Endangered Species Act rollback

In a federal lawsuit, the attorneys general say the White House is putting business ahead of the environment by weakening the 1973 law,

Recycling rates could rise significantly with this simple tweak | Opinion

Consumers are more likely to recycle waste after they see messages showing the products their trash might turn into down the line.

The House GOP wants to ‘Energize PA.’ Environmentalists say ‘no thanks’

Moderate Republicans in the state House have put the brakes on a top priority for Speaker Mike Turzai — a plan encouraging natural gas development in Pennsylvania.

Feds: Bucks, Montgomery counties tapped for PFAS exposure study

Officials warned the study won’t be large enough to “effectively evaluate the relationship between PFAS exposure and cancer."