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Three Mile Island, 40 years later: It was Gov. Dick Thornburgh’s defining moment –...

Forty years later, while we look back on Thornburgh’s performance with pride and reassurance, we are again confronted with questions about the future of the nuclear industry.

Should Pennsylvania invest money in organic agriculture? Some lawmakers aren’t so sure

A proposal to spend $1.6 million to help conventional farms convert to organic production methods drew criticism Wednesday from state lawmakers, who said it could pit the commonwealth’s farmers against one another.

Pennsylvania’s new Pipeline Caucus wants stronger regulation of Mariner East II

Dozens of people rallied in the state Capitol rotunda Tuesday for stronger regulation of the Mariner East II pipeline, which transports natural gas across 17 counties in southern Pennsylvania.The event also served as...
Rep. Thomas Mehaffie unveils his proposal for Pennsylvania's nuclear industry at an ironworkers' union hall in Harrisburg.

Consumers would foot the bill to prop up Pa.’s ailing nuke plants under state...

LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP --  Capping years of effort and millions of dollars in lobbying by the energy industry, a Pennsylvania lawmaker on Monday rolled out his plan to keep the state’s nuclear power plants open....

‘Bad public policy and an unfair burden:’ Electric utility PPL warns that nuke bailout...

*This story was updated on Thursday afternoon with new comments from a PPL spokesman.The nuclear industry bill introduced in the Republican-controlled state House this week can count one more member on its long list...

‘A slap in the face’: Environmentalists slam Trump’s proposal to slash Chesapeake Bay cleanup...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday issued his latest proposal to dramatically scale back the funding for Chesapeake Bay cleanup programs.In his fiscal 2020 budget request, Trump suggested cutting federal spending for...

Pa. lawmakers are skeptical of a proposed nuclear rescue. Could more solar panels and...

The plan by Rep. Thomas Mehaffie, R-Dauphin, would add the nuclear industry into the state’s existing alternative energy portfolio.

Pa. U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick wants EPA to get tough in efforts to clean...

The Trump EPA announced an “action plan” in February to address the health problems, but some lawmakers say that isn’t enough.

5 ways life would be better if it were always daylight saving time |...

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has proposed ending daylight saving time in the Keystone State. A University of Washington scholar presents the counter-argument.