Energy & Environment

Adequate funding, not ‘regulatory reform’ is the key to an effective DEP | Opinion

A recent Capital-Star op-Ed by the business community made the wrong argument.

Democrats plot legislative end run to pass Wolf’s infrastructure plan, while internal debate continues

Facing an uncooperative Republican-controlled Legislature, Gov. Tom Wolf and his legislative allies are looking to use a legislative shortcut to pass a marquee part of the Democrat's second-term agenda — a $4.5 billion investment...

Restore Pennsylvania, explained: Everything you need to know about Gov. Tom Wolf’s infrastructure plan

This week, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration unveiled the details of Restore Pennsylvania, an initiative to restore crumbling infrastructure, expand broadband access, and help communities fight blight.

Restore PA requires 20 years of natural gas production. Some progressive legislators aren’t ready...

A handful of state House progressives are standing strong against Gov. Tom Wolf's signature infrastructure plan, seeing in the $4.5 billion investment spree an over-reliance on the state's natural gas industry at a time...

Wolf’s infrastructure plan makes legislative debut with near-majority support

Gov. Tom Wolf's much-hyped plan to expand broadband internet, fight flooding, and invest in natural gas production, among other infrastructure investments, was released Wednesday — with nearly enough support to pass both chambers.According to...

The struggle for coal miners’ health care and pension benefits continues | Opinion

Any program moving the nation toward greener energy sources must include a lasting solution for coal miners, their families and their communities

Rare earths are crucial to modern technology What are they? 4 questions answered |...

Most Americans use rare earth elements every day – without knowing it, or knowing anything about what they do. But they could play a pivotal role in America's escalating trade war with China. An expert explains.

Lets clean up our abandoned mines: Support the Reclaim Act | Opinion

We must take action on this issue and support this bill to take us in the right direction.
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Pennsylvania is ‘broken’ link in Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, report says

Pennsylvania's efforts to reduce the flow of pollution into the Chesapeake Bay lag far behind its neighbors, and the state could face action from federal regulators if it doesn’t clean up its act soon.