Read the report. And then ask yourself this simple question: would you let your family live in a community with fracking?
Take a look at this list, based on data from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’s Bureau of State Parks.
The bill would provide $9.5 billion over five years to pay down the National Park Service’s maintenance backlog and provide permanent funding at $900 million per year for the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The Senate isn’t expected to include a provision creating a national drinking standard in its version of the bill.
The proposal, a limited version of a bill Wolf vetoed this spring, would provide upwards of $600 million in tax breaks to, at most, four manufacturing facilities that use Pennsylvania-drilled methane gas to produce fertilizer or other products.
At a time when state budgets are crunched, $300 million from RGGI proceeds could provide a critical infusion into the economy.
Take advantage of Pa.’s rail trails and encourage their further development. They benefit the economy, the environment, and the health of our communities.
It’s a political trick as old as time in Harrisburg: Force Democrats into a tight spot by pitting environmentalists against labor.
The bill, which cleared the House without a veto-proof majority still needs a vote in the Senate. Gov. Tom Wolf has vowed to veto the legislation.
A state-funded analysis on single-use plastic bag bans requested by a powerful state Senator quoted an industry-sponsored expert and cited research funded by a bag manufacturer in the lawmaker’s own backyard.But the report still...