The Legislature is acting as if the fossil fuel generation market is healthy and sustainable and nothing needs to be done.
Pa. releases roughly 264 million tons of carbon each year, according to state data. About a third of that comes from power plants.
We’re one step closer toward meaningfully addressing climate change in the Commonwealth – but we have a long way to go.
The Environmental Quality Board voted 13-6 Tuesday to let Pennsylvania enter the multi-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
The counties included in the drought watch are: Armstrong, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Fayette, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Lycoming, McKean, Mifflin, Perry, and Tioga.
The lawsuit has been in the works since May, when the three-jurisdiction coalition notified the EPA it intended to sue the agency. Federal law requires any party attempting to take legal action against a federal agency to first notify the government and then wait at least 60 days before filing a suit to provide an opportunity to resolve the dispute outside of court.
Actions by the GOP majority “defied the spirit of democracy” the chamber's top Democratic leader said Wednesday.
Trump claimed during this week that there are currently 940,000 natural-gas jobs in Pennsylvania. That's a gross exaggeration.
We need real dialogue that understands energy jobs and environmental concerns are not mutually exclusive. It's not an either/or proposition.
We are at a crossroads. Let’s put people’s health and safety first, and get ahead of the next crisis while responding to this one.