Chesapeake readily admits to damming streams and filling in wetlands here in Pennsylvania. It’s clear the company sees these violations, and the fines that come with them, as merely the cost of doing business.
For more than a decade, Pennsylvania has sat on the sidelines as neighboring states enjoy the benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
The Pa. Department of Environmental Protection noted that cap-and-trade will not solve the climate crisis on its own, touting its enforcement of other air pollution regulations.
There is reason for hope on federal methane policy next year as we all seek to turn the page on a devastating and traumatic 2020.
It’s essential that all elected officials recognize that a majority of workers and Pennsylvania voters support commonsense steps to protect and promote jobs in tandem with safeguarding our environment.
Last week, he introduced his “Marshall Plan for Middle America,” which looks to provide a road map for investment in renewable energy through federal funds, private corporations with public guidance from local governments, and input from universities.
The Legislature is acting as if the fossil fuel generation market is healthy and sustainable and nothing needs to be done.
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.
We need real dialogue that understands energy jobs and environmental concerns are not mutually exclusive. It's not an either/or proposition.