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Wolf proposes funneling cap-and-trade dollars to transition fossil fuel workers

BY: - June 14, 2021

Legislation now before the state House and Senate would distribute about one-third of RGGI revenues to the communities who lose fossil-fuel jobs, with the rest going to the state Clean Air Fund, which pays for pollution mediation projects, as well as environmental justice projects and administration costs.

Pa. Dems call for ‘recovery and healing,’ as state emerges from COVID-19 pandemic

BY: - June 18, 2020

Democratic lawmakers from Philly area gathered virtually Thursday to discuss a path forward for Pa. it emerges from the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Southeast Pa. lawmakers want to create a board on pipeline safety. Regulators have concerns about record privacy

BY: - August 21, 2019

Suburban Philadelphia lawmakers are trying to figure out how much transparency is too much as local governments and the public clamor for more information about the risks of natural gas pipelines.