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COMMENTARY

Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.

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5 Pa. environmental advocacy groups endorse Shapiro for governor

BY: - April 7, 2022

The five groups - Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Clean Air Action Fund, Clean Water Action, National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and PennEnvironment endorsed Shapiro in Philadelphia ON Thursday morning, calling Shapiro’s environmental positions a “stark contrast” to those of the Republican candidates for governor. 

COMMENTARY

A New Year’s Resolution for Pa.: Go big on reducing methane emissions

BY: - January 10, 2022

With increasing extreme weather events plaguing Pennsylvania and the rest of the world, there’s no more time to waste.

COMMENTARY

State regulators must determine if hazardous ‘forever chemicals’ were used in fracking | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2021

Residents have a right to know what chemicals are being used in their neighborhoods and what hazards they and their children may be exposed to.

COMMENTARY

DEP steamrolling power plant approval is out of step with agency rhetoric | Opinion

BY: - July 28, 2021

The agency must reopen the public comment period for a proposed pipeline in Clinton County

COMMENTARY

Climate change is affecting us all, increasingly those of us in Philadelphia | Opinion

BY: - December 29, 2020

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.

COMMENTARY

Pa.’s natural gas industry is powering the economy and leading on climate change | Opinion

BY: - December 27, 2020

Natural gas use for electricity generation has increased over 270 percent between 2007 and 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, helping Pennsylvania cut power sector carbon emissions by nearly 40 percent over the same time period.

COMMENTARY

Pa. doesn’t have to choose between good jobs and a healthy environment | Opinion

BY: - December 1, 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.

COMMENTARY

Letting Pa. join regional greenhouse gas compact makes economic and environmental sense | Opinion

BY: - September 16, 2020

We’re one step closer toward meaningfully addressing climate change in the Commonwealth – but we have a long way to go.