clean-air

COMMENTARY

Without action on climate change, Hurricane Ida is just the beginning | Opinion

BY: - September 24, 2021

Without swift and substantial action to reduce methane and carbon emissions, we’re on a dangerous track to deadlier and more frequent natural disasters.

‘Big and bold’ infrastructure bill still falls short on helping states fight climate change

BY: - August 6, 2021

“We’re going to do things to reduce climate emissions, but we’re going to spend more in ways that we know increase them,” one expert said

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

Thanks to stimulus funding, Pa. has a chance to Grow Greener again. We can’t miss it | Opinion

BY: - July 1, 2021

Pennsylvania’s public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generation yet to come.

Two large air pollution sources will soon be offline. Will Allegheny County’s air quality future be as clean as it can be?

BY: - June 25, 2021

Pittsburgh consistently ranks as one of the worst regions for air quality in the U.S., usually matching the smoggy cities of California’s central valley.

COMMENTARY

These are the greenest states in the U.S. How’d Pa. do? | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 16, 2021

A big part of President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan calls for a cleaner environment and a pivot away from fossil fuels. Some states already are moving on their own.

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.

In bipartisan vote, House blocks Wolf from entering regional climate initiative; Senate vote awaits

BY: - July 8, 2020

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.

COMMENTARY

Joining RGGI will help Pa.’s economy grow smarter — and healthier | Opinion

BY: - May 21, 2020

By joining RGGI, the Commonwealth would be taking steps to ensure that all Pennsylvanians reap the benefits of a clean economy.

COMMENTARY

3 things Rep. Metcalfe’s one-sided hearing got wrong about RGGI | Opinion

BY: - February 18, 2020

It’s not possible to refute every false and misleading claim that came out of the hearing in one op-ed. But Commonwealth residents deserve to know the truth about a few critical facts when it comes to RGGI and the future of our environment.

Pa. enviros assail Trump’s move to block states from setting tougher car emissions rules

BY: and - September 18, 2019

The administration's shift in standards is 'unlawful' and will cost tens of thousands of American jobs. The White House will release more details Thursday.