enviromnmental-issues

Allegheny Co. Exec Fitzgerald could face veto overrides on bills on fracking, executive hires

BY: - July 14, 2022

Allegheny County Council has 30 days to attempt to override the vetoes, which are dated July 5.

Pa. House panel approves funding scheme to pay for cleaning up abandoned wells

BY: - June 7, 2022

The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee reported out a pair of bills that would establish a scheme to close hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells using federal money.

As nation grapples with climate disasters, Pa. reps look to resurrect a Depression-era program

BY: - September 13, 2021

If Pa. lawmakers get their way, a Depression-era environmental work relief program may make a revival after a nearly 80-year hiatus