environmental-issues

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Biden’s PFAS plan targets Pa., other states plagued by ‘forever chemicals’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 19, 2021

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The Biden administration has announced what it’s describing as an “accelerated effort” to protect Americans from so-called “forever chemicals” in drinking water in Pennsylvania and other states that can cause severe health problems. The administration says its plan to tackle the chemicals formally known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is a multi-pronged effort that will […]

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Nobel winners made possible predictions of global warming and modern weather forecasting | Opinion

BY: - October 14, 2021

Nearly 50 years ago early climate modelers foresaw the overall warming of the Earth’s surface

Biden taps Maryland environmental official to run EPA office with oversight of Pa., Mid-Atlantic

BY: - October 13, 2021

Adam Ortiz replaces Cosmo Servidio, who had been a regional director at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,

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New report on flooding threat to infrastructure is a dire warning to Pa. | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 13, 2021

'This is the moment for swift, decisive action,' one expert said.

Millions of Pa. residents experienced a month’s worth of high air pollution in 2020

BY: - October 6, 2021

Lancaster led the commonwealth in days with elevated ozone, particulate and total pollution levels with 107, a new report has found.

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Manchin’s support for nat.gas could derail Biden’s climate goals. Here’s how | Opinion

BY: - September 30, 2021

The federal budget isn’t the end game. It’s only one step. This bill has to be about financial incentives and penalties

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Here’s how to turbocharge an inclusive clean energy revolution | Opinion

BY: - September 27, 2021

We have a chance to reinvent the world: a world of beauty and abundance and collective good, with jobs that respect human dignity.

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Utilities need to think differently to avoid long power outages after disasters | Opinion

BY: - September 26, 2021

Building even more power poles and transmission lines won’t avert outages when major disasters strike.

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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.

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Fall means more deer on the road: Here’s how your risk of a crash rises | Analysis

BY: - September 23, 2021

U.S. drivers have a 1 in 116 chance of hitting an animal, with much higher rates in states such as W.Va., Montana, and Pa.

These are the four big climate items in the reconciliation bill in Congress | Analysis

BY: - September 12, 2021

Fighting climate change is key for House progressives. Many won't support the $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure bill unless a more robust climate bill also passes

Poll: Majority of Pa. residents want fracking to end

BY: - September 12, 2021

The clean energy industry performed much better, with 69% of voters viewing it favorably, and only 18% viewing it unfavorably.