Feds pledge more than $1 billion to plant trees in cities
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced hundreds of grants that total about $1.13 billion to plant new trees and maintain them in cities across the country. Tom Vilsack, the federal agriculture secretary and former governor of Iowa, traveled to Cedar Rapids Thursday to highlight the spending, which is being funded through last year’s Inflation […]
Conservation advocates fear clean energy initiatives could be lost in debt ceiling talks
With the most recent IPCC report indicating that the world will likely hit the 1.5 degrees celsius threshold by 2027, Blume said the IRA’s provisions to transition to clean energy “critical.”
W.Pa pols tout federal investment in pollution monitoring
'Our region has been grappling with the consequences of air pollution for a long time,' Pittsburgh City Councilmember Erika Strassburger said.
Environmental groups help voters connect the dots on economic, environmental issues ahead of Election Day
To engage with voters, Blume said Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania has been working in “great coordination” with other environmental groups in the commonwealth to educate communities about the candidates on the ballot and the contents of legislation such as the IRA.
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Biden signs into law Democrats’ wide-ranging climate change, health care and tax bill
The bill is 'not just about today, it's about tomorrow,' Biden said.