RGGI

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

Pa. can show leadership in the new energy era — Without joining RGGI | Opinion

BY: - March 26, 2020

Unlike the other RGGI states, Pennsylvania has reduced emissions significantly while also reducing consumers’ electricity costs.

COMMENTARY

With RGGI, Pa. has a chance to show leadership in the new energy era | Opinion

BY: - March 18, 2020

By Joeseph Otis Minott Pennsylvania has always been an energy leader. The United States’ oil and gas sector can trace its roots back to the commonwealth, and coal has played a significant part in Pennsylvania’s industrial history. With the rise of fracked gas production over the past 12 years, our state’s capacity for fossil fuel […]

In one-sided hearing, coal workers lay out dire stakes for cap-and-trade

BY: - February 5, 2020

Opponents described the plan as a “nuclear tipped cruise missile” aimed at the coal power industry. Republicans have discussed going to court to stop it.

With eye on climate future, Pennsylvania makes allowances in cap-and-trade proposal for fossil fuel past

BY: - February 3, 2020

The rules, posted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection last week, would give free carbon credits to power plants that burn coal waste, which covers thousands of acres with black smoot while polluting streams. 

COMMENTARY

#PABudget2020: Climate action is here and Pennsylvania is entering the race | Opinion

BY: - February 3, 2020

Given a lack of federal leadership to reduce greenhouse emissions, Pennsylvania has moved to join our neighboring states in taking real action on climate.