sustainability-issues

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Night sky view of the Milky Way rising above the snow-capped peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, on March 15, 2018. (P. Gaines/NPS/Public domain)

There’s a moral imperative to tackle climate change | Opinion

BY: - August 22, 2022

Passage of recent climate investments shows Americans are ready to take part in the cycle of creation that benefits everyone.

EPA to review Pennsylvania’s latest cleanup plan for the Chesapeake Bay

BY: - August 22, 2022

Will the third time be the charm for Pa.'s bay clean-up efforts?

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A spiking thermometer against a bright sky and hot sun

Poll: Environmental issues front and center for Pa. voters in 2022 | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 19, 2022

Democrats who back methane and carbon limits get a bounce over Republicans who don't.

A heron is perched on a piling at sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay in Chesapeake Beach.

A $220M commitment from Pa. could be a ‘game-changer’ for Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts

BY: - July 21, 2022

Pa.'s 'Clean Streams' Fund charts 'a new trajectory now in the restoration of the bay,' an EPA official said.

A sheep takes a break from munching on vegetation at the Nittany 1 solar array in Pennsylvania. (Photo courtesy of Lightsource BP)

Sheep among the panels: Using solar sites for pastureland

BY: - June 2, 2022

Solar grazing has blunted the concerns of those rattled by the conversion of farmland to energy production

In Pgh., elected officials, environmental groups call for updates to Pa.’s recycling laws

BY: - May 27, 2022

'We know that Pa. has fallen behind on being the leader in waste recycling and reduction,' an advocate said.

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Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.

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We need to end our reliance on synthetic fertilizer. This is how | Opinion

BY: - April 21, 2022

Returning to agricultural self-reliance won’t happen overnight. But now is the time for farmers to embrace change.

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A heron is perched on a piling at sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay in Chesapeake Beach.

EPA pans Pa.’s latest Chesapeake Bay clean-up plan | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 20, 2022

Despite the criticism, state officials say they remain committed to holding up their end of the bargain.

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Investing in the future is not radical environmentalism | Opinion

BY: - April 19, 2022

Pennsylvanians deserve an honest dialogue about what interests are really driving the climate debate in our state.

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Wildfires and water scarcity: How U.S. kids will have to adapt to a changing climate | Opinion

BY: - March 2, 2022

My third child in now 9 years old. According to the IPCC report, his future will include about four times as many extreme events compared to the experience of someone in their 60s today.

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Charged Up: Pa. to receive $171.5M to support EV charging stations | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 22, 2022

It's the  fifth-highest tally nationwide under the bipartisan infrastructure law, officials said.