Pennsylvania’s participation in RGGI matters more than other states’. Here’s why.
When it comes to climate change, talk tends to focus on our shared responsibility to future generations. Everyone is encouraged to come together and do their part to reduce our collective impact on the planet. There’s no doubt climate change affects all of us, and we all have a role to play. But the reality […]
By stalling on RGGI, here’s what Pa. residents are missing | Opinion
In March, Pennsylvania passed up millions of dollars that could have gone toward tackling climate change and reducing energy costs for millions of Pennsylvania residents. It’s not the first time Pennsylvanians have missed out on this money, and it’s going to keep happening unless Pennsylvania is finally allowed to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative […]
Workers lack protections when wildfire smoke makes the air dangerous
A report by the National Academy of Sciences concluded that 'too many workers are left unprotected' from wildfire smoke.
Allegheny Co. Health Department fines U.S. Steel $300K for 2022 summer violations
The fines relate to violations at the company's Clairton Coke Works.
Summer wildfire threat could imperil unexpected U.S. regions: the Northeast and Midwest
A June 22 update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows a map blotted in drought warnings from Virginia to Vermont and over much of the Midwest.
Pa. officials declare ‘Code Red’ air quality alert due to Canada fires
Smoke from wildfires smothered the East Coast on Wednesday, with officials urging residents to limit time outside.
Report: Pennsylvania ranked fourth nationally in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020
The southwestern region of the state accounts for nearly half of the commonwealth’s pollution.
Advocates call on EPA to cut climate pollution from Pa.’s power sector | Tuesday Morning Coffee
They called for 'robust carbon pollution standards for new and existing power plants.'
EPA sued over failure to set, update pollution limits
Advocates argue the inaction amounts to a 'free pass to pollute' across multiple industries.
Why were you live determines how well environmental laws protect your health | Opinion
State policy choices have become more important as the federal government has retreated from major environmental health lawmaking.
How to make your voice heard on the EPA’s proposed methane rule | Opinion
These emissions are fueling the climate crisis and harming our health at the same time.
N.J. implements new rules targeting power plants
The rules require new power plants to keep their hourly carbon dioxide emissions below 860 megawatts per hour, ban the sale of certain fuel oil, and limit applications of fossil fuel generating units.