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Gov. Shapiro’s deal with fracking company splits environmentalists

BY: - November 20, 2023

By Audrey Carleton for Capital & Main Environmentalists are split over a new deal struck by Pennsylvania’s governor with a natural gas producer: while some have applauded the effort to move forward amid a legislative deadlock on climate action, those on the front lines fear the agreement amounts to little more than PR, offering a model […]

Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments on order halting greenhouse gas reduction program

BY: and - May 24, 2023

‘We know that the proceeds from the RGGI auction have the potential for further growth in a Pennsylvania clean energy economy,’ Katie Blume, of Conservation Voters PA said.

These are the meaningful actions Pennsylvanians can take this Earth Month

BY: - April 17, 2022

“There are many small but meaningful actions we can take to improve the health of the natural ecosystem we depend on,” Deborah Klenotic, a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection told the Capital-Star. 

‘We’re failing to meet many of our goals,’ DEP official says as environmental oversight board passes hefty fee hike

BY: - January 21, 2020

The fee will be among the highest in the country. Officials say the hike is needed to fully fund the state's oil and gas oversight regime