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Pa. environmental groups file appeal of RGGI ruling

BY: - November 29, 2023

“Participation in the RGGI program would bring huge, known benefits to Pennsylvanians including lower carbon emissions, reduced air pollution, consumer cost savings, and job creation that would prioritize those most in need. It would also spur clean energy investments that provide additional public health, environmental, and economic benefits,” the statement reads.

Wolf vetoes multi-million methane tax credit, gas allies push for override

BY: - March 27, 2020

This story was updated at 1:48 pm with additional information. Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a multi-million dollar tax credit for petrochemical manufacturing. Wolf had promised the veto in early February as the bill passed the General Assembly, and followed up the promise even in the midst of his COVID-19 response. “Rather than enacting this […]

Environmental proponents to state Senate panel: Pa. needs better methane regulations

BY: - April 23, 2019

Panelists at a Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Tuesday slammed the state’s proposed regulations on methane gas, and called on state lawmakers to let the Department of Environmental Protection exercise more regulatory authority. The hearing at the Teamster Temple in Pittsburgh brought environmental policymakers and advocates together to discuss methane emissions across Pennsylvania, including […]