Orphan wells are a source of climate warming methane emissions, and have been known to contaminate air, water and soil.
The agency said the three-year plan would prevent this class of toxic chemicals from being released into the environment and speed up the cleanup process.
Some Democrats call for halt to Mariner East following charges, but don’t expect action from legislature
Sen. Carolyn Comitta (D-Chester) joined eight other state lawmakers to call on the Wolf Administration to halt the Mariner East Pipeline project.
The company has already paid more than $20 million in fines for more than 120 violations of the state’s Clean Streams Law. That same law is the basis for the criminal charges announced Tuesday.
Pa. community’s fight against electric lines shows tensions coming with push toward a clean energy future
To achieve a carbon-free electricity sector, the country would need to more than double the power infrastructure it has now in the next decade.
An apartment complex’s owners say pipeline construction has threatened the health and safety of the residents.
The grants from the Environmental Protection Agency are meant to address nonpoint source pollution, such as farm and stormwater run-off and acid mine drainage.
PennEnvironment’s “Trouble in the Air” report shows Lancaster had 107 unhealthy air days in 2020, while Harrisburg had 97 and Reading had 82.
Solar companies are eyeing Pa. farmland. A legislative agency is looking at ways communities can prepare
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is hoping the state can find a balance between the benefits of solar energy and the risk of losing farmland and community character.
An environmental group had challenged the company’s air quality permit.
Electric vehicles starred at the state capitol this week. One GOP lawmaker touted their economic potential
Measures to plan for the build-out of electric vehicle charging infrastructure have attracted bipartisan support in recent years, but haven’t made it to a final vote.