The decision could inform future cases in which communities fight proposed development.
Commonwealth Court said the Department of Environmental Protection did not have the constitutional authority to collect revenue from the program.
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Solar panels are saving some churches money, and the use of renewable energy can be, as one pastor put it, “a positive expression of our faith.”
It’s no one person’s responsibility to solve climate change. But little actions can add up.
In Pa., climate change stresses old infrastructure. Stormwater fees are seen as a way to help limit flooding, pollution
Cities and towns have to fix rain-related problems, especially since there’s a federal mandate to cut pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. Many turn to stormwater fees to support costly upgrades. But people billed for those fees sometimes don’t know what they’re paying for.
Drillers produced 7.5 trillion cubic feet of gas in 2022, down from 7.6 trillion cubic feet in 2021.
Pennsylvania’s top suppliers are coal company Consol Energy; Delta Airlines, which owns an oil refinery outside Philadelphia; and UGI, a gas utility.
Health and environmental advocates are calling for high standards to prevent more planet-warming emissions.
Gov. Shapiro isn’t committing to Pennsylvania joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, but wants to maintain executive authority in light of a recent court ruling.
Moms and Dads-Family Awareness of Cancer Threat Spike met at the state capitol to share stories about illnesses they’ve experienced since fracking boomed in the southwest corner of the state.
The American Red Cross of Greater Pennsylvania is conducting trainings across the state to make sure volunteers are ready to set up and run temporary shelters for people who can’t return to their homes.
There are now 9.1 million acres of land in the watershed that are permanently protected from development.