Public Utility Commissioner Andrew Place sent a memo last week outlining why he thinks the Senate version of the nuclear subsidy bill is a bad idea.
Citizen climate petition advances, after state board approves further study of cap-and-trade program
The ramifications of the petition could be politically significant– allowing significant climate policy to be implemented without new legislation.
State lawmakers are considering giving out roughly half-a-billion dollars a year in subsidies Pennsylvania’s nuclear power industry. How much would it cost you?
Proposing a (joke?) resolution wasn’t the only thing Yaw was up to this week
Energy Transfer is under criminal investigation for Mariner East pipelines, and now a prominent GOP legislator is criticizing the company
State Sen. Gene Yaw, a staunch supporter of Pennsylvania’s gas industry, said Energy Transfer is damaging the reputations of more responsible pipeline operators.
Charging a 2-cent per-bag fee would have little impact on use, according to an advocate in New Jersey. Legislators in that state just introduced a stronger bill banning plastics than one the governor vetoed last year, saying it didn’t go far enough.
The state’s actions include sampling urine, dust, and water from Bucks and Montgomery county residents whose blood was already tested. Some people at Monday’s meeting said Pennsylvania isn’t moving fast enough to deal with the family of toxic chemicals.
At a Jan. 29 public event, three experts peered into the future — near-term and long-term — to offer
‘Razorblades and feathers in my throat’: A fire at a U.S. Steel plant near Pittsburgh made a major polluter even worse
Pollution controls damaged by a Christmas Eve fire are working again. But many people in nearby communities are still feeling the effects — and worrying about their health.