The monitors are meant to track the amounts of pollutants like ozone, particulate matter, and carbon monoxide in the air.
Among other things, Energy Transfer will spend $10 million to restore waterways damaged by its construction.
Pa. sees Shell’s ethane cracker as an economic boon. But for some in Beaver County, it’s a reason to leave
Built with the biggest tax break in state history, the plant will employ 600 people permanently. But air pollution and other concerns are driving some people away.
Running for the U.S. Senate, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor supported carbon caps when he was mayor of Braddock and a fracking moratorium during his unsuccessful 2016 Senate campaign. Now, Fetterman balances the “existential threat” of climate change with a need for “energy security.”
The Department of Environmental Protection and driller EQT are still investigating what happened. People who live nearby are calling it a ‘frac-out’ and are concerned about their water.
Contaminants such as salts, metals, and radioactive elements found in the runoff were at levels higher than what’s considered healthy for people and the environment.
Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano and state Attorney General Josh Shapiro are running to be Pennsylvania’s next governor, what questions to you have for them?
Gov. Wolf said the law eliminates the state’s authority to impose stricter requirements than what’s needed under Pa. law, even if more stringent requirements are mandatory parts of the federal program.
The agency isn’t certain where all the money will come from to pay for what it has planned. The effects of climate change have driven the price higher.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say heavy industry could adopt strategies to cut emissions and capture carbon.
Pennsylvania’s new state budget gives more money to environmental agencies and a chunk to put toward a maintenance backlog at state parks.