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Gov. Wolf’s carbon-pricing plan stalled by legal disagreement

The Wolf administration says the regulation to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative should be published now; the Republican-led legislature says it has ‘many months’ to review the rule.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Rachel McDevitt

Updated: October 27, 2021 | 11:21 am

Shapiro says he’s not sold on RGGI, which Wolf has touted as ‘historic’ climate effort in Pa.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who is running to succeed fellow Democrat Tom Wolf as governor, says any climate action Pa. takes should ‘protect and create energy jobs.’

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: May 5, 2021 | 5:00 am

Wolf takes next step to start carbon emissions caps in 2022

If Wolf is successful, Pennsylvania would become the first major fossil fuel state to adopt a carbon pricing policy or join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Gas drilling firms defeat Pennsylvania’s anti-trust lawsuit

Pennsylvania’s highest court has delivered a victory for natural gas exploration firms, ruling that the state attorney general’s office doesn’t have authority under state law to sue them on anti-trust grounds over their mineral rights-leasing practices.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press