Pennsylvania’s impact fees are collected annually from natural gas drillers — but certain low-producing wells, known as stripper wells, are exempt.
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New research from a Temple University scientist shows Haiti is closer to losing its rich biodiversity than almost any other country in the world.
The coalition is Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Governor Tom Wolf said climate change is, “one of the big issues we have to deal with.”
Climate-related risks to Pennsylvanians include frequent extreme weather events, injury and death from those extreme weather events, threats to human health through air pollution, diminished water quality, and heat stress.
An administrative law judge for the state Public Utility Commission heard a second day of testimony Friday on whether to continue to allow operation of the controversial Mariner East pipelines while she reviews a request that the lines be permanently shut down. Several residents say Sunoco’s public awareness plan in the event of a leak is inadequate.
A new legislative report, almost two years in the making, calls on Pennsylvania lawmakers to take steps that could prevent the early closure of two nuclear plants. Critics say bailing out struggling plants is the wrong move.
Dozens of groups including environmental organizations, legal scholars, churches, and local governments argue Pennsylvania has the legal authority and constitutional duty to act on climate change.