StateImpact Pennsylvania checked in on how climate change and energy issues are playing out in the race for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat.
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StateImpact Pennsylvania checked in on how climate change and energy issues are playing out in the state’s race for governor.
Coal and labor groups and power plant owners are suing the Department of Environmental Protection, saying the rule will cause them irreparable harm.
The U.S. Commerce Department is trying to find out if China is avoiding tariffs on solar panels by setting up factories in four countries in Southeast Asia.
Joining RGGI is the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to address climate change.
Even though the new review includes data from 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic limited travel, there wasn’t a significant improvement in air quality.
The state can be a member of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative once the rule that allows joining is published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on Saturday.
Rare species in Pennsylvania include six types of federally endangered freshwater mussels found in the Allegheny and Delaware rivers.
Publishing the rule would make it official, positioning Pennsylvania to become the first major fossil fuel-producing state to put a price on carbon emissions.
Wolf has vetoed a similar attempt before. But this time, Republicans say they’re offering a solution.