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.
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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.
Pennsylvania’s new state budget gives more money to environmental agencies and a chunk to put toward a maintenance backlog at state parks.
Pennsylvania’s regulation allowing the state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative took effect July 1, making it the first major fossil fuel-producing state to price carbon emissions.
SCOTUS EPA ruling a set-back for climate regulations, but Pennsylvania retains power to set limits, lawyers say
Pennsylvania has its own law governing air pollution that gives the state Department of Environmental Protection authority.
The poll included more than 400 people statewide and has a margin of error of 5.5 percent.
DEP said it is considering how to tackle emissions from conventional wells and hopes to have a rule before the end of the year.
Unveiling the clock was the final piece of a three-day event called the Pennsylvania Climate Convergence.
President Joe Biden is using executive power to suspend any new tariffs on solar products from the four southeast Asia countries for two years.
Natural gas prices hit an average of $4.10 per million British thermal units in the first three months of 2022.