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Proposed natural gas power plant in Birdsboro gets set of permits from DEP

The Department of Environmental Protection has OK’d several permits for a proposed natural gas power plant in Berks County. The DEP said in a news release that it approved permits for construction of the main plant, as well as for a power line and water and natural gas pipelines to the plant. The permits include [...]

A surge, then a fade for Pennsylvania’s wind industry

While the wind power industry booms across the United States thanks to favorable federal and state policies, the development of new wind farms has stalled in Pennsylvania. More than two dozen wind farms popped up across the state leading up to 2012, but only one in the years since. Wind advocates say Pennsylvania could follow [...]

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