In 2020, the total emissions of Pennsylvania’s top 10 power plants are equivalent to eight million cars on the road for a year, according to a recent report by PennEnvironment.
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 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Pennsylvania is not on track to meet its goal to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
The agency said the three-year plan would prevent this class of toxic chemicals from being released into the environment and speed up the cleanup process.
EPA says Pennsylvania has the largest commitment to reduce nitrogen among bay states.