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Supreme Court pushes U.S. closer to ‘climate cliff,’ say Pennsylvania environmental leaders

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.

By Julie Grant/The Allegheny Front

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.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania’s plan fails to meet goal for reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, the EPA says

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Pennsylvania is not on track to meet its goal to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

By Gabriela Martínez

Environmental advocates applaud EPA plan to address PFAS, but say more is needed

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.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Groups sue EPA over PA coal plant air pollution in Indiana County

Spikes at coal-fired power plants could be allowed under EPA-approved plan
By Reid Frazier

EPA declines to strengthen soot standard

The federal agency went against the advice of its own scientists who said the standard needed to be lowered.

By Reid Frazier

For now, latest federal rollback of coal regs won’t affect PA plants

EPA rollback weakens waste water regs for some plants
By Reid Frazier

As states plan to sue EPA over Chesapeake Bay cleanup, agency promises modest funds to help efforts

EPA says Pennsylvania has the largest commitment to reduce nitrogen among bay states.

By Rachel McDevitt
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