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Updated: 2023-03-07 17:21:17

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal includes Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Shapiro Administration says the budget accounts for RGGI should it be allowed to move forward.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. drillers abandoned thousands of natural gas wells in 5 years, ignored state law, report says

Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the review, but it will be up to new Gov. Josh Shapiro’s administration to take any action.

By Rachel McDevitt

Ex-Pennsylvania DEP secretary: Agency’s underfunding will test its new leader

Former DEP secretary Patrick McDonnell says the new leader will have his management skills tested at an agency that’s been constrained by a decade of underfunding.

By Rachel McDevitt

Tom Wolf’s Pa. climate program awaits court decision after GOP, industry challenge

Attorneys for industry groups and Republican state lawmakers say RGGI is an unconstitutional tax on power plants by the executive branch.

By Rachel McDevitt

Josh Shapiro could set new tone with legislature on climate, ex-DEP secretary says

Shapiro’s political background will likely help as he negotiates his environmental priorities.

By Rachel McDevitt

What questions would you ask Pennsylvania’s candidates for governor?

Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano and state Attorney General Josh Shapiro are running to be Pennsylvania’s next governor, what questions to you have for them?

By Staff

Updated: 2021-12-07 13:24:24

AG’s office approves RGGI rule, after Shapiro criticized the plan

Shapiro said it’s not clear RGGI will address climate change while protecting energy jobs and ensuring affordable power.

By Rachel McDevitt

Republican lawmakers defend shale gas industry after grand jury report says state failed to protect public health from fracking

Some GOP lawmakers reacted to the report by saying the shale gas industry is “one of the most regulated in the nation,” and they were “offended” at the report’s characterization of the industry.

By Rachel McDevitt