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.
Claim that Pa. climate program was unlawfully delayed is moot, court says
Because the rule is now official, the court says the case is moot and any judgment given would not have an effect.
Top stories of 2022: Pa. pushes climate measures forward, meets delays and lawsuits
Pennsylvania finished regulations to join a carbon-trading program and to limit oil and gas site emissions in 2022.
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.
Pennsylvania will miss September RGGI auction as court battle continues
The Supreme Court denied DEP’s motion to let the state participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on an emergency basis while DEP defends the rule.
Pennsylvania appeals court order blocking climate plan
The Wolf administration estimates that the initiative will reduce Pennsylvania’s carbon dioxide emissions by up to 225 million tons through 2030.
Pennsylvania’s climate rule paused until trial this fall
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.