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Updated: September 15, 2020 | 1:55 pm

RGGI, behind the rhetoric: What we know about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Environmental Quality Board voted Tuesday to approve a draft regulation that would have Pennsylvania join RGGI. It next goes up for public comment.

By Rachel McDevitt

Bill to keep Pa. out of regional cap-and-trade program passes, but faces governor’s veto

House Bill 2025 would require legislative approval for Pennsylvania to enter a program such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

By Rachel McDevitt

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House committee takes first step to block Pa.’s entry into regional cap-and-trade program

The bill would bar the Department of Environmental Protection from taking any action that is designed to control carbon dioxide emissions, including participation in a regional greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program such as RGGI, unless the action is authorized by the General Assembly.  

By Rachel McDevitt

Wolf’s cap-and-trade proposal takes a step forward

The Democratic governor issued an executive order declaring Pennsylvania would join a regional agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Not everyone is on board.

By Katie Meyer

Public input sought for potential region-wide transportation emissions cap-and-invest program

Pennsylvania may soon join a regional program meant to limit greenhouse gas emissions and increase investments in green transportation.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Updated: November 19, 2019 | 6:52 pm

Lawmakers, criticizing Wolf’s executive order on joining cap-and-trade program, say it’s their call to make

Proposed bill would require Legislature to OK Pennsylvania becoming part of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
By Scott Blanchard

Updated: October 3, 2019 | 5:14 am

Pennsylvania to move forward on power plant emission caps

Administration officials said Gov. Tom Wolf will make the formal announcement that he’s ordering a start to the process of joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a consortium of northeastern and mid-Atlantic states.

By The Associated Press

Lawmaker: Proposal for Pa. cap-and-trade system to cut carbon emissions is ‘a beginning’

The bill would allow Pennsylvania to set its own cap, or negotiate with a group of other states in a regional program.

By Dana Bate/WHYY
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