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Coal interests sue to block Pennsylvania’s carbon policy

Coal-related interests sued on Monday to block the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2021-07-13 18:52:07

Board approves RGGI rule, moving Pa. a step closer to joining carbon emissions program

The rule still needs approval from the Independent Regulatory Review Commission and the Attorney General’s Office. But Tuesday’s vote was a key step in the regulatory process.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Going carbon negative and equity in energy among topics at Penn State ‘Energy Days’ conference

The annual conference brought together hundreds of scientists, researchers, attorneys and experts with a goal of finding ways to address climate change and other energy-related challenges.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Climate change threatens Pa.’s farmers. How growers treat their soil could help them adapt — and benefit the rest of us, too

Some advocates look to so-called “regenerative agriculture” as a big part of mitigating the effects of climate change. For farmers, it might just be good business.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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/StateImpact Pennsylvania