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Centralia, Wash.’s coal plant has to close next year. Can Pa. communities learn from Centralia’s transition?

The western Washington town has been cited as a model for how to successfully transition away from coal. StateImpact Pennsylvania spent several days there to explore how time and money has affected preparations for what lies ahead.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Three arrested after protesting in front of Gov. Shapiro’s office

They were trying to talk to a member of the Shapiro Administration about climate policies and alleged contributions to the governor from fossil fuel corporations.

By Ben Wasserstein/WITF

Josh Shapiro proposes state climate program to replace RGGI, and asks for new renewable energy goals

Shapiro estimates the proposals would save ratepayers $250 million over five years and create 14,500 jobs.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

If you made clean energy upgrades in 2023, it might be time to claim your tax credit

This tax season, people can claim credits for clean energy and EV purchases from 2023.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Old trees, heavy rain and high heat are climate concerns for Harrisburg neighbors

We met with four neighbors in Harrisburg’s Allison Hill to learn about climate effects.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania