Historic climate bill to supercharge clean energy industry

The climate and energy provisions of Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act would speed greenhouse gas cuts and put the U.S. on track to deliver the lion's share of President Biden's target for 2030.
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Energy Transfer pleads no contest to criminal charges related to Mariner East pipeline construction

The state attorney general says Texas-based pipeline builder Energy Transfer is “accepting criminal responsibility” for dozens of charges related to construction of its Mariner East pipeline project.

Five decades in the making: Why it took Congress so long to act on climate

The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.
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Documentary 'Boom & Bust' gives a potential preview of Beaver County's petrochemical future

“Boom & Bust” premiered in July and will be available to watch via three public screenings happening throughout August.

Questions loom over impact of $369 billion in climate spending

Will the climate package in Congress help those who need it? Some investments or purchases were planned even before the law's tax credits were proposed.

Salt in fresh water sources becoming worrisome in D.C. region, experts say

Amid rampant growth, D.C. region and other metropolitan areas face 'freshwater salinization syndrome' that may become irreversible, researchers say.
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