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Advocates call on EPA to cut climate pollution from Pa.'s power sector

A broad coalition of Pennsylvania-based environmental groups and other advocacy organizations are calling on federal regulators to ‘accelerate [their] efforts to decarbonize the nation’s power sector,’ arguing that the industry is responsible for dumping billions of tons of pollutants into the atmosphere.

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Joseph Otis Minott: A GOP bill aimed lowering energy costs will do anything but that. Here's why

The so-called “Lower Energy Costs Act” now before the U.S. House of Representatives will do anything but, while eliminating necessary programs that will actually help individuals save money on utility bills, reduce air pollution and create new jobs in clean energy and climate resiliency.

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Joseph Otis Minott: EPA needs to finalize strong, comprehensive methane standards. Here's why

For multiple reasons, Pennsylvanians truly have the most to benefit from this federal rule-making.
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Julie Knopp: Want to fight climate change? Eat more plants and fewer animals

Every meal makes a difference. Together, we can mitigate climate change, protect wildlife habitat, and preserve Minnesota’s precious lakes for generations to come.

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These are the meaningful actions Pennsylvanians can take this Earth Month

In recognition of Earth Month, the Capital-Star asked state officials and environmental advocates how Pennsylvanians can make a difference this April.
Shapiro files criminal charges against Energy Transfer in construction of Mariner East 2 pipeline

Shapiro files criminal charges against Energy Transfer in construction of Mariner East 2 pipeline

The charges accuse the Texas-based pipeline company of using unauthorized chemicals in their drilling fluid, releasing it into state water, and not reporting the spills.
As Pa. lawmakers evaluate the future of electric vehicles, this company is thinking strategically

As Pa. lawmakers evaluate the future of electric vehicles, this company is thinking strategically

“This is the future, and I think we need to get ahead of this from a commonwealth perspective and realizing the potential this has to bring jobs and economic growth to our region," Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Wayne Langerholc said.

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