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A hydrogen hub in Western PA would require capture of carbon
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A hydrogen hub in Western PA would require capture of carbon

Pittsburgh-area industry, labor and political leaders back a bid for billions in federal hydrogen energy funds. Natural gas is central to the plan.
Claudine Schneider: America’s oil and gas industry unpatriotic
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Opinion

Claudine Schneider: America’s oil and gas industry unpatriotic

Growing up in Western Pennsylvania, fossil fuels were a familiar sight during my childhood and since they employed some of my family, I believed these facilities represented America’s “can do” attitude.

Pa. climate advocates 'excited' after Manchin's sudden turn gets budget bill compromise
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Pa. climate advocates 'excited' after Manchin's sudden turn gets budget bill compromise

Climate advocates in Pennsylvania say they feel like they were released from “the jaws of defeat,” after West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced he would back the historic clean energy incentives that earlier this month had effectively killed in the Democrats’ massive embattled budget deal.

What is a hydrogen hub?

What is a hydrogen hub?

The federal government promised a total of $8 billion in funding to build four hydrogen hubs across the country. Some want to see one in Pittsburgh.

Jenna Cramer: Pittsburgh's climate change achievements
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Opinion

Jenna Cramer: Pittsburgh's climate change achievements

This September, Pittsburgh will welcome delegates from around the world for the Global Clean Energy Action Forum focused on accelerating the world’s transition to clean energy.

Gov. Wolf vetoes bid to block all-electric building codes in Pennsylvania
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Politics

Gov. Wolf vetoes bid to block all-electric building codes in Pennsylvania

The Democratic governor said the legislation takes away “local decision-making” from municipalities that are looking to address climate change.
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