A new study has identified a path for its industries to reduce their emissions by 80% by 2050 but additional efforts are needed to achieve the goal in the industrial sector. The “Roadmap to Industrial Decarbonization” outlines specific strategies for each type of industry in the state to lower their carbon footprint.
In the 165 years since the first American oil well struck black gold, the industry has punched millions of holes in the earth, seeking profits gushing from the ground. Now, those wells are running dry, and a generational bill is coming due.
The program originated by the Biden administration is still being developed but organizations in Appalachia believe it could provide many young people in the area with good-paying employment opportunities.
Pennsylvania U.S. Sens. John Fetterman and Bob Casey wrote a letter to President Joe Biden this week expressing concern about the president’s decision to pause some export approvals for liquified natural gas, or LNG.
PJM, the nation’s biggest grid operator, is changing how it plans transmission upgrades needed to ensure reliable service for the 65 million people who live in its footprint.
The U.S. Energy Department will pause approvals of new exports of liquified natural gas to all countries without a free trade agreement with the United States, Secretary Jennifer Granholm and White House National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi said on a press call Thursday.
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro (D) waffled on hot-button climate issues on the campaign trail — walking a fine line on fracking and neglecting to take a stance on a state cap-and-trade program for the power sector. But on one issue, he was resolute: By 2030, 30% of the energy sold in Pennsylvania would come from renewable sources, up from 8% now, he pledged.
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The Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership is helping to get Pennsylvania on track for its 2025 Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction goals.
Powerful lobbyists represent both oil and gas interests and environmental groups.