Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

PA House Moves To Block RGGI Entrance As DEP Estimates It Will Save Money And Lives

Jul 9, 2020
Amy Sisk / StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is trying to block the state’s entrance into a regional effort to curb carbon emissions from power plants. 

Lawmakers Take Up Fight Against Governor's Climate Strategy

Jul 8, 2020
Melinda Roeder / 90.5 WESA

Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives moved Wednesday to ensure that it can block Gov. Tom Wolf's effort to impose a price on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants as part of a consortium of states.

PA Lawmakers Hear From Industry, Environmental Advocates On Impact Of Cap-And-Trade Program

Jun 26, 2020
Reid Frazier / StateImpact Pennsylvania

State senators are weighing the risks and benefits of Pennsylvania joining a regional cap-and trade-program targeting greenhouse gases.

Amy Sisk / StateImpact Pennsylvania

Some state lawmakers are telling Gov. Tom Wolf he went too far with an executive order for the commonwealth to join a regional effort to cut power plant emissions.