Energy

BrightFarms, Inc. to Construct a Hydroponic Greenhouse and Create New Jobs...

Governor Tom Wolf announced that BrightFarms, Inc., a producer of locally grown leafy greens and herbs, will expand into Pennsylvania by constructing a new...

Support of Renewable Energy Standards Modernization Bill

State Senators Steven J. Santarsiero (D-10), Art Haywood (D-4), Thomas H. Killion (R-9), and state Representatives Steve McCarter (D-154) and Carolyn Comitta (D-156), were joined by renewable energy...

Senators Propose Plan to Preserve Nuclear Industry in PA

A bipartisan group of state Senators introduced legislation that would help level the playing field for the nuclear industry, protect nearly 16,000 Pennsylvania jobs,...

Pennsylvania 811 Celebrates 12th Annual National Safe Digging Month

This April marks the 12th annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding Pennsylvania residents to always dial 8-1-1 three business days before any digging project. National...

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for State-Level Action on Climate Change to...

At his second public hearing on the climate change crisis, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today warned that a lack of action on the federal...

Governor Wolf Expands Clean and Renewable Energy Through $12 Million in...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 11 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will assist in the development of clean and...

Plans to Pitch Legislation Calling for Pipeline Construction Safety in Pennsylvania

Sen. Katie Muth (D- Berks/Chester/Montgomery) announced that she will be introducing two pieces of legislation that would mandate specific safety and public awareness standards...

Senators Haywood, Killion and Santarsiero Offer Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Pennsylvania’s...

State Senator Steven J. Santarsiero, Senator Art Haywood and Senator Thomas H. Killion issued a co-sponsorship memorandum detailing their proposed expansion of the Alternative...

Senator Kearney Urges Moratorium On Mariner East Project Until Safety Protocols...

Senator Tim Kearney (D-Chester/Delaware) joined lawmakers across Delaware County and Chester County in sending a letter to Governor Wolf urging a moratorium on the...

Plan to Use Energy Extraction Tax to Fund Schools in PA

A new plan to use revenue generated from an energy extraction tax to provide school funding, safety investments, and environmental protection initiatives will soon...

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