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Monthly Archives: June 2016

EPA to Set PA Targets on Chesapeake Bay

The EPA notified Pennsylvania this month that it will be developing Pennsylvania-specific goals for reducing nutrients and sediment in the Pennsylvania portion of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed to help the Commonwealth get back on track to meeting its 2025 TMDL cleanup commitments.


Wolf, General Assembly Reach Agreements on Oil and Gas Regulations, Clean Power Plan Reviews

The Governor has signed three bills relating to the state’s oil and gas industries after weeks of negotiations with the House and Senate.


Assembly to Review Clean Power Plan Actions

On another energy/environment front, the Governor signed SB 1195, which establishes a role for the General Assembly in reviewing the states proposal for compliance with the Clean Power Plan relating to greenhouse gas emissions, now Act 57.


US House and Senate: Time for a Consensus Energy Bill

The last time Congress managed to pass a major energy bill was the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act. And for the past ten years, until recently, it appeared that the only hope for another would be a significant realignment of the House, Senate and White House. But recent events suggest an opportunity may be here to pass a consensus energy bill.