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In the 10/03/2019 edition:

A Major Fossil Fuel State Is Joining RGGI, the Northeast's Carbon Market

Pennsylvania is the nation’s No. 2 natural gas producer, and No. 3 in coal. Its governor says 'we need to get serious' about the climate crisis.

Pennsylvania, one of the nation's largest coal and natural gas producing states, is moving to join the Northeast's carbon market for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector. It would mark the largest expansion of the initiative since its inception a decade ago and a milestone in the drive by states to counter the impact of the Trump administration's retreat from climate action.

Pennsylvania would become the largest member in terms of carbon emissions of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), now a nine-state compact to curb pollution from electricity.

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