Capitol Beat

Five for Friday: Harrisburg storylines you may have missed

City & State breaks down five moves that shaped policy discussion this week

Capitol Beat

Josh Shapiro announces new plan to cap emissions in Pennsylvania

The governor promised to pull Pennsylvania out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative if lawmakers approve a state-specific plan to cut emissions.

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A with Brian Regli

The governor’s executive director of critical investments discusses the future of Pennsylvania’s energy sector

Capitol Beat

‘There's got to be an all-of-the-above strategy’: PA Senate GOP Leader Joe Pittman talks energy policy in Pennsylvania

Pittman discusses the future of Pennsylvania’s cap-and-trade plan and what energy issues could find bipartisan support in the General Assembly.

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A with E. Mitchell Swann

The PEA board chair talks Philadelphia energy programs and the future of production


Q&A with House Environmental Resources and Energy Chair Greg Vitali

The Delaware County Democrat spoke to City & State on the future of energy in the commonwealth


Reconsidering the reckoning over RGGI

As both sides dig in ever deeper over the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, fault lines and strategies become clearer, even as its future remains up in the air.

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Microgrids bringing maximum impact to PA’s energy landscape

Localized distributed energy systems are helping protect Pennsylvanians against power outages and high energy costs.


CNX becomes first natural gas firm to self-report air quality data in PA

The company has begun publishing air quality data from two well sites – one in Washington County and the other in Greene County – as part of a partnership with the Shapiro administration

General Assembly

Shapiro administration will appeal court decision on RGGI

A spokesperson said the governor is open to developing alternatives to the regional carbon-pricing initiative.

Capitol Beat

Shapiro’s first press club luncheon address: working with a divided legislature, RGGI, school funding and more

The governor said his ‘get stuff done’ attitude helped his administration hit the ground running


House panel considers how hydrogen hubs can help meet climate goals

‘Without strong standards, Pennsylvania’s hydrogen hubs will increase carbon emissions and air pollution,’ Rachel Fakhry of the National Resource Defense Council said

Capitol Beat

Five for Friday: Breaking down the RGGI rulings and what they mean

How this week’s rulings against the greenhouse gas initiative will impact the commonwealth.

News & Politics

Five For Friday: PA leaders react to Biden’s hydrogen hub announcement

Politicos, policymakers and other parties weigh in on the alternative energy investment