Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Carbon Pricing Bills Slated for Introduction

After a petition to study cap-and-invest was accepted by Pennsylvania’s Environmental Quality Board (EQB) in mid-April, advocates wondered if legislators would capitalize on the state’s newfound momentum for carbon pricing and introduce bills of their own.   It now looks like...

Pennsylvania EQB Accepts Cap-and-Trade Petition

In a historic meeting, Pennsylvania’s Environmental Quality Board (EQB) voted 14-5 in favor of accepting a rulemaking petition to create a cap-and-trade program that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the state. The vote gives the Department of Environmental Protection...

Pennsylvania Governor Supports Study of Cap-and-Trade Petition

On Friday, April 5th, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) announced he supports his administration further studying a petition, which  calls for the state to implement an economy-wide cap-and-trade program on greenhouse gas emissions. The petition was filed by the Clean Air...

Pennsylvania the Newest State to Turn to Carbon Pricing

As the new legislative session kicked off earlier this month, Pennsylvania set its sights on an ambitious new carbon pricing strategy to combat climate impacts. In late 2018, a coalition of more than 60 entities called on legislators to put...