Pushback on possible Delaware River basin fracking ban bubbles up in legislature

Pushback on possible Delaware River basin fracking ban bubbles up in legislature

Lawmakers advanced legislation this week to refund Pennsylvanians in the Delaware River watershed who lose out on fracking royalties as part of a general pushback on the river’s federal governance.

Since the 1960s, the Delaware River Basin Commission — an interstate compact between Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania — has managed the water quality and use of the winding river system that stretches from the Catskill Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean.

Friday, June 15, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Green energy investment bill signed into law

Green energy investment bill signed into law

For a farmer hoping to add a wind farm or a factory looking to preserve water, a new program could help kick start investment.

Gov. Tom Wolf signed SB 234 into law earlier this week, which lets commercial and industrial property owners spread out the cost of a loan for a green infrastructure investment over a longer period of time without any taxpayer funding.

Thursday, June 14, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views

Tweets of the Week

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Friday, June 8, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
VIDEO: Gov. Wolf takes a step towards equal pay with new executive order

VIDEO: Gov. Wolf takes a step towards equal pay with new executive order

On Wednesday afternoon Gov. Tom Wolf was joined by First Lady Frances Wolf, multiple legislators, and advocates as he took action to address the gender pay gap in the commonwealth by signing an executive order that ends the practice of state agencies requiring a job applicant to provide their salary history during the hiring process.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video

Tweets of the Week - May 7, 2018

Check out the week as described by Tweets from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.

Friday, May 11, 2018/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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