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CO2 emissions drop as electricity generation shifts from coal to natural gas

According to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), generating electricity has shifted from coal to natural…

23 hours ago

“Break Free” Act could cripple U.S. manufacturing, jobs, report says

Legislation that would put a pause on permitting for plastic manufacturing facilities would have a negative impact on U.S. manufacturing…

2 days ago

Adelphia Gateway project gets go ahead from FERC

Adelphia Gateway, LLC announced Friday that it had received a Notice to Proceed with the second phase of the project…

1 week ago

Bill would exempt race cars from EPA regulations

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would permanently exempt motor vehicles used as race cars from regulation…

2 weeks ago

Wolf administration announces $5M for statewide broadband projects

Pennsylvania will provide $5 million through the Unserved High-Speed Broadband Funding Program (UHSB) to projects that expand high-speed broadband service…

3 weeks ago

Rep. Joyce emphasizes coal jobs at Congressional hearing

U.S. Rep. John Joyce (R-PA) emphasized the importance of Pennsylvania coal jobs at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing…

3 weeks ago

Penn State to lead $1.2M DOE critical minerals consortium

Penn State researchers will lead a $1.2 million Department of Energy (DOE) project to find critical minerals in coal mining…

1 month ago

National Infrastructure Bank would revolutionize infrastructure funding, legislators say

A bill that would create a National Infrastructure Bank would rebuild, replace and revolutionize infrastructure in Pennsylvania and the United…

1 month ago

Two Pennsylvania facilities receive maritime grants

Two Pennsylvania facilities are among 31 recipients awarded grants through the federal Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program. Grants…

1 month ago

State energy, manufacturing, building trades, business leaders tout Pennsylvania natural gas

With President Joe Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure package on the table, Pennsylvania’s top building trades, business, manufacturing, and energy leaders…

2 months ago

Legislation aims to boost economic recovery

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) recently introduced legislation that would make permanent the full…

2 months ago

Pennsylvania trucking torn between tax hike and smooth roads

A bipartisan congressional delegation was scheduled to travel up impeccably paved Pennsylvania Avenue from Capitol Hill to the White House…

2 months ago

Federal legislation would extend tax deadline for small businesses

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) recently introduced legislation that would extend the first quarter estimated tax payment deadline for small…

2 months ago

UGI subsidiaries join Natural Gas Supply Collaborative

UGI Energy Services and UGI Utilities, two UGI Corp. wholly owned subsidiaries, recently joined the Natural Gas Supply Collaborative (NGSC).…

2 months ago

Appeals court allows Northern Access Pipeline to proceed

The long-delayed Northern Access Pipeline in western New York is once again on track for eventual completion following a federal…

3 months ago

Federal working group aims to strengthen U.S. manufacturing

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) recently joined more than 30 of her colleagues in the Democratic Manufacturing Working Group, which…

3 months ago

Penn State organization makes recommendations on STEM to White House

ENGINE of Central PA STEM Learning Ecosystem, a Penn State-led STEM organization, is part of a group making recommendations to…

3 months ago

Proposed federal CLEAN Futures Act seen as threat to plastics industry in PA

A bill introduced this month in the U.S. House of Representatives could wallop Pennsylvania's burgeoning shale gas industry and related…

3 months ago

Federal bill examines security risks posed by China

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and two other U.S. Congress members recently reintroduced legislation that would increase cooperation between the United…

3 months ago

U.S. Rep. Cartwright authors two bills to help coal mining communities

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) introduced two bills in Congress that would spur federal funding to reclaim abandoned mine lands.…

3 months ago

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