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July 23, 2024

Pennsylvania

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Governor Signs RGGI Executive Order
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order directing the Department of Environmental Protection to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Appetite for Renewables Growing in Penn. Legislature
Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania appear more hungry than ever to transition the state’s electricity consumption to 100% renewable energy.
Pa. Dem Leader Pushes Cap-and-Invest Energy Plan
Pennsylvania Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa wants other lawmakers to sign onto his plan to cap energy sector emissions.
UPDATED PJM: Nukes Keep Energy Costs down, in Theory
Three nuclear plants facing early retirements in Pennsylvania and Ohio would keep consumer costs lower if they stay online, PJM concluded.
Nuclear Subsidies Still on the Table in Pennsylvania
An attempt to save Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island fell apart, but that doesn’t mean state lawmakers will abandon support for nuclear subsidies altogether.
Exelon to Close Three Mile Island
Exelon announced it will permanently shut down the nearly 45-year-old Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Londonderry Township, Pa., by Sept. 30.
Pa. Lawmaker Contends TMI Rescue Unlikely
The fate of Three Mile Island looks bleaker as Pennsylvania lawmakers wrapped up hearings that considered subsidizing the state’s nuclear fleet.
Pennsylvania Joins US Climate Alliance
Pennsylvania joined the U.S. Climate Alliance after releasing its own action plan to achieve a 26% reduction in statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.
Critics Warn Pa. Lawmakers Against Nuke Subsidy Bill
Critics of a bill to subsidize Pennsylvania’s failing nuclear fleet advised state lawmakers to put the brakes on the proposal, saying it would distort the deregulated energy markets.
Pa. Lawmakers Unveil $500M Nuke Subsidy Bill
With two months to go before Exelon says it will pull the plug on Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania lawmakers unveiled legislation to spend $500 million annually to subsidize the state’s nuclear fleet.

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