Board Approves RGGI Rule, Moving Pa. a Step Closer to Joining Carbon Emissions Program

The Environmental Quality Board voted 15-4 Tuesday to adopt the final regulation that would have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade program that targets carbon dioxide emissions in the power sector. The new rule is now headed to an independent regulatory...Read more

In Contentious Vote, Pennsylvania Takes Formal Step towards Joining Regional Cap and Trade Market

This is about a vote made that will move Pennsylvania from joining RGGIRead more


This is the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's website for RGGIRead more

RGGI will reduce carbon emissions and bring millions to Pennsylvania. This shouldn’t be a fight. | Editorial

This article was shared by Governor Wolf and is advoacting for Pennsylvania joining RGGI. It is part of my RGGI PECE essay.Read more

Proposal to join regional cap-and-trade program draws 13,000 comments

This article simply gives an update on the PA proposal to join the regional cap and trade program, also known as RGGI. The Department of Environmental Protection received more than 13,000 comments. The Wolf administration hopes to join RGGI in 2022. PA is the only state in the region that has...Read more

In RGGI Fight Escalation, GOP Blocks Wolf’s Nominations to Utility Regulator

This article is about how Wolf's nominations were blocked because he is attempting to get Pennsylvania to join RGGIRead more

Proposal to join regional cap-and-trade program draws 13,000 comments

This article discusses the RGGI proposal drawing in 13,000 commentsRead more

Wolf vetoes bill that would keep Pennsylvania out of RGGI

This article discusses Governor Wolf vetoing a bill that would prevent Pennsylvania from joining RGGIRead more

Pennsylvania House Committee Moves RGGI Bill Closer to Full Vote

This article was written in response to Pennsylvania's house and senate attempting to pass legislation that would only allow the state to join RGGI with their approval. RGGI is a cap and trade program with 11 New England and Mid-Atlantic States...Read more

Pa. governor pushes back RGGI proposal deadline to September

This is a piece that is part of my RGGI PECE essay. In it, the author discusses governor Wolf delaying the deadline for a proposal to join RGGI from June to SeptemberRead more

Poll: Pennsylvania Voters Support Participation in Climate Pact

This article is about a poll showing the majority of Pennsylvanians support joining RGGIRead more


This is the page on RGGI's website that shows the compliance periods. It is part of my RGGI PECE essay.Read more

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