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Charging a 2-cent per-bag fee would have little impact on use, according to an advocate in New Jersey. Legislators in that state just introduced a stronger bill banning plastics than one the governor vetoed last year, saying it didn’t go far enough.
The ramifications of the petition could be politically significant– allowing significant climate policy to be implemented without new legislation.
State lawmakers are considering giving out roughly half-a-billion dollars a year in subsidies Pennsylvania’s nuclear power industry. How much would it cost you?
Pollution controls damaged by a Christmas Eve fire are working again. But many people in nearby communities are still feeling the effects — and worrying about their health.
A House panel heard a litany of arguments for and against a bill that would provide a $500 million annual subsidy to Pennsylvania’s nuclear industry.
Like a House bill introduced last month, the new Senate proposal adds nuclear power to the state’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard.