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Gov. Tom Wolf Takes On Climate Change, Moves To Have Pa. Join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative   
October 04, 2019
Source: CBS Boston / WBZ - HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/KDKA) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is taking a big step in his effort to fight climate change in the nation’s fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. The Democratic ...
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Gov. Tom Wolf signs executive order to place Pennsylvania in multi-state carbon fee program   
October 04, 2019
Source: Penn Live - Wolf signed the order Thursday directing his Department of Environmental Protection to start work on a set of regulations that would permit Pennsylvania to participate in the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The...
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Pennsylvania makes climate move   
October 04, 2019
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - For now, just the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and California impose a price on carbon emissions, according to the Virginia-based Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. "If we want a Pennsylvania that is...
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What is a RGGI' A PennLive primer on Gov. Wolf’s big move on climate change policy   
October 04, 2019
Source: Penn Live - Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday put Pennsylvania on a long and not entirely clear path to joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a multi-state partnership dedicated to reducing carbon dioxide emissions from power plants over...
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Comey: Extremists exist in all 50 states   
October 04, 2019
Source: The Washington Post - FBI Director James Comey explained why fighting terrorism is still one of his organization's top priorities during a speech at the National Association of Attorneys General meeting on Wednesday.
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Namibia Benefits From GEF's Dryland Programme   
October 04, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - Namibia is one of eleven countries in Africa and Asia set to benefit from the Global Environment Facility-funded programme on dryland landscapes. Under this programme, Namibia is developing an ...
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Pennsylvania moves to join climate initiative   
October 04, 2019
Source: Erie Times-News - Joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative could face pushback from the Republican-controlled Legislature, which is historically protective of Pennsylvania’s influential coal and natural gas industries. “If we...
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Hepatitis A: Serious, reportable, but preventable   
October 04, 2019
Source: New Food Magazine - coli. In September 2002, he became the Chief Medical Officer at the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. He was appointed as Associate Commissioner for Foods. In 2013, Dr...
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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Grows by Another State   
October 04, 2019
Source: Insurance Journal - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday ordered his administration to start working on regulations to bring Pennsylvania into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The initiative is a nine-state consortium that sets prices and...
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Can’t spell ‘cap and trade’ without PA   
October 04, 2019
Source: Grist - Democratic Governor Tom Wolf announced in an executive order this morning that Pennsylvania will join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (or RGGI, pronounced like “Reggie.” Fun!).
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