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Read more on the efforts to keep coal remains in Pennsylvania’s energy mix.

RGGI opponents, proponents make their cases

(Indiana Gazette) – As the Wolf administration continues the process of bringing Pennsylvania into the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, opponents — including several from Armstrong, Indiana and nearby counties — made their case Wednesday with the Pittsburgh skyline behind them.

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US Steel ends plans for $1.5B Pennsylvania plant upgrades

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh-based United States Steel Corp. said Friday that it is canceling a $1.5 billion project to bring a state-of-the-art improvement to its Mon Valley Works operations in western Pennsylvania, saying the world has changed in the two years since it announced its intentions.

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Pennsylvania still facing uphill battle to join RGGI

Pennsylvania’s efforts to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative face continued opposition within the state legislature.

Rep. Jim Struzzi, R-Indiana, reintroduced legislation in March to require the General Assembly’s input in joining the regional cap and trade program.

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