NRDC Expert Blog
This blog was co-authored with Matthew McKinzie, director of NRDC’s nuclear program.
In yet another step to dismantle critical protections for our air and climate, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has proposed to withdraw the EPA’s guideline for states to reduce smog-fo
Last fall, Pennsylvania lawmakers set out to fix a problem with the state's 2004 Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act (AEPS).
Pennsylvania established its first clean energy target 14 years ago by enacting the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004 (AEPS). At the time—just before the Philadelphia Eagles faced the New England Patriots in the 2005 Super Bowl—the AEPS was a relatively forward-thinking policy.
Part I of this blog discussed recent DEP budget cuts and the Permit Decision Guarantee, the DEP’s 2012 policy to ensure that environmental permits are issued expeditiously.