The Most Polluting State in the Northeast Just Took a Key Step Toward Curbing Its Dirty Ways
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The Most Polluting State in the Northeast Just Took a Key Step Toward Curbing Its Dirty Ways

Thursday was a momentous day for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a carbon market that governs power plant emissions in nine states. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order entering the state into the agreement. In doing so, he immediately doubled the amount of carbon emissions regulated under the agreement. The order will…