PA House Lists Bill Taking Away DEP’s Authority To Enact A Carbon Pollution Reduction Programs For A Vote This Week

On July 2, House Republican leadership listed House Bill 2025 (Struzzi-R-Indiana), a bill that takes away DEP’s authority to enact any program to reduce carbon pollution emissions from power plants or other sources, for a vote by the full House when it returns to session July 7 and 8.

As drafted, the bill would take away authority to enact the proposed regulation establishing a carbon emission reduction program covering power plants compatible with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative set to go to the Environmental Quality Board for consideration in September as a result of Gov. Wolf’s October 3 Executive Order.

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