The good news is that—thanks to people like you—we were able to defeat a bad bill last year that would have taken away the power of the Department of Environmental Protection to enact a carbon reduction program similar to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
To that end, the state Senate could vote on SB 119 this week, after which it will move to the state House of Representatives. That's why it's more important than ever that our elected officials hear from their constituents.
Having to pay to pollute isn’t popular with polluters, and their friends in Harrisburg are doing everything they can to stop this process from advancing.
Now is not the time for political posturing and games. The climate crisis is worsening by the day, and Pennsylvanians are still in the midst of an unprecedented pandemic that attacks the respiratory system and is made exponentially worse by poor air quality and pollution.