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The Perils of Bailing Out Aging Nuclear Stations

By at January 5, 2019 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

In the aftermath of the Three Mile Island accident, policy makers were consumed with our ability to keep pace with energy demand and at the same time foster diversity. We were dependent on coal and nuclear for electrical generation in Pennsylvania. Part of the goal of diversification was to focus on “energy efficiency.” A dramatic […]

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PA DEP News Release : Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Install Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Montgomery County

By at January 5, 2019 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/21/2018 CONTACT: Neil Shader, DEP 717-787-1323 Wolf Administration Announces State Investment to Install Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Montgomery County Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding to implement a stormwater infrastructure […]

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Recognizing Eric Epstein

By at January 5, 2019 | 4:14 pm | 0 Comment

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Experts Propose New Process for Nuclear Reactor Retirements to Protect Ratepayers, Local Communities, and the Climate

By at November 26, 2018 | 2:33 pm | 0 Comment

Media Advisory – November 28, 2018 at 11am EST Experts Propose New Process for Nuclear Reactor Retirements to Protect Ratepayers, Local Communities, and the Climate Nuclear Subsidy/Bailout Programs are Costing Consumers Billions of Dollars, Failing to Protect Workers and Communities Lessons Learned from States Show Faster, Cost-Effective Approach to Reactor Closures is Needed to Advance Climate […]

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State officials to receive pay raises

By at November 23, 2018 | 2:32 pm | 0 Comment

State lawmakers will have a nice Christmas gift waiting for them next month. Starting December 1, they’ll be getting an automatic pay raise. Now some are calling for these raises to come to an end. State law requires an automatic pay increase for Pennsylvania lawmakers, judges, and top executive officials. Their annual salaries increasing by […]

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DEP Unveils Recommended Strategies to Increase Solar Energy Development in Pennsylvania

By at November 21, 2018 | 5:45 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/15/2018 CONTACT: Deb Klenotic, DEP 717-783-9954 DEP Unveils Recommended Strategies to Increase Solar Energy Development in Pennsylvania Implementation will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase economic development opportunities, job creation by 2030 Harrisburg, PA […]

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ADVISORY – THURSDAY – DEP to Unveil Final Plan of Recommended Strategies to Increase Solar Energy in Pennsylvania

By at November 21, 2018 | 5:42 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/14/2018 CONTACT: Deb Klenotic, DEP 717-783-9954 ADVISORY – THURSDAY – DEP to Unveil Final Plan of Recommended Strategies to Increase Solar Energy in Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell will present […]

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Oct 2: Addressing Pennsylvania’s Atomic Reactor and Radioactive Waste Risks as the Three Mile Island Unit 2 Meltdown 40th Anniversary Approaches

By at September 27, 2018 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

Press Advisory Tuesday, October 2, 2018  Contact: Eric Epstein, Chairman, TMIA, (717) 635-8615, lechambon@comcast.net Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear, (240) 462-3216, kevin@beyondnuclear.org Maureen Mulligan, (717) 512-5365, maureenamulligan1@gmail.com   Addressing Pennsylvania’s Atomic Reactor and Radioactive Waste Risks as the Three Mile Island Unit 2 Meltdown 40th Anniversary Approaches As the 40th annual commemoration (March 28, 1979 to March 28, […]

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Those Were the Days

By at July 18, 2018 | 8:14 pm | 0 Comment

by Barry Shutt The Pennsylvania Legislature remains true to its basic tenet: receiving full time pay, while serving only part-time.   With an election year budget executed and signed into law eight days early (June 22), Members of the Legislature have disappeared; and will make cameo appearances in Harrisburg for only 10 legislative days between now […]

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The Case for No New School Taxes

By at July 14, 2018 | 1:22 pm | 0 Comment

The Case for No New School Taxes Plan Proposed by Eric Epstein on June 25, 2018   On May 8 the Board voted for a 2.8% tax increase. That was over six weeks ago. School board members committed to discuss ways to reduce the proposed increase. In contrast to our rapid responses relating to safety […]

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