Wolf says regional cap-and trade plan needs ‘serious’ look


Governor Tom Wolf said Monday he wants to take a serious look at Pennsylvania joining a consortium of states that sets caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
The Democrat’s comments came at a news conference touting his administration’s efforts to fight climate change and set targets to slash Pennsylvania’s future greenhouse gas emissions.

Wolf’s administration has previously issued a roadmap to achieve his goal, announced in January, to reach an 80% emissions reduction by 2050, which is in line with 2015’s Paris climate agreement.
A cap-and-trade program is one of those options….

An excerpt from WITF