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PA Lawmakers Vote to Stop State Entering into RGGI Cap-and-Trade Program, Wolf Likely to Veto

Chris Robert

State lawmakers voted to stop a new rule that would let Pennsylvania join a regional program targeting greenhouse gas emissions. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports the governor is likely to veto the measure, but that won’t mean the regulation could immediately take effect.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2021/12/15/lawmakers-vote-to-stop-states-entrance-to-cap-and-trade-program/

(Original air-date: 12/16/21)

Rachel McDevitt is a reporter for StateImpact Pennsylvania at WITF. Rachel joined WITF in 2017 as the host of All Things Considered. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.