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Gov. Shapiro’s Budget Proposal Includes Controversial Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative


Gov. Josh Shapiro appealed to bipartisan environmental causes in his budget address, like plugging old oil and gas wells that leak methane. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports his budget plan also includes a more controversial program.

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(Original air-date: 3/10/23)

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.