Tom Wolf is Chairman and CEO of The Wolf Organization, Inc., which supplies kitchen cabinets. The Allegheny Front sent a survey on environment and energy issues to the four Democratic contenders for Pennsylvania's governor, and here are Wolf's responses.
Allyson Schwartz has been a member of Congress since 2004, representing Pennsylvania’s 13th District. She lives in Jenkintown, Montgomery County. The Allegheny Front sent a survey on environment and energy issues to the four Democratic contenders in Pennsylvania's gubernatorial primary race. Here are Allyson Schwartz's responses.
The Allegheny Front sent a survey on environment and energy issues to the four Democratic contenders for Pennsylvania governor, and Katie McGinty responded. McGinty is an operating partner with Element Partners, an equity firm in the energy, industrial, and environmental markets. She is former secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection. McGinty lives in Wayne, Chester County.
Rob McCord was elected as Pennsylvania State Treasurer in 2008, and lives in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County. The Allegheny Front sent a survey on environment and energy issues to the four Democratic contenders for Pennsylvania's governor, and McCord responded with these answers.
The Allegheny Front's Reid Frazier talks with Paul Guggenheimer, host of WESA's Essential Pittsburgh, about his reporting from the Gulf Coast and what Western Pennsylvania could expect from a proposed ethane cracker that would process shale gas into ethylene, a building block for plastics.
Over the last decade, 9 wind farms have been built in Pennsylvania, over half in the southwestern part of the s
The Nature Conservancy has a new new way to conserve land, help curb climate change and make money for landowners.
In a country bursting at the seams with computers, smart phones, and tablets, the need to keep data flowing is a challenge. Data centers in the United States process and store all that electronic information. These facilities consume a lot of energy: experts estimate twice the amount of electricity used each year by every household in New York City, a city of eight million people.
How to regulate fracking only became common cause for debate in recent years, but regulating other types of oil and gas drilling has proved challenging for ages in our region. Carnegie Mellon University professor Joel Tarr has been studying the history of natural gas drilling laws, and says Pennsylvania should create tougher regulations at drilling sites.