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Frogs and salamanders get a new place to breed thanks to a restoration project at Ohiopyle State Park in western Pennsylvania. The Allegheny Front’s Kara Holsopple recently visited to learn more.

The Department of Environmental Protection is hoping to address environmental justice concerns raised by Pennsylvania’s attempt to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

The spotted lanternfly continues to kill crops across Pennsylvania. The invasive pest was first discovered in Berks County in 2014, and the state recently expanded its mitigation efforts extending the list of quarantined counties.

The Wolf Administration says it is making the largest government commitment to solar energy in the country by agreeing to buy power from seven new solar projects in the state.

Pennsylvania’s targets for renewable energy are set to max out this year unless the General Assembly takes action. Republican leaders seem ready to leave increasing goals for green energy up to the private sector.


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