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Pennsylvania makes ‘historic’ bid for cash to slash emissions

By Adam Aton

Pennsylvania union leaders and environmentalists are joining forces to support Gov. Josh Shapiro’s bid to cut industrial pollution as EPA weighs which states deserve up to $500 million in federal cash to implement their climate plans.

The Democrat is seeking $475 million to create Reducing Industrial Sector Emissions in Pennsylvania (RISE PA), which would subsidize new industrial equipment, electrification and energy efficiency upgrades.


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