Penn. fracking is too close to children, environmentalists warn

Metro Philadelphia featured the release of the PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center's new fracking report, "Dangerous and Close."


Group Calls for Curbs on Carbon Emissions

An environmental organization on Tuesday decried Pennsylvania's status as a leading producer of global warming pollution and called on U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey to support limits on carbon emissions from power plants.


Brunner Island listed among the nation's most carbon polluting plants

In 2011, PPL's Brunner Island coal-fired power plant discharged roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as 1.79 million cars. On Monday, the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center released a report which ranks the East Manchester Township plant as No. 59 on a list of the nation's 100 most polluting power plants.


Pa. ranks 3rd in global warming pollution, coal is blamed

Coal is king in Pennsylvania when it comes to producing electricity.

But it's also a royal producer of pollution linked to global warming.