January 30, 2009

New Alternative Energy/Climate Bill. A bipartisan group of Senate and House members and the Department of Environmental Protection announced new legislation to expand the Alternative Portfolio Standards and help address climate change by creating a carbon sequestration network in Pennsylvania.
In this video, Rep. Greg Vitali (D-Delaware) introduces the press conference on the bill. Release covering the announcement. Environmental groups express concerns.
Video of those involved in the announcement--
Sen. Ted Erickson (R-Delaware)
Rep. Chris Ross (R-Chester)
Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery)
Acting DEP Secretary John Hanger
Steve Stroman, PennFuture