RGGI Testimony-Pam Kosty, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

On behalf of the Environmental Justice Team of the Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon, PA Thank you for the chance to provide my perspective on Pennsylvania’s opportunity to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)—and thereby join a growing consortium of states determined to be part of a solution to the Climate Change crisis that … Continue reading RGGI Testimony-Pam Kosty, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

RGGI Testimony-Phyllis Blumberg, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

 I care deeply about combating climate change and the evidence from other states indicates that RGGI will help us do that in PA also. I am  writing as a concerned citizen who has seen the effects of severe weather and increasing respiratory problems in my family and neighborhood. My Jewish faith also compels me to … Continue reading RGGI Testimony-Phyllis Blumberg, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

RGGI Testimony-Scott Laird, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

Thank you for the privilege of submitting comments to the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regarding the proposed rule for the Commonwealth to take part in the the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). I hereby urge the EQB to approve this proposal. I am a private citizen and do not submit … Continue reading RGGI Testimony-Scott Laird, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

RGGI Testimony-Chuck Marshall, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

My name is Charles Marshall. I live in Paoli, PA. I was an environmental consultant for 26 years working for a small PA-based consulting firm.  Over the years our company had many contracts with U.S. EPA and OSHA performing regulatory impact analyses for air, water, safety, and hazardous workplace rules. Over the past 10 years … Continue reading RGGI Testimony-Chuck Marshall, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

RGGI Testimony-Mark Smith, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

Good evening. My name is Mark Smith. I live in Philadelphia and am speaking to you as a citizen in support of our commonwealth becoming the eleventh state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. RGGI is already a resounding success in the 10 states currently enrolled in the program reducing greenhouse gas emissions by … Continue reading RGGI Testimony-Mark Smith, Advocate for Climate Justice and Supporter of PA IPL

RGGI Testimony-David Heayn-Menendez, Executive Director, PA IPL

Good afternoon. My name is David Heayn-Menendez I am from Lewisburg and I am testifying as Executive Director of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light, a statewide climate justice organization which takes climate change to be the moral and ethical issue of our time. I am here to tell you today that faith communities across PA … Continue reading RGGI Testimony-David Heayn-Menendez, Executive Director, PA IPL