Opinion: Uncertainty amid climate scientists

Dear Editor, I was delighted to see that you published an oped article on climate change (“EPA consultations a sham”). As a volunteer member of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, I hope that climate change articles contain accurate information provided in a respectful and polite manner. Unfortunately, Harris provided misleading information. He said the EPA has ignored…

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Showers likely today, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tonight, a chance of showers, mainly before 9:00 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 8…

Opinion: EPA consultations a sham

McCarthy misleads Senate committee about stakeholder engagement In her testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy claimed that the EPA conducted appropriate consultations with stakeholders before writing new regulations restricting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But EPA consultations have been a…

Tom Wolf the Hypocrite: Pension Reform

Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s hypocrisy regarding Pennsylvania’s worsening pension crisis. “Tom Wolf’s opposition to pension reform doesn’t extend to his own organization,” Sweeney said. “While Tom Wolf opposes shifting new employees to a 401(k) plan if they’re paid by the taxpayers, he had no…

One dead in Pennsylvania hospital shooting

After multiple victim shootings at a hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, one person died. Three people in all were injured during the shooting which took place at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Jack Whelan, Delaware County District Attorney, said one hospital employee, a doctor, died in the shooting. Another victim was a doctor. Whelan said the suspected gunman…