Friday, November 4, 2011

TOP 2 Environmental Stories for PA & NJ - Nov 4, 2011

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In Pennsylvania

3Q losses could speed up closing of Sunoco refineries
Sunoco Inc.’s top executive said she’d close the two Delaware Valley refineries earlier than July if shareholders determine that’s the best course of action as the company reported a $1.1 billion loss in its third-quarter report Thursday Delaware County Times

'Green' groups attack PA Congressman Altmire Two environmental groups on Thursday began airing a television ad attacking U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire for "siding with corporate polluters" by voting for bills to block or repeal Environmental Protection Agency restrictions on airborne toxins from boilers, incinerators, power plants and other sources Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

In New Jersey 

Christie seems unlikely to support EPA effort stemming toxic pollution from other states into NJ Gov. Chris Christie signaled today he might not support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s effort to choke off pollution from power plants in other states that ends up in New Jersey
Statehouse Bureau

BPU wants revolving loan program, not subsidies, to fund some clean energy initiatives The state is moving to shift more of its clean energy funds into revolving loan programs, a step long advocated by the president of the Board of Public Utilities but recently panned by a panel advising New Jersey on its energy policies NJ Spotlight

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