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Protecting the Mighty Susquehanna

by John Arway, Executive Director, PA Fish and Boat Commission
A look at the latest issues facing the Susquehanna River. Read more

Water is Life: Celebrating Chesapeake Bay Week

by Ezra P. Thrush, Campaign Manager, Watershed Advocacy
A time to reflect on current challenges and a way forward. Read more

A Voice in Defense of Science

by Larry J. Schweiger
A Voice in Defense of Science Read more

President Trump's Real Environmental Agenda

by Larry J. Schweiger
PennFuture CEO Larry Schweiger discusses the latest developments. Read more

#StandWithPennFuture During Tomorrow's Inauguration

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
Take a step to combat President-Elect Donald Trump's climate change denial. Read more

Funding Our Future

by Joy Braunstein, Chief Development Officer
As a new administration prepares to take office, Chief Development Officer Joy Braunstein explores how her past experience at the federal level can serve as a prediction for what's to come. Read more

Connecting Agriculture to Clean Water Goals

by Ezra P. Thrush, Campaign Manager, Watershed Advocacy
In Harrisburg, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Just as exciting as the holiday season, this week, the Capitol Region hosts the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show – the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the nation. Read more

Silencing the Warning Bells of Climate Science

by Larry J. Schweiger
For many generations, "The Inchcape Rock" was taught as a cautionary tale to dissuade those who might seek to destroy warning bells. Read more

2017-18 State Legislation Session: Looking Ahead

by Matt Stepp, Director of Policy
An environmental look at potential issues that could arise this session. Read more

Pittlandia: Is Pittsburgh the New Portland?

by Annie Regan, Southwest PA Outreach Coordinator
An environmentalist's perspective on two cities striving for a clean energy future. Read more

My Mission is PennFuture's Mission.

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
An introduction to PennFuture's new Communications Director. Read more

Taking Stock of the 2015-16 Legislative Session
Historic Attacks and Lost Opportunities

by PennFuture
The Pennsylvania General Assembly’s two-year session wrapped up with a flurry of last-minute activity, capping off months of historic attacks on environmental priorities. It was a tumultuous session characterized by numerous attempts to weaken environmental regulations, halt progress toward... Read more

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