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Environment

ACE Program Volunteers Engage Legislators on Environmental Issues

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
PennFuture's volunteer program allows citizens to make a difference. Read more

PennFuture Opposes Any Repeal of the Clean Water Rule

by Abigail M. Jones, Staff Attorney
The Clean Water Rule matters in Pennsylvania. Read more

Meet the Donor: Dawn Gorsline

by Susanne Whitehead, Director of Donor Relations
Why donate to PennFuture? Read Dawn's story to see how our legal team helps to protect your rights to clean air, pure water, and a healthy climate. Read more

PennFuture Celebrates New Poconos Location

by Emily Rinaldi, Northeast PA Outreach Coordinator, PennFuture
A recent open house showcased local staff and a new office. Read more

Environmental Rights Amendment Forum Sparks Timely Conversation

by Jay Andrews, Ph.D, Director of Outreach
The event in Philadelphia brought together state officials and leaders to discuss the Environmental Rights Amendment and its impact on our work. Read more

Update: Finding PA's Solar Future Project Moves Forward

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
You can still get involved by attending the next meeting on Dec. 7 in Harrisburg. Read more

How Can You Protect Lake Erie?

by Annie Regan, Southwest PA Outreach Coordinator
A recent PennFuture event convened people in Erie to discuss the challenges facing this beloved body of water. Read more

Be a Watershed Watchdog with New Pocket Guide

by Zakia M. Elliott, Southeast PA Outreach Coordinator
PennFuture has a new resource you can use to help protect your environment. Read more

Meet the Donor: Carl Balis

by Susanne Whitehead, Director of Donor Relations
Find out why this Delaware County resident supports PennFuture. Read more

How the Environmental Rights Amendment Strengthens Our Impact

by George Jugovic, Jr., Vice President of Legal Affairs
The first in a series about landmark cases that have used the Environmental Rights Amendment to protect your rights to clean air, pure water and a healthy climate. Read more

Farmers & Clean Water Need State Lawmaker Leadership on Funding Priorities

by Ezra P. Thrush, Campaign Manager, Watershed Advocacy
PennFuture visits Ag Progress Days this week, with new reports from Ezra Thrush. Read more

We Are All the Watershed: Ag Progress Days in Happy Valley

by Ezra P. Thrush, Campaign Manager, Watershed Advocacy
PennFuture's Campaign Manager for Watershed Advocacy reports from Ag Progress Days. Read more

Improve Your Community’s Stormwater Pollution Problem

by Zakia M. Elliott, Southeast PA Outreach Coordinator
How can your community help to improve this statewide problem? Read more

Legislators Target a Severance Tax – in Name Only

by Matt Stepp, Director of Policy
In other words, the House proposed last minute legislative deception to make it look like it passed new revenue. Read more

Oil Trains: What is the Threat?

by Jeremy R. Griffin, Activist and Student at Kutztown University
A new documentary examines the troubling threat of oil trains pollution. Read more

Managing Stormwater: A Leading Cause of Pollution

by Alice R. Baker, Staff Attorney
How can your community begin to address this pollution problem? Read more

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