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RESPECTAgZone Aims to Protect Community from Intrusive Proposed Power Lines Route

For the past year, residents of Indiana Township, adjacent to Hartwood Acres County Park, have been under a threat that would change their way of life, the appearance of their community, the value of their homes, and the safety of their land. The threat has been unnecessary on many levels, and yet i

Opinion: Wolf and Wagner need to be specific in plans to help the environment

Jan Jarrett recently wrote this op-ed for PennLive. Read more

Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters Needs Funding to Achieve Goals

by Alice R. Baker, Staff Attorney
PennFuture Staff Attorney Alice Baker discusses the important issues of stormwater management. Read more

Protect Your Forests: 2018 Farm Bill Update

by Ezra P. Thrush, Director of Policy, PennFuture
Fighting for an equitable Farm Bill and what's to come. Read more

A Recap of the 2018 PA Clean Water Lobby Day

by Taylor Nezat, Campaign Manager for Watershed Advocacy, PennFuture
State groups came together to fight for clean water in Harrisburg. Read more

The New Tax Law and Charitable Giving

by M. Travis DiNicola, Director of Development
Learn more about how the new law affects your choices. Read more

Public Comment Closes on DRBC Fracking Regulations

by Abigail M. Jones, Staff Attorney
Majority supports ban on fracking, but what’s next? Read more

Visit with PennFuture on Earth Day!

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
PennFuture will be present at Earth Day events across the state. Read more

Maya K. van Rossum: Woman of the Delaware River Watershed

Maya is being honored for her work at the Fourth Annual Celebrating Women in Conservation Awards. Read more

Reality Check: Supreme Court Decision on Water Pollution No Cause for Alarm

by George Jugovic, Jr., Vice President of Legal Affairs
PennFuture Vice President of Legal Affairs George Jugovic, Jr. explains the implications of this week's decision. Read more

Q&A – Christina Simeone: Woman of Renewable Energy & Climate

Meet a woman working to shape the future of clean energy. Read more

Katie McGinty: A Lifetime of Environmental Policymaking & Leadership

PennFuture is honoring McGinty with a lifetime achievement award April 19. Read more

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