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A Lifetime of Leadership in Energy Efficiency Advocacy: Women in Conservation

Meet Liz Robinson, a Woman of Lifetime Achievement who will be honored at the 2018 Celebrating Women in Conservation Awards. Read more

Protecting the Delaware River: Women in Conservation

Meet Jaclyn Rhoads, recipient of this year's Woman of the Delaware River Watershed Award from PennFuture. Read more

A Lifetime of Land Protection: Women in Conservation

Meet Dulcie F. Flaharty, one awardee who will be recognized at the Fourth Annual Celebrating Women in Conservation Awards on April 19. Read more

The Importance of Women Leading the Way in Southeast PA

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
PennFuture CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo reflects on the honorees for the upcoming Celebrating Women in Conservation Awards. Read more

Clean Water and Responsible Development are a Natural in the Poconos

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
This opinion piece ran in the Pocono Record on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Read more

New Permit Better Controls Pollution from Stormwater Runoff

by Alice R. Baker, Staff Attorney
PennFuture played major role in ensuring new version of permit will protect clean water. Read more

Shop for Clean Energy & Take the Power Back

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Did you know that switching to clean energy is in your hands? Read more

A New Role as Policy Director

by Ezra P. Thrush, Director of Policy, PennFuture
The latest blog from Ezra P. Thrush, who recently was named PennFuture's new Director of Policy. He previously served as the organization's Campaign Manager for Watershed Advocacy. Read more

False Choices: Why PA Doesn’t Need to Sell Out Health for Dirty Energy Jobs

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
The latest blog from PennFuture President and CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo. Read more

Public Engagement is Key to Pennsylvania’s Clean Water Goals

by Ezra P. Thrush, Director of Policy, PennFuture
A look at PennFuture's work in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Read more

Air Quality Expo Educates Citizens on Air Pollution

by Annie Regan, Western PA Outreach Coordinator
The third annual event was held in Pittsburgh this month. Read more

Our Clean Energy Future Requires Leadership from All

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
A call for a clean energy future from President and CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo. Read more

2018 Work is Key to Reaching State's Clean Water Goals

by Ezra P. Thrush, Director of Policy, PennFuture
A look at PennFuture's current work in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Read more

Replacing the Guardrails

A look at the dismantling of environmental protection by PennFuture President Emeritus Larry J. Schweiger. Read more

Supreme Court Decision May Impact Trump Administration’s Attempt to Repeal the Clean Water Rule

by Abigail M. Jones, Staff Attorney
The Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision yesterday that challenges to EPA’s Clean Water Rule (CWR) were properly brought before federal District Courts, and not federal appellate courts. Read more

Using PennFuture’s New Click-To-Call Advocacy Tool

by Alexander Cupo, PennFuture Southeast PA Outreach Coordinator
Learn how to use our new tool before we send you an alert about an issue in which we need your help! Read more

How to Effectively Comment on the DRBC’s Draft Fracking Regulations

by Abigail M. Jones, Staff Attorney
Let your voice be heard in the process to protect the Delaware River Basin. Read more

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