Pennsylvania News

Environmental community calls on PA House to reject budget that sacrifices clean air, clean water and public health

September 12, 2017

As the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives returns to session to consider revenue packages for the state budget, environmental leaders gathered with local citizens in the Capitol on Tuesday to deliver a message: the proposed budget is a raw deal for all Pennsylvanians.

Pennsylvanians Urged to Oppose EPA Moves to Repeal the Clean Water Rule

June 27, 2017

Wildlife recreation, including fishing, is a $2.8 billion industry in Pennsylvania, and small breweries in Pennsylvania are supporting over 32,000 jobs currently.

Environmental Groups Release “2015-2016 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard” Results for State Legislators

September 21, 2016

Scorecard highlights “environmental champions” and ongoing environmental rollbacks being pushed by legislature

Groups Urge Health Department to Issue the Strongest Possible Permit for McConway & Torley to Reduce Emissions

September 14, 2016

Community and environmental groups deliver letter signed by a dozen groups during September 22nd ACHD meeting

 

12,200 Asthma Attacks in Philadelphia Caused by Oil & Gas Pollution

August 31, 2016

A new analysis and threat map release by Clean Air Task Force and Earthworks as part of a coalition supported by Clean Water Action, shows that emissions from oil and gas operations cause ozone smog that result in 12,200 asthma attacks in Philadelphia children each year, especially during the warm summer months.

Clean Water Action Endorses Katie McGinty for Senate in Pennsylvania

August 18, 2016

Harrisburg- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Katie McGinty for United States Senate.