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DEP Will Soon Begin Control Work for Black Flies

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will begin both aerial and backpack spraying on roughly 1,700 stream miles in 35 Pennsylvania counties to control...

Support of Renewable Energy Standards Modernization Bill

State Senators Steven J. Santarsiero (D-10), Art Haywood (D-4), Thomas H. Killion (R-9), and state Representatives Steve McCarter (D-154) and Carolyn Comitta (D-156), were joined by renewable energy...

Lawmakers announce ‘Zero Waste PA’ to address Single-Use Plastics, Litter and...

House lawmakers joined PennEnvironment to announce a package of bills aimed at addressing single-use plastics, pervasive issues of litter and the various environmental harms...

PSECU Encourages Members to Go Paperless for Earth Day

In support of Earth Day, April 22, Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, PSECU, is encouraging its members to contribute to national environmental sustainability efforts by selecting to...

Proposal Aimed at Cracking Down on Poachers and Conserving Wildlife

State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) announced legislation that would help law enforcement crack down on poachers and other forms of wildlife trafficking. “Poachers, traffickers, and...

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for State-Level Action on Climate Change to...

At his second public hearing on the climate change crisis, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today warned that a lack of action on the federal...

Governor Wolf Expands Clean and Renewable Energy Through $12 Million in...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of 11 projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will assist in the development of clean and...

Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Help Attack PFAS Contamination of...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for projects that will remove contamination of harmful perfluoroalkyl and...

Plans to Pitch Legislation Calling for Pipeline Construction Safety in Pennsylvania

Sen. Katie Muth (D- Berks/Chester/Montgomery) announced that she will be introducing two pieces of legislation that would mandate specific safety and public awareness standards...

Environmentalists Support Plan to Reduce Polystyrene Pollution in Pennsylvania

State Rep. Tim Briggs introduced legislation to reduce the amount of polystyrene material that pollutes the environment. House Bill 627 would prohibit food establishments from...

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