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New Definition of “Waters of the United States” Threatens Clean Water Act Protections

by Abigail M. Jones, Staff Attorney
On February 14, 2019, the federal agencies tasked with regulating our nation’s waters under the Clean Water Act – the US Environmental Protection Agency and US Army Corps of Engineers – issued a new definition of “waters of the United States,” which will dramatically limit the protections of the Cle

Save the Land and Water Conservation Fund

A guest blog explores some of the sites funded by LWCF. Read more

Scrooge and Year End Giving

by M. Travis DiNicola, Director of Development
Do you make your donation at the end of the year? Read more

Despite Trump, We Will Act on Climate

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
PennFuture President and CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo discusses the latest report on climate. Read more

Giving Thanks for Open Spaces and Fighting for LWCF

by Kelsey Krepps, Western PA Outreach Coordinator
The Land and Water Conservation Fund protects some of our most precious lands. Read more

Gratitude as an Attitude

by M. Travis DiNicola, Director of Development
Director of Development M. Travis DiNicola discusses Thanksgiving, and what it means to him. Read more

Clean Water Advocacy Workshop Teaches Participants to Take Action

by Taylor Nezat, Campaign Manager for Watershed Advocacy, PennFuture
PennFuture and Trout Unlimited recently partnered during an event in Harrisburg. Learn more! Read more

Our Pocono Waters Forum Educates Community on Clean Streams

by Emily Rinaldi, Campaign Manager, Northeast Region, PennFuture
Emily Rinaldi, PennFuture's Campaign Manager for the Northeast Region, provides a recap of a recent event. Read more

Legislative Session Closes with Significant Environmental Fight

by Ezra P. Thrush, Director of Policy, PennFuture
An update from PennFuture's Director of Policy Ezra P. Thrush. Read more

PennFuture Celebrates Legal Victory for Exceptional Value Streams

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo discusses the latest legal victory in the Poconos. Read more

With New Climate Report Issued, PennFuture Continues Legacy of Work

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
We will continue to fight climate change as a new report makes dire predictions. Read more

Lancaster County’s Road to Water Restoration

by Taylor Nezat, Campaign Manager for Watershed Advocacy, PennFuture
A look at the latest work being done to prevent water pollution. Read more

Register to Vote. Become an Informed Voter. Go Vote.

Exercise your right to vote and be prepared to make the best informed decisions you can make! Read more

Artists Interpreting Climate Change, Part II

by M. Travis DiNicola, Director of Development
Director of Development M. Travis DiNicola explores how artists interpret climate change in a follow up blog. Read more

The Inevitable Policy Response Theory

Christina Simeone explores the policy response theory when it comes to climate change. Read more

Hurricane Florence is the Latest Sign of Our Failure + Enduring Hope

by Matthew Stepp, Vice President and Chief of Staff, PennFuture
In closing Climate Month, PennFuture Chief of Staff and Vice President Matt Stepp looks at what we face in the future. Read more

House Bill 2154 Threatens PA Communities, Putting Polluters First

by Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Read the latest on a destructive bill moving through the State Senate and learn how you can help to stop it. Read more

Op-Ed: Beaver County Pipeline Explosion: How to Prevent Future Catastrophes

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
A recent op-ed from PennFuture President and CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo. Read more

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