Press Releases

On Oct. 5, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced criminal charges against Energy Transfer Partners in relation to the Mariner East pipeline project.
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On Sept. 29, PennFuture and the National Wildlife Federation issued a joint statement about the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.
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On Sept. 27, the investors behind the PennEast Pipeline announced the project's cancelation.
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On Sept. 24, PennFuture partnered with Sen. Bob Casey to host a roundtable event in Philadelphia to support a revived Civilian Conservation Corps.
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Statement on Independent Regulatory Review Commission for approving the final rule for a carbon reduction program in Pennsylvania.
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On Aug. 26, PennFuture and partners appealed a second extension of the air pollution permit for the Bradford County Real Estate Partners (BCREP) Liquefied Natur
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On Aug. 10, the Senate passed a historic infrastructure bill that will do more to address climate and environmental issues than any bill in the last decade.
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On July 28, Sen. Carolyn Comitta and Rep. Dianne spoke to more than 100 concerned citizens about their RGGI Reinvestments Act.
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On July 21, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey introduced legislation that would revive the Civilian Conservation Corps
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On July 13, the Environmental Quality Board approved a final-form rule that could link Pennsylvania to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
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On July 13, President Biden came to Philadelphia to give a speech on democracy and voting rights issues.
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On June 25, PennFuture and partners issued a statement in reaction to the Pennsylvania state budget.
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On June 14, PennFuture issued a statement in support of SB 15 and HB 1565.
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On May 5, PennFuture released a statement in reaction to the Wolf Administration's Climate Impacts Assessment report.
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On May 4, PennFuture issued a media statement regarding DEP's final-form rulemaking for its proposed cap-and-invest carbon reduction program.
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On April 30, PennFuture released a statement regarding U.S. Steel's decision to abandon planned upgrades to the Mon Valley Works.
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On April 23, PennFuture released a statement regarding the state Senate's refusal to vote on Gov. Wolf's nominee to the Public Utility Commission.
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On April 20, PennFuture and Conservation Voters of PA released a joint statement regarding a verdict being reached in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin.
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On April 15, PennFuture and other groups filed an amicus brief in the case of Yaw v. DRBC.
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On April 8, PennFuture released a new report designed to get Pennsylvania back on track toward funding its clean water obligations in the Chesapeake Bay.
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On March 31, PennFuture issued the following statement in reaction to President Biden's "American Jobs Plan" release.
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On March 22, Gov. Wolf announced a new and ambitious project that is the largest commitment to solar energy by any government in the United States.
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On Feb. 25, PennFuture released the following statement in reaction to the Delaware River Basin Commission's vote on a fracking ban in the basin.
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On Feb. 22, PennFuture and partners released a new report that shows the eye-popping depths that Pennsylvania goes to subsidize the fossil fuel industry.
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On Feb. 3, PennFuture released a statement in reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address.
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On Jan. 27, PennFuture released a statement in reaction to all Allegheny County air monitors meeting federal air quality standards for the first time ever.
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On Jan. 27, PennFuture issued a statement in reaction to President Biden's executive order creating a new Civilian Climate Corps Initiative.
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On. Jan 23., PennFuture released a statement congratulating the Susquehanna River Basin Commission for 50 years of preservation and conservation.
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On Jan. 19, PennFuture issued the following statement in reaction to a federal court striking down the Trump-era "Affordable Clean Energy" rule.
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On Jan. 15, PennFuture issued the following statement in reaction to the Senate Republican Caucus lawsuit filed against the Delaware River Basin Commission.
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On Jan. 8, PennFuture released a statement in reaction to the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that occurred on Jan. 6.
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On Dec. 18, PennFuture joined other groups to file suit under the Clean Air Act to challenge the EPA's approval of a state plan to limit air pollution.
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On Dec. 15, PennFuture and other groups filed a lawsuit regarding inadequate public hearings and environmental assessments surrounding the Erie Bayfront project
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On Dec. 3, PennFuture and 12 partner organizations released "Our Water, Our Future: A Common Agenda for Protecting Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie Watershed."
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On Nov. 24, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 790, which would have loosened environmental regulations governing the conventional oil and gas industry.
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On Nov. 19, Philadelphia City Councilwoman Katherine Gilmore Richardson introduced a resolution to prioritize climate action and environmental justice.
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On Nov. 17, the state Senate passed SB 790, which loosens environmental regulations currently governing the conventional oil and gas industry.
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On Nov. 18, the state Senate passed HB 1808, which reduces regulatory requirements for so-called “plastics-to-fuel” facilities.
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On Oct. 1, PennFuture released a statement that is intended to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
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On Sept. 24, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed House Bill 2025, which would have blocked him from implementing a carbon reduction program in Pennsylvania.
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On Sept. 15, the Environmental Quality Board voted on Pennsylvania's proposed cap-and-invest carbon reduction rule.
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On Sept. 10, the state Senate passed House Bill 2025, which takes away Gov. Wolf's power to implement a cap-and-invest carbon reduction program in Pennsylvania.
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On Aug. 13, the Trump Administration announced the repealing of an Obama-era rule that regulates methane emissions from the fracked gas industry.
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On Aug. 12, Gov. Tom Wolf nominated Hayley Book to serve on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
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On July 30, legislators introduced Senate Bill 15, which is a needed piece of legislation that is crucial to cutting our carbon pollution in Pennsylvania.
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On July 28, PennFuture released a 50-page report that will serve as a roadmap for policymakers tasked with implementing stimulus and recovery measures in Pa.
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On July 14, the General Assembly passed House Bill 732, which provides hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer handouts to subsidize petrochemical projects.
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On July 8, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 2025, which blocks any attempts by Gov. Wolf to implement a cap-and-invest program in Pennsylvania.
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On June 26, PennFuture secured a legal victory that will force the Environmental Protection Agency to update air quality standards for coke ovens.
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On June 25, a statewide grand jury offered 8 recommendations for how state leaders can better protect our communities from the dangerous fracked gas industry.
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On June 15, PennFuture responded to the Attorney General criminally charging Cabot Oil and Gas for environmental crimes in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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On June 12, PennFuture responded to Attorney General Josh Shapiro's criminal conviction of Range Resources.
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On June 1, PennFuture released a statement in reaction to the nationwide protests and peaceful unrest in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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On May 27, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 790, which rolls back regulations governing the conventional oil and gas industry.
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On May 27, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 915, a piece of legislation that will improve water quality across Pennsylvania for decades to come.
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On May 23rd, DEP will publish a draft rule that will cut methane and air pollution from existing oil and gas operations.
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PennFuture—as an advocate for the health and protection of our communities—issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Wolf's plan to reopen Pennsylvania
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PennFuture President and CEO Jacquelyn Bonomo has released a statement in reaction to Gov. Tom Wolf's veto of House Bill 1100.
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PennFuture reacts to the state Legislature sending House Bill 1100 to Gov. Tom Wolf.
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PennFuture and 34 other organizations from across Pennsylvania joined together Monday in the Capitol rotunda to speak in a unified voice against House Bill 1100
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