Our Victories

Protecting clean air, clean water and our environment

Significant Milestones

2023 Impact Scorecard

During our 25-year history, PennFuture achieved significant victories for clean air, clean water, and renewable energy across Pennsylvania.

Some of our biggest victories include:

Clean Air

Protecting Water Quality

The Fight Against Carbon Emissions

Advocating for Communities 

  • PennFuture's Legal Team published the Model Municipal Ordinance & Guidebook in 2023 to help municipalities better manage the influx of large "warehouses" (logistics centers and truck terminals) moving into areas such as Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. In December 2023, Palmer Township adopted PennFuture's model ordinance. 
  • PennFuture helped pass Act 129 to require utilities to implement robust energy conservation programs, saving electric consumers billions of dollars.
  • PennFuture advocated for the passing of the Alternative Energy Investment Act, a $650 million energy fund that includes $180 million for solar.
  • Leading the campaigns for Growing Greener and the second, $625 million Growing Greener II bond initiative in Pennsylvania, creating financial support for environmental programs.