Families Demand Cleaner Air for PA

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-23/environment/families-demand-cleaner-air-for-pa/a56975-2 March 23, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window About 1.5 million Pennsylvanians live within half a mile of gas and oil infrastructure. (anita_starzycka/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. — Families and child health … Continued

White House Budget is Devastating for the Environment—Urge Congress to Oppose It

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): President Trump’s proposed budget is even worse than I expected – and my expectations were pretty low. Our national budget should reflect our shared values. But this budget will cut vital funding for our … Continued

Mariner East Pipelines Proceed, as Challenges Continue

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-03-17/environment/mariner-east-pipelines-proceed-as-challenges-continue/a56904-1 March 17, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window The Mariner East II pipeline route runs more than 300 miles across 17 Pennsylvania counties. (gokul/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Environmental groups are … Continued

Trump Budget Shuts Down Chesapeake Bay Clean-Up–Call Your Rep, Senators

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): The White House released its 2018 federal budget proposal, which includes draconian cuts to investment in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Alarmingly, President Trump’s proposal slashes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual Chesapeake Bay Program budget from $73 … Continued

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