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News Release | PennEnvironment

[Harrisburg, PA] - On Wednesday, hundreds of Pennsylvanians from Erie to Philadelphia and everywhere in between converged on the capitol building for the state’s largest annual citizen environmental lobby day.

News Release | PennEnvironment

In response to the announcement that U.S.Steel's Clariton Coke Works is again operating without critical pollution controls, PennEnvironment issued the following statement: 

News Release | PennEnvironment

At approximately 3:15 am this morning, a 3-alarm explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refinery in South Philly rocked local neighborhoods

News Release | PennEnvironment

“Today, Philadelphia City Councilman Mark Squilla introduced his expanded and enhanced legislation to ban plastic bags citywide from grocery stores, pharmacies, and corner stores. Councilman Squilla worked closely with PennEnvironment and other stakeholders to make changes to improve this legislation from previous versions that have been introduced in City Council.

News Release | Environment America

The U.S. House Committee on Armed Services approved provisions in the annual defense policy bill early this morning that would phase out the military’s use of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in firefighting foams. Right now, Congress has a critical opportunity to stamp out a major threat to our public health. Millions of people across the country are currently drinking water contaminated with toxic PFAS chemicals. Eliminating the use of these chemicals is the best way to protect our drinking water from these dangerous substances.

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Energy Sage

Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? PennEnvironment has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.