Tag: clean air

Franklin Kury: 2 Jars of Water and a Lasting Environmental Legacy for Pennsylvania

As a Keystone State legislator, Franklin L. Kury drafted the Environmental Rights Amendment (ERA) and was a principal co-author of the Clean Streams Law. By B.J. Small, Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA When the federal Clean Water Act was established 50 years ago to regulate pollution… Continue Reading “Franklin Kury: 2 Jars of Water and a Lasting Environmental Legacy for Pennsylvania”

Investing in Pennsylvania’s Environment

Guest Essay: Investments In Clean Pennsylvania Air, Land And Water Will Pay Off For Decades This guest essay first appeared in the Erie Times on August 12, 2022 Throughout the past eight years, Pennsylvania has made tremendous investments into our air, our water, and… Continue Reading “Investing in Pennsylvania’s Environment”

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Judge Michael H. Wojcik of Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has blocked the full implementation of ‘Reggie’ (RGGI or Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative). It’s another step backwards for Pennsylvania and efforts to address climate change in a timely manner. Reporter Laura Legere added these additional details:… Continue Reading “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back”