The Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation said lawmakers have taken $1.3 billion dollars from a conservation fund to pay for other things since 2009.
In boost for environmental rights, Supreme Court rules drilling revenue from state forests must be used for conservation
The Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation has been fighting for years to keep hundreds of millions of dollars generated by oil and gas leases in state forests from going into the state’s general fund.
Wolf staffers initially said he was busy, but the children saw him walking into his office and pressured him to meet.
Pennsylvania was among the first governments in the world to guarantee its citizens the right to a clean environment. In practice, that didn’t mean much — until now.
Applications for certain things in environmental justice areas — like landfills or coal mines — are on a “trigger permit list” and get more scrutiny from the state Department of Environmental Protection.