Clean Water Action believes that when new development is built next to rivers a forested buffer has proven to be the best way to protect water quality. Clean Water Action has advocated for requiring these protections on all Pennsylvania waterways but especially those streams and rivers that are classified as the best of the best. Clean Water Action has worked to identify weaknesses in government policies and partner with local governments to use zoning as a tool for implementing buffer requirements.
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Clean Water Action’s “Greener Communities” report, released in today, evaluates green stormwater management by 9 municipalities in York County’s Codorus Creek watershed.