House members cave to well-funded industry lobbyists, as appeals from Pennsylvanians and conservationists are ignored
Harrisburg, PA— A bill that threatens clean water by eliminating protections for certain streams with streamside buffers – the trees and vegetation that grow along stream banks – has passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The bill will be considered by the Senate, where it awaits a very uncertain future owing to a much stronger buffers bill, S.B. 1465 by Senator Rafferty.
Environmental leaders: Land would threaten Michigan’s air, land and Great Lakes in the U.S. Senate
Doug Belanger of the 17th Worcester District has been named an “Environmental Champion” and has been endorsed for reelection by the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund (ELM Action Fund) and Clean Water Action.