Pennsylvania Blog Posts

Welcome to the Stand, Lancaster Against Pipelines

Lancaster Residents Prepare to Resist Pipeline

February 22, 2017

With a federal government dominated by fossil fuel insiders and allies, it’s more important than ever for communities to stand together as one to protect their water, land, and health.

Victories and Challenges in Pennsylvania

December 22, 2016

Climate change is a hoax. We’re going to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. We’re going to eliminate the Waters of the U.S. rule. We’re going to roll back most of the Obama administration’s environmental policies, including the Clean Power Plan.

These are not only president-elect Trump’s words but his vision for the environmental world he intends to create and they could have a profound impact on Pennsylvania’s water, air, and health.

The planet needs all of our help

November 21, 2016

I'm an activist, which probably goes without saying, given that I work as a canvasser for a non-profit environmental organization.

Air pollution / photo: istock

Cracking Down on Shell’s Cracker Plant

November 15, 2016

Thirty miles northwest of Pittsburgh in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Royal Dutch Shell is preparing to build the largest petrochemical processing facility that our region has ever seen.

2015-2016 PA Environmental Scorecard

The Scores Don’t Lie

October 3, 2016

Democracy works best when the electorate is informed and uses that information to hold our elected leaders accountable. That’s why we collaborated with Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, PennEnvironment, and Sierra Club to develop the 2015-2016 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard

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Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate - One of Us

August 22, 2016

Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate.