Pennsylvania Publications

2015-2016 PA Environmental Scorecard

2015-2016 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard

September 21, 2016

The Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard is a joint project of Conservation Voters of PA, PennEnvironment, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, and Clean Water Action.

Our organizations believe that democracy works best when the electorate is informed about crucial votes that affect them and our environment—and can use the information to engage their elected leaders and hold them accountable.

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Pennsylvania Currents - Spring-Summer 2016

Pennsylvania Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

June 7, 2016

In this issue: Cutting the gas industry's climate impact; Methane pollution; Lead in our water; Extreme energy production film festival; Fighting for better air and winning; Heavy Seas supports Clean Water; and more.

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Failure to Enforce

January 1, 2013

Clean Water Action looked at how the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection did in 2011 for enforcing environmental rules on Marcellus Shale gas drilling companies.

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Pennsylvania Currents - Fall 2015

October 26, 2015

Is Philadelphia Prepared for an Oil Train Disaster?

Pennsylvanians remain concerned with dangerous oil trains, especially in Philadelphia, the largest recipient of Bakken crude oil in the nation. Two derailments have occurred in the city, including one that threatened the drinking water for 1.5 million people. Clean Water Action remains engaged in efforts to improve emergency management, educate residents, and implement stronger policies to protect health, communities and the environment.

Pennsylvania Currents - Summer 2015

June 9, 2015

In this issue: Fighting for stricter gas drilling rules, protecting state parks and forests from drilling, raising awareness about oil trains in Philadelphia, and more.

Greener Communities Report - Cordorus Watershed

January 12, 2015

Low Impact Development (LID) is a method of community development that seeks to use less pavement and more natural systems to reduce impacts on the environment.  This is Clean Water Action and Clea

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