Court Hears Arguments in Critical Case for Pennsylvania Parks

On December 7, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Borough of Downington v. Friends of Kardon Park, a dispute which has lasted more than seven years. The issue at stake is whether Downington Borough can sell acres of parkland to developers, who would construct retail space and housing units on the […]

State’s 2016-17 Budget Did Not Favor the Environment

This communication was sent to PALTA partners on July 15, 2016 The state’s 2016-2017 budget did not favor the environment: For a second year, Growing Greener lost $15M due to Growing Greener’s dependence on natural gas impact fees, which have dropped dramatically with reduced drilling activities. Growing Greener was competing for these funds with the […]