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 […]

HB2013 Defeated

On June 28, 2016, the House voted 123 to 77 to defeat House Bill 2013 (Ellis-R-Butler) which would have opened Pennsylvania’s State Parks to private development. A procedural motion to reconsider the vote by which the bill was defeated was filed. A new vote would be required to bring the bill up for consideration again before […]