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We sued polluters breaking the law and won.

When it comes to polluters breaking our cornerstone environmental laws or regulators who aren’t taking the proper steps to make sure polluters comply with these laws, PennEnvironment has long worked to use the power of citizen enforcement actions under the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act to address these issues. In 2013, PennEnvironment announced two legal actions to address the lax behavior of polluters and state agencies that caused more air and water pollution in Pennsylvania.

News Release | PennEnvironment

Nearly 400,000 comments from Pennsylvanians in support of cleaning up power plants delivered to EPA

Philadelphia, PA-- As the public comment period on the Clean Power Plan closes today, PennEnvironment delivered tens of thousands of comments, resolutions of support from more than a dozen communities, and letters from businesses and professors in support of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards to reduce carbon pollution from power plants.

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center

PA Solar Power Growing by 49% a Year

Philadelphia PA –Solar power is growing so fast in Pennsylvania that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center

PA Solar Power Growing by 49% a Year

Philadelphia PA –Solar power is growing so fast in Pennsylvania that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center

PA Solar Power Growing by 49% a Year

Philadelphia PA –Solar power is growing so fast in Pennsylvania that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center.

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Report | PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center

Star Power

Solar power is growing so fast in Pennsylvania that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center.

“We can get to 15% solar in Pennsylvania if we just keep our foot on the accelerator,” said Elowyn Corby, PennEnvironment’s Clean Energy Associate. “That’s a small fraction of what’s possible, but it will make a big difference in the quality of our lives and the future of our planet.”

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