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Report | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

Healthy Farms, Healthy Environment

Pennsylvanians increasingly want healthy, locally grown food that is produced in ways that reflect their values – including protection of the environment. PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center has released a report that outlines how sustainable, healthy farms in Pennsylvania are a triple win: Sustainable food economies can reduce the massive impacts of agriculture on our environment, while boosting the value of Pennsylvania farms, promoting food security, and supporting healthy, vibrant communities.

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Group Pushes for Sustainable Agriculture in Southwest Pennsylvania

The PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center recently released a report on the economical and environmental benefits of sustainably produced, local agriculture. 

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Local Groups Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Now that the first day of spring has come and gone, local groups are hoping to promote healthy farming. 

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Study provides blueprint to promote Pa. farmers

A state environmental advocacy group is calling on Harrisburg to help out sustainable agriculture. 

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center

Secretary Krancer’s Response to Water Testing Questions Offers No Answers and is Politically Charged

Members of environmental and citizen groups sent several thousand emails to Governor Tom Corbett and Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael Krancer seeking information regarding how the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) investigates cases of water contamination from fracking. 

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