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Stop Keystone

New Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is bringing up the Keystone XL pipeline as his first order of business. Here’s why we’re urging senators to vote no.

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Repower Pennsylvania

From smog-emitting coal-fired power plants to dangerous Marcellus Shale drilling to the toxic threat of nuclear power, the ways that we produce and use energy in Pennsylvania have a severe impact on our environment and health. PennEnvironment is working toward a new energy future that promotes clean, renewable energy and uses efficient technologies to help protect the planet.

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Protect Our Parks

From Valley Forge to our awe-inspiring state parks like Ohiopyle and Ricketts Glen, these are our greatest places—for PA and the nation. We’re working to make sure our parks have the resources they need to stave off threats like encroaching overdevelopment, mining, drilling and pollution.

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No Bees, No Food

Millions of bees are dying off, with alarming consequences for our environment and our food supply. We rely on bees to pollinate everything from almonds to strawberries to the hay used to feed dairy cows. What happens if the bees disappear? It’s simple: No bees, no food. Let's give bees a chance. 

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Keep Pennsylvania Safe From Drilling

Powerful gas industry lobbyists and their allies in Harrisburg are pushing through policies that would expose our environment and communities to the dangers of shale gas drilling. But they've got a fight on their hands — thousands of Pennsylvanians are joining our call to help stop gas drilling from contaminating our drinking water, polluting our air, destroying our forests and threatening our health.

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Go Solar, Pennsylvania

While more of us are trying to go solar, dirty energy companies keep putting up new roadblocks. We’re urging our leaders to go big on solar and leave dirty energy behind. 

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Global Warming Solutions

President Obama has a plan that’s been called “the strongest action ever taken by an American president” to tackle global warming. Our new leaders in Congress have vowed to do everything in their power to stop him. Stand with the president for our health and our future, not the polluters.

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Clean Water for Pennsylvania

Polluting industries have put our waters in jeopardy by carving loopholes in the Clean Water Act, leaving 49,000 miles of Pennsylvania's streams open to pollution. Join our call to restore the law's protection to all of our waters.

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Clean Air, Healthy Families

New EPA clean air standards will cut mercury pollution by 90% and save 46,000 lives each year. The coal industry and their friends in Congress are trying to roll back these standards, but we’re urging Congress to let the EPA do its job and move forward with its commonsense plan to protect public health.

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Clean Air for Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh area has some of the dirtiest air in the nation. And its putting the health of local residents—and in some cases even their lives—at serious risk. This is unacceptable. Clean air is a right—not a privilege.

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