Result

A win for energy efficiency.

PennEnvironment’s staff and members worked together to help convince state officials to pass new energy conservation measures, making the state’s plan one of the most comprehensive in the nation to reduce energy use. This will reduce global warming pollution and help protect Pennsylvanians from rising utility costs.

Result

EPA moves to cut mercury pollution, saving 46,000 lives.

In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency moved to cut mercury, soot and smog pollution from power plants. We expect these standards to save more than 46,000 lives each year. PennEnvironment’s staff built support across the state to ensure these rules were adopted.

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