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Jun 14, 2006, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Releases Report Showing State's Biofuels Initiative Will Mean More than 25,000 Jobs and Replace $6.8 Billion in Imports

SHIREMANSTOWN, Pa., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today released a new report on the impact of...

Jun 05, 2006, 01:00 ET
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 01/10/2006

Four out of Five Pennsylvanians Prefer State Plan on Mercury Pollution; 87% Acknowledge that Mercury Hurts Developing Babies

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Four out of five Pennsylvanians want stronger and faster state regulations against mercury pollution...

May 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Challenges Nearly 300 Elected and Appointed Officials, Energy Company Executives, Financiers and Environmentalists to Make Pennsylvania the Green Energy Market Leader

CAMP HILL, Pa., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hanger, president and CEO of Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), today opened the...

May 22, 2006, 01:00 ET

Clean Environment Key to Economy, Philadelphians Tell Pollster; Mayoral Candidates' Position on Environment Very Important to Residents and Business Owners

PHILADELPHIA, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly conducted poll, Philadelphia's business leaders and residents agreed that environmental damage...

May 17, 2006, 01:00 ET
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PennFuture Hails Vote to Move Ahead with Mercury Regulations to Protect the Health of Mothers and Babies

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hanger, president and CEO of Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), hailed today's vote...

Apr 25, 2006, 01:00 ET
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PennFuture Launches Legislative Campaign with ProtectBabies.org Website and Posters

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today launched a statewide campaign to stop mercury...

Feb 15, 2006, 00:00 ET

PennFuture: Senate Denies Pennsylvanians Cleanest, Most Fuel-Efficient Cars by Passing SB 1025

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Senate passage today of Senate Bill 1025 (SB 1025), a bill that blocks implementation of...

Dec 19, 2005, 00:00 ET

PennFuture Launches Podcasts and Blog With Series From UN Global Warming Conference and Reports on Pennsylvania Legislature's Clean Vehicles Fight

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today formally launched the organization's podcasts and...

Dec 12, 2005, 00:00 ET

PennFuture Praises House for Sending Dirty Air Bill Back to Committee

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today praised the members of the Pennsylvania House of...

Nov 07, 2005, 00:00 ET

PennFuture Takes Case to Protect Family Farm

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) has agreed to represent the Conservancy of Montgomery...

Nov 03, 2005, 00:00 ET

Pundits and Pollsters and Politicos, Oh My! PennFuture's Annual Post-Election Debate Set for November 17

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As voters across the Commonwealth brace themselves for another arduous election season, Citizens for...

Oct 28, 2005, 01:00 ET

Governor Rendell Leads Recipients of Green Power Awards

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers face exploding heating bills and the price of oil, natural gas and coal going up from 100 to...

Oct 25, 2005, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Urges Legislature to Stop Dirty Air Bill; House Committee Approval of Stealth Bill Attacking Clean Car Rules Endangers the Health of One Million Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today called on the Pennsylvania legislature to protect...

Oct 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Holds Global Warming Conference as Nation's Strongest Hurricane Ever Aims for East Coast

PAOLI, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Wilma, the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, aims for Florida and perhaps much of the...

Sep 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

PennFuture, Others Reach Settlement with PECO: An Out-of-the-Park, Bases-Loaded Home Run for Pennsylvania's Environment and Economy

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today announced that it and 11 other parties had...

Aug 25, 2005, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Condemns PJM Plan; Will Cost Consumers $3-4 Billion While Failing to Protect Electricity Supply

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) condemned the plan announced today by PJM...

Aug 03, 2005, 01:00 ET

DEP Urged to Stay the Course and Act to Protect Pennsylvanians' Health & Environment from Toxic Mercury; Health, not Politics, Should Govern Pennsylvania Policy, Groups Say

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), joined by representatives from health care, sporting,...

Jul 07, 2005, 01:00 ET

Growing Greener Legislation Boosts Environmental Funding; Environmental Cleanup, Farmland Preservation, Acid Mine Cleanup, Fish & Boat and Game Commissions All Given New Funding

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) praised the Growing Greener II legislation passed in the...

Jun 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

New ACRE Proposal Neuters Local Government, Causes Massive Legal Costs, PennFuture Claims, as Dangerous Farm Bill is Introduced

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the formal introduction in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives of the so-called "Plan for the...

May 26, 2005, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Announces Agreement with Hanover Foods Plant in Centre Hall to Protect Sinking Creek

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today announced that it had reached an agreement with...