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Jan 31, 2007, 00:00 ET

PennFuture Applauds Senator Erickson, Rep. Vitali for Environmental Leadership; More Than 1/3 of Senate and Nearly 1/3 of House Co-Sponsor Bills to Launch Pennsylvania's Global Warming Campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) praised Pennsylvania Senator Edwin Erickson...

Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET
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 01/10/2006

PennFuture Applauds Passage of Mercury Pollution Rules by IRRC

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today praised the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory...

Oct 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Praises Citizen Outcry Leading to Pennsylvania House Deciding Not to Act on Clean Vehicles Program

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) praised citizens and editorial writers across the state...

Oct 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Urges Legislature to Keep SB1025 Dead in Lame Duck Session

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- After a huge public outcry against attempts by the leadership of the Pennsylvania House of...

Sep 12, 2006, 01:00 ET
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 01/10/2006

Cost of Stopping Toxic Mercury Same as One Utility Executive's Golden Parachute, House Committee Learns

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today said that a new study by the National Wildlife...

Jul 13, 2006, 01:00 ET

PennFuture, EIP Reach Settlement with Allegheny Energy Stopping Massive Air Pollution from Hatfield's Ferry Power Plant

PITTSBURGH, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), with the support of the Environmental Integrity Project...

Jun 27, 2006, 01:00 ET
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 01/10/2006

PennFuture: Constituents Dismayed by Senator Wayne Fontana's Irresponsible Vote on Harmful Mercury Bill

PITTSBURGH, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today constituents of Senator Wayne Fontana (D-42) and representatives from some of the over 120...

Jun 23, 2006, 01:00 ET
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 01/10/2006

PennFuture Decries Abuse of the Legislative Process for Mercury Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, SB 1201, which passed the Senate on Tuesday, was deliberately sent to the Rules Committee of...

Jun 20, 2006, 01:00 ET
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 01/10/2006

PennFuture Calls State Senate's Passage of Toxic Mercury Bill a Tragic Mistake; Defeat for Pennsylvania's Families and Victory for Polluters Must Not Be Repeated by House

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today urged members of the Pennsylvania House of...

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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 01/10/2006

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...