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Feb 11, 2013, 18:39 ET
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PennFuture heralds State House passage of green buildings legislation

Bill will save taxpayers money, reduce energy use and cut pollution  Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) commended the...

Nov 20, 2008, 13:00 ET

Report: Deadly Mercury Pollution Up at Most of Top 50 Worst U.S. Coal-Fired Power Plants, Underscoring Need to Fix Lax Bush EPA Handling of Problem

TX, PA, AL, GA, OH, IN, ND, MO, KS, NC, WI and AR Are "Dirty Dozen" States With the Largest Number of Plants Generating the Highest Mercury...

Apr 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

PennFuture Opposes Bill to Restrict Citizens' Rights; Proposed Legislation Passes Committee Without Hearings, Despite Voters' Demand for Open Government

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) declared its opposition to SB 354, passed...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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...