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Governor Wolf's Greatest Environmental Hits, 2015-2018

September 12, 2018

Read environmental highlights from Tom Wolf's first term as Governor.

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Be a Clean Water Voter - Pennsylvania Endorsements for 2018

August 17, 2018

Below is a list of Clean Water Action endorsements for 2018. We'll be adding to this list as we announce more endorsements.

Coalition of Leading Environmental Organizations Releases 2017-2018 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard

August 14, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Conservation Voters of PA, PennEnvironment, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, and Clean Water Action have released their 2017-2018 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard, which scores each member of the State Senate and House of Representatives based on their votes on the most crucial environmental legislation that came before the General Assembly this session.

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Lead Hazard Awareness Project: Lead in Consumer Products

June 27, 2018

Items that contain lead include candy, folk and traditional medications, ceramic dinnerware, children’s jewelry, clothing ornaments, children’s toys, key chains and other metallic or painted objects.

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Lead Hazard Awareness Project: Fighting Lead-contaminated Soil and Dust

June 27, 2018

Philadelphia’s smelters are shut down, and cars no longer run on leaded gasoline. But the lead they released still clings to the soil surface, along with flakes of exterior lead paint. The result: lead is in the dirt that sticks to shoes and hands after work or play in bare soil.