Conservation Voters of PA's Statement in Response to Bucks County Chemical Spill
Press Release • 3/27/2023
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) released the following statement regarding the spill of hazardous material into a Bucks County creek near the Delaware River.
Governor Josh Shapiro’s Budget Address Puts Environmental Priorities Front And Center
News Article • 3/14/2023 • by Molly Parzen, Executive Director at Bucks County Beacon
Governor Josh Shapiro’s inaugural budget address delivered on March 7 in the hall of the state House of Representatives was an enthusiastic endorsement of Pennsylvanians’ constitutional right “to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment.”
CVPA HAILS HISTORIC ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS IN GOVERNOR’S BUDGET ADDRESS
Press Release • 3/7/2023
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) issued the following statement from Executive Director Molly Parzen following Governor Shapiro’s 2023 Budget Address.
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS RELEASES NATIONAL SCORECARD FOR PENNSYLVANIA’S DELEGATION
Press Release • 2/28/2023
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) released the Pennsylvania delegation’s scores for the League of Conservation Voters’ 2022 National Environmental Scorecard highlighting how some members chose to champion the environment and protect our democracy, while others failed to do so.
CONSERVATION VOTERS OF PA CONGRATULATES REP. JOANNA MCCLINTON ON HER HISTORIC ELECTION
Press Release • 2/28/2023
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) issued the following statement from Executive Director Molly Parzen on the election of Rep. Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia) as Speaker
It's time to stop fossil fuel giveaways and put Pennsylvanians' safety first.
Press Release • 2/15/2023 • by Molly Parzen, Executive Director at
Our leaders need to learn the lesson that is on stark display on the Pennsylvania border. It’s time to stop fossil fuel giveaways and put Pennyslvanians’ safety first.
Important New PFAS Developments Increase Clean Water Protections, Access For Bucks County Communities
News Article • 2/1/2023 • by Molly Parzen at Bucks County Beacon
2023 has only just begun and the year is already shaping up to be an important one for environmental health and conservation, with critical new protections and funding to address environmental hazards that plague communities across Bucks County.
There have been recent positive developments around per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) which are long-lasting chemicals whose components break down very slowly over time and are harmful toxins to human and environmental health.
CVPA lauds Gov.-Elect Shapiro for Including Environmental Champion on Transition Team
Press Release • 12/6/2022
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Molly Parzen has issued the following statement in response to Gov.-Elect Josh Shapiro's decision to appoint CVPA Political and Legislative Director Katie Blume to his transition team.
Environmental Issues Helped Power Democrats To Victory This Election
News Article • 12/6/2022 • by Molly Parzen at Bucks County Beacon
What voters want isn’t that surprising: a plan to fight climate change while creating jobs, help to mitigate flooding and sprawl, and investments to preserve open space and protect the water we drink and the air we breathe.
Conservation Voters of PA hails election of environmental champion Josh Shapiro as next gover
Press Release • 11/9/2022
Governor-elect Shapiro has long been a friend and ally of the environmental community. Josh Shapiro's victory represents a sweeping vindication – not just for the environment over powerful corporate interests but also for democracy itself.