Leading PA environmental group highlights importance of passing Biden infrastructure plan in response to Buttigieg visit
Press Release • 5/6/2021
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Josh McNeil issued the following statement in response to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s visit to Pittsburgh today, which focused on the importance of passing President Biden’s American Jobs plan to build a robust transportation infrastructure that will create jobs, make critical progress towards racial justice, fight climate change, and deliver cleaner air and water:
President Biden’s American Rescue Plan was a crucial first step in getting our country back on track by putting COVID-19 vaccines in people’s arms and shoring up our economy...
Press Release • 4/30/2021
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Josh McNeil issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s visit to Philadelphia today, where the president highlighted the importance of investing in public transportation as part of the American Jobs Plan:
A vibrant public transit system is one of the main drivers of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s economic competitiveness. Our region’s trains, subways, buses and trolleys connect hundreds of thousands of working families to their jobs, to their families and, now, to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. This is particularly true for people of color, who make up more than 70 percent of SEPTA’s ridership...
Press Release • 4/20/2021
PennFuture and Conservation Voters of PA applaud the jury’s decision today to convict Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Leading PA environmental group hails Biden proposal to respond to climate emergency by creating millions of jobs
Press Release • 4/1/2021
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Josh McNeil issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s visit to Pittsburgh today, where the President unveiled a new proposal to respond to the growing climate emergency with game-changing investments in renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure.
Press Release • 3/22/2021
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Josh McNeil has released the following statement lauding Governor Wolf’s announcement of a major new solar initiative that will produce nearly half of the state government’s electricity.
Press Release: Clean Power PA Coalition on the Conclusion of EQB Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Public Comment Period
Press Release • 1/15/2021 • by Clean Power Coalition at
Upon the closing of the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) open public comment period on a proposal for Pennsylvania to link to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the Clean Power PA coalition made the following statement.
Press Release • 10/19/2020
Two Pennsylvania state lawmakers seeking re-election this November have been nominated as among the worst candidates on environmental issues in the country.
Press Release • 10/12/2020
As the global pandemic has driven more families to seek safer outdoor recreation options, Pennsylvania voters overwhelmingly support open spaces, parks and the outdoors, according to a new poll that highlights the importance of environmental issues as voters go to the polls in a key swing state.
Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Launches Largest State Electoral Campaign by Environmental Group in Commonwealth History
Press Release • 9/24/2020
Leading environmental advocacy group Conservation Voters of PA (CVPA) has launched a massive statewide campaign designed to flip the Pennsylvania General Assembly to a pro-environment majority in the upcoming election. In the largest state-level electoral campaign by an environmental group in Pennsylvania’s history, CVPA will invest more than $971,000 to support candidates who are committed to ensuring our state’s families can breathe clean air and drink safe water.
NEW PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL SCORECARD REVEALS UNPRECEDENTED LEGISLATIVE ASSAULT ON CLEAN AIR AND WATER
Press Release • 8/11/2020
The 2019-2020 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard compiles the most crucial environmental votes that the Pennsylvania General Assembly took during the current legislative session. The scorecard is available at www.conservationpa.org/scorecard.