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Molly Parzen: Farm Bill a bipartisan opportunity to ensure America’s bounty, sustainability

"[T]his year we have an opportunity to pass genuinely bipartisan legislation: the United States Farm Bill. Not only does this legislation represent an opportunity for Republicans and Democrats to accomplish something for the American public together, it also represents a tremendous opportunity to fight to protect our natural resources while supporting the farmers who provide for our country."

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Conservation Voters of PA's Statement in Response to Bucks County Chemical Spill

Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) released the following statement regarding the spill of hazardous material into a Bucks County creek near the Delaware River.

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Governor Josh Shapiro’s Budget Address Puts Environmental Priorities Front And Center

Governor Josh Shapiro

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.” 

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CVPA HAILS HISTORIC ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS IN GOVERNOR’S BUDGET ADDRESS

Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) issued the following statement from Executive Director Molly Parzen following Governor Shapiro’s 2023 Budget Address.

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LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS RELEASES NATIONAL SCORECARD FOR PENNSYLVANIA’S DELEGATION

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.

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CONSERVATION VOTERS OF PA CONGRATULATES REP. JOANNA MCCLINTON ON HER HISTORIC ELECTION

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

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It's time to stop fossil fuel giveaways and put Pennsylvanians' safety first.

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.

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Important New PFAS Developments Increase Clean Water Protections, Access For Bucks County Communities

A community park occupies the site of the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster (also known as Johnsville). Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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. 

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CVPA lauds Gov.-Elect Shapiro for Including Environmental Champion on Transition Team

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.

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Environmental Issues Helped Power Democrats To Victory This Election

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.

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