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2014-01-06 12:22:18

Pragmatic environmental manager a champion of land, air and water HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture announced today the appointment of John Norbeck as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the statewide environmental advocacy organization. He brings three decades of experience as a manager, most notably as head of the Pennsylvania state park system, where he led the organization to a national gold medal award as the best-managed park system...

2013-11-20 16:20:32

Backup diesel generators "putting public health at risk" HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture testified today before the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, urging policymakers to pass legislation aimed at reducing toxic diesel exhaust from backup generators. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) "PennFuture strongly supports clean demand response resources, but we...

2013-11-04 08:22:45

Longtime environmental champion the "right fit" for statewide organization HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture announced today the appointment of Cindy Adams Dunn as president and CEO of the statewide environmental advocacy organization after a four-month national search. Dunn comes to PennFuture from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), where she was deputy secretary for conservation and technical services. (Logo:...

2013-09-19 16:26:53

Bill proposed by Sen. McIlhinney driven by concern for health and safety of citizens and energy efficiency of buildings PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the Senate Labor and Industry Committee will hear testimony on Sen. Chuck McIlhinney's (R-Bucks) bill that would revamp Pennsylvania's building code adoption process by allowing the Review and Advisory Committee (RAC) tasked with updating building codes in the state to return to an...

2013-06-26 16:21:58

President is applauded for "backing up his strong words with strong action" HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a coalition of Pennsylvania groups supporting federal clean air and climate change safeguards held a telephone news conference hosted by PennFuture to highlight the support of Pennsylvanians for the historic Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon pollution standard for power plants announced yesterday by President Obama. (Logo:...

2013-04-11 16:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a confirmation hearing today before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, statewide groups supporting federal clean air and climate safeguards announced their strong support for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) nominee Gina McCarthy. President Obama nominated McCarthy March 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) "Gina McCarthy began her career at the state level, working under...

2013-03-18 12:21:56

PITTSBURGH, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARY: WHO: Chevron; Clean Air Task Force; CONSOL Energy; Environmental Defense Fund; EQT Corporation; Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP); The Heinz Endowments; Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future...

2013-02-26 12:22:38

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today announced the appointment of Elaine Labalme as acting media relations consultant. She will be assuming the bulk of the duties of Director of Communications Jeanne Clark, who is on a temporary leave of absence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) Labalme has been affiliated with PennFuture as a communications consultant for the past two years. In that role,...

2013-02-11 20:21:39

Bill will save taxpayers money, reduce energy use and cut pollution HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) commended the Pennsylvania State House for today's passage, by a vote of 163-32, of House Bill 34, sponsored by Rep. Kate Harper, R- Montgomery, which will provide clear high-performance building standards for most construction projects involving buildings owned or substantially leased by the Commonwealth. (Logo:...

2008-10-14 18:00:13

Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture) today announced the election of David Lane, President of LevLane Advertising, to vice chair of its board of directors for a two-year term. Lane will work to enforce environmental laws and advocate for the transformation of public policy, public opinion and the marketplace to restore and protect the environment and safeguard public health. "I am especially excited that David Lane has been elected vice chair on our board of directors," said...