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Learn about PA Enviro Policy at PennFuture Environmental Rights Forum
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Learn about PA Enviro Policy at PennFuture Environmental Rights Forum

Did you know that PA protects your right to a clean environment?

“The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania’s public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people”

On Thursday, PennFuture is chatting about article 1, Section 27 – the history, a legal interpretation, as a  legislative tool and moving forward.hear from legal experts, legislators,

Hear from legal experts, legislators, and current and former state officials, who will share their perspectives on this often-misunderstood provision.

“After 40 years, recent decisions by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court under the Environmental Rights Amendment have ushered in a new era of environmental consciousness in Pennsylvania. PennFuture will convene some of the most influential thinkers in the state to consider the current state of the law and where it may lead,” said George Jugovic, Jr., Vice President of Legal Affairs at PennFuture, and featured panelist at the forum.

Register: If you go

PennFuture’s Environmental Rights Amendment Forum

 

Photo: Blue Rocks Family Campground, Lenhartsville – in PA – by Roger Erdvig on Unsplash

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher
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