Environmental Organizations Submit Comments on HB1565 which would Amend Clean Streams Law

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), the Pennsylvania Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) submitted comments regarding House Bill 1565 (P.N. 2114) and the proposed amendment (A09397) by Chairman Miller. The comments state: H.B. 1565 eliminates the existing requirement of a riparian buffer or forested […]

Stroud Water Research Center: Science, not politics, should guide Clean Water Act clarification.

Fresh water is our most precious natural resource, as essential to life as the air we breathe. Fortunately, most of us in the United States don’t have to give it much thought. But news of several water emergencies this year should shake us out of complacency. On August 2, nearly a half-million people in Toledo, […]