Clean Air Council


3rd of January 2018

DEP Announces Suspension of Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction Permits

Pennsylvania environmental groups applaud action and ask for continued accountability. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [January 3, 2018 – PHILADELPHIA, PA] The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) today announced it is suspending Mariner East 2 construction permits until Sunoco addresses impacts to private water wells, proves that it has permits for all current and future construction […]

15th of December 2017

Impacted Residents, Health Experts and Environmental Advocates Urge Gov. Wolf to Advance Methane Pollution Standards for the Natural Gas Sector

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2017 Contact: Justin Wasser, Clean Air Council: 814-242-3156 Impacted Residents, Health Experts and Environmental Advocates Urge Gov. Wolf to Advance Methane Pollution Standards for the Natural Gas Sector Harrisburg, PA (December 14, 2017)- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented today the final draft of permits to […]

30th of November 2017

DEP Announces Progress on Methane Protections: PA Environmental Groups Urge Further Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2017   Contact: Justin Wasser, Clean Air Council: 814-242-3156 DEP Announces Progress on Methane Protections Pennsylvania Environmental Groups Urge Additional Action   Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it is releasing the final draft of standards to control methane pollution from new and modified natural […]

7th of November 2017

Hausfeld Files Suit on Behalf of Clean Air Council Against Federal Government for Knowingly Endangering US Citizens Through Climate Change Rollbacks

  [Nov. 06, 2017-PHILADELPHIA] — On behalf of Clean Air Council and two Pennsylvania children, Hausfeld filed suit today in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the federal government to prevent it from rolling back policies, programs, laws, rules, and regulations previously in place to address and ameliorate climate change and its consequences. This pro […]

9th of October 2017

Trump’s Clean Power Plan “Repeal and Replace” is Ill-advised and Illegal, but Can’t Stop Clean Energy in Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [October 9, 2017 – PHILADELPHIA, PA] Clean Air Council released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement that it plans to repeal the EPA’s Clean Power Plan: “This illegal action is not only an outright attack on clean air, and public health and safety, but also completely contradicts science […]

26th of September 2017

Clean Air Council using technology to bring together business community and boost bicycling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [September 26, 2017 – PHILADELPHIA, PA] Companies from across the Greater Philadelphia Area are signing up and showing their support for bicycling as part of the Love to Ride Philadelphia Challenge. This regional campaign aims to encourage bicycling, foster friendly competition, and inform future decisions around bicycle infrastructure. The Challenge is free […]

12th of September 2017

Environmental community calls on PA House to reject budget that sacrifices clean air, clean water and public health

For Immediate Release [September 12, 2017 – Harrisburg, PA] – As the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives returns to session to consider revenue packages for the state budget, environmental leaders gathered with local citizens in the Capitol on Tuesday to deliver a message: the proposed budget is a raw deal for all Pennsylvanians. The current […]

30th of August 2017

Clean Air Council is Officially 50 Years Old Today

  On August 30, 1967, the Delaware Valley Citizens’ Council for Clean Air was founded. While our name has changed to Clean Air Council and the organization has grown considerably from its humble beginnings, the Council’s mission remains steadfast: “Protecting everyone’s right to breathe clean air.” Now more-than-ever is the time to become a Council member […]

28th of August 2017

Environmental Advocacy Groups and Industry Reach Agreement at Western PA Petrochemical Manufacturing Facility

Clean Air Council and Environmental Integrity Project have Reached Settlement with Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC Ending Their Challenge to the Air Permit for the Petrochemical Facility in Beaver County, Northwest of Pittsburgh FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (August 28, 2017 – PITTSBURGH, PA) – The developers of a petrochemical facility northwest of Pittsburgh and environmental organizations jointly […]

23rd of August 2017

Clean Air Council to Host 12th Annual Greenfest Philly Celebration, Creating Most Environmentally-friendly Event to Date

Philadelphia’s largest environmental festival powered by solar energy to feature free bike valet, over 100 sustainable exhibitors and organic food and drink offerings (August 23, 2017) PHILADELPHIA, PA – Clean Air Council announced today that the organization’s 2017 Greenfest Philly presented by Toyota Hybrids will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to […]

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