This amendment to the Sewage Facilities Planning Act (537) would remove protection, currently offered by the Clean Streams Act to HQ (High Quality) and EV (Exceptional Value) streams from septic tank pollution. LWVPA in concert with our National position supports: Stringent controls to protect the quality of current drinking water supplies, including protection of watersheds […]
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Conservation Issues that require immediate action Controversy in the Loyalsock, by Mark Scybist, Staff Attorney, Penn Future (Excerpts ): The Clarence Moore lands are 25,621 acres of “split estate” lands in the Loyalsock State Forest where the surface rights are owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the oil and gas rights are owned by […]
Summer is here and the time for reading, relaxing and rejuvenating has arrived. Or has it? Rest easy, but remain vigilant. Our League mission calls for us to be alert with “ears to the ground.” We are living in a time of great concern for the motivations of and influences on our political representatives. They […]
As pleased as we were with the Supreme Court’s ruling in Arizona v. ITCA last week, we are equally disappointed with the Court’s holding in Shelby County, AL v. Holder.