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HARRISBURG- speakers on the Environmental Rights amendment to the PA Constitution
January 27, 2019 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMFree
A number of our allies are involved in the A Better Path Coalition, and we’re pleased to publicize and support this event at
Franklin Kury, author of the environmental Rights amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution, (Article 1, Section 27), and Maya K. van Rossum, Delaware Riverkeeper, and author of the new book The Green Amendment, will join other speakers in a panel discussion.
Get a flier by A Better Path with this event (Sunday, January 27) and a rally and petition delivery at the Capitol on Monday, January 28:
§ 27. Natural resources and the public estate.
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.
(May 18, 1971, P.L.769, J.R.3)
(Mr. Kury received PA IPL’s very first Visionary Award for his work on the amendment in the amendment’s 40th anniversary year)
This documentary aired on WITF, and includes both feature speakers