Spring Illumination 2020: The Environmental Rights Amendment
West Branch of the Susquehanna River, at Hyner View State Park. Photo credit: Nicholas A. Tonelli
The Environmental Rights Amendment
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.
– Pennsylvania Constitution
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, 2020
Learn more at EarthDay50Pa.org