For Immediate Release: September 14, 2011
Renew Growing Greener Coalition Applauds Adams County for Resolution Calling for Renewal of State Funding to Protect Environment
(HARRISBURG, PA) The Renew Growing Greener Coalition today applauded the Adams County Board of Commissioners for passing a resolution calling for the renewal of Growing Greener, the state’s primary source of funding to help local communities preserve open space and farmland, protect water quality, and enhance parks, trails and other recreational opportunities.
“County commissioners from across the Commonwealth understand the incredible importance of restoring funding for Growing Greener,” said Andrew Heath, executive director of the Renew Growing Greener Coalition. “Our Governor and Legislature should heed the public and restore funding for this critical program so future generations continue to have access to clean drinking water, fresh air, locally grown food and green open spaces.” …