Conservation Finance

Across the nation, voters of all political leanings gave overwhelming approval yesterday to taxing themselves and spending money for new parks in their communities, The Trust for Public Land announced Wednesday.

Of the 57 measures on local and... Read more

Pennsylvania recently enacted legislation imposing impact fees on oil and gas drillers. The legislation, known as Act 13, specifies how the fee revenues shall be distributed.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Coalition praised
Senators  Jack Reed (D-RI) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for their release of a... Read more

New survey results released today find that New Hampshire voters across the political spectrum overwhelmingly support land conservation efforts in the state, believe the state should fund such efforts, and want fee revenues intended for the protection of... Read more

A state-wide survey of attitudes about conservation issues and funding in New Hampshire.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national conservation organization, today expressed deep disappointment for the congressional decision to remove a popular provision in the final version of a transportation program reauthorization bill.

The... Read more

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition (LWCF Coalition) today praised bipartisan action taken by the U.S. Senate to provide dedicated funding for the... Read more

Today Governor Chris Christie signed into law three appropriations bills for the Green Acres Program. These bills had passed the Senate and Assembly earlier this summer with unanimous bi-partisan support and they will continue New Jersey's tremendous... Read more

By a margin of 9 to 1, Maine voters say that nature is essential to their quality of life.  And most of these same voters see Maine's environment as the foundation for the state's economy - at a time when... Read more

Federal transportation programs will continue to have a tremendous impact on the character of communities in the 21st century.  The reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) provides an opportunity to build on the... Read more

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