Pennsylvania created the Growing Greener program to provide funding to protect farms, forests and open space from sprawling development. Stronger Economies, Stronger Communities: The Benefits of Growing Greener Funding for Pennsylvania illustrates the environmental and economic benefits of renewing the state’s cornerstone conservation programs by highlighting past successes in protecting Pennsylvania’s environmental resources and historic places. Increased funding for Growing Greener would bring further benefits to areas across the state.
Associate Director and Senior Policy Analyst, Frontier Group
Elizabeth Ridlington is associate director and senior policy analyst with Frontier Group. She focuses primarily on global warming, toxics, health care and clean vehicles, and has written dozens of reports on these and other subjects. Elizabeth graduated with honors from Harvard with a degree in government. She joined Frontier Group in 2002. She lives in Northern California with her husband and son.