FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2018
Conservation Voters of PA Endorses Danielle Friel Otten for State Representative
[Philadelphia, PA] – Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed Danielle Friel Otten for State
Representative in Chester County’s 155th District. Conservation Voters of PA represents thousands of
individuals in the Commonwealth who are committed to clean air, land, energy, and water, and
prepared to vote for candidates who reflect those values.
“Danielle embodies all of the values we look for in pro-environment candidates. She is a self-motivated
and passionate advocate for clean water in her own backyard and will bring real change to Harrisburg,”
said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “Danielle will not only make
environmental protection a top priority when elected, but she also has firsthand experience in enacting
In 2017, Ms. Friel Otten co-founded the Uwchlan Safety Coalition when she found out that the Mariner
East II pipeline was going to cut through the yard where her children play. She successfully organized
hundreds of local citizens to advocate for pipeline safety and succeeded in electing township leaders
who will serve as key watchdogs for pipeline development. Ms. Friel Otten is a mother, businesswoman,
and community leader who is committed to fighting for the health and welfare of the residents and
landscapes in the 155th District.
Ms. Friel Otten said of the endorsement, “I am so grateful for partners like Conservation Voters of PA
who understand that real change and lasting progress happen by building a coalition of environmentally
minded legislators and activating citizens who will stand up together to challenge polluters and oil, gas
and industry lobbyists who work to take our voice away in Harrisburg. I am committed to being a
champion for clean air, clean water and protection of Pennsylvania’s precious land and resources, and
proud to stand with Conservation Voters of PA.”
Information about Danielle can be found at www.danielle4pa.com.
Good environmental laws are made by good environmental lawmakers. That’s why Conservation Voters
of Pennsylvania works to elect leaders committed to a cleaner, safer Keystone State.
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