Support Letters!!!

Several elected officials have shown their support for Brush Valley. Unfortunately, many have not! If your local elected official(s) is not shown below, go to Politicians and write them today! The following believe that Brush Valley should be preserved for the good of the community and an alternate site should be found! Click on the icons to view the individual letters.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA confirmed DEP & DCNR's concerns in a letter to the Bureau of Prisons stating that they could not follow the BOP's logic in choosing the Brush Valley site.

Department of Environmental Protection & the Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Recently, DEP & DCNR co-wrote a letter to the Bureau of Prisons explaining their concerns for the use of Brush Valley for the site of the prison and encouraged the use of alternate sites. DEP also submitted a report refuting the BOP's claims that Natalie East is undermined and documented 195 acres that they believe to be not undermined.

PA Fish & Boat Commission
PA Fish & Boat Commission finds DEIS insufficient.

U.S. Department of Interior
Department of Interior rejects BOP's selection of Brush Valley as a placement for the proposed prison.

Representative Merle Phillips
Mr. Phillips has been supportive from the beginning, attending BVPA meetings and speaking out against the reckless destruction of Brush Valley. Mr. Phillips has represented our community since 1980 as a state representative. He is the Majority Caucus Administrator and sits on the Rules Committee.

Representative Robert Godshall
Representative Godshall has represented parts of Montgomery County since 1983. He is currently the Chairman of the Tourism and Recreation Development Committee. He also sits on the Game & Fisheries Committee and the Insurance Committee.

Representative David Argall
Representative Argall represents parts of Berks and Schuylkill Counties since 1985. He is a member of the Rules Committee.

Former County Commissioner Eleanor Kuhns