§ 27.  Natural resources and the public estate.
        The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the
     preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic
     values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural
     resources are the common property of all the people, including
     generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the
     Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of
     all the people.
     (May 18, 1971, P.L.769, J.R.3)

        1971 Amendment.  Joint Resolution No.3 added section 27.