PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

April 27, 2016
PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 27, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) was presented with the Friend of French Creek Award at the French Creek Valley Conservancy’s (FCVC) 2016 awards dinner held at...

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PEC Applauds IRRC Approval of Environmental Protections at Oil and Gas Well Sites

April 21, 2016
PEC Applauds IRRC Approval of Environmental Protections at Oil and Gas Well Sites

Contacts: John Walliser, Davitt Woodwell Date: April 21, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: jwalliser@pecpa.org; dwoodwell@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – Today the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) hailed the Independent Regulatory Review Commission’s (IRRC) approval of proposed regulations to enact long-overdue environmental protection and...

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Harrisburg Dinner Honors Recipients of Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

April 20, 2016
Harrisburg Dinner Honors Recipients of Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 20, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Harrisburg – Along with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) hosted the annual Harrisburg Dinner last night, honoring the 13 recipients of...

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Methane Emissions Featured in April’s “Environmental Focus”

April 14, 2016
Methane Emissions Featured in April’s “Environmental Focus”

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 14, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org   Pittsburgh – Methane emissions, the main component of natural gas and a highly potent greenhouse gas — and their consequences for Pennsylvania in the natural gas age...

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Local Programs to be Honored With Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

April 8, 2016
Local Programs to be Honored With Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

Contact: Sally Tarhi Date: April 8, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: WPEA@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – Four environmental programs and one individual will share $25,000 from Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) for innovation and effectiveness in making a positive impact...

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Ride For PEC! 2016 Environment Ride

November 6, 2015
Ride For PEC! 2016 Environment Ride

Participate Now (3-Day) Participate Now (1-Day) 2016 Contribution Forms Why Participate in the Ride? The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) Environment Ride supports PEC’s trail work. As a statewide non-profit, PEC is a leader in land and water trail planning and...

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Regional Watershed Workshops Kick Off With Event in Southwest Pennsylvania

March 23, 2016
Regional Watershed Workshops Kick Off With Event in Southwest Pennsylvania

On March 8, PEC officially held the first of six regional watershed group workshops as part of a statewide initiative aimed at building local capacity for stewardship. Funded in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s...

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A Look Ahead to PEC’s Harrisburg Dinner

April 11, 2016
A Look Ahead to PEC’s Harrisburg Dinner

PEC’s Harrisburg Dinner is just over a week away! Having attended the dinner over my 17-year tenure at PEC, along with coordinating the dinner for the last four, I can’t help but start to get excited for April 19’s annual...

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Nominations Sought for 2016 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards

April 13, 2016
Nominations Sought for 2016 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards

Contact: Angela Vitkoski Date: April 13, 2016 Phone: (570) 718-6507 Email: avitkoski@pecpa.org Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners are seeking nominations for the 26th annual Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards. Now in its 26th year, the regionally acclaimed awards program pays tribute to those organizations...

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Together We Lead: PEC Attends National Bike Summit

March 28, 2016
Together We Lead: PEC Attends National Bike Summit

The 2016 National Bike Summit & Women’s Forum is the premier bicycle advocacy event of the year. Hosted annually in Washington D.C., the Summit has shown real impact in leveraging increased investments in bicycling at the federal, state, and local...

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Conservation Through Cooperation

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) protects and restores the natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education, and advocacy. PEC believes in the value of partnerships with the private sector, government, communities, and individuals to improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians.

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