PEC Blog

Pennsylvania Must Still Act on Methane

January 14, 2015By: John Walliser

This morning (Jan. 14) the White House announced an ambitious and welcome goal of reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry 45 percent by 2025. Methane emissions are a considerable threat to climate change, posing over 80 times...

PEC Commits to Green Workplace Challenge

January 13, 2015By: Lindsay Baxter

Increased heart beat. Butterflies in the stomach. Sweaty palms. It’s these types of effects that stem from the thrill of competition, and PEC is proud to announce it will be competing in one as 2015 gets underway! Alright, maybe it’s...

Building Trails the PEC Way

December 22, 2014By: Patrick Starr

PEC’s trail work makes for a lot of great partners. Building a trail, especially a multi-use trail that is safe for kids and families, is real work! My week started with the determined Mayor DiGirolamo, leader of Bensalem Township, PA’s...

Recapping the “Energy for the Power of 32” Conference

December 19, 2014By: Lindsay Baxter

On Dec. 11, 2014, nearly 500 individuals gathered in downtown Pittsburgh to plan for the region’s energy future. The “Energy for the Power of 32” conference brought together scientists, utility companies, policy makers, and environmentalists from the 32 counties surrounding...

Welcome to the “PEC channel”

December 10, 2014By: Davitt Woodwell

Today, PEC launches its new website ( the centerpiece of a re-vamped system to communicate with our stakeholders, partners, and the public.  Created by Actual Size ( with the OPR Group providing project management, the site replaces our old platform...

The (Brief) Transition to 2015

November 9, 2014By: John Walliser

With the election of Tom Wolf as the incoming 47th Governor of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg is in the midst of a relative calm with respect to policy activity. PEC’s Davitt Woodwell already summed up the big picture facing the Governor-elect with...