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(Un)Conventional Thinking

(Un)Conventional Thinking

June 8, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

Davitt Woodwell President Pennsylvania Environmental Council The Pennsylvania General Assembly today allowed an important step forward in managing unconventional shale gas development in the Commonwealth. By not upending the six-year process that led to amendments of the Oil and Gas...

A Look Ahead to PEC’s Harrisburg Dinner

A Look Ahead to PEC’s Harrisburg Dinner

April 11, 2016By: Angela Vitkoski

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...

Together We Lead: PEC Attends National Bike Summit

Together We Lead: PEC Attends National Bike Summit

March 28, 2016By: Tony Spagnoli

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...

Quarterly Trail Forum Showcases Partnership

Quarterly Trail Forum Showcases Partnership

February 22, 2016By: Tony Spagnoli

Hosted by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, the quarterly Northeast Pennsylvania Trail Forum was held Feb. 12 at the Bear Creek Reserve, just southwest of Wilkes-Barre. Every four months the Trail Forum meets at a new location in upstate Pennsylvania to...

Pennsylvania Signals Strong Steps on Methane

Pennsylvania Signals Strong Steps on Methane

January 20, 2016By: John Walliser

Yesterday (Jan. 19), Governor Wolf announced that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be advancing a series of measures to control methane emissions from the oil and gas sector. Methane is very much at the forefront of national awareness...

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