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Pennsylvania Legacies #44: The Colorado Way

Pennsylvania Legacies #44: The Colorado Way

June 23, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

In 2014, Colorado became the first state to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. As Pennsylvania takes similar steps, what can we learn from Colorado’s experience convening diverse stakeholders to create effective and feasible rules? Learn more...

Pennsylvania Legacies #43: For the Prosecution

Pennsylvania Legacies #43: For the Prosecution

June 16, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

From the 2017 Philadelphia Environmental Partnership dinner: conversation with Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery), and keynote remarks from Steve Santarsiero, Chief Deputy for Environmental Protection in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General.

PEC Rides Again

PEC Rides Again

June 9, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

Ride along with the cyclists and support team on the 2017 PEC Environment Ride. https://youtu.be/BVKhC2HyOCUVideo can’t be loaded: PEC Rides Again (https://youtu.be/BVKhC2HyOCU)

A Change for the Better

A Change for the Better

June 5, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

Introducing CH4nge.com   Today, June 5, 2017, concludes the public comment period for GP-5 and GP-5A, updating the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s air quality permitting rules for unconventional natural gas operations. It’s another milestone on Pennsylvania’s path to cleaner air, less waste, and...

Pennsylvania Legacies #41: Varsity Citizenship

Pennsylvania Legacies #41: Varsity Citizenship

June 2, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

As Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Alexandra Chiaruttini understands the value of meaningful public engagement in the regulatory process. Speaking at PEC’s regional awards dinner last month in Pittsburgh, she called on Pennsylvanians, environmental groups, and...

Pennsylvania Legacies #40: Riding for a Reason

Pennsylvania Legacies #40: Riding for a Reason

May 26, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

We visit the 2017 International Trails Symposium in Dayton, and get to know some of the Philadelphia-area cyclists who are raising money for PEC in the upcoming Environment Ride.     Links: 2017 International Trails Symposium Support the PEC Environment...

Pennsylvania Legacies #39: A Legacy of Service

Pennsylvania Legacies #39: A Legacy of Service

May 19, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

PEC opposes a state Senate bill that would expose surface water to further impacts from underground mining, and we pay tribute to two western PA environmental leaders up for Lifetime Achievement honors at our spring awards dinner.     Links:...