PEC Blog

Climate Change and Energy: We Need a Big Boat

January 20, 2017By: Armond Cohen

Note: this is the first in a series of guest blog posts highlighting PEC’s upcoming conference, Achieving Deep Carbon Reductions: Paths for Pennsylvania’s Energy Future, March 15-16 at the David L. Lawrence Convention center in downtown Pittsburgh. This piece was contributed by...

Out With The Old (Tires)

Out With The Old (Tires)

January 3, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

PEC’s illegal dumpsite cleanup program ended 2016 with a pair of cleanup events in Susquehanna County. Workers from the Springville Township Street Department got the job done on December 8th, just in time for the first snowfall of the year. A total...

You Know You’re on a Roll ….

You Know You’re on a Roll ….

December 16, 2016By: Patrick Starr

Today, 35 people stood for an hour in 20 degree cold to celebrate the completion of another 1200 feet (.25 miles) of the Circuit Trails!  Crazy?  Maybe, but I’d say you know you’re on a roll when municipal officials and...

Nominations Open for Governor’s Awards

December 6, 2016By: Josh Raulerson

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. The awards, presented each year to highlight the best in environmental innovation and expertise throughout the Commonwealth, are the highest statewide honor...