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

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

April 21, 2016

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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Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest
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Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest

May 4, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: May 4, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – In an effort to enhance water quality and restore forest habitat, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) organized a tree planting event at Weiser State Forest on...

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Crawford County Program Wins Environmental Award

April 23, 2016The Meadville Tribune

A local student volunteer group that has helped repair nearly 20 miles of damaged streams in Crawford County is a winner of the 2016 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, announced by Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC). Representatives of the...

Earth Day: Area Groups Help Environment by Cleaning up Locally
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Earth Day: Area Groups Help Environment by Cleaning up Locally

April 22, 2016The Bradford Era

This Earth Day, it’s easy to point to the many problems plaguing our planet and feel overwhelmed — global climate change, massive species extinction, ocean acidification, collapsing fisheries, deforestation, overpopulation, the list goes on and on. The challenge seems immense....


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