Press Releases

New Grant Support For PEC’s 2017 Deep Decarbonization Conference

November 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lindsay Baxter, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Date: November 30th, 2016 Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: lbaxter@pecpa.org   Pittsburgh— The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) announced today that it has received a $7,500 grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF) in support...

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2017 River of the Year

November 11, 2016

The public is invited to again vote online for the 2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing from among four waterways nominated across the state, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced today. Waterways nominated for...

Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson

Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson

November 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Davitt Woodwell Date: November 7th, 2016 Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: dwoodwell@pecpa.org PEC Hiring News: Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson PITTSBURGH – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today named Josh Raulerson its new Director of Communications. A longtime...

2017 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

October 4, 2016

Contact: Janet Sweeney (570) 718‐6507 Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is open through October 28, 2016 and then selected nominations will be voted on by the...

Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act

Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act

September 15, 2016

Press release from the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: Madeline Urbish Date: September 15, 2016 Phone: 609-400-3845 Today, the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act was passed by the U.S. Senate as part of a larger package...

Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

September 9, 2016

The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper Products Company, and Wilkes University) invite you to attend the...

PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

August 18, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: August 18, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8Video can’t be loaded: “Environmental Focus” Episode 12: Examining Pennsylvania’s Priorities (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8) Pittsburgh – The environmental priorities facing Pennsylvania and state regulators are the subject of discussion in...

Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Honorees Announced

Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Honorees Announced

August 12, 2016

NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners SAVE THE DATE for the – “26th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment” The dinner will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Luzerne — The Northeast Environmental...

Existing Dams at State Parks to be Evaluated for Hydroelectric Projects

Existing Dams at State Parks to be Evaluated for Hydroelectric Projects

August 4, 2016

FOR  IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lindsay Baxter, Pennsylvania Environmental Council 412-481-9400, lbaxter@pecpa.org Barb Robuck, West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund 814-865-7380, wppsef@ems.psu.edu Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) announced today that it has received a $20,000 grant from the West Penn...

Frawley Joins PEC, Provides Boost in Trail Development Work

Frawley Joins PEC, Provides Boost in Trail Development Work

July 11, 2016

Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is pleased to announce the addition of Debra Frawley to its staff as a Program Coordinator for Trails and Recreation. Frawley comes to PEC having worked most recently as the Greenways Coordinator for...

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