Press Releases

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 Pittsburgh – The environmental priorities facing Pennsylvania and state regulators are the subject of discussion in August’s edition of “Environmental Focus,” the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s (PEC) monthly environmental...

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...

PEC Explores Abandoned Mines and Wells in June’s “Environmental Focus”

PEC Explores Abandoned Mines and Wells in June’s “Environmental Focus”

June 17, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: June 17, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K77YaCBq_Qc&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 06/19/16 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K77YaCBq_Qc&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – The environmental legacies of Pennsylvania’s industrial past and the challenge of remediation and restoration will be the topic of discussion...

Experience the 2016 PEC Environment Ride

Experience the 2016 PEC Environment Ride

June 15, 2016

In what has now become a summer tradition, PEC hosted the sixth annual Environment Ride from June 3-5. Participants spent the weekend biking through the scenic trails of Southeast Pennsylvania, showcasing the beauty of Doylestown, Bethlehem, and Northern Bucks County...

WPEA Special Recognition Feature: Garden Club of Allegheny County

WPEA Special Recognition Feature: Garden Club of Allegheny County

May 25, 2016

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Edward Schroth

WPEA Winner Feature: Edward Schroth

May 23, 2016

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

WPEA Winner Feature: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

May 19, 2016

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

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