Press Releases

New Report Shows Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pennsylvania

New Report Shows Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pennsylvania

June 29, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2017 Contact: Lindsay Baxter, Energy and Climate Program Manager Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: lbaxter@pecpa.org   New Report Shows Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pennsylvania  Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today released a white paper, Achieving...

Environmental Leaders Honored at 2017 WPEA Dinner

Environmental Leaders Honored at 2017 WPEA Dinner

May 25, 2017

Contact: Josh Raulerson Date: May 25, 2017 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org . Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion welcomed friends, colleagues, partners, and supporters to the 2017 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards last night at the Westin Hotel and Convention...

Volunteers Celebrate Earth Day with Reforestation Work

April 22, 2017

Luzerne, PA— In celebration of Earth Day 2017, hundreds of northeastern Pennsylvanians gathered today to plant trees at abandoned mine land sites in two state forests. Volunteers planted a total of more than ten thousand seedlings including aspen, white pine,...

POWR announces 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

POWR announces 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

April 13, 2017

For Immediate Release April 14, 2017   Media contacts: Janet Sweeney or Angela Vitkoski, POWR, 570-718-6507     POWR announces 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the...

Join the Great American Cleanup This Spring in NEPA

April 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2017   Contact: Palmira Miller, Pennsylvania Environmental Council 570-592-7876 pmiller@pecpa.org   The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), in conjunction with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, will be conducting Community Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup Events in your area this spring,...

Four Area Environmental Programs To Be Honored

April 7, 2017

Pittsburgh – Four environmental programs from throughout Western Pennsylvania will share $20,000 from Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) for innovation and effectiveness in making a positive impact on the environment. They are this year’s winners of the 2017...

Nominees Sought for 2017 Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards

March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2017 CONTACT: Angela Vitkoski PHONE: 570-718-6507.   Seeking Nominations for 2017 Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards   Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners announce the “27th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment” and are seeking a Call For...

Making Pennsylvania a Model for Deep Decarbonization

January 25, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2017 Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   Making Pennsylvania a Model for Deep Decarbonization Climate Conference Brings Top Researchers & Experts to Pittsburgh in March Pittsburgh– National speakers and Pennsylvania-based...

POWR announces 2017 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

January 25, 2017

Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2017 Pennsylvania River Sojourns Grant cycle. Grants are available on a competitive basis for single and multi-day paddling events on Pennsylvania Rivers. Sojourns must...

Nominations Sought for Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

January 12, 2017

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS Winning Entries to Receive $5,000 Awards   Pittsburgh—If you have an exciting environmental project to improve your community, then the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion want to hear from you! Nominations are now being...

2017 River of the Year Winner Announced

January 11, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 9, 2017 MEDIA CONTACTS: Terry Brady, DCNR: 717-705-2225; tbrady@pa.gov Janet Sweeney, POWR: 570-718-6507; jsweeney@pecpa.org   Allegheny Named Pennsylvania’s 2017 River of the Year Harrisburg, PA – Among the most biologically diverse watersheds in Pennsylvania, and a...

New D&L Trail Section Opens

December 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 20, 2016 Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   NEW D&L TRAIL SECTION OPENS Safer Access to Circuit Trails in Bristol Township   Bristol, PA – On Friday, December 16, 2016, the...

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