Press Releases

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,...

WPEA Winner Feature: Green Building Alliance – Pittsburgh 2030 District

WPEA Winner Feature: Green Building Alliance – Pittsburgh 2030 District

May 12, 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: Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program

WPEA Winner Feature: Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program

May 5, 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,...

Volunteers Plant 1,500 Trees at Weiser State Forest

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...

WPEA Winner Feature: Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance

WPEA Winner Feature: Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance

April 28, 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,...

PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

April 27, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 27, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) was presented with the Friend of French Creek Award at the French Creek Valley Conservancy’s (FCVC) 2016 awards dinner held at...

Methane Emissions Featured in April’s “Environmental Focus”

Methane Emissions Featured in April’s “Environmental Focus”

April 14, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 14, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org   Pittsburgh – Methane emissions, the main component of natural gas and a highly potent greenhouse gas — and their consequences for Pennsylvania in the natural gas age...

Nominations Sought for 2016 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards

Nominations Sought for 2016 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards

April 13, 2016

Contact: Angela Vitkoski Date: April 13, 2016 Phone: (570) 718-6507 Email: avitkoski@pecpa.org Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners are seeking nominations for the 26th annual Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards. Now in its 26th year, the regionally acclaimed awards program pays tribute to those organizations...

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