Press Releases

Pennsylvania Environmental Council turns 40!

January 11, 2010

Harrisburg, Pa.  — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), one of Pennsylvania’s oldest and most respected voices on environmental issues, today marked its 40th anniversary of service. PEC was founded three months prior to the first Earth Day as part of...

Yeadon Borough’s Solution to Soggy Days

December 8, 2009

Yeadon Borough and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) celebrated the completion of the Borough’s Urban Stormwater Demonstration Projects on Monday, December 7 at 4:00 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Zk0uGVqqoUIVideo can’t be loaded: Yeadon Boro BMP FINAL.wmv (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Zk0uGVqqoUI) PEC, an advocate and technical advisor...

Watershed Implementation Plan for Pine Creek finalized

November 5, 2009

The Council’s western Pa., office has completed a Watershed Implementation Plan for the Pine Creek Watershed located in Allegheny County. The goal of the plan was to determine how best to reduce the nonpoint source pollutant loads in this watershed....

Fire Sale

October 9, 2009

Unable, after a hundred days, to balance the budget, the Senate, House and Gov. Rendell have put a sign on our State Forest lands saying “Fire Sale. Must sell.” One of the last unresolved issues is the proposal to lease...

Action Alert: Make Your Voice Heard on the State Budget

September 28, 2009

Heading into our fourth month without a budget, the alleged light at the end of the tunnel is proving itself to be on oncoming train for those who care about the environment. The framework deal envisioned by the Governor and...