Press Releases

Restoring the Delaware Riverfront: a “shore” thing

December 20, 2007

Philadelphia, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council was awarded $74,900 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Delaware Estuary Watershed Grants Program in support of ecological restoration along the Delaware Riverfront in Northeast Philadelphia. The Council’s project will develop plans...

Earth Sciences Week presentation at UPJ

October 10, 2007

Johnstown, Pa. – Brian Hill, president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), will discuss how global warming could impact Pennsylvania and what Pennsylvania should be doing to address climate change Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m., in room 138...

Exelon Corp. Supports Planting of Trees in Little Conestoga Watershed

September 22, 2007

Lancaster, Pa. – A unique partnership of conservation groups and local corporations is combining forces to improve water quality in the Conestoga River and address climate change globally. A forested riparian buffer was planted Saturday along a tributary to the Little...

Less Auto-Dependent Development Is Key to Mitigating Climate Change

September 20, 2007

Pennsylvania needs a more aggressive approach to global warming based on a new report that shows an alarming increase in how many miles the average person is driving, according to Brian Hill, President of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. Sprawling development...