Press Releases

DEP Secretary John Quigley Talks Climate Change in Pennsylvania in “Environmental Focus”

DEP Secretary John Quigley Talks Climate Change in Pennsylvania in “Environmental Focus”

October 16, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: October 16, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8Ywny04lDo&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 10/19/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8Ywny04lDo&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – An accelerated rate of warming and the related impacts of climate change in Pennsylvania is the topic...

Nominations Open for 2016 “River of the Year”

Nominations Open for 2016 “River of the Year”

September 25, 2015

Contact: Janet Sweeney Date: Sept. 25, 2015 Phone: (570) 718-6507 Email: jsweeney@pecpa.org Luzerne – Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2016 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is open through Oct. 23, 2015 and...

PEC Announces Marla Meyer Papernick as Program Manager

PEC Announces Marla Meyer Papernick as Program Manager

September 24, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: September 24, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), a leading statewide environmental advocacy organization, has hired Marla Meyer Papernick as a Program Manager. Based in PEC’s Pittsburgh office, Papernick...

Delaware River Conservation Program Spotlighted in September Edition of “Environmental Focus”

Delaware River Conservation Program Spotlighted in September Edition of “Environmental Focus”

September 10, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: September 10, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfjEqkhkmP4&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 09/13/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfjEqkhkmP4&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh –Faced with years of pollution, the Delaware River Watershed is now the site of the largest watershed restoration...

Honorees Announced for 25th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment

Honorees Announced for 25th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment

September 8, 2015

NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners   Contact: Janet Sweeney Date: Sept. 8, 2015 Phone: (570) 718-6507 Email: jsweeney@pecpa.org The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the Pennsylvania...

Apply Now For Urban Stormwater Projects In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

August 7, 2015

The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the Aug. 8 PA Bulletin it is now accepting applications for the construction of urban stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) to reduce the discharge of nutrients and sediments delivered to local waters...

DEP Secretary John Quigley Featured on August Edition of “Environmental Focus”

DEP Secretary John Quigley Featured on August Edition of “Environmental Focus”

August 7, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: August 7, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqMKOzs8Qw&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 08/09/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqMKOzs8Qw&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – The newly formed Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce was the topic of discussion on the August edition of “Environmental...

PEC Announces Second Annual Environmental Policy Conference

PEC Announces Second Annual Environmental Policy Conference

July 24, 2015

Contacts: Davitt Woodwell, President and CEO John Walliser, Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs Date: June 23, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: jwalliser@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today announced its second annual environmental policy conference, which will...

“Environmental Focus” Media Center

“Environmental Focus” Media Center

July 21, 2015

Dating back to May 2015, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has produced a monthly television talk show on environmental issues that is broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) one Sunday afternoon per month. Titled “Environmental Focus,” the show centers on...

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Headlines  PEC’s “Environmental Focus” on July 11

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Headlines PEC’s “Environmental Focus” on July 11

July 9, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: July 9, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxuQiE4FfIEVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 07/12/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxuQiE4FfIE)   Pittsburgh – Outdoor recreation on Pennsylvania’s waterways was the topic of conversation on the second edition of “Environmental Focus,” a...

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