Press Releases

PEC Named to DEP Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce

PEC Named to DEP Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce

July 8, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: July 8, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – Yesterday (July 7), Governor Tom Wolf announced the appointment of Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) President and CEO Davitt Woodwell and 47 other individuals to the Pennsylvania Pipeline...

John Dawes Discusses PEC’s Statewide Impact

John Dawes Discusses PEC’s Statewide Impact

July 1, 2015

John Dawes, Executive Director of the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds, shares his thoughts on PEC’s role and impact across the Commonwealth. He discusses PEC’s strengths, its ability to assess program’s and legislation on a quick basis in an effort to...

William Penn Foundation Presents PEC with $1.5 Million Grant

William Penn Foundation Presents PEC with $1.5 Million Grant

June 29, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: June 29, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is proud to announce receipt of a $1.5 million grant from the William Penn Foundation for support of development of the Circuit...

Pennsylvania Environmental Council Hosts 45th Annual Environmental Partnership Dinner

Pennsylvania Environmental Council Hosts 45th Annual Environmental Partnership Dinner

June 18, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: June 18, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org Philadelphia – Last night (June 17), the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) hosted the 2015 Environmental Partnership Dinner, celebrating PEC’s work to protect and restore Pennsylvania’s natural and built environment and to...

Introducing the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition

June 9, 2015

PEC Program Manager Frank Maguire discusses the formation of the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (iHeartTrails), a 1,400-mile regional network of trails spanning four states. Maguire not only outlines the 53-county network and PEC’s role in its formation by bringing people...

25th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment to be Held Oct. 29

25th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment to be Held Oct. 29

June 9, 2015

Date: June 9, 2015 Contact: Janet Sweeney Phone: (570) 718-6507 Email: jsweeney@pecpa.org The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter &...

WPEA Winner Feature: Sustainable Pittsburgh

WPEA Winner Feature: Sustainable Pittsburgh

May 22, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

May 15, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

May 8, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: Environmental Charter School

WPEA Winner Feature: Environmental Charter School

May 1, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

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