PEC Video Room

Achieving Deep Carbon Reductions: Paths for Pennsylvania’s Energy Future

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    PEC Deep Decarbonization Conference: Case Study

    Jae Edmonds from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory leads a case study discussion during PEC’s Deep Decarbonization Conference on the U.S. Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization.

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    PEC Deep Decarbonization Conference: Setting the Stage

    PEC President Davitt Woodwell along with Neil Donahue and Granger Morgan from Carnegie Mellon University set the stage for the first day of the PEC Deep Decarbonization Conference.

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    PEC Deep Decarbonization Conference: Lunchtime Keynote

    David Titley from Pennsylvania State University discusses Climate Change and National Security during PEC’s Deep Decarbonizaiton Conference Lunchtime Keynote segment.

  • https://youtu.be/f2svsJsDmE4
    PEC Deep Decarbonization Conference: Renewable Energy

    Mark Alan Hughes from the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy moderates the discussion between Jesse Jenkins from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Eric Gimon from Energy Innovation, and Steve Brick from the Clean Air Task Force on the potential and limitations of renewable energy.

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    PEC Deep Decarbonization Conference: Energy Efficiency

    Sonny Popowski, former Consumer Advocate of Kleinman Energy for Policy Advisory Board moderates the discussion between Inês Azevedo from Carnegie Mellon University, Matt Jungclaus from Rocky Mountain Institute and Sebastien Houde from the University of Maryland on the topic: Redefining Energy Efficiency for Deep Decarbonization.

Land and Water Conservation Fund

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    Creating Opportunity

    The Land and Water Conservation Fund supports Pennsylvania’s thriving outdoor recreation industry, employing Pennsylvanians and generating wealth for communities. Failing to reauthorize LWCF would be a serious blow to our economy.

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    Healthier Communities

    The Land and Water Conservation Fund makes Pennsylvania communities happier, healthier places to live by supporting development of parks, playgrounds, and greenspace. But without congressional reauthorization, that support could disappear.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ZYaSKIkoY&t=1s
    Investing in Conservation

    Funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund helps protect wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and preserve open space for Pennsylvanians to enjoy. But those benefits could disappear if Congress doesn’t vote to reauthorize the Fund by September 30.

Recognizing Leadership

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    2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards: Allegheny Outfitters

    Reducing the impacts of increased tourism in the Allegheny National Forest is the aim of a public education and cleanup program led by Allegheny Outfitters.

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    2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards: Edinboro Lake Watershed Association

    Stormwater runoff is being captured before it can contaminate the Lake Erie watershed… and the solution is also an environmental education classroom for local students.

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    2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards: Laurel Highlands Trail Shelter Restoration Project

    Forty Adirondack shelters were photographed, disassembled, cleaned, repaired, and restored for many more years of use.

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    2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards: Casselman River Watershed Association

    Lime dosing and AMD treatment systems have helped to dramatically improve water quality in one of Western Pennsylvania’s premier waterways.

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    2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards: Allegheny County Conservation District

    Contaminated urban soils in Pittsburgh are being identified and remediated through an innovative program at the Allegheny County Conservation District.

Reforestation

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYLEFqJwubA
    Meet the Volunteers

    It’s a cold and windy Earth Day 2018, but these tree-planting volunteers are smiling.

  • https://youtu.be/9C6B9qRw988
    Breaking Ground

    Foresters Ben Hardy of DCNR and Cliff Drouet of OSMRE explain how to transform a former mining site back to native forest… and why it’s worth doing.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMxSDB1YroQ
    A Fresh Start

    Pennsylvania state Senator John Yudichak talks about growing up near the site of PEC’s Earth Day 2017 tree-planting in Pinchot State Forest, and watching its transformation from abandoned mine site to restored native forest.

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    Mine Land to Forest Land

    Volunteers plant 8,000 trees in Pinchot State Forest, Luzerne County in celebration of Earth Day 2017.

Trails and Recreation

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY_BbFj6RK0&index=4&list=PLMpHW-KP8hDEiCr4yFoR7XqXWeA3rWl2O&t=0s
    Creating Opportunity

    The Land and Water Conservation Fund supports Pennsylvania’s thriving outdoor recreation industry, employing Pennsylvanians and generating wealth for communities. Failing to reauthorize LWCF would be a serious blow to our economy.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDFdyNxgGP8&index=3&list=PLMpHW-KP8hDEiCr4yFoR7XqXWeA3rWl2O&t=0s
    Healthier Communities

    The Land and Water Conservation Fund makes Pennsylvania communities happier, healthier places to live by supporting development of parks, playgrounds, and greenspace. But without congressional reauthorization, that support could disappear.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ZYaSKIkoY&t=1s
    Investing in Conservation

    Funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund helps protect wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and preserve open space for Pennsylvanians to enjoy. But those benefits could disappear if Congress doesn’t vote to reauthorize the Fund by September 30.

  • https://youtu.be/u8U5MlnCazM
    “Nothing but opportunity” with Blairsville trail bridge

    Blairsville, PA has all the makings of a vibrant trail town — the only thing missing is a bridge to connect the community with nearby trail networks. Now, after more than 20 years of planning, it’s about to become a reality.

    https://youtu.be/u8U5MlnCazM
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    Ticket to Ride

    You’ve heard of rails-to-trails… why not rails AND trails? The NEPA Trails Forum takes a ride on the historic Stourbridge Line through the northern Poconos.

Watersheds

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ZYaSKIkoY&t=1s
    Investing in Conservation

    Funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund helps protect wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and preserve open space for Pennsylvanians to enjoy. But those benefits could disappear if Congress doesn’t vote to reauthorize the Fund by September 30.

  • https://youtu.be/Cpn8LPc7Ias
    Tireless Efforts

    With help from partners and volunteers, PEC’s Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup Program tackles a decades-old tire dump in northern Susquehanna County.

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