Recent Press Releases

  • New Grant Support For PEC’s 2017 Deep Decarbonization Conference

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lindsay Baxter, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Date: November 30th, 2016 Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: lbaxter@pecpa.org   Pittsburgh— The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) announced today that it has received a $7,500 grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF) in support...

    November 30, 2016
  • Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2017 River of the Year

    The public is invited to again vote online for the 2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing from among four waterways nominated across the state, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced today. Waterways nominated for...

    November 11, 2016
  • Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson

    Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Davitt Woodwell Date: November 7th, 2016 Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: dwoodwell@pecpa.org PEC Hiring News: Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson PITTSBURGH – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today named Josh Raulerson its new Director of Communications. A longtime...

    November 7, 2016

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Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Vote for Allegheny for 2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year

    The Middle and Upper Allegheny River is one of four finalists for the 2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year. Public voting started Monday at pariveroftheyear.org and runs through Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. The other nominees are Brandywine, Loyalhanna and Perkiomen...

    November 14, 2016Erie Times-News
  • Illegal Tire Dump Cleaned Up in Scranton

    SCRANTON — One spot in Scranton is getting a little more beautiful this weekend. The Lackawanna River Conservation Association held a cleanup and beautification project on Parker Street on Saturday. Volunteers tackled an illegal tire dump site right next to...

    November 12, 2016WNEP-TV
  • WESA-FM’s Josh Raulerson leaving for job in non-profit communications

    Election day brings change to WESA-FM. Longtime host Josh Raulerson is leaving the NPR station to work in communications for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. Mr. Raulerson announced his departure Monday morning; his last shift was today.. Christopher Ayers arrived at...

    November 7, 2016Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Schuylkill Headwaters Association president recognized for efforts

    POTTSVILLE — The Schuylkill County commissioners recognized William E. Reichert, president of Schuylkill Headwaters Association, at Oct. 19 meeting for leading the water quality improvement efforts in the Schuylkill River watershed. Reichert was one of several people to receive the...

    October 27, 2016Hazleton Standard-Speaker

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