Recent Press Releases

  • POWR announces 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018   POWR announces 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2018 Pennsylvania River Sojourns Grant cycle. Grants are...

    January 19, 2018
  • Loyalsock Creek is Pennsylvania’s 2018 River of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2018   Loyalsock Creek Named PA 2018 River of the Year in Public Voting   CONTACTS: Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-772-9101 Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507   Harrisburg, PA – Home to legions of paddlers, anglers, and...

    January 8, 2018
  • PEC Celebrates Ten Years of Dumpsite Cleanups

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 CONTACT: Palmira Miller, Program Coordinator 175 Main Street Luzerne, PA 18709 570-592-7876   PEC Celebrates Ten Years of Dumpsite Cleanups   Luzerne, PA — Since 2007, The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), a 501(c)3 non-profit...

    December 4, 2017
  • Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2018 River of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2017 CONTACTS: Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-772-9101 Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507   Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2018 River of the Year   Harrisburg – The public is invited to again vote online for the 2018...

    November 22, 2017

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Let’s Pick It Up!

    Let’s Pick It Up!

    Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful “Lets Pick It Up Days” will take place from April 7st to April 30th . As part of this program, PEC’s own Keep Northeastern Pennsylvania Beautiful will be scheduling several events throughout Northeast PA. Please check the Events...

    February 12, 2018By: Palmira Miller
  • Work With Us

    Work With Us

    The Pennsylvania Environmental Council is looking for an energy wonk with strong managerial skills to lead our Energy & Climate program. Based in Pittsburgh, the Program Manager will guide the ongoing implementation of PEC’s deep decarbonization initiative. See the complete...

    February 9, 2018By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #65: Success Story

    Pennsylvania Legacies #65: Success Story

    Since its inception in 1993, the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund has made possible the creation or improvement of thousands of community assets – everything from trails and green space to libraries and historic sites. In honor of the...

    January 26, 2018By: Josh Raulerson

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Can we fight climate change without scaling up nuclear power?

    One long-running disagreement about the environment isn’t the familiar fight between people who understand that human-caused climate change is real and people who deny it. Rather, it’s between folks who contend that keeping the planet livable requires us to use...

    January 24, 2018Pittsburgh City Paper
  • ‘Mini-grants’ available for conservation-focused projects

    A just-awarded state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources grant will fund conservation-focused projects in the Laurel Highlands region, according to the organization that received the grant and will administer the program. The 2018 Laurel Highlands Conservation Assistance Grant program...

    January 22, 2018Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown)
  • Awards to honor western Pennsylvania environmental initiatives

    Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards. The annual awards honor people, businesses, schools and organizations working to improve the environment in a 29-county area, including Erie, Crawford, Warren and Venango counties. The awards are sponsored...

    January 15, 2018Erie Times-News
  • Nominations Sought for Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Nominations are now being sought for the 2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, given annually to people and organizations who are working to improve the region’s environment. The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion Energy co-sponsor these awards and...

    January 13, 2018Explore Jefferson

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