Recent Press Releases

  • John Dawes Discusses PEC’s Statewide Impact

    John Dawes Discusses PEC’s Statewide Impact

    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...

    July 1, 2015
  • William Penn Foundation Presents PEC with $1.5 Million Grant

    William Penn Foundation Presents PEC with $1.5 Million Grant

    CONTACT: Alex Oltmanns Pennsylvania Environmental Council (412) 481-9400 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 trail network...

    June 29, 2015
  • Pennsylvania Environmental Council Hosts 45th Annual Environmental Partnership Dinner

    Pennsylvania Environmental Council Hosts 45th Annual Environmental Partnership Dinner

    June 18, 2015 Contact: Alex Oltmanns Phone: (412) 481-9400 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 enhance...

    June 18, 2015
  • Introducing the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition

    Introducing the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition

    PEC Program Manager Frank Maguire discusses the formation of the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (iHeartTrails), a 1,600-mile regional network of trails spanning five states. Maguire not only outlines the 53-county network and PEC’s role in its formation by bringing people...

    June 9, 2015

Recent PEC Blog Posts


Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Drillers to Submit Electronic Records on Fracking Chemicals to Pa. DEP

    Pennsylvania will require shale gas companies to disclose electronically the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing in a new state-run database by next summer. Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley said the department will end its partnership with FracFocus,...

    June 28, 2015Trib Total Media
  • Advocates Peddle Development on Sheepskin Trail

    The proposed Sheepskin Trail that would connect Dunbar with Point Marion via a 32-mile rails-to-trails path that runs through Uniontown has the potential to be part of one of the best trail systems in the nation, linking a Pittsburgh-to-Washington, D.C.,...

    June 27, 2015Trib Total Media
  • Group Aims to Revive Dunbar Borough Coke Ovens

    FedEx driver Scott Dunn delivered good news to Dunbar Borough this week — but it wasn’t the boxes and envelopes he typically handles. It was about the impending restoration of several coke ovens along the Sheepskin Trail. Although there remain...

    June 19, 2015Trib Total Media

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