Recent Press Releases

  • 2019 River of the Year Nominations Open

    2019 River of the Year Nominations Open

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2018 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: jsweeney@pecpa.org   2019 “River of the Year” Nominations Open   Luzerne – Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2019 Pennsylvania River...

    October 8, 2018
  • Northeast Pennsylvania Environmental Partners Announce Awards Dinner & Award Recipients

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2018 NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners CONTACT: Angela Vitkoski, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: avitkoski@pecpa.org   NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE AWARDS DINNER & AWARD RECIPIENTS   Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern...

    August 24, 2018
  • Can Carbon Pricing Can Keep Nuclear Viable?

    Can Carbon Pricing Can Keep Nuclear Viable?

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2018   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   Can Carbon Pricing Can Keep Nuclear Viable? PEC Offers Testimony In Joint Legislative Hearing   Harrisburg — Testifying before the General Assembly’s...

    June 19, 2018
  • DCNR Climate Plan Unveiled at PEC Event

    DCNR Climate Plan Unveiled at PEC Event

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2018 Contact: Patrick Starr, Executive VP Phone: 215-545-4570 Email: pstarr@pecpa.org   DCNR Climate Plan Unveiled at PEC Event Philadelphia Environmental Partnership Dinner Honors Sustainability Leaders     Philadelphia — Guests at the 48th annual Philadelphia...

    June 18, 2018

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #86

    Pennsylvania Legacies #86

    In working to clean up one of Pennsylvania’s most impaired urban watersheds, the members of the Wissahickon Clean Water Partnership face a daunting challenge. But the coalition also has a major advantage: a shared recognition that working together is the...

    November 16, 2018By: Josh Raulerson
  • Volunteers Move Mountains in Susquehanna County

    Volunteers Move Mountains in Susquehanna County

    The site of Barbara Bradford’s home near Canawacta Creek in Lanesboro, Susquehanna County, is as historic as it is picturesque. Built in the 1830s, the small stone house stands among the remnants of a small commercial district – complete with...

    November 15, 2018By: Josh Raulerson
  • Standing Up for the Delaware River Basin

    Standing Up for the Delaware River Basin

    An important part of PEC’s mission is working with community and watershed groups to strengthen connections to their riverfronts, identify and implement strategies to enhance water quality, and protect and restore waterways. Often this means helping to forge regional trail...

    November 7, 2018By: Susan Myerov
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #85

    Pennsylvania Legacies #85

    Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are both on Bloomberg Philanthropies’ list of 20 American cities being recognized for leading the way on climate action, each receiving up to $2.5 million to accelerate existing sustainability work. We talk with the director of Philly’s...

    November 2, 2018By: Josh Raulerson

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • PA Candidates Support Conservation Fund

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A federal program vital to conservation efforts in Pennsylvania expired last month, but there’s bipartisan support for its permanent authorization. Since 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has brought $315 million to support more than 1,500...

    October 18, 2018Public News Service
  • SPRINGFIELD EAC: Environmental forums planned

    Most of the focus at the recent Springfield Community Day was on friends, neighborhood businesses and local nonprofit groups. A trio of environmental concerns also drew great interest, and there are two environmental forums next week planned as a follow...

    October 15, 2018Springfield Sun

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