Recent Press Releases

  • PEC Announces Second Annual Environmental Policy Conference

    PEC Announces Second Annual Environmental Policy Conference

    Contacts: Davitt Woodwell, President and CEO John Walliser, Vice President, Legal & Government Affairs Date: June 23, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: jwalliser@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today announced its second annual environmental policy conference, which will...

    July 24, 2015
  • “Environmental Focus” Media Center

    Dating back to May 2015, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has produced a monthly television talk show on environmental issues that is broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) one Sunday afternoon per month. Titled “Environmental Focus,” the show centers on...

    July 21, 2015

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • PEC Helping Municipalities Comply With Stormwater Permits

    PEC Helping Municipalities Comply With Stormwater Permits

    PEC has a long history of involvement in stormwater management issues affecting our state. Persisting issues include providing municipal stormwater management education and training opportunities, providing regulatory and policy recommendations, and advocating for innovation in financing green stormwater infrastructure projects....

    July 27, 2015By: Susan Myerov
  • PEC Continues its Clean Up Work in Northeast Pennsylvania

    PEC Continues its Clean Up Work in Northeast Pennsylvania

    Statistics from this spring’s illegal dumpsite clean ups in Susquehanna and Wayne counties have been tabulated and the numbers are quite impressive! Palmira Miller, program coordinator in PEC’s Northeast office, certainly had a busy season organizing and cleaning up illegal dumpsites...

    July 22, 2015By: Janet Sweeney

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Pa. Gas Pipeline Group Gets to Work

    A group of government, industry and environmental leaders has four months to write the first draft of recommendations on how to streamline natural gas pipeline development in Pennsylvania so that it boosts business without ruining land and water. “Our challenge...

    July 22, 2015Trib Total Media
  • Pa. Will Stop Using Industry-Favored FracFocus Database

    Pennsylvania oil and gas officials are breaking with fellow state regulators and planning to drop the FracFocus website for reporting the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. Next year, the state Department of Environmental Protection will shift to using data reported...

    July 16, 2015E&E Publishing
  • Environmentalists Differ in Mindset, Willingness to Work With Frackers

    On the battleground against fracking, critics who say they fight for the environment often are branded broadly. Cast against an industry that says it can bring energy independence to the country and an economic boost to Pennsylvania, environmental groups in...

    July 11, 2015Trib Total Media

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