Recent Press Releases

  • Four Area Programs Announced as Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards Winners

    Four Area Programs Announced as Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards Winners

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 Contact: Sally Tarhi Pennsylvania Environmental Council (412) 481-9400 WPEA@pecpa.org Pittsburgh – Four environmental conservation and education programs from throughout Western Pennsylvania will share $20,000 from Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) for innovation...

    April 2, 2015
  • Call for Nominations: Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards

    Call for Nominations: Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION (March 26, 2015) FOR EDITORIAL COMMENT, PLEASE CONTACT Angela Vitkoski at 570-718-6507 The Northeast Environmental Partners announce the “25th Annual Evening for Pennsylvania’s Environment,” and are seeking a Call For Nominations for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership...

    March 26, 2015
  • Act 54 4th Five Year Report

    Act 54 4th Five Year Report

    On March 17, PEC President and CEO Davitt Woodwell delivered the following comments to the PA Department of Environmental Protection Citizens Advisory Council on the most recent five year report on the effects of underground coal mining: http://pecpa.org/wp-content/uploads/Act-54-CAC-Testimony.pdf

    March 17, 2015

Recent PEC Blog Posts


Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Environmental Council Seeks Grant Money To Improve Delaware Canal Trail

    The Pennsylvania Environmental Council is seeking grant money to improve the Delaware Canal walking trail through Tullytown. Tony Spagnoli, a representative from PEC, asked the borough council last week for a resolution authorizing PEC to submit a grant application to...

    April 13, 2015LEVITTOWNNow.com
  • Community Assessment to be ‘New Lens’ on Meadville

    MEADVILLE — The French Creek Valley Conservancy is taking a fresh look at Meadville. The city is joining the conservancy’s Creek Towns Economic Development Program, which encourages paddlers, hikers and others enjoying French Creek to also enjoy restaurants, lodging and...

    April 13, 2015GoErie.com
  • Five-State Trail a ‘Visionary Plan’ for Summit County

    A visionary plan to construct a 1,600-mile, 5-state trail system that travels along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath to the west of Twinsburg — and could ultimately connect to the city, township and village of Reminderville via local links...

    March 30, 2015Twinsburg Bulletin
  • Residents and Environmental Groups Testify on Act 54 Report

    CALIFORNIA – Residents and environmental groups testifying Friday on a report documenting the impacts of mine subsidence urged a state Department of Environmental Protection advisory board to recommend stronger regulations to protect streams and other water resources. About 18 speakers...

    March 27, 2015Observer-Reporter

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