Recent Press Releases

  • WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

    WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

    In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

    May 15, 2015
  • WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

    WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

    In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

    May 8, 2015
  • WPEA Winner Feature: Environmental Charter School

    WPEA Winner Feature: Environmental Charter School

    In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

    May 1, 2015

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Taking Action in the Wissahickon Watershed

    Taking Action in the Wissahickon Watershed

    The Wissahickon Creek is truly a watershed in crisis! As a result, The Friends of the Wissahickon and the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association hosted “A Creek in Crisis” last Wednesday at Germantown Academy. Attracting more than 200 concerned residents, the...

    May 19, 2015By: Patrick Starr
  • A Busy Time for Water in Southeast Pennsylvania

    A Busy Time for Water in Southeast Pennsylvania

    Spring has been quite the busy season for PEC as we continue work with our watershed partners in the Southeast portion of the state. We facilitate the Upstream Suburban Philadelphia Cluster, one of eight regional clusters within the broader Delaware...

    May 12, 2015By: Susan Myerov
  • PEC’s Lindsay Baxter Receives QEP Certification

    PEC’s Lindsay Baxter Receives QEP Certification

    I am thrilled to announce that I became certified as a Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) this March. If you’re like most of the friends, family, and colleagues I’ve told, your response is probably “Congratulations!” But you’re probably also wondering “What...

    May 11, 2015By: Lindsay Baxter

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Drilling Decline in Pennsylvania Hurts Funding for DEP Regulators

    Low natural gas prices that have companies dispatching fewer drilling rigs to Pennsylvania’s fields and forests are taking a toll on the industry’s regulators, too. The state Department of Environmental Protection is exploring additional funding options for its oil and...

    May 19, 2015Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Newport Twp. Group Focused on Community

    When the Newport Township Community Organization meets, everything from litter cleanup to code enforcement to sponsorship of youth sports teams is on the table. The results have been dramatic, members say. Over the last 11 years, the nonprofit organization has...

    May 18, 2015Citizens Voice

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