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  • POWR Announces 2016 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    POWR Announces 2016 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    News for Immediate Release January 29, 2016 Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2016 Pennsylvania River Sojourns Grant cycle. Grants are available on a competitive basis for single and multi-day...

    January 29, 2016
  • Pennsylvania Charts Path to Address Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

    Pennsylvania Charts Path to Address Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

        Contact: Kelsey Robinson, (512) 691-3404, krobinson@edf.org Anna Geismar, (512) 691-3468, ageismar@edf.org John Walliser (412) 481-9400, jwalliser@pecpa.org (NEW YORK – Jan. 19, 2016) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection showed strong leadership today by...

    January 19, 2016
  • Susquehanna North Branch Named Pennsylvania River of the Year

    Susquehanna North Branch Named Pennsylvania River of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 14, 2016 Harrisburg – Steeped in historical and recreational value, the free flowing Susquehanna River North Branch in Northeastern Pennsylvania has been voted the 2016 Pennsylvania River of the Year following a five-week public voting period....

    January 14, 2016

Recent PEC Blog Posts


Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Pennsylvania Addresses Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection have recommended steps for regulatory action to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania, the second largest producer of natural gas...

    January 21, 2016Energy Global
  • Developers of Hydro Plants See Role in Pittsburgh Region

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calls it an “aquatic staircase.” Every dozen miles or so, the water in the Allegheny, Ohio and Monongahela rivers trips over a dam and falls several feet into a lower channel. The man-made cascades...

    December 26, 2015Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • ‘Green’ Efforts Could Hit Snag in Pa. Budget

    A Philadelphia-area state lawmaker is warning a measure included in the proposed budget deal from the Senate could delay implementing Pennsylvania’s Clean Power Plan and would divert money from renewable energy initiatives. The measure, House Bill 1327, would redirect $12 million from...

    December 17, 2015York Dispatch

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