Recent Press Releases

  • 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
  • Calling all Watershed Group Leaders

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018   Contact:  Susan Myerov, AICP Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) Tel: 267.479.6102 Email: smyerov@pecpa.org   Calling all Watershed Group Leaders South-Central PA Region Watershed Workshop Announced for June 20   Carlisle, PA – Clean and abundant...

    June 15, 2018
  • Pennsylvania Takes Important Step Forward on Methane

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2018   Contact: Josh Raulerson – 412.481.9400 / jraulerson@pecpa.org   Pennsylvania Takes Important Step Forward on Methane Pennsylvania joins other states in addressing air emissions from natural gas operations   (PITTSBURGH, PA – June 7, 2018)....

    June 7, 2018

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Call of the Wilds

    Call of the Wilds

    The Wilds are calling! So are the Poconos, the Laurel Highlands, the D&L Trail, Lake Erie’s shorelines, Lake Wallenpaupack, the Schuylkill River Trail, the Three Rivers, and everywhere else in Pennsylvania that gives you the opportunity to get out. Why...

    July 19, 2018By: Davitt Woodwell
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #77: Champions of Sustainability

    Pennsylvania Legacies #77: Champions of Sustainability

    On this episode: how the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles became the greenest team in pro sports, plus news from the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape.     Links: Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape 2018 Philadelphia Environmental Partnership Dinner Philadelphia Eagles...

    July 13, 2018By: Josh Raulerson
  • Video: Tunnel Vision

    Video: Tunnel Vision

    The Climax Tunnel was built in the 1870s and remained in use by the Allegheny Valley Railroad until 2010, when the 51-mile Driftwood Low-Grade Corridor was acquired and transformed into a multi-use trail. The years had not been kind. The...

    June 29, 2018By: Josh Raulerson

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Delaware River cleanup improves water quality

    DINGMANS FERRY, Pa. — Nearly three decades of cleaning up the Delaware River between Barryville, N.Y., and the Delaware Water Gap has resulted in an unprecedented level of cleanliness in the water. That was the message participants in the 29th...

    July 19, 2018New Jersey Herald
  • Annual Delaware River Cleanup in the Poconos

    DINGMAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Under a bright sunny sky, more than 100 volunteers took to the Delaware River in canoes and picked up trash along the way near Milford. It’s all part of the annual “On and Under the Delaware...

    July 18, 2018WNEP-TV
  • Park hosts 29th annual Delaware River clean-up on July 17

    BUSHKILL, Pa. — The National Park Service is hosting the 29th annual On and Under the Delaware River Clean-up on Tuesday, July 17. The annual event, sponsored by the Milford-based Kittatinny Canoes, the oldest and largest canoe livery operator in...

    July 15, 2018New Jersey Herald

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