Recent Press Releases

  • Northeast Pennsylvania Environmental Partners Announce Awards Dinner

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2017   Contact: Angela Vitkoski Phone: 570-718-6507 Email: avitkoski@pecpa.org    27th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental...

    August 17, 2017
  • Pocono Mini-Grants Announced

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2017 Contact: Janet Sweeney, Phone: 570-718-6507 Email: jsweeney@pecpa.org   Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape Announces 2017 Mini-Grantees   The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), Under the Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape, and with funding provided by...

    August 9, 2017
  • New Report Shows Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pennsylvania

    New Report Shows Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pennsylvania

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2017 Contact: Lindsay Baxter, Energy and Climate Program Manager Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: lbaxter@pecpa.org   New Report Shows Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Pennsylvania  Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today released a white paper, Achieving...

    June 29, 2017
  • Environmental Leaders Honored at 2017 WPEA Dinner

    Environmental Leaders Honored at 2017 WPEA Dinner

    Contact: Josh Raulerson Date: May 25, 2017 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org . Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion welcomed friends, colleagues, partners, and supporters to the 2017 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards last night at the Westin Hotel and Convention...

    May 25, 2017

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #55: Solar Panel

    Pennsylvania Legacies #55: Solar Panel

    The latest on Pennsylvania’s ongoing state budget battle, and a roundtable discussion with members of DEP’s Solar Future Stakeholders Group.   Links: http://www.dep.pa.gov/Business/Energy/OfficeofPollutionPrevention/SolarFuture/Pages/Finding-Pennsylvania’s-Solar-Future.aspx http://pecpa.org/pec-blog/building-clean-energy-economy-pa/

    September 22, 2017By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #54: True Colors

    Pennsylvania Legacies #54: True Colors

    Lawmakers took another step this week toward what would be the biggest reduction in state funding for local environment and energy projects in Pennsylvania history. We’ll get an update from the state capitol. Then, fall foliage season is getting off...

    September 15, 2017By: Josh Raulerson
  • Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: An Opportunity for Pennsylvania?

    Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: An Opportunity for Pennsylvania?

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies capture gaseous CO2 from point source emissions – power plants and industrial facilities – and either inject them underground for long-term storage within deep rock formations, or repurpose them for other productive uses, called...

    September 15, 2017By: Rachel Valletta

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • MOM’s Organic Market opens first downtown Philly store

    WASHINGTON — Rockville, Maryland-based MOM’s Organic Market, which marked its 30th anniversary this summer, will open its third location outside of the D.C., Virginia and Maryland area this week in downtown Philadelphia… …MOM’s will donate 5 percent of its Grand...

    September 11, 2017WTOP
  • Undergraduates awarded inaugural PepsiCo Urban Sustainability Fellowships

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Erifili “Lily” Draklellis, a third-year student majoring in Earth and science policy, and Anthony Mitchell, a fourth-year student majoring in political science, have been awarded PepsiCo Urban Sustainability Fellowships. Mitchell and Draklellis are enrolled in Penn...

    September 11, 2017Penn State
  • Op-ed: A disaster in the making

    BY DAVID HESS AND DAVITT WOODWELL AUGUST 11, 2017 10:28 PM   The chaotic state budget process is again moving in fits and starts in Harrisburg. And, again, the public is left to wonder how our environment will bear the...

    August 12, 2017Centre Daily Times

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