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  • PEC Applauds Governor Wolf on Signing of State Lands Leasing Moratorium

    PEC Applauds Governor Wolf on Signing of State Lands Leasing Moratorium

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Walliser Phone: 412-481-9400 Jan. 29, 2015 The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today applauded Governor Wolf on re-establishing a moratorium on leasing of State Forest and Park lands for natural gas development. “PEC commends Governor Wolf...

    January 29, 2015
  • PEC Announces Hiring of Palmira Miller as Program Coordinator

    The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is proud to announce Palmira Miller as its newest staff member. Miller joins PEC as a part of its Northeast Regional office as a Program Coordinator where she will focus primarily on implementing a Community...

    January 23, 2015
  • PEC Strengthens Statewide Programming & Coordination

    The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is proud to announce changes in roles and responsibilities for two of its staff. After working in numerous roles at PEC for 21 years, Patrick Starr has assumed the title of Executive Vice President for...

    January 21, 2015
  • PEC Applauds Appointments to DEP and DCNR

    For Immediate Release Contact: John Walliser January 14, 2015 412.481.9400 jwalliser@pecpa.org PEC Applauds Appointments to DEP and DCNR (Pittsburgh, PA – January 14, 2015) – Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) President and CEO Davitt Woodwell commended the appointments of John Quigley...

    January 14, 2015

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Inauguration Day

    Media outlets in Pennsylvania have picked-up on proposed “disruptions” of Tom Wolf’s inauguration next week in order to promote a ban on “fracking.” Clearly, protesters have every right to do so within the bounds of the law. But it begs...

    January 16, 2015By: Davitt Woodwell
  • Pennsylvania Must Still Act on Methane

    This morning (Jan. 14) the White House announced an ambitious and welcome goal of reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry 45 percent by 2025. Methane emissions are a considerable threat to climate change, posing over 80 times...

    January 14, 2015By: John Walliser

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