Recent Press Releases

  • 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
  • Nominations Sought for 2018 Northeast Environmental Partners Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018   Nominations Sought for 2018 Northeast Environmental Partners Awards   NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, 570-718-6507   Luzerne, PA — The Northeast Environmental Partners announce the “28th Annual Evening for Pennsylvania’s...

    May 31, 2018

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #75: Good Advice

    Pennsylvania Legacies #75: Good Advice

    The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has received national recognition for the work of its Trails Advisory Committee. A conversation with committee chair Andy Hamilton, and news about DCNR’s plans for confronting climate change, on this episode. Links:...

    June 15, 2018By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #74: Paperwork

    Pennsylvania Legacies #74: Paperwork

      In these digital times, the paper industry isn’t what it used to be. But one paper manufacturer in central PA is thriving under a business model that’s all about reducing environmental impacts and finding innovative ways to stay viable....

    June 1, 2018By: Josh Raulerson
  • Conservation Ambassadors on the Wing

    Conservation Ambassadors on the Wing

    On Saturday, May 12, seventy teams from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Maryland and as far away as South Africa, Israel and England, raised binoculars in NJ Audubon’s 35th annual World Series of Birding (WSB). What a day it...

    May 31, 2018By: Cindy Fergsuon
  • Building Watershed Coalitions

    Building Watershed Coalitions

    As a follow-up to our 2016 series, POWR and PEC are convening a series of regional workshops across the state to identify needs and provide organizational capacity and technical resource tools to Pennsylvania’s community watershed organizations. Invited guests include staff...

    May 29, 2018By: Susan Myerov

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • IN FOCUS: East Coast Greenway and Clean Air Run

    The East Coast Greenway is a 3,000 mile biking and walking route linking major cities in the United States from Maine to Florida – and is, of course, located right in our Tri-State area. Twenty-five million people are located within...

    May 21, 2018PHL17 In Focus
  • Penn State’s Master Watershed Steward Program praised by state

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Extension’s Master Watershed Steward Program recently received recognition from the state for its efforts to improve Pennsylvania’s water quality. The program was a recipient of a Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence, presented annually by...

    May 2, 2018Penn State News
  • Lawmakers mull support for nuclear industry

    State lawmakers have begun discussing ways to shore up Pennsylvania’s struggling nuclear power industry, while maintaining a reliable electric grid and low prices for consumers. That was the focus of a meeting Wednesday of the new, bipartisn Nuclear Energy Caucus....

    April 26, 2018StateImpact Pennsylvania

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