Category: Energy & Climate
PEC Opposes Provisions in House Bill 1327 (P.N. 2969)

PEC Opposes Provisions in House Bill 1327 (P.N. 2969)

March 15, 2016

 March 15, 2016  To: Members of the Pennsylvania Senate  Re: Opposition to Provisions in House Bill 1327 (P.N. 2969)   On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), I am writing to express our strong opposition to provisions in House...

Pennsylvania Shows EPA the Way on Pending Methane Policy

Pennsylvania Shows EPA the Way on Pending Methane Policy

March 15, 2016The Hill

*Article by PEC President Davitt Woodwell and Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp. Speaking to a petroleum industry audience in Houston recently, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said, “we can and we must do more to reduce methane emissions...

Pipeline Strategy Splits Environmentalists

February 29, 2016New Castle News

HARRISBURG – New limits proposed for gas pipelines are whipping up a controversy that reveals rifts among environmentalists critical of the state’s approach to regulating the drilling industry. A 48-member task force created by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf released a...

PEC Calls for Necessary DEP Funding in Advance of Budget Hearing

PEC Calls for Necessary DEP Funding in Advance of Budget Hearing

February 24, 2016

In advance of tomorrow’s (Feb. 25) budget hearing for the Department of Environmental Protection, PEC and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation have sent the attached letter below to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee that underscores the issues from a lack of DEP...