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Category: Energy & Climate
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Yeadon Borough’s Solution to Soggy Days

December 8, 2009

Yeadon Borough and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) celebrated the completion of the Borough’s Urban Stormwater Demonstration Projects on Monday, December 7 at 4:00 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Zk0uGVqqoUIVideo can’t be loaded: Yeadon Boro BMP FINAL.wmv (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Zk0uGVqqoUI) PEC, an advocate and technical advisor...

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Fire Sale

October 9, 2009

Unable, after a hundred days, to balance the budget, the Senate, House and Gov. Rendell have put a sign on our State Forest lands saying “Fire Sale. Must sell.” One of the last unresolved issues is the proposal to lease...

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Action Alert: Make Your Voice Heard on the State Budget

September 28, 2009

Heading into our fourth month without a budget, the alleged light at the end of the tunnel is proving itself to be on oncoming train for those who care about the environment. The framework deal envisioned by the Governor and...

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Northeast Pennsylvania Environmental Partners Announce Award Recipients

September 11, 2009

“An Evening for Pennsylvania’s Environment” – The Nineteenth Annual Environmental Partnership Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5:00pm at the Woodlands Inn & Resort, Rte 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Eight (8) Recipients of the Environmental Partnership...

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Western PA Environmental Awards Winners & Lifetime Achievement Announced

May 28, 2009

Snakes and salamanders, wildlife and watersheds, and brownfields with a green future comprise the five area environmental programs that have been named as the winners of the 2009 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, announced yesterday by Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental...

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Call For Nominations for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards and the Thomas P. Shelburne Award

March 31, 2009

The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeast Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper Products Company, and Wilkes University) are proud to announce that...

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Pennsylvania Works! Campaign Launched

March 24, 2009

A coalition of environmental, conservation, preservation, housing, and research groups, along with both Democrat and Republican members of the General Assembly, today announced their proposals to build green communities and jobs in Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Works! Campaign.  PEC is...

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Program notes Rachel Carson’s influence on environmental literacy

March 9, 2009

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council is proud to sponsor a presentation entitled “From Nature Study to Environmental Literacy: Rachel Carson as Teacher,” as part of the Outdoor Heritage Month activities in partnership with Natural BioDiversity, Kiski-Conemaugh Stream Team, Johnstown Area Heritage Association,...