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Pennsylvania Environmental Council turns 40!

January 11, 2010

Harrisburg, Pa.  — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), one of Pennsylvania’s oldest and most respected voices on environmental issues, today marked its 40th anniversary of service. PEC was founded three months prior to the first Earth Day as part of...

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Secretary Quigley Tours Laurel Highlands Sites

August 31, 2009

John Quigley, Acting Secretary of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, recently toured Ohiopyle, Connellsville and Laurel Hill State Park to see firsthand some exciting elements of the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Initiative (CLI).  Secretary Quigley said the CLI can become...

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Donegal visioning project public meeting set for July 7

June 30, 2009

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council in conjunction with several organizations has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. July 7 to present the draft report from the Donegal Community Design Workshop or charrette held in December. The meeting will be held...

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Yough River Water Trail map and guide published

June 29, 2009

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council has published a two-part map and guide to promote boating on the newly designated “Youghiogheny River Water Trail.” The water trail was developed in cooperation with the state Department of Conservation & Natural Resources and the...

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Ohiopyle Smart Transportation Project Approved

May 29, 2009

Ohiopyle, Pa. – Partners in the Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Initiative (CLI) were delighted to learn that the Smart Transportation application for Ohiopyle has been approved by the state Department of Transportation. The $1.92 million project will entail a significant...

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Path of the Flood Trail map and guide now available

May 21, 2009

Johnstown, Pa. – Several local partners have worked together to produce a map and guide for the Path of the Flood Trail from Ehrenfeld to Johnstown following the route of the infamous Johnstown Flood of 1889, in which 2,209 people...

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Sustainable Philadelphia television series to air on May 21st

May 14, 2008

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and MiND television (formerly WYBE channel 35) partnered to produce an educational television series on sustainability in Philadelphia – showcasing local efforts in green building, alternative energy, education, and recreation. The series of five 5-minute programs...