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Category: Watersheds
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Nominations sought for Partnership Awards & Thomas P. Shelburne Leadership Award

April 1, 2010

The Northeast Environmental Partners announce the “20th Annual Evening for Pennsylvania’s Environment” and are seeking a Call For Nominations for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partnership Awards and the Thomas P. Shelburne Award. The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeast Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania...

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New Report on Benefits of Growing Greener II

March 25, 2010

The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, a joint committee of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, has issued a report on the Growing Greener II initiative.  The report was conducted pursuant to a House Resolution (2009-17) introduced by Representative Kate Harper. According to...

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PEC receives DCNR funding to support recreation and stewardship activities

January 27, 2010

Thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) will continue its work to support statewide water trails, and connect residents to the East Coast Greenway and Tidal Delaware Water...

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PEC Announces Marcellus Shale Policy Conference

January 11, 2010

Marcellus Shale Policy Conference May 3 & 4, 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania If you have a stake in the development of regulatory policy and decision-making pertaining to Marcellus shale gas production in Pennsylvania, then you should attend this important conference! The...

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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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Watershed Implementation Plan for Pine Creek finalized

November 5, 2009

The Council’s western Pa., office has completed a Watershed Implementation Plan for the Pine Creek Watershed located in Allegheny County. The goal of the plan was to determine how best to reduce the nonpoint source pollutant loads in this watershed....

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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...