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PEC Rides Again

PEC Rides Again

June 9, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

Ride along with the cyclists and support team on the 2017 PEC Environment Ride. https://youtu.be/BVKhC2HyOCUVideo can’t be loaded: PEC Rides Again (https://youtu.be/BVKhC2HyOCU)

A Change for the Better

A Change for the Better

June 5, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

Introducing CH4nge.com   Today, June 5, 2017, concludes the public comment period for GP-5 and GP-5A, updating the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s air quality permitting rules for unconventional natural gas operations. It’s another milestone on Pennsylvania’s path to cleaner air, less waste, and...

Pennsylvania Legacies #41: Varsity Citizenship

Pennsylvania Legacies #41: Varsity Citizenship

June 2, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

As Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Alexandra Chiaruttini understands the value of meaningful public engagement in the regulatory process. Speaking at PEC’s regional awards dinner last month in Pittsburgh, she called on Pennsylvanians, environmental groups, and...

Pennsylvania Legacies #40: Riding for a Reason

Pennsylvania Legacies #40: Riding for a Reason

May 26, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

We visit the 2017 International Trails Symposium in Dayton, and get to know some of the Philadelphia-area cyclists who are raising money for PEC in the upcoming Environment Ride.     Links: 2017 International Trails Symposium Support the PEC Environment...

Pennsylvania Legacies #39: A Legacy of Service

Pennsylvania Legacies #39: A Legacy of Service

May 19, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

PEC opposes a state Senate bill that would expose surface water to further impacts from underground mining, and we pay tribute to two western PA environmental leaders up for Lifetime Achievement honors at our spring awards dinner.     Links:...

2017 International Trails Symposium

2017 International Trails Symposium

May 12, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

PEC staff were among more than 600 trail professionals from 17 countries and 41 states gathered in Dayton, Ohio May 7-10 for the 2017 International Trails Symposium. https://youtu.be/INR1DovtsX8Video can’t be loaded: 2017 International Trails Symposium (https://youtu.be/INR1DovtsX8)

Pennsylvania Legacies #38: Bending Toward Justice

Pennsylvania Legacies #38: Bending Toward Justice

May 12, 2017By: Josh Raulerson

Growing Greener Coalition members rally for funding, and DEP’s Environmental Justice office hits the road in search of intersectionality across Pennsylvania’s diverse communities.   Links: Growing Greener Coalition DEP Environmental Justice listening tour   Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F07_H97OriYVideo can’t be loaded: Growing...