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PEC Teams Up With American Trails To Host Water Trail Stewardship Webinar

PEC Teams Up With American Trails To Host Water Trail Stewardship Webinar

February 2, 2015By: Amy Camp

Environmental stewardship is central to PEC’s work, so it’s no surprise that we recently found ourselves co-hosting a stewardship webinar attended by people from 24 states and three Canadian provinces. The webinar, titled Protect What You Love: Water Trail Ambassador...

Inauguration Day

January 16, 2015By: Davitt Woodwell

Media outlets in Pennsylvania have picked-up on proposed “disruptions” of Tom Wolf’s inauguration next week in order to promote a ban on “fracking.” Clearly, protesters have every right to do so within the bounds of the law. But it begs...

Pennsylvania Must Still Act on Methane

January 14, 2015By: John Walliser

This morning (Jan. 14) the White House announced an ambitious and welcome goal of reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry 45 percent by 2025. Methane emissions are a considerable threat to climate change, posing over 80 times...

PEC's Davitt Woodwell Comments on Cabinet Appoinments

PEC's Davitt Woodwell Comments on Cabinet Appoinments

January 14, 2015By: Josh Raulerson

Congratulations to our friends and colleagues Cindy Dunn and John Quigley. With Governor-Elect Tom Wolf’s announcement of Cindy and John as his nominees for the Secretaries of Pennsylvania’s DCNR and DEP, respectively, we know that Mr. Wolf has chosen professionals...

PEC Commits to Green Workplace Challenge

January 13, 2015By: Lindsay Baxter

Increased heart beat. Butterflies in the stomach. Sweaty palms. It’s these types of effects that stem from the thrill of competition, and PEC is proud to announce it will be competing in one as 2015 gets underway! Alright, maybe it’s...

Building Trails the PEC Way

December 22, 2014By: Patrick Starr

PEC’s trail work makes for a lot of great partners. Building a trail, especially a multi-use trail that is safe for kids and families, is real work! My week started with the determined Mayor DiGirolamo, leader of Bensalem Township, PA’s...

Recapping the “Energy for the Power of 32” Conference

December 19, 2014By: Lindsay Baxter

On Dec. 11, 2014, nearly 500 individuals gathered in downtown Pittsburgh to plan for the region’s energy future. The “Energy for the Power of 32” conference brought together scientists, utility companies, policy makers, and environmentalists from the 32 counties surrounding...