Policy

Category: Energy & Climate
PEC Calls for Necessary DEP Funding in Advance of Budget Hearing

PEC Calls for Necessary DEP Funding in Advance of Budget Hearing

February 24, 2016

In advance of tomorrow’s (Feb. 25) budget hearing for the Department of Environmental Protection, PEC and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation have sent the attached letter below to members of the Senate Appropriations Committee that underscores the issues from a lack of DEP...

PEC Supports Certain Amendments to House Bill 1327 (P.N. 2650)

PEC Supports Certain Amendments to House Bill 1327 (P.N. 2650)

December 15, 2015

To: Members of the House Rules Committee From: John Walliser, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Re: Support for Certain Amendments to House Bill 1327 (P.N. 2650) Dear Representative: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, I urge you to support two amendments to...

PEC Calls on House to Reject Fiscal Code Amendments

PEC Calls on House to Reject Fiscal Code Amendments

December 11, 2015

To: Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives From: John Walliser, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Re: Opposition to Fiscal Code Amendments (House Bill 1327, P.N. 2650) Dear Representative: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), I am writing to convey...

John Walliser Updates PEC’s Policy Initiatives

John Walliser Updates PEC’s Policy Initiatives

December 1, 2015

John Walliser, Senior Vice President for Legal and Government Affairs, outlines PEC’s recent initiatives in the policy sector, ranging from longwall mining and implementation of the Clean Power Plan to methane emissions. Walliser not only summarizes PEC’s work from the...

PEC Comments on Implementation of Clean Power Plan

PEC Comments on Implementation of Clean Power Plan

November 12, 2015

Re: Comments of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council on Pennsylvania Implementation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule for Carbon Pollution Emissions Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources; Electric Generating Units (Clean Power Plan) The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), in...

PEC Presents Opposition to Senate Bill 805

PEC Presents Opposition to Senate Bill 805

October 26, 2015

To: Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure Committee From: John Walliser, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Re: Opposition to Senate Bill 805 (P.N. 922) Dear Members of the Committee: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) I...

Statement on Pennsylvania’s Budget Impasse

Statement on Pennsylvania’s Budget Impasse

October 6, 2015

Statement on Pennsylvania’s Budget Impasse Davitt Woodwell President, Pennsylvania Environmental Council October 6, 2015 A seemingly too brief summer has given way to fall transitions and, still, just shy of 100 days, Pennsylvania has no budget. Whatever one’s politics, whatever...

PEC Presents Initial Comments on Clean Power Plan

PEC Presents Initial Comments on Clean Power Plan

September 21, 2015

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) drafted its initial comments on the federal Clean Power Plan, with its official comments set to be submitted prior to the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Nov. 12, 2015 deadline. John Walliser, PEC Vice President for...