Press Releases

2020 GAP Relay Goes Greener

July 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2020   CONTACT: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications EMAIL: [email protected]   2020 GAP Relay Goes Greener Sustainability partnership increases offsets for event-related climate and watershed impacts   PITTSBURGH ­­– The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has...

Regional Environmental Efforts Selected for Awards

June 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2020   CONTACT: Sally Tarhi, Pennsylvania Environmental Council EMAIL: [email protected]   Regional Environmental Efforts Selected for Awards   Pittsburgh—Two environmental projects and a community leader from the Western Pennsylvania area will share $15,000 from Dominion...

POWR announces 2020 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

June 18, 2020

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Janet Sweeney, POWR Phone: 570-718-6507 Email: [email protected]   POWR announces 2020 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020...

Call for Nominations: Northeast Environmental Partners Awards

June 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2020 Contact: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 570-718-6507 Email: [email protected]   Call for Nominations: Northeast Environmental Partners Awards The Northeast Environmental Partners (Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania...

Report: PA Trail Use Surges Amid Lockdowns

Report: PA Trail Use Surges Amid Lockdowns

June 9, 2020

State College — Pennsylvanians took to trails and greenways in unprecedented numbers during March and April, according to an analysis of 67 non-motorized trail systems throughout Pennsylvania. Research commissioned by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) found that trail traffic spiked...

2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

October 22, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: [email protected]   2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open   The nomination period is open through November 15, 2019 and then selected nominations will be...

NEPA Environmental Partners Awards Announced

NEPA Environmental Partners Awards Announced

August 14, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2019 NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners CONTACT: Angela Vitkoski, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: [email protected]   NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE AWARDS DINNER & AWARD RECIPIENTS   Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners, which...