Press Releases

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2020 River of the Year

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2020 River of the Year

December 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2019 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: jsweeney@pecpa.org   Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2020 River of the Year   Harrisburg, PA – The public is invited to again vote online for...

Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Mini-Grant Applications Open

Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Mini-Grant Applications Open

November 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2019   Contact: Marla Meyer Papernick, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-389-0178 Email: mpapernick@pecpa.org   Laurel Highlands Conservation Landscape Mini-Grant Program Applications Open   Pittsburgh— The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has been awarded a grant from...

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: jsweeney@pecpa.org   2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open   The nomination period is open through November 15, 2019 and then selected nominations will be...

PEC Teams Up With P3R On First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S.

PEC Teams Up With P3R On First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S.

September 10, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2019 CONTACT: Kelsey Emch, P3R 412-586-7785 or Kelsey.Emch@P3R.org Josh Raulerson, PEC 412-481-9400 or jraulerson@pecpa.org   2019 GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan Aims to be First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S. P3R and...

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: avitkoski@pecpa.org   NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE AWARDS DINNER & AWARD RECIPIENTS   Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners, which...

Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr

Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr

June 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr   Philadelphia — The Board of Directors of the Riverfront North Partnership (RNP) this week formally adopted...

Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

April 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2019   Contact: Frank Maguire, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 814-234-7765 Email: fmaguire@pecpa.org   Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)...

POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

April 7, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April, 2019 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council/POWR EMAIL: jsweeney@pecpa.org   POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the...

Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored

Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored

March 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2019   Contact: Sally Tarhi, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: wpea@pecpa.org Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored   Pittsburgh – Two conservation leaders and two environmental projects from the Western...

PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

March 20, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has named veteran trail developer Brett Hollern...

Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners

March 19, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/15/2019 COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 CONTACT: Elizabeth Rementer, DEP 717-787-1323   Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners   Harrisburg, PA – One...

It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania

It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania

January 23, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania PEC Releases Proposed First Steps for State Action Pittsburgh — Calling on Governor Wolf...