Press Releases

Apply Now For Urban Stormwater Projects In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

August 7, 2015

The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the Aug. 8 PA Bulletin it is now accepting applications for the construction of urban stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) to reduce the discharge of nutrients and sediments delivered to local waters...

DEP Secretary John Quigley Featured on August Edition of “Environmental Focus”

DEP Secretary John Quigley Featured on August Edition of “Environmental Focus”

August 7, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: August 7, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqMKOzs8Qw&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 08/09/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqMKOzs8Qw&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – The newly formed Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce was the topic of discussion on the August edition of “Environmental...

“Environmental Focus” Media Center

“Environmental Focus” Media Center

July 21, 2015

Dating back to May 2015, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has produced a monthly television talk show on environmental issues that is broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) one Sunday afternoon per month. Titled “Environmental Focus,” the show centers on...

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Headlines  PEC’s “Environmental Focus” on July 11

DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn Headlines PEC’s “Environmental Focus” on July 11

July 9, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: July 9, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxuQiE4FfIEVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 07/12/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxuQiE4FfIE)   Pittsburgh – Outdoor recreation on Pennsylvania’s waterways was the topic of conversation on the second edition of “Environmental Focus,” a...

John Dawes Discusses PEC’s Statewide Impact

John Dawes Discusses PEC’s Statewide Impact

July 1, 2015

John Dawes, Executive Director of the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds, shares his thoughts on PEC’s role and impact across the Commonwealth. He discusses PEC’s strengths, its ability to assess program’s and legislation on a quick basis in an effort to...

Introducing the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition

June 9, 2015

PEC Program Manager Frank Maguire discusses the formation of the Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (iHeartTrails), a 1,400-mile regional network of trails spanning four states. Maguire not only outlines the 53-county network and PEC’s role in its formation by bringing people...