Press Releases

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...

WPEA Winner Feature: Sustainable Pittsburgh

WPEA Winner Feature: Sustainable Pittsburgh

May 22, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

May 15, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

May 8, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: Environmental Charter School

WPEA Winner Feature: Environmental Charter School

May 1, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

PEC Launches “Environmental Focus” TV Talk Show on PCN

PEC Launches “Environmental Focus” TV Talk Show on PCN

April 30, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 30, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHuzqDDQmBw&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Environmental Focus 05/03/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHuzqDDQmBw&feature=youtu.be)   Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), a statewide nonprofit environmental advocacy organization, announced that it will produce a monthly,...

Act 54 4th Five Year Report

Act 54 4th Five Year Report

March 17, 2015

On March 17, PEC President and CEO Davitt Woodwell delivered the following comments to the PA Department of Environmental Protection Citizens Advisory Council on the most recent five year report on the effects of underground coal mining: https://pecpa.org/wp-content/uploads/Act-54-CAC-Testimony.pdf