Press Releases

44th Environmental Partnership Dinner

June 12, 2014

PEC honored Senator Ted Erickson of Pennsylvania’s 26th District with the Winsor Award in recognition of his vision, commitment, and lifelong achievement in environmental conservation. Governor Tom Corbett and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf addressed hundreds of attendees with their...

Gubernatorial Candidates Respond to PEC Questions on Environmental Issues

May 6, 2014

Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today released the results of a questionnaire sent to the Republican and Democratic candidates for Governor covering key environmental issues facing Pennsylvania today and their priorities for the future. The questions covered a...

Paul King Announces Retirement in 2014

January 8, 2014

Paul King has announced he will be retiring as President and CEO of PEC by mid-2014, a position he has held for over five years. King’s background includes previous leadership positions in environmental management and environmental law positions with PPG...

PEC Winter 2014 Forum

December 20, 2013

You may access PEC’s Forum newsletter at the following link: Winter 2014 Forum

Trees Conference Summary

October 25, 2013

Trees bring a wide range of value: to communities, the environment, and the economy. Learn about these amazing things — and about various programs that help communiites and landowners manage trees — at a conference on “Trees” from 9 a.m. to...

PEC Awards Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape Grants

November 2, 2012

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council has awarded seventeen grants totaling $100,000 to communities and organizations that are working to protect and promote the cultural and natural assets in the six counties that make up the Pocono Forests and Waters Conservation Landscape...