Press Releases

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: [email protected]   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: [email protected]   POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the...

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: [email protected]   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: [email protected] It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania PEC Releases Proposed First Steps for State Action Pittsburgh — Calling on Governor Wolf...

Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

January 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2018 CONTACTS: Terry Brady (DCNR) 717-772-9101 Janet Sweeney (POWR) 570-718-6507   Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting   Harrisburg, PA – A Wild and Scenic River that draws legions...

2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

January 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2018 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney or Angela Vitkoski, POWR PHONE: 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available   The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2019...

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2019 River of the Year

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2019 River of the Year

November 27, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 27, 2018 CONTACTS: Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507 Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-772-9101   Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2019 River of the Year   Harrisburg, PA – The public is invited to again vote online for the 2019...

2019 River of the Year Nominations Open

2019 River of the Year Nominations Open

October 8, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2018 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: [email protected]   2019 “River of the Year” Nominations Open   Luzerne – Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2019 Pennsylvania River...