Press Releases

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...

Can Carbon Pricing Can Keep Nuclear Viable?

Can Carbon Pricing Can Keep Nuclear Viable?

June 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2018   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: [email protected]   Can Carbon Pricing Can Keep Nuclear Viable? PEC Offers Testimony In Joint Legislative Hearing   Harrisburg — Testifying before the General Assembly’s...

DCNR Climate Plan Unveiled at PEC Event

DCNR Climate Plan Unveiled at PEC Event

June 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2018 Contact: Patrick Starr, Executive VP Phone: 215-545-4570 Email: [email protected]   DCNR Climate Plan Unveiled at PEC Event Philadelphia Environmental Partnership Dinner Honors Sustainability Leaders     Philadelphia — Guests at the 48th annual Philadelphia...

Calling all Watershed Group Leaders

June 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018   Contact:  Susan Myerov, AICP Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) Tel: 267.479.6102 Email: [email protected]   Calling all Watershed Group Leaders South-Central PA Region Watershed Workshop Announced for June 20   Carlisle, PA – Clean and abundant...

Nominations Sought for 2018 Northeast Environmental Partners Awards

May 31, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018   Nominations Sought for 2018 Northeast Environmental Partners Awards   NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, 570-718-6507   Luzerne, PA — The Northeast Environmental Partners announce the “28th Annual Evening for Pennsylvania’s...

Delaware River Watershed Initiative Builds on Conservation Success

April 4, 2018

Philadelphia – More than $40 million in new funding announced Wednesday by the William Penn Foundation (WPF) will support the second phase of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI). Already among the country’s largest non-governmental conservation efforts to protect and...

Five Programs To Receive Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

March 26, 2018

Pittsburgh – Five environmental programs from throughout Western Pennsylvania will share $25,000 from Dominion Energy and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) for innovation and effectiveness in making a positive impact on the environment. They are this year’s winners of the...

POWR announces 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

January 19, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018   POWR announces 2018 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2018 Pennsylvania River Sojourns Grant cycle. Grants are...