Press Releases

Nominations Sought for Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

January 12, 2017

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS Winning Entries to Receive $5,000 Awards   Pittsburgh—If you have an exciting environmental project to improve your community, then the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Dominion want to hear from you! Nominations are now being...

New D&L Trail Section Opens

December 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 20, 2016 Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: [email protected]   NEW D&L TRAIL SECTION OPENS Safer Access to Circuit Trails in Bristol Township   Bristol, PA – On Friday, December 16, 2016, the...

PEC Receives State Grants for Watersheds Work

December 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 20, 2016 Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: [email protected]     PEC RECEIVES STATE GRANTS FOR WATERSHEDS WORK Included: Funding for Possible Expansion of Conservation Landscapes Program   Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Department...

Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2017 River of the Year

November 11, 2016

The public is invited to again vote online for the 2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year, choosing from among four waterways nominated across the state, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced today. Waterways nominated for...

Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson

Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson

November 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Davitt Woodwell Date: November 7th, 2016 Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: [email protected] PEC Hiring News: Introducing Communications Director Josh Raulerson PITTSBURGH – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) today named Josh Raulerson its new Director of Communications. A longtime...

2017 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

October 4, 2016

Contact: Janet Sweeney (570) 718‐6507 Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations are invited to nominate waterways for the “2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year.” The nomination period is open through October 28, 2016 and then selected nominations will be voted on by the...

Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act

Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act

September 15, 2016

Press release from the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: Madeline Urbish Date: September 15, 2016 Phone: 609-400-3845 Today, the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act was passed by the U.S. Senate as part of a larger package...

Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

September 9, 2016

The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper Products Company, and Wilkes University) invite you to attend the...

PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

August 18, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: August 18, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8Video can’t be loaded: “Environmental Focus” Episode 12: Examining Pennsylvania’s Priorities (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8) Pittsburgh – The environmental priorities facing Pennsylvania and state regulators are the subject of discussion in...