Press Releases

WPEA Winner Feature: Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance

WPEA Winner Feature: Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance

April 28, 2016

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s five awardees, along with a local group receiving special recognition. The Connoquenessing Watershed Alliance, Crawford County Riparian Restoration Program,...

PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

PEC Honored with Friend of French Creek Award

April 27, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 27, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) was presented with the Friend of French Creek Award at the French Creek Valley Conservancy’s (FCVC) 2016 awards dinner held at...

Methane Emissions Featured in April’s “Environmental Focus”

Methane Emissions Featured in April’s “Environmental Focus”

April 14, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 14, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXUkuMyDJqc&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 04/17/16 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXUkuMyDJqc&feature=youtu.be)   Pittsburgh – Methane emissions, the main component of natural gas and a highly potent greenhouse gas — and...

Smallmouth Bass on the Susquehanna River Featured in February’s “Environmental Focus”

Smallmouth Bass on the Susquehanna River Featured in February’s “Environmental Focus”

February 19, 2016

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: Feb. 19, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWmeJAAuQvE&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 02/21/16 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWmeJAAuQvE&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – With the start of fishing season upcoming, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission estimates that as many...