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Category: Energy & Climate
Illegal Dumpsite Cleanups Discussed in November’s “Environmental Focus”

Illegal Dumpsite Cleanups Discussed in November’s “Environmental Focus”

November 13, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: Nov. 13, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Na8TWyZV8&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 11/15/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Na8TWyZV8&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – Despite years of progress in recycling and reducing municipal waste, there are still more than 6,500 illegal...

TTF Watershed Volunteers Plant More Than 200 Trees at Community Planting Day

TTF Watershed Volunteers Plant More Than 200 Trees at Community Planting Day

November 11, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 10, 2015) – On Saturday, 90 volunteers joined the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TFF Watershed) for a Community Planting Day at Ethel Jordan Park along the Jenkintown Creek. Aiming to beautify the area, improve water quality,...

PEC Policy Conference Media Center

PEC Policy Conference Media Center

October 20, 2015

On Oct. 13, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) hosted its second annual Environmental Policy Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Harrisburg, Pa. The all-day forum focused on the biggest environmental opportunities and challenges facing Pennsylvania, including legislation, state implementation of...

DEP Secretary John Quigley Talks Climate Change in Pennsylvania in “Environmental Focus”

DEP Secretary John Quigley Talks Climate Change in Pennsylvania in “Environmental Focus”

October 16, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: October 16, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8Ywny04lDo&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 10/19/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8Ywny04lDo&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – An accelerated rate of warming and the related impacts of climate change in Pennsylvania is the topic...

DEP Secretary John Quigley Featured on August Edition of “Environmental Focus”

DEP Secretary John Quigley Featured on August Edition of “Environmental Focus”

August 7, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: August 7, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqMKOzs8Qw&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Pennsylvania Environmental Council 08/09/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqMKOzs8Qw&feature=youtu.be) Pittsburgh – The newly formed Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce was the topic of discussion on the August edition of “Environmental...

“Environmental Focus” Media Center

“Environmental Focus” Media Center

July 21, 2015

Dating back to May 2015, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has produced a monthly television talk show on environmental issues that is broadcast on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) one Sunday afternoon per month. Titled “Environmental Focus,” the show centers on...