Press Releases

Category: Energy & Climate

Pennsylvania Works! Campaign Launched

March 24, 2009

A coalition of environmental, conservation, preservation, housing, and research groups, along with both Democrat and Republican members of the General Assembly, today announced their proposals to build green communities and jobs in Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Works! Campaign.  PEC is...

Program notes Rachel Carson’s influence on environmental literacy

March 9, 2009

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council is proud to sponsor a presentation entitled “From Nature Study to Environmental Literacy: Rachel Carson as Teacher,” as part of the Outdoor Heritage Month activities in partnership with Natural BioDiversity, Kiski-Conemaugh Stream Team, Johnstown Area Heritage Association,...

Global Warming Forum Set at UPJ

February 3, 2009

Johnstown, Pa. – Brad Clemenson of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will make a presentation on global warming at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Student Union building of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The presentation is part of Global Warming...

Northeast PA Environmental Partners Announce Dinner, Awards Recipients

October 8, 2008

Northeast Pennsylvania Environmental Partners are proud to announce the recipients of the Environmental Partnership Awards for 2008: • Countryside Conservancy, Lackawanna County for their work to protect important lands and waters in Northeastern Pennsylvania. To date, the Conservancy has directly...

Global warming’s impacts and risks at home identified

September 30, 2008

A report being released tomorrow by the Union of Concerned Scientists will identify the impacts and risks of global warming in Pennsylvania, underscoring the need for the state to adopt a strong Climate Change Action Plan, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council...

Acting DEP Secretary to speak at PEC Annual Members Meeting

September 9, 2008

John Hanger, recently sworn in as Acting Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection, will address attendees at PEC’s Annual Members Meeting on September 17 in Harrisburg. Hanger joins other regional and national climate change and policy experts to speak...