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Category: Watersheds
WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

WPEA Winner Feature: Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association

May 15, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

WPEA Winner Feature: McKean County Conservation District

May 8, 2015

In the weeks leading up to the Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council will feature each of this year’s four award winners. With the Environmental Charter School, McKean County Conservation District, Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association, and Sustainable...

PEC Launches “Environmental Focus” TV Talk Show on PCN

PEC Launches “Environmental Focus” TV Talk Show on PCN

April 30, 2015

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: April 30, 2015 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: [email protected]pa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHuzqDDQmBw&feature=youtu.beVideo can’t be loaded: Environmental Focus 05/03/15 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHuzqDDQmBw&feature=youtu.be)   Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), a statewide nonprofit environmental advocacy organization, announced that it will produce a monthly,...

Act 54 4th Five Year Report

Act 54 4th Five Year Report

March 17, 2015

On March 17, PEC President and CEO Davitt Woodwell delivered the following comments to the PA Department of Environmental Protection Citizens Advisory Council on the most recent five year report on the effects of underground coal mining: https://pecpa.org/wp-content/uploads/Act-54-CAC-Testimony.pdf

Protecting Pennsylvania’s Watersheds

Protecting Pennsylvania’s Watersheds

March 6, 2015

PEC Senior Program Director-Water Resources Sue Myerov outlines our role in watershed protection throughout the Commonwealth. With Pennsylvania watersheds impaired from the coal mining and extraction uses of previous generations, PEC works with its statewide partners to improve the Commonwealth’s rivers...

DEP Seeks Nominations for Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

January 30, 2015

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Secretary John Quigley has invited individuals and organizations throughout the Commonwealth to apply for the 2015 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The awards program is open to all Pennsylvania businesses, farms, government agencies, educational institutions,...

The Promise of Pennsylvania

January 6, 2015

Pennsylvania Environmental Council President Davitt Woodwell discusses the environmental challenges and opportunities in the Keystone State. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3gO0M4YsuQVideo can’t be loaded: The Promise of Pennsylvania (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3gO0M4YsuQ)