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New legislation in Harrisburg would require the use of responsible outdoor lighting at state government facilities, something cities in Pennsylvania and across the country are already pursuing. A panel of […]
Young people stand at the forefront of the environmental movement. A new advisory council gives them a direct line to the federal government. When the Environmental Protection Agency introduced […]
PEC President Davitt Woodwell will be retiring in the New Year, leaving a legacy of partnership building, and clearing the way for the next generation of environmental stewards. Woodwell reflects […]
Protecting Pennsylvania’s watersheds is a collective effort, carried out by everyone from agency experts to community volunteers. At the PA Statewide Watershed Conference, they all come together to share strategies, […]
The Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Allegheny County extends more than 33 miles on both banks of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers. The robust trail network has been decades […]
As we await key court decisions on Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a refresher on what RGGI is, how it works, and why it would be a […]
The idea for the North Delaware Greenway came from Congressman Bob Borski, but it was Mariann Dempsey’s dedication to his vision that made it a reality. PEC Executive VP Patrick […]
It’s our 200th podcast episode! We celebrate by recognizing another big milestone: issue #1000 of the PA Environment Digest published by former PA Department of Environmental Protection Secretary David Hess. […]
In their new novel, The Nature Book, Pennsylvania native Tom Comitta takes a unique approach to storytelling by stitching together nature descriptions from more than 300 works of fiction. What’s […]
Pennsylvania could be the future site of a direct air capture (DAC) hub, according to a report from the Great Plains Institute. What potential does the technology hold, and why […]
Getting kids outdoors has wide-ranging benefits. Perkiomen Valley School District, in Montgomery County, has seen that firsthand since it established PV Woods: two accredited arboretums across its two campuses. We […]
Not only will Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) reduce carbon emissions — it will also bring down energy costs, saving consumers $1.5 billion, and leverage hundreds […]