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PEC sent the following letter on June 10, 2024, urging Members of the House Consumer Protection, Technology, and Utilities Committee to support enabling legislation for the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA): Dear Representatives, […]
PEC sent the following letter on June 10, 2024 to Members of the House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, urging them to support legislation for the safe management and proper […]
The Pennsylvania Environmental Council issued the following statement on today’s introduction of the Pennsylvania Reliable Energy Sustainability Standard (PRESS) and Pennsylvania Climate Emissions Reduction (PACER) bills: PEC is pleased to […]
The Pennsylvania Environmental Council issued the following statement on Governor Shapiro’s announcement today of the Pennsylvania Reliable Energy Sustainability Standard (PRESS) and Pennsylvania Climate Emissions Reduction (PACER) Proposals: PEC commends […]
It was only four months ago that PEC joined Governor Josh Shapiro to mark the 100th orphan gas well plugged since he took office in 2023. “We have plugged more […]
The following post is the first in a series exploring policy implications of federally funded “hydrogen hub” projects planned for Pennsylvania. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors of our […]
PEC and Environmental Defense Fund sent the following letter to Members of the Pennsylvania Senate on February 7, 2024: Dear Senators: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and […]
DCNR Sec. Cindy Dunn with PA Outdoor Corps members
Governor Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 budget represents a much-needed investment in the outdoors and Pennsylvania’s environment, including new funding for trails and workforce development in the outdoor industry. In his […]
In response to the Commonwealth Court’s decision on Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electric generation sector, the Pennsylvania Environmental […]
On Wednesday, October 18, Governor Josh Shapiro visited Hillman State Park in Washington County, site of the 100th orphaned and abandoned gas well to be plugged and capped since he […]
PEC’s position on carbon capture and sequestration legislation is that the state must pass comprehensive legislation that provides the Department of Environmental Protection with ample and flexible authority to manage […]
PEC sent the following letter to Members of the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee on June 21, 2023:   Dear Senators: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council […]