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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 […]
2023 is already shaping up to be a big year for environmental policy and legislation, especially around matters of energy and climate. We review the agenda with PEC’s Senior VP […]
For immediate release January 10, 2023 Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications 412-209-7982 PEC Applauds Governor-Elect Shapiro’s Nominations for DCNR and DEP Building Agency Strengths Sets the Right Tone Pittsburgh […]
On November 21st, Governor Wolf announced that his administration would pursue an emergency rulemaking to finalize long-overdue VOC and methane rules for the conventional oil and gas industry. This step […]
PEC and the Environmental Defense Fund submitted the following letter today to the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee on newly introduced legislation that would task the Department of Environmental […]