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PEC sent the following letter on June 21, 2024 to the Pennsylvania General Assembly ahead of deliberation over the 2024-25 budget and legislative policies: Dear Senators and Representatives: As discussions […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PEC sent the following letter to Members of the House Tourism, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on May 1, 2023:   Dear Representatives: On behalf of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council […]
Rachel Carson Building
Today Governor Shapiro presented his first budget proposal for the Commonwealth, which included much-needed increases in funding for both the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Conservation & […]
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 […]
In November 2021 Congress passed, and President Biden signed into law, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The $1.2 trillion package includes funding for a range of energy, transportation, water […]
PEC submitted a letter to the House Tourism & Recreational Development Committee in support of House Bill 1694, which would expand liability protections to volunteers and organizations that help maintain […]
PEC sent the following letter to the House Transportation Committee in support of House Bill 140 – bipartisan legislation that will update the PA Vehicle Code to allow communities the design […]
PEC submitted the following letter to members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly on November 16, 2020. Dear Members of the General Assembly: This week the legislature is tasked with the […]
PEC was pleased to participate in a Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing today on the growth of outdoor recreation during the Covid-19 pandemic. Frank Maguire, Director of Trails and Recreation, […]