Recent Press Releases

  • PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

    PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   PEC Welcomes Trails Program Manager Brett Hollern   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has named veteran trail developer Brett Hollern...

    March 20, 2019
  • Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners

    Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/15/2019 COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA Dept. of Environmental Protection Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg PA., 17120 CONTACT: Elizabeth Rementer, DEP 717-787-1323   Wolf Administration Names Environmental Excellence Award Winners   Harrisburg, PA – One...

    March 19, 2019
  • It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania

    It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2018   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   It’s Time to Act on Climate Change in Pennsylvania PEC Releases Proposed First Steps for State Action   Pittsburgh — Calling on...

    January 23, 2019
  • Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

    Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2018 CONTACTS: Terry Brady (DCNR) 717-772-9101 Janet Sweeney (POWR) 570-718-6507   Clarion River Named PA 2019 River of the Year in Public Voting   Harrisburg, PA – A Wild and Scenic River that draws legions...

    January 16, 2019

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Swimming with the Sharks

    Swimming with the Sharks

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water(shed)… Shark Tank: Funder’s Edition returns to the 2019 PA Statewide Conference for Watershed Organizations. https://youtu.be/HclDmwPHYEUVideo can’t be loaded: Swimming With the Sharks (https://youtu.be/HclDmwPHYEU)

    March 18, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #93

    Pennsylvania Legacies #93

    Who are the creatures in your neighborhood? We go in search of urban wildlife with writer, podcaster, and naturalist Billy Brown. Don’t miss his upcoming Nature Talks lecture hosted by Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership. Links: TTF Nature Talks with Billy Brown...

    March 8, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • The State of Decarbonization in Pennsylvania

    The State of Decarbonization in Pennsylvania

    As climate issues garner more and more urgent attention, how Pennsylvania will address our need to deeply decarbonize our electric and transportation sectors continues to be defined. Currently in the state: • The Department of Environmental Protection is considering an...

    March 6, 2019By: Davitt Woodwell
  • Breakthrough

    Breakthrough

    As anyone who pays even casual attention to the news can attest, we’re living in politically polarized times. Sometimes it feels like the divide is too wide and deep to bridge, and consensus on things that matter will always be...

    February 28, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

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