Recent Press Releases

  • 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
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2018 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney or Angela Vitkoski, POWR PHONE: 570-718-6507   POWR announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grants Now Available   The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) has announced the opening of the 2019...

    January 15, 2019
  • Nominations Sought for Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

    Nominations Sought for Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2018   CONTACT: Sally Tarhi, Pennsylvania Environmental Council EMAIL: WPEA@pecpa.org   Nominations Sought for Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards   Pittsburgh—If you have an exciting environmental project to improve your community, then the Pennsylvania Environmental Council...

    January 9, 2019
  • PEC Welcomes Watersheds Program Manager Tali MacArthur

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2018 CONTACT: Patrick Starr, Pennsylvania Environmental Council EMAIL: pstarr@pecpa.org   PEC Welcomes Watersheds Program Manager Tali MacArthur   PEC is proud to welcome Tali MacArthur as the newest member of our watersheds team. A veteran...

    December 4, 2018

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Putting the Pieces Together on Climate

    Putting the Pieces Together on Climate

    Pennsylvania will slash 80% of net greenhouse gas emissions statewide by 2050 under targets announced January 8 by Governor Tom Wolf. State agencies will lead the way, working strategically through the governor’s new GreenGov Council to improve energy efficiency across...

    January 16, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #89

    Pennsylvania Legacies #89

    Despite what you may have heard, environmental causes resonate with Pennsylvanians from all walks of life, throughout the state, and across the political spectrum. Recent polling from the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership shows Pennsylvania hunters and anglers in particular are...

    January 11, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • In Memoriam: Senator Ted Erickson

    In Memoriam: Senator Ted Erickson

    Former state Senator Edwin “Ted” Erickson passed away earlier this week, leaving behind a tremendous environmental legacy. His professional career reflected strong dedication to the residents of Delaware County and the Commonwealth. In addition to his tenure with the General...

    January 9, 2019By: John Walliser

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • ECCD nominates Clarion for 2019 PA River of the Year

    ST. MARYS, PA — Recently, the Wolf Administration encouraged the public to vote online for the 2019 Pennsylvania River of the Year and the Elk County Conservation District has nominated the Clarion River this year. “Pennsylvania is filled with countless...

    December 7, 2018Daily Press (St Marys)
  • Teaming Up for Cleanup!

    (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Students from Blue Ridge High School traded notebooks and pens for work gloves and mud boot at a New Milford illegal dumpsite cleanup. The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and local businesses teamed up for the cleanup of hundreds of tires....

    November 29, 2018WBRE/WYOU-TV

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