Recent Press Releases

  • Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr

    Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019   Contact: Josh Raulerson, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: jraulerson@pecpa.org   Riverfront North Partnership Recognizes Patrick Starr   Philadelphia — The Board of Directors of the Riverfront North Partnership (RNP) this week formally adopted...

    June 6, 2019
  • Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

    Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2019   Contact: Frank Maguire, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 814-234-7765 Email: fmaguire@pecpa.org   Celebrate PA Land Trails this September!   Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)...

    April 16, 2019
  • POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April, 2019 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council/POWR EMAIL: jsweeney@pecpa.org   POWR Announces 2019 Pennsylvania Sojourn Grant Awards   Luzerne – The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers (POWR) is pleased to announce the recipients of the...

    April 7, 2019
  • Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored

    Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2019   Contact: Sally Tarhi, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Phone: 412-481-9400 Email: wpea@pecpa.org Western PA Conservation Leaders and Environmental Projects to be Honored   Pittsburgh – Two conservation leaders and two environmental projects from the Western...

    March 25, 2019

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #102

    Pennsylvania Legacies #102

    Though Pennsylvania enjoys an abundance of world-class opportunities for outdoor recreation, access is often limited by racial, socioeconomic, and other disparities. For Pennsylvanians with disabilities, adventure sports like kayaking can be especially difficult to break into. But proponents of “adaptive...

    July 12, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Leaving My Mark

    Leaving My Mark

    Before you can attempt to solve a problem, you have to understand it in depth. You have to identify whatever resources are available and learn how to apply them to a solution. You have to be willing to embrace your...

    July 1, 2019By: Kadafi El-Kardah
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #101

    Pennsylvania Legacies #101

    Pennsylvania Legacies is on summer break through mid July. We leave you with an audio postcard from the recent unveiling of two exciting new improvements along Bucks County’s Delaware & Lehigh Trail. Links: Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Wolf...

    June 28, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • PEC Responds to “Cowardly” Post-Gazette Editorial

    PEC Responds to “Cowardly” Post-Gazette Editorial

    On June 19, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an editorial in which it called out both PEC and PEC President Davitt Woodwell, a Pennsylvania Commissioner on the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO), as “irresponsible and cowardly” and “disgracing ORSANCO’s...

    June 21, 2019By: Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Crown Jewels Of The Commonwealth

    Crown Jewels Of The Commonwealth

    A stand of old-​growth hemlocks with trunks nearly four feet in diameter towers over a trail cut along a creek shrouded in mountain laurel that ripples through Laurel Hill State Park, part of one of the largest state park systems...

    July 3, 2019Pittsburgh Quarterly
  • New Jersey to Price Carbon Emissions from Electricity Generation

    First-term Gov. Phil Murphy (D) “announced Monday that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has formally adopted two rules that will allow the state to rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)”, reports HJ Mai for Utility Dive on June 18. The membership takes effect Jan. 1, 2020, when New...

    June 26, 2019Planetizen
  • PA Live! YCL Get Your Tail on The Trail

    PA Live! YCL Get Your Tail on The Trail

    PEC Vice President Janet Sweeney appeared on WBRE-TV’s “PA Live!” to talk about the kickoff of the Get Your Tail on the Trail Northeast PA Chapter: 

    June 18, 2019WBRE/WYOU-TV

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