Recent Press Releases

  • 2021 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

    For Immediate Release October 19, 2020 Contact: Janet Sweeney Email: [email protected] Phone: (570) 718-6507   2021 “River of the Year” Nominations Open Public to Vote on Pennsylvania’s Best River Nominations Accepted from October 19, 2020 Through November 16, 2020  ...

    October 19, 2020
  • ARC to Invest $1.5 Million in Pennsylvania Trails

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2020     CONTACT: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications EMAIL: [email protected]   ARC to Invest $1.5 Million in Pennsylvania Trails  Funding Will Spur Construction Along Erie-to-Pittsburgh, PA Wilds Corridors PITTSBURGH – Trail projects in northwestern...

    October 14, 2020
  • 2020 GAP Relay Goes Greener

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2020   CONTACT: Josh Raulerson, Director of Communications EMAIL: [email protected]   2020 GAP Relay Goes Greener Sustainability partnership increases offsets for event-related climate and watershed impacts   PITTSBURGH ­­– The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) has...

    July 29, 2020

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Embrace the Cold, Remain Outside

    Embrace the Cold, Remain Outside

    This past spring saw record numbers of people getting out and about to enjoy parks, forests, trails and rivers across Pennsylvania. While shutdowns and stay-at-home orders offered more free time but left fewer activity options, fresh air and sunshine offered...

    November 23, 2020By: Helena Kotala
  • Protect Our Investment

    Protect Our Investment

    As the Pennsylvania General Assembly rushes to complete a state budget for the remainder of the 2020-2021 fiscal year, lawmakers are once again considering ideas that are fundamentally counterproductive — like diverting revenues from special funds like the Keystone Fund...

    November 17, 2020By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #134

    Pennsylvania Legacies #134

    Winners of the 2020 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards and 2020 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, in their own words. Pennsylvania Environmental Council · Recognizing Excellence Links: 2020 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards virtual program 2020 Northeast Environmental Partnership Awards Dinner 50th Environmental...

    November 13, 2020By: Josh Raulerson
  • Watershed Notes

    Watershed Notes

    As we enter the 9th month of the COVID-19 restrictions, PEC’s water team staff continues to participate in programs across the Commonwealth, keeping our focus on initiatives which promote clean and healthy watersheds. During this time, many Pennsylvanians have discovered...

    November 11, 2020By: Susan Myerov

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