Recent Press Releases

  • NEPA Environmental Partners Awards Announced

    NEPA Environmental Partners Awards Announced

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2019 NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners CONTACT: Angela Vitkoski, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: avitkoski@pecpa.org   NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE AWARDS DINNER & AWARD RECIPIENTS   Luzerne – The Northeast Environmental Partners, which...

    August 14, 2019
  • 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

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #104

    Pennsylvania Legacies #104

    The end goal of any trail project is to create a public asset that’s accessible, welcoming, and beneficial to everyone in the community. But to succeed, inclusivity has to be baked into every project from its inception. Julia Raskin, trail...

    August 16, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Pennsylvania Legacies #103

    Pennsylvania Legacies #103

    The governors of five Great Lakes states, including Pennsylvania’s Tom Wolf, are banding together in an effort to make the health of the lakes a campaign issue in the 2020 presidential election. We dive into the Great Lakes 2020 Platform...

    August 2, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Transforming the Tidal Delaware

    Transforming the Tidal Delaware

    Pennsylvania has two coastlines, did you know that? The tidal portion of the Delaware River connects via Delaware Bay to the Atlantic. Though it’s freshwater, it experiences a daily tidal influence of six feet. The other coastline is Lake Erie,...

    July 31, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • How to Regrow a Forest

    How to Regrow a Forest

    Transforming abandoned strip mines into healthy native forest isn’t as easy as it sounds! Learn how PEC and our partners in the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI) are restoring Penn’s woods, one legacy mining site at a time. https://youtu.be/1ZGVlhaOjZMVideo can’t...

    July 30, 2019By: Josh Raulerson

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

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