Recent Press Releases

  • 2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

    2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019 CONTACT: Janet Sweeney, Pennsylvania Environmental Council PHONE: 570-718-6507 EMAIL: jsweeney@pecpa.org   2020 “River of the Year” Nominations Open   The nomination period is open through November 15, 2019 and then selected nominations will be...

    October 22, 2019
  • PEC Teams Up With P3R On First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S.

    PEC Teams Up With P3R On First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2019 CONTACT: Kelsey Emch, P3R 412-586-7785 or Kelsey.Emch@P3R.org Josh Raulerson, PEC 412-481-9400 or jraulerson@pecpa.org   2019 GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan Aims to be First Carbon Neutral Trail Relay in U.S. P3R and...

    September 10, 2019
  • 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

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #110

    Pennsylvania Legacies #110

    In a state that’s nearly 60 percent tree-covered, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry has a lot of ground to cover. But thanks to Penn State’s Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship training program, DCNR has boots on the...

    November 8, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Video: Connecting Corry

    Video: Connecting Corry

    The onetime railroad town of Corry, Pennsylvania celebrates the latest stage of its transformation into an Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition trail town.

    November 4, 2019By: Josh Raulerson
  • Two Communities, One Vision

    Two Communities, One Vision

    Like many Philadelphians, I’m used to thinking of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County and Southwest Philadelphia’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood as two entirely different places. Cobbs Creek is in the city, while Cheltenham is suburban. Cobbs Creek’s population is largely low-income, while...

    November 1, 2019By: Nate Dorfman

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Sanitary authority, volunteers clean up area waterways

    WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A crew of volunteers unearthed decades-old debris from a waterway Saturday to clean up the environment and reduce some nonprofits’ stormwater fees. The Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (WVSA), assisted by several partnering groups, held the first of...

    November 2, 2019Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre)
  • Students Clean Up Illegal Dumping Site

    Students Clean Up Illegal Dumping Site

    NEW MILFORD, Pa. — Normally, these dozens of National Honor Society students from Blue Ridge High School would be in the classroom on a school day, working toward helping to make the world a better place in the future. But...

    October 29, 2019WNEP-TV

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