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  • Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2021 River of the Year

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Janet Sweeney, POWR, 570-718-6507 Terry Brady, DCNR, 717-772-9101   Voting to Begin for Pennsylvania’s 2021 River of the Year Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy...

    December 14, 2020
  • 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

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • Pennsylvania Legacies #136

    Pennsylvania Legacies #136

    Which of five finalists will be Pennsylvania’s River of the Year for 2021? With less than a week remaining to vote, nominating watershed groups make their final pitch for your vote. Pennsylvania Environmental Council · Watershed Showdown Links VOTE HERE...

    January 15, 2021By: Josh Raulerson
  • The Next 50: Pennsylvania’s Evolving Legacy

    The Next 50: Pennsylvania’s Evolving Legacy

    Over the last year, we’ve celebrated PEC’s 50th anniversary by looking back at our history and impact on Pennsylvania’s environment. As we enter a new year, that legacy will help guide us and serve as a reminder of the many...

    January 7, 2021By: Nathan Boon
  • Public Comment Overwhelmingly Supports RGGI Proposal

    Public Comment Overwhelmingly Supports RGGI Proposal

    In September, the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) voted to advance to public comment a proposed rulemaking for Pennsylvania to link to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based collaboration between Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states committed to reducing greenhouse gas...

    December 23, 2020By: Lily Jones

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