Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

September 9, 2016
Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper Products Company, and Wilkes University) invite you to attend the...

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PEC Examines the 2015 Climate Change Action Plan Update

September 26, 2016
PEC Examines the 2015 Climate Change Action Plan Update

On August 22, Governor Wolf’s Administration officially released the 2015 Climate Change Action Plan Update, as required by the Pennsylvania Climate Change Act of 2008. In general, the plan is a useful document, outlining some of the key opportunities for...

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“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 6: Elena Meth

September 20, 2016

Elena Meth, an environmental studies/sociology and anthropology double major at Denison University joins the podcast to discuss how she developed her passion for the environment, her collegiate studies, the next generation of environmental stewards, and more. Visit PEC’s Audio Room...

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“Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 7: Gabi Hughes

September 20, 2016

Gabi Hughes, an environmental educator at the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, joins the podcast to discuss what led her to environmental education, her experience in the profession, and more. Visit PEC’s Audio Room to listen to the podcast’s first...

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Talking Trails at the 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit

September 15, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFQ4wsx3zAA

PEC provides an inside look at the 2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Greenways & Trails Summit in Bethlehem, Pa. A two-day event from Sept. 14-15, the Summit featured speakers, mobile workshops, and numerous breakout sessions on various greenways and trails topics. Click here...

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Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act

September 15, 2016
Senate Passes Delaware River Basin Conservation Act

Press release from the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: Madeline Urbish Date: September 15, 2016 Phone: 609-400-3845 Today, the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act was passed by the U.S. Senate as part of a larger package...

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Pennsylvania’s Building Code Problem: A Primer

August 29, 2016
Pennsylvania’s Building Code Problem: A Primer

Building codes, and the process by which they are adopted and enforced, can be complex and difficult to understand. To help everyone from municipal leaders, consumer advocates, and green building supporters better understand the challenge surrounding updating the Commonwealth’s building...

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Extreme Physiology Class Connects Students to Outdoors

August 22, 2016
Extreme Physiology Class Connects Students to Outdoors

Hiking along the Frost Hollow Trail in Lackawanna State Park PEC Vice President Janet Sweeney and her husband Terry found themselves discussing ways to attract the region’s college students to the enriching outdoor opportunities available in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Terry, Professor...

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PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

August 18, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8

Contact: Alex Oltmanns Date: August 18, 2016 Phone: (412) 481-9400 Email: aoltmanns@pecpa.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8Video can’t be loaded: “Environmental Focus” Episode 12: Examining Pennsylvania’s Priorities (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdWTKUd9-Y8) Pittsburgh – The environmental priorities facing Pennsylvania and state regulators are the subject of discussion in...

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Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Honorees Announced

August 12, 2016
Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Honorees Announced

NEWS FROM: Northeast Environmental Partners SAVE THE DATE for the – “26th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment” The dinner will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Luzerne — The Northeast Environmental...

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Northeast Pennsylvania Trails Forum Gathers at Susquehanna Warrior Trail

August 17, 2016
Northeast Pennsylvania Trails Forum Gathers at Susquehanna Warrior Trail

Thirty individuals representing 18 organizations gathered at the Shickshinny Fire Department on Aug. 5 for the Northeast Pennsylvania Trails Forum, an opportunity for trail groups to share ideas and network with their peers. Hosted by the Susquehanna Warrior Trail Council,...

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The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) protects and restores the natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education, and advocacy. PEC believes in the value of partnerships with the private sector, government, communities, and individuals to improve the quality of life for all Pennsylvanians.

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