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June 26, 2008
July 3 is the new deadline to register for Pennsylvania’s River of the Year Sojourn Registration Deadline; the Youghiogheny Sojourn celebrates scenic resource and the waterway's improvement.
June 24, 2008
Proposal Would Reduce Nutrient Pollution from Wastewater Plants and Farms
June 16, 2008
Sustainable Regional Food System Project succeeds in helping farmers and helping communities, final report says.
June 16, 2008
Illegal dump site on the banks of the Schuylkill yields 700 ties, 14 tons of scrap metal and 80 tons of trash.
June 13, 2008
PEC's 38th Annual Philadelphia Dinner celebrated the region's sustainability. Philadelphia Mayor Nutter served as keynote speaker. DCNR Secretary Michael DiBerardinis gave remarks on CMAG and Chester County conservationists were honored
June 10, 2008
Great Lakes Compact Would Protect Largest Fresh Water Body in the World
May 28, 2008
As Pennsylvania's River of the Year for 2008, the Youghiogheny is the featured state sojourn this year. Join us on a fun and scenic paddle from July 17-20
May 20, 2008
Awards to be presented May 28 at annual dinner at Westin Convention Center; Treasurer Robin Weissmann to present Keynote.
May 19, 2008
Volunteers planted trees along Huntsville Creek, helping to reduce stream bank erosion, improve water quality and improve wildlife habitat.
May 14, 2008
PEC and MiND television partnered to produce an educational television series on sustainability in Philadelphia – showcasing local efforts in green building, alternative energy, education, and recreation.