Recent Press Releases

  • PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

    PEC Examines Pennsylvania’s Priorities on “Environmental Focus”

    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...

    August 18, 2016
  • Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Honorees Announced

    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...

    August 12, 2016
  • Existing Dams at State Parks to be Evaluated for Hydroelectric Projects

    Existing Dams at State Parks to be Evaluated for Hydroelectric Projects

    FOR  IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Lindsay Baxter, Pennsylvania Environmental Council 412-481-9400, lbaxter@pecpa.org Barb Robuck, West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund 814-865-7380, wppsef@ems.psu.edu Pittsburgh — The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) announced today that it has received a $20,000 grant from the West Penn...

    August 4, 2016
  • Frawley Joins PEC, Provides Boost in Trail Development Work

    Frawley Joins PEC, Provides Boost in Trail Development Work

    Pittsburgh – The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is pleased to announce the addition of Debra Frawley to its staff as a Program Coordinator for Trails and Recreation. Frawley comes to PEC having worked most recently as the Greenways Coordinator for...

    July 11, 2016

Recent PEC Blog Posts

  • “Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 2: Steve Craig

    “Pennsylvania Legacies” Episode 2: Steve Craig

    Lawrence County Commissioner Steve Craig joins the podcast to discuss the county’s development, planning issues and how they’ve evolved over the last 20 years, and more. Visit PEC’s Audio Room to listen to the podcast’s first episode featuring John Walliser,...

    August 23, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell
  • Introducing “Pennsylvania Legacies”

    Introducing “Pennsylvania Legacies”

    In our continuing efforts to increase environmental and conservation stewardship across the Commonwealth, PEC is pleased to present our first podcast series (the term “PEC-Cast” has even been suggested). Titled “Pennsylvania Legacies,” these conversations, hosted by Davitt Woodwell, are meant...

    August 18, 2016By: Davitt Woodwell

Recent PEC in the News Posts

  • Pennsylvania Studying Feasibility of Three Hydro Projects at State Parks

    The Pennsylvania Environmental Council received a $20,000 grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund to complete feasibility assessments for three potential hydro projects in state parks in western Pennsylvania. Two of the projects would integrate hydroelectric generation equipment...

    August 10, 2016HydroWorld.com
  • University of Scranton Extreme Physiology at Pecks Pond

    University of Scranton Extreme Physiology at Pecks Pond

    Through a collaboration with the Pocono Forest and Waters Conservation Landscape, the University of Scranton offered an “Extreme Physiology, NEPA Edition” course this summer, challenging students to learn about fitness and the area’s natural resources while traversing the region’s trails...

    August 1, 2016WNEP 16
  • Extreme Physiology, NEPA Edition

    Extreme Physiology, NEPA Edition

    Through a collaboration with the Pocono Forest and Waters Conservation Landscape, the University of Scranton offered an “Extreme Physiology, NEPA Edition” course this summer, challenging students to learn about fitness and the area’s natural resources while traversing the region’s trails...

    August 1, 2016Scranton Times-Tribune

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