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DAVID E. HESS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 20, 2021

David E. Hess, who served as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for nearly two years beginning in April 2001, led the agency responsible for the successful rescue of nine trapped miners at the Quecreek Mine in Somerset County in 2002 and helped guide the environmental response to the crash of Flight 93 […]

Categories: Organizational News

OCT. 2 HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 14, 2021

In October, PRC will host its final hard-to-recycle collection event of the season, providing area residents with one final opportunity to conveniently dispose of numerous items not suitable for curbside recycling: Saturday, October 2, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool, Allegheny County registration now open at www.prc.org/HTRregistration Participants will pay […]

ENTER “LENS ON LITTER” PHOTO CONTEST THRU OCTOBER 31

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 13, 2021

PRC “Lens on Litter” Photo Contest Provides Opportunity to Turn Photographic Art into Environmental Action Don’t miss out on the opportunity to win up to $500 by entering PRC’s annual Gene Capaldi Lens on Litter Photo Contest.  The competition is designed not to glorify litter but to call attention to the careless and illegal act […]

Categories: Litter

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS BECOME SUMMER “STREAM STEWARDS”

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 8, 2021

Over the summer, school students in Delaware County rolled up their sleeves and enjoyed a week of education and exploration as participants in the Stream Stewards program presented by PRC and Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative (EDCSC). “Through interactive classroom lessons, students learned about local waterways and how they are impacted by our daily actions,” […]

OCTOBER WEEKDAY E-WASTE COLLECTIONS IN WESTERN PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 8, 2021

Following an extremely successful launch in the spring, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will continue a pilot program to collect electronics for recycling on designated weekdays in October at two locations in Allegheny County. Through the generous support of Sustainable Sewickley, PRC will conduct pop-up e-waste collection events on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October 2021 […]