The October 28 edition of DEP News is now available featuring stories on--
-- PA Environmental Council Honors Northeast Environmental Leaders
DEP’s Northeast Regional Office Director, Mike Bedrin, welcomed guests to the Northeast PA Environmental Council Partnership's 26th Annual Awards Program in front of an audience of 250 at the Woodlands Inn, Wilkes-Barre. PEC Connects citizens, expands resource conservation, facilitates nature-based economic development, and transforms communities with green infrastructure.
The NERO DEP has been a partner since the inception of the award banquet and serves on the dinner committee.
Sean Robbins, PADEP Assistant Counsel, represented DEP on the 2016 Reception Committee because of his outstanding professional work and his exceptional athletic accomplishments which fit well within this year's dinner theme.
The keynote speaker was Terrence Sweeny Ph.D., University of Scranton, who spoke about his Extreme Physiology course that connects people, fitness, and exercise with the outdoors. This annual premier environmental event is co-sponsored by the PA Environmental Council, DEP, DCNR, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, PPL, Procter & Gamble and Wilkes University.
Click Here for a full list of award winners.
-- DEP Staff Address National Governor’s Association State Policy Forum
DEP Director for the Bureau of Oil and Gas Planning and Program Management Kurt Klapkowski and DEP Deputy Policy Director Hayley Book spoke at the National Governor's Association State Policy Forum on Responsible Shale Energy Development. Director Klapkowski spoke on a panel discussion titled 'Processes for Designing Effective State Regulations'. Director Book spoke on the panel discussion titled 'Successes and Challenges for Expanding Natural Gas Vehicles.’
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