Power To Save Special June 2013

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Power To Save Special

Thursday, June 27, 2013

7:30pm – 8:00pm

 WNEP-TV’s Don Jacobs and Jackie Lewandoski host this quarter’s Power To Save Special.  We’ll explore the progress on a new addition to the Rail to Trail project in Lackawanna County, see how local residents are finding new curriculum offerings in the natural gas industry, see what Phase II of PPL EU’s money saving plans are, and get and update on some floating islands at a state park.

RAIL TO TRAIL EXPANSION – Don Jacobs

See how a cooperative effort is getting additional former railway ready for a great trial expansion.  There is even a great historical component to this stretch!  Examine and enjoy carvings and features that celebrate our native American heritage.  Click Here to view the story.

For more information, visit:   Lackawanna Heritage Valley

 NATURAL GAS EDUCATION – Jackie Lewandoski

Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation has partnered with Johnson College and Lackawanna College to bring natural gas studies to our area.  This will help area residents get the training and advancement they need to take advantage of job opportunities in the Marcellus Shale Industry.  For more information on Cabot’s advances, visit wellsaidcabot.comClick Here to view the feature.

PHASE 2 OF ELECTRICAL SAVINGS IS ROLLED OUT – Jackie Lewandoski

WNEP’s Jackie Lewandoski sits down with PPL Electric Utilities to find out what new programs are on the horizon for Phase 2 of the electrical savings programs.  From residential to business, from farmlands to schools, there are great ways to save electricity, resources, money and the environment – all at the same time. Click Here to view the video.

 FLOATING ISLANDS – Don Jacobs

Pennsylvania Outdoor Life was there for the construction and deployment of artificial islands at Francis Slocum State Park.  The goal:  with the growth, comes natural water filtration by the plants.  See if the project has taken hold and if there is a future for the floating filtration.  Click Here to watch the update.

 For more information, click here.

WNEP-TV’s Power To Save is sponsored by:  Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation and PPL Electric Utilities.