Environment

Business

Patagonia, outdoor retailers fight Trump on plan to shrink U.S. monuments

Trump Monuments Outdoor Retailers

SEPTA

Despite opposition, SEPTA granted permit for natural gas plant in North Philly

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Environment

USGS: 4.1-magnitude earthquake recorded near Delaware Bay

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Environment

Bombs in your backyard: ProPublica tool maps contaminated military sites across U.S.

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Environment

Park in Philly suburbs closed because of 'potential health hazards' in soil

Pollock Park Pottstown

Environment

Solarize Philly campaign exceeds initial sign-up goal

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Environment

US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal

Climate Talks Carbon Levels

Business

EBay removes listings of Hawaii beach sand from its website

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Environment

US report contradicts Trump team: Global warming mostly man-made

Climate Reports

Environment

Homes shake in South Jersey – but no earthquake, USGS says

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Environment

Here's why the Wissahickon Creek will turn green on Tuesday

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Environment

Environmental groups challenge Trump's rollback on air pollution

Pumping Gas

Television

Kellyanne Conway blasts CNN's Chris Cuomo for climate change conversation during Harvey

Transportation

Newly assembled task force will guide policy on Philly’s electric cars

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Videos

Questlove says proposed EPA cuts are 'f***ed up' in 'Funny or Die' video

Questlove

Environment

Report: Federal employees told to stop using the term 'climate change'

Environment

Long derided as filthy, Philly unveils waste reduction plan

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Beaches

Bacteria prompts more beach closures in Atlantic City, Ventnor

Jersey Shore

Reports

Philly edged out of the top 10 most green buildings in the U.S.

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Pennsylvania Senate

Wolf: Local government may implement plastic bag bans

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Policy

Solarize Philly launches Saturday amid city's commitment to renewable energy

Environment

Philly becomes 100th city to join pledge combating global warming

Children's Health

Philadelphia releases final report on prevention of childhood lead exposure

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Pennsylvania Senate

Are plastic bags on the way out in Philadelphia? It's up to Wolf

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Infrastructure

NYT op-ed on infrastructure suggests 'Trump can look to Philadelphia for inspiration'

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Environment

Study: Sea rise, El Nino could spell more flooding at Jersey Shore this year

Jersey Shore flooding

Environment

Let's give Pennsylvania a very cool mascot: The Eastern hellbender

Easter hellbender

Colleges

Swarthmore College students begin long sit-in at president's office

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Holidays

Earth Day is opportunity for education, reflection, celebration

World Peace

Studies

Study: Philadelphia is the second smoggiest city in the northeast

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Environment

Environmental regulators coming to Philly, Chester for 'listening' tour

Schuylkill River Park

Environment

Pennsylvania, Volkswagen reach $30.4 million pollution settlement

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Environment

Kenney: 'Irresponsible' of Trump to roll back climate change regulations

Colleges

Swarthmore College student activists may face fines, probation for protest

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Environment

Yes, more bears are moving into Southeastern Pennsylvania — but don't freak out

Bears

Volunteering

PennDOT seeks volunteers to clean up millions of pounds of litter

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Diseases

Thanks to mice, 2017 could be a bad year for Lyme disease in the Northeast

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Urbanization

$12M grant propels Drexel study on health and environmental impacts of urbanization

Latin America health

Government

Mayor Kenney establishes Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet to address Philly's trash problem

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Protests

WATCH: Protesters block entrance to Philly refinery after explosion

South Philly Refinery Protest

Energy

Whole Foods helps Philly land its first-ever passive solar greenhouse

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Health

Philadelphia school district expected to complete water lead level testing by June

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Sustainability

Jim Kenney unveils Philadelphia's updated sustainability plan

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Police

Philadelphia police to hit the streets in plug-in hybrid vehicles

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Autism

For autism research, Drexel team says step aside, Tooth Fairy

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Environment

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation announces tree giveaway in effort to green, beautify city

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