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Environment

Government

North Wildwood's beach erosion prompts leaders to weigh ban on big umbrellas, tents

North Wildwood Beaches

Environment

Philly groups aim to plant 1,100 trees in a week as part of urban forest expansion

PHS tree planting

Environment

Jersey Shore beach sweeps cleared 176,000 pieces of trash last year — including weird stuff

New Jersey Beach Trash

Recreation

Tyler Arboretum to reopen miles of trails that were closed due to invasive beetle

Tyler Arboretum Trails

Environment

Sections of Rittenhouse Square will close for a multi-year lawn restoration project

Rittenhouse square grass

Environment

Parks & Rec seeks to add new sites to community compost network

Community compost network applications

Environment

DEP ramps up efforts to plug leaking, abandoned methane wells

Methane wells Pennsylvania

Environment

Philadelphia's community compost network looks to grow roots in 2024

Community compost network

Environment

Part of Cape May Co. beach, legendarily haunted and a haven for nudists, closes for ecological work

Higbee Beach NJ

Environment

458-acre Girl Scout camp in Montgomery County to be permanently preserved

Camp Laughing Waters

Politics

Environmentalists hope Democratic wins will advance their agenda in New Jersey

New Jersey Democrat Wins Environment

Government

PGW bills to increase in late November as rate hike takes effect

PGW Rate Increase

Environment

Abandoned offshore wind projects in New Jersey reflect struggles in industry

Environment

Across the U.S., a backlash to renewable energy is mounting

Renewable Energy Backlash

Environment

Orsted abandons New Jersey offshore wind projects, citing rising costs

NJ wind farm project axed

Government

Orsted pledges New Jersey's first offshore wind farm will operate by 2025

New Jersey Wind

Environment

Philly region chosen as one of Biden administration's hydrogen energy hubs

Biden Hydrogen Philadelphia

Women's Health

Penn, CHOP to study how environmental factors affect pregnancy, children's health

Penn CHOP Pregnancy

Environment

Tyler Arboretum seeks funds to solve ash tree 'crisis' that shut down its trails

Tyler Arboretum ash trees

Government

New Jersey plan to phase out sales of gas-powered cars by 2035 gets mixed reception

Environment

Pa. to increasingly monitor waterways for PFAS contamination

PFAS surface water

Environment

6 anti-wind farm protesters arrested for obstructing traffic in Ocean City

Environment

A portion of the Schuylkill River Trail to close for a restoration project

Manyunk canal restorations

Entertainment

Delaware River Festival brings ferry rides and an art contest to the waterfront this weekend

Delaware River festival

Environment

Plane crash sparks 100-acre wildfire in Ocean County, New Jersey

wild-fire-new-jersey.jpg

Environment

New federal water pollution rule draws mixed reaction

Environment

New Jersey residents’ support for offshore wind farms softens amid GOP attacks over whale deaths

Health News

Philly's air has high amounts of nitrogen dioxide, NASA's new space instrument shows

Philly Nitrogen Dioxide

Environment

'Forever chemicals' found in most Pennsylvania streams tested by U.S. Geological Survey scientists

Environment

What the landmark youth climate change case in Montana could mean for Pa.

Pennsylvania climate law

Environment

200-acre wildfire rages in South Jersey's Wharton State Forest

Dragway Fire New Jersey

Environment

New Jersey program that allows renters to use solar energy becomes permanent

Community Solar NJ

Illness

Natural gas fracking in Pa. linked to asthma, childhood lymphoma, research finds

Fracking childhood cancer study

Environment

Schuylkill Center reveals donors who gave $3 million to preserve Roxborough's Boy Scout Tract

Schuylkill Center Donors

Environment

Diesel tank leaks 100 gallons of fuel at the Navy Yard

Navy Yard oil spill

Environment

Chester County farm permanently preserved in effort to protect natural lands from development

Chester County Farm Preservation

Environment

Adapting to climate change could cost Pa. cities and towns $15 billion by 2040, report says

Climate Change Report

Environment

Philly's urban heat island effect causes 10-degree temperature spikes

Urban heat island effect

Environment

15 billion gallons of sewage flow into Philly's rivers and creeks each year, report finds

Philly Waterways Sewage Pollution

Environment

The King of Prussia Mall no longer will use plastic bags next year

Upper Merion Plastics

Wildlife

The limpkin, a tropical bird native to Florida, spotted in Pennsylvania for the first time as its range expands

Limpkin Pennsylvania Bird

Media

Ya Fav Trashman's new podcast is all about keeping Philly clean

Ya Fav Trashman podcast

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