Environment

Environment

Thousands of homes at Jersey Shore could be flooded, submerged by 2050

Carroll - 2018 New Jersey Shore Guide

TV

John Oliver examines how well President Trump is actually 'draining the swamp'

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Business

Environmental effort to ban disposable plastic straws spreads to some area hotels

plastic straws

Sponsored

How modern construction companies are protecting birds

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Food and Drink

PA rum company offers incentive for you to ditch plastic straws altogether

Single Prop Rum

Science

Why you can literally smell rain coming

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Weather

Maryland officials hammer Pennsylvania for trash in Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Health News

New Jersey expands fish consumption testing to include PFAS

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Environment

Pennsylvania DEP orders operators to plug 1,058 abandoned wells

Oil well stock

Beaches

'Emergency cleanup' finds needles at Jersey Shore after garbage forces beach closures

Long Branch beach

Children's Health

Raising green babies: Teaching our children to love and respect the environment

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Restaurants

Sprawling, eco-friendly dining hall being built at Philadelphia Zoo

zoo roof top terrace

Development

Next addition to West Philly's 'Platinum Corridor' to break ground later this year

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Opinion

A plastic bag ban would leave Philly covered with dog poop

Dog Walk

Development

D.C. architects want to build a timber skyscraper in Philadelphia

Timber Towers Main

Healthy Eating

With a waiting list at max capacity, Simply Good Jars is savoring success

Simply Good Jars

Environment

Cape Town water crisis reminds how Philly has been able to avoid its own drought disaster

Stock_Carroll - Delaware River

Climate Change

Climate change map predicts a submerged Philly airport by 2100

phila airport sea levels

Recycling

Here’s how (and where) to recycle your Christmas tree in Philadelphia

Stock_Carroll - Holiday Decorations, Rittenhouse Square Christmas Tree

Business

Pennsylvania DEP says enough is enough, halts work on Mariner East 2 pipeline

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Amazon

Report: Philly’s climate vulnerability could hurt its Amazon HQ2 chances

Children's Health

Local exposure to Pennsylvania fracking sites impacts health of newborns

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SEPTA

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

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Environment

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

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Environment

USGS: 4.1-magnitude earthquake recorded near Delaware Bay

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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

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

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

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

Carroll - Garbage Truck in Center City Alley

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.

Carroll - Center City Skyscrapers

Pennsylvania Senate

Wolf: Local government may implement plastic bag bans

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

Infrastructure

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

Carroll - Philadelphia Skyline Buildings

Environment

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

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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