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N.J. lawmaker considers amending state's single-use bag ban amid residents' grow piles of reusable bags

New Jersey Bag Ban

Environment

Wegmans to eliminate plastic bags at all of its Pennsylvania stores this month

Wegmans plastic bag ban

Environment

'Severe' drought expands into South Jersey

South Jersey drought conditions

Environment

Philly, suburbs urged to conserve water during drought watch

PA Philly Drought

Family-Friendly

Watch a live bee beard demonstration during Philadelphia's honey festival

Bees Honey Festival

Fitness

Philly Naked Bike Ride returns this weekend to promote body positivity, cycling

Naked Bike Ride 2022

Health News

Pennsylvania children born near fracking sites may be at higher risk of leukemia, study finds

Fracking Leukemia

Environment

Wetland revitalization begins at FDR Park in effort to improve wildlife, plant habitat

FDR Wetland

Environment

New Jersey issues statewide drought watch, urges residents to conserve water

Drought Watch New Jersey

Environment

Eagles, Bellwether District join city's push for litter cleanups with community investment program

Eagles Litter Cleanup Program

Environment

Media Borough bans plastic bags as more suburban towns consider similar measures

Plastic Bag Bans

Food & Drink

AWSM Sauce, a local sustainable ketchup company, takes on Heinz with $57 million stadium naming campaign

AWSM Sauce Main

Environment

15-acre Chester County property to be permanently preserved to protect drinking water

Chester County Conservation Water

Environment

Wildfire burns at Wharton State Forest in South Jersey, leading to evacuations

Wharton State Forest fire

Government

New ordinance requires School District of Philadelphia to install water fountains with lead filtration by 2025

Philly schools lead water

Environment

Penn breaks ground on one of state's largest solar projects in effort to reduce carbon emissions

Penn Solar Projects

Environment

Academy of Natural Sciences seeks to raise awareness about plastic pollution through art

Plastic Free Philly

Environment

Schuylkill River dredging to resume this summer near Boathouse Row

Schuylkill Dredging Boathouse Row

Environment

Philadelphia would impose fees on developers who don't replace trees they cut down in effort to improve city canopy

Tree Canopy Bill City Council

Environment

Philadelphia parks drop in national ranking due to funding cuts caused by COVID-19 pandemic

Parks Ranking

Government

New Jersey’s ban on single-use plastic and paper bags goes into effect

NJ plastic bag ban

Environment

Community led study will measure urban heat, air pollution in effort to help fight climate change

Urban Heat Philadelphia

Government

City Council pushes for more funding to address quality-of-life issues in underserved communities

Just Services Campaign

Environment

Pennsylvania joins Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative with goal of cutting emissions

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Environment

PHS gets 1,550 trees from PECO as power company sets out to replace every tree it cuts down

Trees PHS PECO

Music

Philadelphia music shops are celebrating Earth Day by recycling used instrument strings

D'Addario String Recycling

Environment

Haverford Township bans plastic bags as more suburban towns begin to take action

Haverford Plastic Bags

Holiday

Celebrate Earth Day by joining a recycling drive, nature walk or volunteer opportunity

Earth Day 2022

Children's Health

New research hub to address Philly's childhood asthma, lead poisoning rates

Philly environmental health

Government

Philly to start enforcing plastic bag ban on April 1

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Lawsuits

Bucks County sues companies, alleging contamination of water, soil

Bucks County PFAS lawsuit

Education

Five new electric yellow buses unveiled at the School District of Philadelphia's garage

Electric School Buses

Environment

Homeowners in Philadelphia can now lease, install solar panels with no upfront cost

Solar Panels Solarize Philly

Environment

Some Philly neighborhoods bear an undue burden of environmental hazards; a new effort aims to change that

Philly Community Health Act

Government

N.J. environmentalists sue Murphy administration over alleged inaction on climate change

Environmentalists Sue Murphy

Environment

Camden tops list of New Jersey food desert communities, state looks for resident feedback

NJ Food Insecurity

Environment

Bartram's Garden, FDR Park projects get funding to enhance Delaware Estuary

Delaware Estuary Projects

Environment

New PGW study maps out scenarios for success in reducing carbon emissions

Gas Works

Environment

Sunoco agrees to clean Chester County lake damaged by Mariner East pipeline

Sunoco Mariner East pipeline settlement

Environment

Bok Building's newest tenant, Fabscrap, brings textile recycling hub to Philly

FABSCRAP Philly Main

Nature

Pennsylvania bans sales of popular landscaping plant Japanese Barberry

Japanese Barberry ban Pennsylvania

Environment

Philly Shipyard gets $200 million contract to build offshore wind turbine construction vessel

Philly Shipyard wind turbine

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