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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

Environment

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

Philly Shipyard wind turbine

Nature

Pennsylvania bans sales of popular landscaping plant Japanese Barberry

Japanese Barberry ban Pennsylvania

Environment

Small earthquake in Berks County is the third to shake the region in a week

Earthquake Berks County

Nature

State police responded to a floating island of plants that broke free in a Jersey Shore river

New Jersey River Reeds

Environment

Pennsylvania lagging behind N.J. in green energy growth, report shows

Environment

13 Philly schools recognized for green schoolyards

School District Water Department

Environment

New Jersey's single-use plastic ban starts with making straws by request only

Plastic Straw

Environment

With Philly’s tree canopy declining, volunteers sought to plant saplings

PA Horticultural Society

Environment

Frankford High School's new lab aims to prepare students for solar energy jobs

Solar Energy Lab

Environment

Weckerly's Ice Cream, Birchtree Catering among Philly businesses joining effort to reduce food waste

Food Waste Program

Environment

People should not eat fish caught in Neshaminy Creek basin due to PFAS contamination, DEP says

Investigations

Mariner East pipeline developer charged with environmental crimes for allegedly contaminating drinking water

Environment

Stink bug invasion could be worse than usual in Pennsylvania this fall

Stink bug Pennsylvania 2021

Investigations

Lightning strikes Berkeley Township beach, killing Lifeguard, injuring seven

Lightning strike death

Environment

Philly councilmember joins EPA's Local Government Advisory Committee

Katherine Gilmore-Richardson EPA

Sponsored

Delaware River Fellows raise environmental awareness in their communities

Limited - PXzy-Nayé Campbell, PEEC Fellow and Mafanta Swaray, The Watershed Institute Fellow

Environment

July's full Buck moon may appear red this weekend due to wildfire smoke

Odd News

As UFO research gains footing, a Philly man's strange sighting brings mystery and scientific caution

Philly UFO Orbs Videos

Government

Philly plastic bag ban takes effect July 1: What you need to know

Plastic Bag Ban

Environment

Massive wildfire breaks out at Bass River State Forest in South Jersey

Bass River State Forest

Environment

Pennsylvania's temperature will be 5.9 degrees warmer by 2050, climate report says

Pennsylvania Climate 2050

Food & Drink

Di Bruno Bros. will donate proceeds from new wine to spotted lanternfly research

050521 di bruno bros. wine

Environment

Philadelphia Water Department looking for adoptable dog to help combat urban pollution

Philadelphia Water Department dogs

Environment

Drexel University joins national coalition to combat climate change

Drexel Climate Change

Wellness

Worsening spring allergies linked to climate change, experts say

Environment

Apple trees, butterflies to be introduced in Centralia, Pennsylvania's abandoned coal town

Centralia Apple Trees

Lawsuits

Philly, suburbs sue Pennsylvania to defend their plastic bag bans

Philly Bag Lawsuit

Environment

Philly delays plastic bag ban again, now scheduled to take effect 2021

Environment

Urban beekeeping has Philly rooftops and backyards buzzing

philadelphia urban beekeeping

Development

At strategic site of Philly refinery explosion, Drexel report envisions community-informed future

Refinery Hilco Philly

Festivals

Explore the world via the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival lineup

Environmental Film Fest

Parks

Swimming prohibited at Delaware Water Gap due to high levels of bacteria

Swimming Delaware Water Gap

Environment

Philly launches pickup recycling service for clothing, electronics

Retrievr Recycling Philly

Environment

Philly reports drop in air pollution, delays plastic bag ban until 2021

Air Pollution Coronavirus

Nature

Delaware River named 2020 River of the Year by national environmental organization

Delaware River 2020

Environment

Plastic and paper bag ban passes the N.J. Senate and advances to legislature, again

Illness

Shuttered Philly refinery measured worst in U.S. for cancer-causing benzene, report says

PES Benzene Refinery

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