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Funding

New Jersey to spend $13 million to combat harmful algal blooms

Gov. Phil Murphy funding toxic algae prevention

Investigations

FBI reportedly opens corruption investigation into Pennsylvania's approval of Mariner East project permits

Tom Wolf corruption FBI

Healthy Eating

Healthier diets are usually also better for the environment, study shows

Food fruit vegetables environment study

Animals

The Snail Kite, a rare South American bird, was spotted in Pennsylvania for the first time — ever

Snail Kite bird Pennsylvania

Government

Camden County officials ban single-use plastics in county buildings

plastic straws

Environment

New Jersey turns down permits for proposed 120-mile natural gas pipeline

Penneast pipeline new jersey

Climate Change

Pennsylvania could lose its state bird, the Ruffed Grouse, because of climate change

Ruffed grouse climate change

Plastics

Pottstown is first in U.S. to test curbside recycling of bubble wrap, grocery bags, shrink wrap, more

RFlex recycling

Environment

Minke whale that washed ashore Island Beach State Park was suffering prior to being euthanized, officials say

Minke whale stranded Island Beach State Park

Environment

Global climate strike: Thousands march through Center City, urging action on climate change

Climate change march philly

Science

USDA scientists import wasps from China to battle the spotted lanternfly invasion

Spotted lanternflies wasps china

Development

New sinkhole opens up along Mariner East 2 pipeline in Delaware County

Mariner East 2 sinkhole sept 2019

Environment

Project to dredge Townsends Inlet, replenish Avalon, Stone Harbor beaches to begin this fall

Avalon Beaches Townsends Inlet

Legislation

Philly councilwoman introduces bill to ban heavy fuel oil

Heavy fuel oil

Outdoors

Toxic algae bloom found at Sylvan Lake in Burlington Township

Sylvan Lake Burlington New Jersey toxic algae

Environment

Off-road vehicles destroy 400 trees planted by teens in Burlington County

Pine Barrens trees destroyed

Pests

Scientists use fungi to kill spotted lanternflies and are 'cautiously optimistic' about success

spotted lanternfly fungi

Reports

Central air conditioning should never be set cooler than 78 degrees, viral report says

0820_thermostat real

Fitness

Unite Philly Run is 5K raising funds to fight climate change

Carroll - Running in autumn

Outdoors

Monmouth County reservoir has been closed due to toxic algae

Manasquan Reservoir closed toxic algae

Nonprofits

Clean Air Council is a Philly nonprofit promoting environmental health

Clean air council nonprofit

Investigations

Man sued by New Jersey DEP over waste dump in Ocean County

Plumsted New Jersey

Public Health

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery fire 'may have' released hydrofluoric acid, per report

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery shot

Environment

Baltimore Sun calls for Maryland to sue Pennsylvania over Chesapeake Bay pollution

Chesapeake Annapolis

Environment

Atlantic City could see flooding more than 100 times per year by 2050, report says

Atlantic City open container bill

Outdoors

New Jersey's popular Lake Hopatcong closed because of 'harmful' algae, days before July 4 weekend

 Lake Hopatcong algae bloom

Energy

Atlantic City coast will get 1,100-megawatt wind turbine project, to be completed by 2024

Wind turbines ocean

Government

Philadelphia City Council proposes plastic bag ban, 15-cent fee on all other bags

plastic shopping bag laws

Prevention

What does the dust in your home mean for your health?

06172019_dust_samples_CCND

Environment

Six Flags Great Adventure announces park now 'almost fully' solar-powered

Six Flags Great Adventure Solar Panels

Environment

Plastic bag ban in three Jersey Shore towns takes effect this weekend

Brigantine Jersey plastic bag ban

Business

Whole Foods to eliminate plastic straws, cut down on single-use plastics at stores

whole foods straw plastic

Environment

Five Pa. cities land in Top 25 in particle pollution in American Lung Association report

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Development

Sunoco provides notice of intent to restart Marine East 1 pipeline next week

Mariner East Project

Environment

Trashy people are having more sex on the beach at the Jersey Shore

Clean Ocean Action beach sweep 04032019

Opinion

A Green New Deal for Philadelphia

Adrian Rivera-Reyes City Council candidate 04032019

Fitness

Train for the Run for Clean Air by chasing a bus

Carroll - SEPTA Bus

Festivals

What to watch at the third annual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

Love and Bananas at the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

Environment

Pennsylvania state rep: We need carbon dioxide because I like vegetables

Daryl Metcalfe Pennsylvania

Government

Pennsylvania halts permits for Mariner East 2 pipeline company

01032018_mariner_east_pipeline_SL

Business

Reusable shampoo, ice cream, and detergent containers are coming to Pa., N.J. this year

Reusable containers

Environment

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy calls for full fracking ban in Delaware River Basin

Carroll - The Delaware River`

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