Pollution

Health News

DEP: Elevated ozone levels could pose respiratory problems on Tuesday

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Pollution

Pennsylvania and Delaware are suing the EPA about pollution regulations

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

Park in Philly suburbs closed because of 'potential health hazards' in soil

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Waste

Philly imposes steep new fines for short dumping violators

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Environment

Environmental groups challenge Trump's rollback on air pollution

Pollution

Philadelphia's 'It'-themed PSA hopes to scare residents out of polluting

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Cancer

Class-action lawsuit alleges paint maker Sherwin-Williams caused cancer cluster in South Jersey

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Public Health

Tainted water has cost South Jersey town at least $5.5M over two years

Moorestown water

Studies

Study: Philadelphia is the second smoggiest city in the northeast

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Environment

Pennsylvania, Volkswagen reach $30.4 million pollution settlement

Smoking

Study: Prohibiting smoking in PHA properties drastically reduced secondhand smoke exposure

Second Hand Smoke

Health

'Code Orange' air quality action day issued for Philadelphia

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Grants

Philadelphia receives federal grant to reduce air pollution, traffic congestion

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Environment

Erin Brockovich, law firm announce investigation of contaminated suburban Philly drinking water

Glass of Water

Lawsuits

Pennsylvania couples win $4.24 million in lawsuit against fracking company

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Business

New York Times: DuPont hid decades of chemical pollution

Business

Canadian startup sells bottled air to China

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Environment

DEP issues air pollution alert for Philadelphia area Saturday

Environment

Philly's biggest polluters are its buildings, report says

Drexel University

Health News

Study: Pollution may be behind rise, earlier onset of dementia

Environment

EPA study: Fracking has not led to 'widespread, systemic pollution'

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Environment

Study: Fracking's effect on air quality not as damaging as expected

Health News

Report: Philly is third-worst place in U.S. for asthma sufferers

Environment

New Jersey bans 'coal rolling' by vehicles

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Environment

Mapping noise pollution

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