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New Jersey plan to phase out sales of gas-powered cars by 2035 gets mixed reception

NJ gas car sales


New federal water pollution rule draws mixed reaction

Delaware River

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Philly's air has high amounts of nitrogen dioxide, NASA's new space instrument shows

Philly Nitrogen Dioxide

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Pollution from wildfires linked to greater risk of dementia, study finds

Wildfire pollution study


15 billion gallons of sewage flow into Philly's rivers and creeks each year, report finds

Philly Waterways Sewage Pollution


EPA settles lawsuits over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.

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Half of U.S. beaches, including some at the Jersey Shore, had contaminated water last year, report says

Atlantic City Contaminated Beach

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Philly air quality should improve Thursday night and Friday; currently 'unhealthy'

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Another air quality alert issued in Pa. due to more smoke from Canadian wildfires

Air quality alert

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Philly's air quality improves significantly; trash collection, other city services resume

Philly Air Quality

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Philly had the poorest air quality levels in the world overnight, but the 'worst is behind us,' meteorologist says

Philly Air Quality

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Transition to electric vehicles could prevent thousands of deaths, illnesses in Pa. and N.J., report finds

Electric Vehicles

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Philly residents urged to stay indoors due to poor air quality caused by Canadian wildfires

philly air quality

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What are the health risks of wildfire smoke? Here's how to limit your exposure

Wildfire Health Risks


EPA will invest $14 million in cleaning polluted Pennsylvania brownfields

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EPA to ensure Pennsylvania reduces pollution in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Settlement

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EPA to restrict hazardous 'forever chemicals' in drinking water

Forever Chemicals Water PFAS

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Most Bucks, Montco residents involved in CDC study have moderate to high levels of 'forever chemicals'

pftas drinking water

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Clearing pollution helps clear the fog of aging — and may cut the risk of dementia

Pollution dementia

Children's Health

It's hot outside — and that's bad news for children's health

Heat Waves Climate Change


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


Pennsylvania joins Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative with goal of cutting emissions

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Children's Health

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

Philly environmental health


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

Philly Community Health Act


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

Plastic Straw


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

Plastic Bag Ban


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

Philadelphia Water Department dogs


Mask pollution: More than 1,100 PPE items were removed from Jersey Shore last year

Face mask pollution


Paper, plastic bags to be banned in all stores across New Jersey

new jersey paper plastic bag ban


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

Delaware River 2020

Adult Health

Air pollution increases the chance of going blind, study finds

High pollution levels in cities linked to rise in glaucoma


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


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

PES Benzene Refinery

Children's Health

Exposure to pollution may cause your child to have a smaller brain, study says

Pollution ADHD brain development

Adult Health

Air pollution may contribute to hair loss, study finds

Air pollution


Philly councilwoman introduces bill to ban heavy fuel oil

Heavy fuel oil


Microplastics in drinking water likely do not pose a health risk at current levels, WHO says

microplastic contamination drinking water


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

Chesapeake Annapolis

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CNN docuseries shines light on lead poisoning, pollution in Philly and Chester

CNN United Shades of America Toxic City Kamau Bell


Danny DeVito options rights for book about Toms River pollution, cancer outbreak

Danny DeVito Toms River book movie


Why, yes, the chemicals in nail salons are just as harmful as they smell

nail salon chemical risk


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


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