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Activists vs. Christie on NJ Fracking Waste
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Activists vs. Christie on NJ Fracking Waste

Environmentalists are launching a grassroots campaign to build public support for the ban on fracking waste in hopes of getting enough GOP lawmakers to back an override. Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Customers May Have to Pay for Plastic Bags

Customers May Have to Pay for Plastic Bags

Could a new measure be coming to a store near you? Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Long Stretch of Sunshine Good for Crops in New Jersey

Long Stretch of Sunshine Good for Crops in New Jersey

The mix of cool nights and warm, sunny days is perfect for growing fruits and vegetables -- and this summer's... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Local Oil Spill Bigger Problem Than Expected

Local Oil Spill Bigger Problem Than Expected

The Washington Township oil spill is more than twice as large as first estimated. Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Lawmakers Vote on Preserving Open Space

Lawmakers Vote on Preserving Open Space

The New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment that would dedicate a portion of business... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Tax Incentive Push for Investment in Clean-Energy Innovations

Tax Incentive Push for Investment in Clean-Energy Innovations

The two clean-energy technologies that would qualify for tax breaks under the new bill are Combined Heat and... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Eco-Goats Are Hired to Chomp Cemetery Weeds

Eco-Goats Are Hired to Chomp Cemetery Weeds

Forty goats have been hired to clear the Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries in Bala Cynwyd of evasive... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Seeking the Best Young Environmentalists

Seeking the Best Young Environmentalists

Environment officials in Delaware are looking for the state's best young environmentalists. Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Philly Region's Air Quality Improving: DEP

Philly Region's Air Quality Improving: DEP

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says Philadelphia's air is getting cleaner. Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Invasive Beetle Found in New Jersey

Invasive Beetle Found in New Jersey

New Jersey's first confirmed case of an invasive beetle that kills ash trees has surfaced in Somerset County. Read »

May 22, 2014
Herbicide Spill Kills Fish in Pa.

Herbicide Spill Kills Fish in Pa.

The state Department of Environmental Protection says 100 gallons of concentrated herbicide that spilled from a... Read »

May 21, 2014
The End of Paper Eagles Tickets?

The End of Paper Eagles Tickets?

The Philadelphia Eagles will not be issuing paper season tickets this season, and instead are turning to e-tickets. Read »

May 18, 2014

"Find Your Path" to Parks & Rec

Department wants you to find your way to Philly parks and recreation centers. Read »

Apr 30, 2014
Cold Winter Helping Summer Crops

Cold Winter Helping Summer Crops

Our region's cold winter has some positive effects. NBC10's Christine Maddela reports from Cherry Hill, N.J. on how... Watch »

Apr 28, 2014
Styrofoam Ban in Philly?

Styrofoam Ban in Philly?

Philadelphia recycling leaders are all for banning styrofoam in the city due to its harmful environmental impact.... Watch »

Apr 28, 2014
Philly's Solar Farm Stand

Philly's Solar Farm Stand

Bringing solar to the farm goes beyond saving money, according to one local advocate. Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
New Land Buy Promises to Protect Wildlife

New Land Buy Promises to Protect Wildlife

State leaders plan to show off a new land acquisition that they claim will help preserve wildlife in Delaware. Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Solar Urban Farm Stand

Solar Urban Farm Stand

A solar farm stand will help power Greensgrow Farms on Cumberland Street in Kennsington. Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
Cash Register, Scooter, Fridge Wind Up on Beach

Cash Register, Scooter, Fridge Wind Up on Beach

Plastics top annual New Jersey beach sweep. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Deep Freeze Leaves Plants in Danger

Deep Freeze Leaves Plants in Danger

NBC10's Christine Maddela is in Glenside, Pa. with some tips on how to protect your plants when temperatures drop. Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
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