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NJ Again Rejects Offshore Windmill Plan
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NJ Again Rejects Offshore Windmill Plan

New Jersey energy regulators on Friday rejected for the third time a proposed windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City. Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Local Gardens Have 'Best Restroom' in US

Local Gardens Have 'Best Restroom' in US

Looking for the best public restroom in the country? Look no further than Chester County's Longwood Gardens. Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Officials Gather to Advocate for the Great Outdoors

Officials Gather to Advocate for the Great Outdoors

State officials are gathering in Sussex County to tout the benefits of being in Delaware's great outdoors. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Electric Car Charging Stations at the Ferry

Electric Car Charging Stations at the Ferry

Two free electric charging stations for electric cars will be installed at the Lewes terminal of the Cape May-Lewes... Read »

Nov 14, 2014
Man Unlawfully Possesses Horseshoe Crabs: Police

Man Unlawfully Possesses Horseshoe Crabs: Police

Natural Resources Police have charged a commercial waterman with 224 commercial shellfish violations. Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Philadelphia Hits Historic Recycling Rates

Philadelphia Hits Historic Recycling Rates

The Philadelphia Streets Department announced historic recycling rates in the city. Watch »

Nov 13, 2014
What Caused Schuylkill River Sheen?

What Caused Schuylkill River Sheen?

The United States Coast Guard claimed the sheen was caused by runoff from a water main break along 28th Street in... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
Oily Sheen Floats Down Schuylkill River

Oily Sheen Floats Down Schuylkill River

What was the oily sheen floating down the Schuylkill River Wednesday? Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection

Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection

Philadelphia’s Streets Department will start collecting fall leaves from the city’s curbs Nov. 10. Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Electric Vehicle Owners Turn to Solar Power

Electric Vehicle Owners Turn to Solar Power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
SEPTA Rolls Out Hybrid Buses

SEPTA Rolls Out Hybrid Buses

SEPTA is adding some new buses to the fleet and they are better for the environment and the transit agency's... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Eagles Linebacker On His Green Lifestyle

Eagles Linebacker On His Green Lifestyle

Philadelphia Eagles fans know Connor Barwin as big old No. 98, a linebacker who's already racked up six sacks this... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
DEP Fines Water Authority for Not Disinfecting

DEP Fines Water Authority for Not Disinfecting

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined a water authority serving one of Pittsburgh's... Read »

Oct 24, 2014
Limerick Nuclear Plant Gets Another 20 Years

Limerick Nuclear Plant Gets Another 20 Years

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission extends the operating licenses of both units at a suburban Philadelphia nuclear... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
FAA Refuses Wind Farm Near Pa. Airport

FAA Refuses Wind Farm Near Pa. Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is refusing to approve a wind farm near Erie International Airport, saying the... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Activists Threaten to Sue Over Sewage Spills

Activists Threaten to Sue Over Sewage Spills

Two environmental groups are threatening to sue a Chester County township over multiple sewer line breaks near... Read »

Oct 2, 2014
Philly's 1st Natural Gas Station Opens

Philly's 1st Natural Gas Station Opens

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett celebrated the opening Tuesday of the first natural gas fueling station in... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Preschools Latest to Take on Green Movement

Preschools Latest to Take on Green Movement

Dozens of preschools are popping up nationwide with a specific eco-friendly focus. Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Christie to Vote

Christie to Vote "No" to "Ridiculous" Protection

Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday railed against a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Activists vs. Christie on NJ Fracking Waste

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... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
 

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