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Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 12:01 PM EDT

Breaking Ground on Trail Connecting NE Philly Neighborhoods

Breaking Ground on Trail Connecting NE Philly Neighborhoods

"Green space is extremely important." Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney joined others to break ground on the K&T Trail to connect the Tacony and Wissinoming neighborhoods.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 11:37 PM EDT

Congress Sends Obama Bill to Regulate Toxic Chemicals

Congress Sends Obama Bill to Regulate Toxic Chemicals

The bill is named after the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a New Jersey Democrat who worked for years to fix the toxic-substance law before his death in 2013.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:14 AM EDT

New Water Stations Expand Along Kelly Drive

New Water Stations Expand Along Kelly Drive

Philadelphia unveils a new network of public water stations along Kelly Drive as the city celebrates the 90th Stotesbury Cup Regatta.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 09:24 AM EDT

SEPTA Buses Go Green

SEPTA Buses Go Green

Next spring SEPTA will debut electric buses on certain routes.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 04:20 AM EDT

#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet

Saving the planet doesn’t have to include huge lifestyle changes or big purchases. This Earth Week, which begins April 17, think of small alterations you can make at home and your workplace that will have a...

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 09:24 AM EDT

Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

Owners of commercial buildings across the country are taking steps to make their properties more energy efficient, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency says the energy consumed by...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 05:13 AM EST

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power." Researchers...

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:29 AM EST

Philly Airport Parking Goes Green, saves Money

Philly Airport Parking Goes Green, saves Money

Philadelphia International Airport is getting a little more efficient with some help from its friends.

Friday, Dec 4, 2015 at 04:11 PM EST

Ever Think About Where All That Sewage Goes?

Ever Think About Where All That Sewage Goes?

Every time you flush the toilet, you're adding to a problem that old cities like Philadelphia around the United States have to deal with, sewage. But Philadelphia is getting praise for its plan to keep sewage...

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 at 08:45 AM EST

Firms Win Bids to Develop Windmills Off NJ

Firms Win Bids to Develop Windmills Off NJ

Two companies have won the right to build windmills off the New Jersey coast to generate enough power for up to 1.2 million homes.

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