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Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:20 AM EDT

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Cities Are Cleaning Up Polluted Rivers for Swimming

Boston is among the cities hoping to follow the model of Copenhagen, Denmark, which opened the first of its floating harbor baths in the early 2000s. Paris opened public swimming areas in a once-polluted...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 07:50 AM EDT

Environmentalists Win in Court Over Gas Drilling in Forests

Environmentalists Win in Court Over Gas Drilling in Forests

A decision by Pennsylvania's highest court on Tuesday was hailed as a victory by environmental advocates on the use of public natural resources and money from oil and gas drilling in state forests.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 08:18 PM EDT

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US

In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again." On...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 09:53 AM EDT

Trump Floats Idea for Solar Panels on Border Wall: Sources

Trump Floats Idea for Solar Panels on Border Wall: Sources

After withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump is suggesting covering his signature border wall with solar panels, two government sources told NBC News. Meeting...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 10:52 AM EDT

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store

Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just environmentalists. Tree...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:51 PM EDT

It's Going to Cost You More to Ride SEPTA

It's Going to Cost You More to Ride SEPTA

As SEPTA continues to push new technology, it’s going to cost you more to ride the bus, train and/or trolley.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 03:24 PM EDT

SEPTA Extending Regional Rail Line, Improving PTC

SEPTA Extending Regional Rail Line, Improving PTC

SEPTA is getting millions to extend regional rail service in Delaware County.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:04 PM EDT
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Plastic Bag Ban Minimizes Carbon Footprint

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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 09:00 PM EDT

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 09:26 PM EDT

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour

What really happens to your recycling? Take a 360 video tour of the Burbank Recycle Center to see what happens to your recyclable waste and learn how you can be a more eco-friendly consumer.

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