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Del. Service Week Ends with River Cleaning

Del. Service Week Ends with River Cleaning

Delaware's Brandywine and Christina rivers will get some much need tlc Saturday as volunteers are set to clean the... Watch »

Apr 18, 2015
Middle School Recognized for Helping the Environment

Middle School Recognized for Helping the Environment

The Henry C. Beck Middle School in Cherry Hill was awarded a giant check for $5000 for an environmental project the... Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
SEPTA to Green 69th Street Terminal

SEPTA to Green 69th Street Terminal

Improvements and green initiatives are coming to one of the Philadelphia region’s busiest public transportation... Watch »

Apr 13, 2015
Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

Want to Save Coral Reefs? First, Save the Fish: Study

A new study has found that more fish may be the answer to saving coral reefs, NBC News reported. Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Thinning the Herd: Deer Hunt Canceled in Pa Park

Thinning the Herd: Deer Hunt Canceled in Pa Park

New Castle County has canceled a deer hunt planned for next week in a Rockland public park after neighbors raised... Read »

Apr 3, 2015
$11M Plan to Spruce Up Fairmount Park

$11M Plan to Spruce Up Fairmount Park

The tracks have been silent and the weeds have been growing for three decades, but a plan to transform a rusty... Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
8th-Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Coming

8th-Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Coming

Philadelphia leaders spoke of plans for the Watch »

Mar 13, 2015
400 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Delaware River

400 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Delaware River

Hundreds of gallons of oil that spilled into the Delaware River earlier this week washed up in New Jersey Tuesday. Watch »

Mar 10, 2015

"It's a Completely Different World": Antartica's Scientists Study...

Scientists say the pristine, undisturbed icy continent can help us understand the early Earth — and where we might... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
City Removes Trees Ahead of Destructive Beetle's Arrival

City Removes Trees Ahead of Destructive Beetle's Arrival

The Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreations is starting to chop down the city's ash trees in preparation... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Is Philly the Greenest City in America?

Is Philly the Greenest City in America?

During his 2008 inaugural address, Mayor Michael Nutter set a lofty goal: make Philadelphia the greenest city in... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
South Jersey Mayor to Visit Arctic on Climate Change Expedition

South Jersey Mayor to Visit Arctic on Climate Change Expedition

A southern New Jersey mayor plans to help lead an expedition to the Arctic next year to have a first-hand look at... Read »

Jan 11, 2015
New Jersey Bills Aim to Tackle Waste, Combat Hunger

New Jersey Bills Aim to Tackle Waste, Combat Hunger

Estimates put the amount of food wasted in the U.S. at about 40 percent — even as millions of people go hungry. Some Read »

Dec 31, 2014
Philly Fed Burning Cash to Power Homes

Philly Fed Burning Cash to Power Homes

It may be the only time you’d want to see cash go up in flames. Watch »

Dec 31, 2014
Cleaned-Up Pa. River No Longer Impaired: DEP

Cleaned-Up Pa. River No Longer Impaired: DEP

The Monongahela River is off a list of Pennsylvania rivers impaired by pollution, in part because sewage treatment... Read »

Dec 30, 2014
Christmas Trees Make Great Goat Snacks: Farmers

Christmas Trees Make Great Goat Snacks: Farmers

Western Colorado goat farmers say Christmas trees make great snacks for their herds, and they're offering to collect... Read »

Dec 29, 2014
Farmer's Market Sales Double in 5 Years

Farmer's Market Sales Double in 5 Years

Agriculture officials said sales at Delaware's farmers' markets have doubled in five years as interest in local food... Read »

Dec 26, 2014
Offshore Windmills Work Underway

Offshore Windmills Work Underway

Work is underway on a proposed wind power project that's still very much up in the air. Read »

Dec 23, 2014
Cape May-Lewes Ferry to Get Emissions Upgrade

Cape May-Lewes Ferry to Get Emissions Upgrade

State officials are celebrating a federal grant aimed at helping Delaware reduce air emissions from diesel engines. Read »

Dec 8, 2014
NJ Considers Open Space Implementation

NJ Considers Open Space Implementation

Now that New Jersey voters have approved a new measure to preserve open space, lawmakers are starting to consider... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
 

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