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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.

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 at 09:51 AM EST

Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection

Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection

Philadelphia’s Streets Department will begin collecting fall leaves from the city’s curbs Monday. The annual collection service will last six weeks.

Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 at 05:24 PM EDT

Several Oil, Gas Pipelines Planned for Midstate Pa.

Several Oil, Gas Pipelines Planned for Midstate Pa.

While the last decade of oil and gas development has been largely contained to the shale regions of Pennsylvania, the next phase will tunnel through the midstate.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015 at 11:42 AM EDT

Why Does Firewood Cost So Much?

Why Does Firewood Cost So Much?

Northeasterners who are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for firewood this season can add a new scapegoat to the roster of usual market forces: fracking.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015 at 06:52 AM EDT

How Can Small Cities, Towns Reconnect With Their Rivers?

How Can Small Cities, Towns Reconnect With Their Rivers?

As the industries along urban waterfronts have faded, big cities like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have come up with robust master plans — and significant funding — to connect people with their rivers.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 at 09:37 PM EDT

Local Building Gives Way to Environmentally Friendly Airports

Local Building Gives Way to Environmentally Friendly Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration dedicated its new National Airport Pavement and Materials Research Center in Egg Harbor Township. The building allows engineers to research environmentally-friendly airport...

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 at 11:04 AM EDT

What's the 2016 Philly Flower Show Theme?

What's the 2016 Philly Flower Show Theme?

A new report shows homeowners with a property located near a Trader Joe’s boast a higher value on average than houses sitting close to a Whole Foods. But a deeper look at the data shows the proximity to the...

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