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Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 11:36 AM EDT

Elevated Levels of Lead, Arsenic Found in NJ Soil: Report

Elevated Levels of Lead, Arsenic Found in NJ Soil: Report

The city of Vineland is dealing with its third significant environmental issue in as many years.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:07 AM EDT

Celebrate Take Your Houseplant for a Walk Day

Celebrate Take Your Houseplant for a Walk Day

Do not be surprised if you see people out "walking" their spider plants Monday.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 08:44 PM EDT

Del. Gov Announces Rebate Plan for Clean Drivers

Del. Gov Announces Rebate Plan for Clean Drivers

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell announced a rebate plan for the state's drivers who buy or lease electric or alternative fuel vehicles and hyrbids.

Monday, Jul 13, 2015 at 04:53 PM EDT

$38M Marshland Restoration Project

$38M Marshland Restoration Project

A $38 million effort is underway to restore marshland at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Sussex County.

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 04:55 PM EDT

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study

Greenhouse gas emissions remain the "primary threat" to polar bears, according to a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Polar bear populations will decline even if emissions are stabilized...

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 04:27 PM EDT

DEP Fines Sunoco Logistics $95K for 3 Waste Spills

DEP Fines Sunoco Logistics $95K for 3 Waste Spills

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined an energy company $95,000 for six industrial waste spills during the construction of a pipeline in western Pennsylvania.

Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 at 05:26 PM EDT

More Fuel-Efficient Trucks by 2027?

More Fuel-Efficient Trucks by 2027?

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from trucks and vans, the latest move by President Barack Obama to address...

Friday, Jun 19, 2015 at 05:47 PM EDT

Your Lawn Could Improve (Or Pollute) Our Water

Your Lawn Could Improve (Or Pollute) Our Water

Everybody wants that perfectly manicured swath of green lawn from sidewalk to doorstep, but how does that pristine grass impact our water?

Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 at 07:04 AM EDT

Francis Latest Pope to Voice Environment Alarm

Francis Latest Pope to Voice Environment Alarm

Anxiety has gripped American conservatives over Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on the environment. So much so that you might think a pope had never before blamed fossil fuels for global warming.

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 06:39 PM EDT

Santorum to Pope: 'Leave Science to the Scientists'

Santorum to Pope: 'Leave Science to the Scientists'

A former US senator from Pennsylvania and presidential hopeful wants Pope Francis to "leave science to the scientists."

 

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