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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...

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 at 10:18 AM EDT

Seeds of Change: A Farm Grows in Chester

Seeds of Change: A Farm Grows in Chester

It was Tuesday afternoon on the Ruth L. Bennett Community Farm. And for the kids on the block, it was time to work.

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.

 

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