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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...

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.

 

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