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Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection

Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection

Philadelphia’s Streets Department will start collecting fall leaves from the city’s curbs Nov. 10. Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Electric Vehicle Owners Turn to Solar Power

Electric Vehicle Owners Turn to Solar Power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
SEPTA Rolls Out Hybrid Buses

SEPTA Rolls Out Hybrid Buses

SEPTA is adding some new buses to the fleet and they are better for the environment and the transit agency's... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Eagles Linebacker On His Green Lifestyle

Eagles Linebacker On His Green Lifestyle

Philadelphia Eagles fans know Connor Barwin as big old No. 98, a linebacker who's already racked up six sacks this... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
DEP Fines Water Authority for Not Disinfecting

DEP Fines Water Authority for Not Disinfecting

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined a water authority serving one of Pittsburgh's... Read »

Oct 24, 2014
Limerick Nuclear Plant Gets Another 20 Years

Limerick Nuclear Plant Gets Another 20 Years

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission extends the operating licenses of both units at a suburban Philadelphia nuclear... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
FAA Refuses Wind Farm Near Pa. Airport

FAA Refuses Wind Farm Near Pa. Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is refusing to approve a wind farm near Erie International Airport, saying the... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Activists Threaten to Sue Over Sewage Spills

Activists Threaten to Sue Over Sewage Spills

Two environmental groups are threatening to sue a Chester County township over multiple sewer line breaks near... Read »

Oct 2, 2014
Philly's 1st Natural Gas Station Opens

Philly's 1st Natural Gas Station Opens

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett celebrated the opening Tuesday of the first natural gas fueling station in... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Preschools Latest to Take on Green Movement

Preschools Latest to Take on Green Movement

Dozens of preschools are popping up nationwide with a specific eco-friendly focus. Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Christie to Vote

Christie to Vote "No" to "Ridiculous" Protection

Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday railed against a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Activists vs. Christie on NJ Fracking Waste

Activists vs. Christie on NJ Fracking Waste

Environmentalists are launching a grassroots campaign to build public support for the ban on fracking waste in hopes... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Customers May Have to Pay for Plastic Bags

Customers May Have to Pay for Plastic Bags

Could a new measure be coming to a store near you? Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Long Stretch of Sunshine Good for Crops in New Jersey

Long Stretch of Sunshine Good for Crops in New Jersey

The mix of cool nights and warm, sunny days is perfect for growing fruits and vegetables -- and this summer's... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
Local Oil Spill Bigger Problem Than Expected

Local Oil Spill Bigger Problem Than Expected

The Washington Township oil spill is more than twice as large as first estimated. Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Lawmakers Vote on Preserving Open Space

Lawmakers Vote on Preserving Open Space

The New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment that would dedicate a portion of business... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Tax Incentive Push for Investment in Clean-Energy Innovations

Tax Incentive Push for Investment in Clean-Energy Innovations

The two clean-energy technologies that would qualify for tax breaks under the new bill are Combined Heat and Power... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Eco-Goats Are Hired to Chomp Cemetery Weeds

Eco-Goats Are Hired to Chomp Cemetery Weeds

Forty goats have been hired to clear the Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries in Bala Cynwyd of evasive... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Seeking the Best Young Environmentalists

Seeking the Best Young Environmentalists

Environment officials in Delaware are looking for the state's best young environmentalists. Read »

Jun 6, 2014
Philly Region's Air Quality Improving: DEP

Philly Region's Air Quality Improving: DEP

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says Philadelphia's air is getting cleaner. Read »

Jun 3, 2014
 

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