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School Rooftops Become Solar Farms

School Rooftops Become Solar Farms

A clear, cold day on a South Kensington rooftop. Some 444 solar panels covered in snow. Read »

Dec 13, 2013
Competing Proposals for Open Space

Competing Proposals for Open Space

Lawmakers and environmentalists are split on which funding method is best. Read »

Dec 12, 2013
City's Vehicle Fleet Going Green?

City's Vehicle Fleet Going Green?

The City of Philadelphia’s fleet of more than 5,800 vehicles may soon be ‘going green.’ Read »

Dec 10, 2013
Students Rebuked by Top Schools Over Fossil Fuels

Students Rebuked by Top Schools Over Fossil Fuels

Students say the refusals from schools including Harvard, Brown and Cornell have been both a shock and a motivation... Read »

Dec 1, 2013
Clean Up Leaves, Prevent Flooding

Clean Up Leaves, Prevent Flooding

With a Thanksgiving storm barreling this way, there is something you can do right now to try and prevent a potential... Watch »

Nov 26, 2013
Farmers Get Help

Farmers Get Help

After wild weather destroyed acres of crops, help is on the way for South Jersey farmers. Watch »

Nov 14, 2013
From Christmas Tree to Mulch, Dunes & Habitats

From Christmas Tree to Mulch, Dunes & Habitats

Ever wondered what happens to your discarded Christmas tree? Each year hundreds of thousands of the trees are... Read »

Nov 6, 2013
Parks Official to Lead Environmental Group

Parks Official to Lead Environmental Group

The environmental group PennFuture says it has hired a new president and CEO. Read »

Nov 4, 2013
Philly Breaks Ground on New Pier Park

Philly Breaks Ground on New Pier Park

A new park is coming to the Delaware River waterfront in the same location as the nation's first Navy Yard and... Read »

Oct 31, 2013
Pushing for More Electric Cars

Pushing for More Electric Cars

Eight states are trying to make electric cars a bigger priority. Watch »

Oct 28, 2013
Addressing Invasive Species

Addressing Invasive Species

State and federal officials are joining with environmentalists in Delaware for an annual conference on preventing... Read »

Oct 23, 2013
Science Pioneer Ruth Patrick Dies at 105

Science Pioneer Ruth Patrick Dies at 105

A giant of the scientific community in Philadelphia and beyond for eight decades has died. Read »

Sep 24, 2013
Parking Spaces Go to the Parks

Parking Spaces Go to the Parks

A movement is taking over parking spaces around the city in hopes of promoting a little more green in Philadelphia... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Bike Lanes to Connect Camden

Bike Lanes to Connect Camden

Camden County Freeholder Scott McCray says new bike lanes in Camden, N.J. will help boost business while making... Watch »

Aug 29, 2013
Cage-Free Eggs Cost College Students

Cage-Free Eggs Cost College Students

Cage-free eggs are going to cost area college students if they eat them or not. Read »

Aug 7, 2013
Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they... Watch »

Aug 5, 2013
Goats Join Grounds Crew at Local College

Goats Join Grounds Crew at Local College

More than two dozen goats will be munching their way through the college. Watch »

Jul 30, 2013
Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. Watch »

Jul 17, 2013
More Time to Flounder

More Time to Flounder

NJ extends flounder season 8 days Read »

Jul 12, 2013
Solar Project Could Save Community Dough

Solar Project Could Save Community Dough

A solar project at Millville, N.J.'s wastewater plant could save taxpayers thousands of dollars. Watch »

Jul 12, 2013

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