<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Green News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/green http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usMon, 26 Jun 2017 01:45:36 -0400Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:45:36 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Environmentalists Win in Court Over Gas Drilling in Forests]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:50:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Woods-Generic.jpg
A decision by Pennsylvania's highest court on Tuesday was hailed as a victory by environmental advocates on the use of public natural resources and money from oil and gas drilling in state forests.

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<![CDATA[Macron Targets 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Site at US]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 20:18:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-683370816-Macron.jpg
In the wake of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron fired back on Thursday with the launch of a new website titled "Make Our Planet Great Again."On...

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<![CDATA[Trump Floats Idea for Solar Panels on Border Wall: Sources]]> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:53:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/187*120/solar+panels9.jpg
After withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump is suggesting covering his signature border wall with solar panels, two government sources told NBC News.Meeting...

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<![CDATA[Build It Green: TreeHouse to Open World's 1st Net-Zero Energy Store]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 10:52:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/treehouse-store.jpg
Home improvement has long been synonymous with Home Depot and Lowe's. But a Texas-based green conscience start-up is aiming to make sustainable home improvement appeal to more than just...

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<![CDATA[It's Going to Cost You More to Ride SEPTA]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 13:51:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/228*120/Generic+SEPTA+Key.jpg
As SEPTA continues to push new technology, it’s going to cost you more to ride the bus, train and/or trolley.

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<![CDATA[SEPTA Extending Regional Rail Line, Improving PTC]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:24:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Generic+SEPTA+Train+SEPTA+Generic+Wilmington.JPG
SEPTA is getting millions to extend regional rail service in Delaware County.]]>
<![CDATA[Plastic Bag Ban Minimizes Carbon Footprint ]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:04:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/plastic+bags.png


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<![CDATA[Green Initiatives of Top Companies ]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:00:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT+Earth+Week+Companies+THUMB.jpg
In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.]]>
<![CDATA[From Your Recycle Bin to China: 360 Recycling Plant Tour]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:26:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/360+Recycling+THUMB.jpg
What really happens to your recycling? Take a 360 video tour of the Burbank Recycle Center to see what happens to your recyclable waste and learn how you can be a more eco-friendly consumer.
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<![CDATA[There's a Farm Inside This Shipping Container in South Jersey]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:56:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Shipping+Container+Farm+Poster.png
You can grow quality food anywhere. This shipping container farm proves it. Hoping to bring fresh food to communities who need them the most, a trio of Millennials from South Jersey formed Homegrown Farms.

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<![CDATA[Badlands National Park's Climate Change Tweets Deleted]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:04:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Badlands+park.jpg
The Twitter account for the Badlands National Park in South Dakota published a series of tweets Tuesday on climate change. A few hours later, the tweets were deleted.

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<![CDATA[Look to States, Companies if Trump Shifts on the Environment]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:02:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-86002177.jpg
Next year, even if President-elect Donald Trump does try to save the environmentally retrograde coal industry as promised, Google will be heading in the opposite direction — buying enough wind and solar...

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<![CDATA[Philly Wants to Recycle Your Leaves]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:56:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Leaf+Pile+Generic+Leaves+Generic.jpg
Philadelphia’s Streets Department will begin collecting and recycling fall leaves from the city’s curbs Monday but most of you will need to take your leaves to the city to get them composted.

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<![CDATA[Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Montco, Bucks]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:24:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/spotted+lanternfly1.PNG
Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said the discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly in 25 more municipalities in southeastern Pennsylvania is cause for vigilance, not alarm.

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<![CDATA[Old Train Tracks Turn Into Philly's Own High Line]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 06:27:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Phase+I+Rail+Park.jpg
Friends of The Rail Park, a nonprofit, take the next step in fulfilling their vision, inspired by The Promenade Plantee in Paris and the High Line in New York, to bring life to The Rail Park.

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<![CDATA[Climate Action Group Gets 80K Millennials Registered to Vote]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:37:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pennsylvania_voter_registration_temple_student.jpg
Nearly 80,000 new millennial voters could be making their vote count in the upcoming presidential election.

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<![CDATA[College Students Build Oyster Habitat]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:42:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016344020_1200x675_728416835529.jpg
Students from Stockton University will construct an oyster reef in Little Egg Harbor Bay, the goal is to increase the oyster population.]]>
<![CDATA[Breaking Ground on Trail Connecting NE Philly Neighborhoods]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:01:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000015705856_1200x675_703062083803.jpg
"Green space is extremely important." Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney joined others to break ground on the K&T Trail to connect the Tacony and Wissinoming neighborhoods.]]>
<![CDATA[New Water Stations Expand Along Kelly Drive]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 10:14:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Water+Station+Image+-+St++Joes+Boathouse.jpeg
Philadelphia unveils a new network of public water stations along Kelly Drive as the city celebrates the 90th Stotesbury Cup Regatta.]]>
<![CDATA[SEPTA Buses Go Green]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:24:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000014908672_1200x675_670614083529.jpg
Next spring SEPTA will debut electric buses on certain routes.]]>
<![CDATA[#DreamItGreenIt: 6 Easy Ways to Help Save the Planet]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:20:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488398873-%281%29.jpg
Saving the planet doesn’t have to include huge lifestyle changes or big purchases. This Earth Week, which begins April 17, think of small alterations you can make at home and your workplace that will have...

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<![CDATA[Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings ]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:24:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Energy_Star_Buildings.jpg
Owners of commercial buildings across the country are taking steps to make their properties more energy efficient, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency says the energy consumed...

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<![CDATA[Philly Airport Parking Goes Green, saves Money]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:29:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PPA+Executive+Director+Vince+Fenerty+speaking+at+today%27s+PHL+Airport+press+conference+with+PECO+CEO+Craig+Adams..jpg
Philadelphia International Airport is getting a little more efficient with some help from its friends.

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<![CDATA[Ever Think About Where All That Sewage Goes?]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 17:11:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Frankford+Creek+Philly+Sewage+System.jpg
Every time you flush the toilet, you're adding to a problem that old cities like Philadelphia around the United States have to deal with, sewage. But Philadelphia is getting praise for its plan to keep...

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<![CDATA[Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:51:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Leaf+Pile+Generic+Leaves+Generic.jpg
Philadelphia’s Streets Department will begin collecting fall leaves from the city’s curbs Monday. The annual collection service will last six weeks.

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<![CDATA[Local Building Gives Way to Environmentally Friendly Airports]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:37:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/FAA+Building+Material+Pavement.JPG
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...

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<![CDATA[Del. Gov Announces Rebate Plan for Clean Drivers]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:44:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011191156_1200x675_485751875974.jpg
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell announced a rebate plan for the state's drivers who buy or lease electric or alternative fuel vehicles and hyrbids.]]>
<![CDATA[Greenhouse Gases Biggest Threat to Polar Bears: Study]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:55:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-77960094polarbears71151.jpg
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...

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