Apr 24, 2013

How Bad is the Air in Pennsylvania?

How Bad is the Air in Pennsylvania?

The American Lung Association says that air quality in parts of Pennsylvania is getting better, but there's still plenty of room for improvement.

Apr 22, 2013

Green Meadow Natural Burial Ground

Green Meadow Natural Burial Ground

Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Apr 16, 2012

Mifflin Arboretum Gets a Makeover

Mifflin Arboretum Gets a Makeover

On Saturday, volunteers from the neighborhood were busy raking leaves, cutting trees and picking up trash along the incline behind Mifflin Elementary School. The cleanup was one of dozens taking place throughout...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

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Taxi & Limo Drivers Hit Center City Streets to Protest UberX

Taxi & Limo Drivers Hit Center City Streets to Protest UberX

Philadelphia taxi and limo drivers, angry with ride-booking services UberX and Lyft cutting into their business, took to Center City streets Thursday blocking traffic and making noise.

Judge Says Camille Cosby Can Be Deposed

Judge Says Camille Cosby Can Be Deposed

The wife of embattled comedian Bill Cosby will be deposed in a civil suit involving her husband later this month, NBC News reports. In January, Camille Cosby appealed a ruling ordering her to be deposed...

Gunman Who Killed 2 Deputies Had Emotional Problems: Son

Gunman Who Killed 2 Deputies Had Emotional Problems: Son

The son of a gunman who fatally shot two Maryland sheriff's deputies before he was killed in a shootout says his father was a heavy drinker with emotional problems, but never spoke poorly of police. Jeremy...

Woman Slams Car Into Popular Philly Concert Venue

Woman Slams Car Into Popular Philly Concert Venue

A woman behind the wheel of a sedan suffered injuries after slamming her car into some exit doors on the north side of the Fillmore Philadelphia.

4 Remaining Oregon Occupiers Surrender

4 Remaining Oregon Occupiers Surrender

The four remaining occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday morning after hours of tense negotiations, bringing an end to the weekslong protest over land rights and personal liberties. Federal...

Couple Accused of Having Sex on Vegas Ferris Wheel

Couple Accused of Having Sex on Vegas Ferris Wheel

A Long Island woman and a Houston man are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet...