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

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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Sink Hole Closes Northeast Philly Road

Sink Hole Closes Northeast Philly Road

A section of Knights road near Chalfont Drive in Northeast Philadelphia was shut down Friday morning after a large sink hole opened up.

Father of 7 Hopes to Walk Again After Amtrak Derailment

Father of 7 Hopes to Walk Again After Amtrak Derailment

Delaware's Matt Morgan survived the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment, but still can’t walk. NBC10’s Tim Furlong reports on how the father of seven woke up days after the deadly crash.

Heinz Kraft Singles Recall

Heinz Kraft Singles Recall

Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because...

Boy Fatally Shoots Teenage Intruder During Home Invasion

Boy Fatally Shoots Teenage Intruder During Home Invasion

An 11-year-old St. Louis-area boy fatally shot a 16-year-old who entered his home during an alleged home invasion Thursday, police said. Two people had approached the home twice before Thursday, and on...

60,000 Antelope Mysteriously Died in 4 Days

60,000 Antelope Mysteriously Died in 4 Days

When geocologist Steffan Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstant to monitor the calving of one heard of saigas, veterinarians in the area had already reported dead animals on the ground.

Crime Fighting Walk Takes Walkers to Scenes of Unsolved Shootings

Crime Fighting Walk Takes Walkers to Scenes of Unsolved Shootings

Philadelphia District Attorney met with dozens of neighbors for a summer community walk through Overbrook that led walkers from scenes of unsolved shootings to support crime fighting efforts.