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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Deadly Crash in Bucks County

Deadly Crash in Bucks County

One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Bucks County Friday morning.

Police Catch Philadelphia Family Sneaking into Theme Park

Police Catch Philadelphia Family Sneaking into Theme Park

Police say a Philadelphia woman and nine members of her family tried taking a theme park for a ride by running into the park without paying for tickets.

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Dr. Walter James Palmer, the American dentist who sparked outrage after killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has reached out to U.S. authorities, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday. A representative...

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Are Having a Baby

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Are Having a Baby

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have announced on Facebook that they are expecting a baby girl.

Ex-teacher Charged with Having Sex with Student

Ex-teacher Charged with Having Sex with Student

A former elementary school teacher in eastern Pennsylvania has been charged with having sex with a 13-year-old student.

Pennsylvania School Closes Due to Venomous Spiders

Pennsylvania School Closes Due to Venomous Spiders

A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.