Environment

  • April 29, 2016

    New Jersey checking for water contamination caused by toxic firefighting foam

    New Jersey is among five states that are monitoring water quality near military bases for contamination from toxic firefighting foam.
  • April 29, 2016

    New Jersey won't participate in new EPA clean air goals

    There is no chance the Christie administration will draft a proposal to comply with the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan to ...
  • April 29, 2016 |  StateImpact

    UPDATED: Man injured after pipeline explodes near his home in western Pa.

    One person has been taken to the hospital with burns after an explosion at an interstate natural gas transmission pipeline in Westmoreland County.
  • April 29, 2016 |  PlanPhillyu

    Reynolds Brown introduces bill requiring City to use LED lights

    Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced legislation mandating the City of Philadelphia to install LED lighting during every major municipal re...
  • April 29, 2016

    Rutgers researchers nurture young trees in hopes of reviving American chestnut

    As Arbor Day is observed Friday, Rutgers University researchers are making efforts to bring back a species of tree that used to be among the tallest a...
  • April 29, 2016

    Philly City Council cultivating interest in vertical farming

    There's a growing interest in urban or vertical farming, and Philadelphia's City Council is planning a hearing to learn more. The mini-farms...
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