Environment

  • April 17, 2014

    Stinky tree blooms in Philly (and it's not a ginkgo)

    What smells horrible and fills the air around Center City each Spring?The answer, at least starting this week, is a foreign tree whose odor has been l...
  • April 17, 2014 |  Auth - Behind the Lines

    Merrily off the cliff with the deadly piper

    It would be really nice if the world that the fossil fuel industry tells us about really existed.
  • April 16, 2014

    Plan for seismic tests off N.J. coast stirs opposition

    Some scientific testing planned off the Jersey coast by the National Science Foundation and three universities is facing opposition.
  • April 12, 2014

    Pa. trout anglers cast a line on opening day

    After a long, cold and snowy winter, Pennsylvania anglers are heading to their favorite fishing holes Saturday for the statewide opening of trout seas...
  • April 11, 2014

    EPA to announce Passaic River cleanup plan

    Officials are set to make an announcement about the cleanup of New Jersey's Passaic River.
  • April 9, 2014

    Chevron blocked DEP from scene of fatal Pa. gas explosion, fire for two days

    When a Chevron natural gas well exploded in Greene County, killing a worker, the company blocked personnel with the state Department of Environmental ...
  • April 9, 2014

    Feds say oil trains should have two-man crews

    Federal regulators say they will propose requiring at least two crew members on trains transporting crude oil, as well as regulations aimed preventing...
  • April 9, 2014 |  Down the Shore

    Mind your butts! Enhanced risk of wildfire spread for most of N.J. today

    The National Weather Service has issued a bulletin advising of an enhanced risk of wildfire spread for most of New Jersey.