Environment

  • March 24, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Preparing for the worst, Delco first responders simulate oil train accident

    While activists and politicians push Philadelphia’s emergency planning operation to disclose their response plans, neighboring Delaware County has for...
  • March 23, 2015

    Greening vacant lots in Philly is good for your heart [before and after photos]

    Grass is better than trash. New results from a small University of Pennsylvania study suggest that green spaces reduce stress.
  • March 19, 2015

    NJ Dems want more from environmental settlements to go for cleanup

    In response to the Christie administration's proposed settlement with Exxon, some New Jersey lawmakers want to ensure that more money won in envi...
  • March 19, 2015

    Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

    Environmentalists are speaking out against proposed offshore drilling along the East Coast from northern Virginia to the Georgia-Florida border, while...
  • March 18, 2015

    1.2 million New Jersey utility customers in line for slight rate cut

    New Jersey utility regulators have approved a long-sought rate reduction for Jersey Central Power and Light Company 1.2 million customers.
  • March 18, 2015 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Measuring the climate trade-off between coal and natural gas

    President Obama’s plan to combat climate change relies heavily on replacing coal with natural gas as a way to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide elec...
  • March 17, 2015

    Green communities need 'e/quality of life and just sustainabilities'

    City planners are increasingly considering climate change when crafting sustainable models of living. They're also thinking more about social jus...
  • March 17, 2015

    NJ Senate criticizing $225 million Exxon deal over pollution

    New Jersey's Senate has passed a resolution urging a judge to reject the Christie administration's $225 million settlement to resolve Exxon ...
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