Environment

  • February 12, 2015

    Tasco bill aims to close loophole in Philly public smoking ban

    A bill introduced in City Council could close a loophole in Philadelphia's public indoor smoking ban.
  • February 11, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Wolf proposes 5 percent tax on gas drillers to fund education

    Governor Tom Wolf made good on a campaign promise Wednesday and proposed a severance tax on natural gas drilling
  • February 10, 2015

    NJ considers paint fee to fuel recycling efforts

    New Jersey is considering enlisting every producer of paint sold in the Garden State in a paint stewardship program.
  • February 10, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Developer drops plans for Berks County gas-to-liquids plant

    Canadian developer, EmberClear, has dropped plans to build a $1 billion gas-to-liquids plant in Berks county.The company had planned to purchase a 63-...
  • February 10, 2015 |  Down the Shore

    Lavallette beachcomber finds prehistoric projectile point

    Denise Wirth regularly strolls on the beach, a healthy habit that she says is akin to mediation.
  • February 10, 2015

    Backers tout economic impact of 114-mile PennEast pipeline

    A new study commissioned by the consortium of companies behind the PennEast pipeline finds it would generate $1.62 billion for the Pennsylvania and Ne...
  • February 9, 2015

    Councilwoman wants to offer Philly residents more green to encourage green roofs

    A Philadelphia councilwoman wants to encourage the installation of more green roofs in the city by boosting an incentive program.
  • February 9, 2015

    NJ trying out new approach to keeping power lines clear of trees

    As winter storms cause trees and limbs to fall and break power lines, a pilot program in New Jersey is looking at how to remove potentially hazardous ...
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