Environment

  • May 4, 2015 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    New testing method reveals link between drilling, Pa. water contamination

    New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciencesshows evidence of a connection between gas drilling and water contaminati...
  • May 3, 2015 |  Stateimpact

    Feds issue new oil train safety rules

    New rules aimed at preventing those accidents include phasing out the current tank cars, implementing stronger tank car standards and requiring better...
  • May 3, 2015

    New Jersey farmers hoping May will brings some showers

    April showers were a bit scarce in New Jersey this year. Some are hoping May will bring more rain.
  • April 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Pine, orange, lavender... what should 'clean' really smell like?

    On days with air quality warnings, it makes a lot of sense to stay inside. But it's not necessarily safe to assume the home is always better.
  • April 30, 2015

    Neighboring states contribute to Delaware failing air quality report

    The American Lung Association gives Delaware air an "F" for ozone air pollutant.
  • April 30, 2015

    New eco-friendly buses in New Jersey bypass commuters

    New Jersey Transit has a new fleet of environmentally friendly buses, but they're not always able to pick up all of the riders waiting for them.
  • April 30, 2015

    Philly's Bhutanese community responds to earthquake in Nepal

    The many ethnic Nepalis who have settled in Philadelphia after fleeing Bhutan are reeling from the devastating news of the massive earthquake. As of W...
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