Environment

  • April 17, 2015

    Candidates cheering energy hub for Philly as job engine, others wary

    This week business leaders and local politicians gathered at Drexel University to talk about exporting Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale gas from the Por...
  • April 16, 2015 |  StateImpact

    In New Jersey, open space sacrificed for cheaper natural gas

    The New Jersey Conservation Foundation says a proposed natural gas pipeline could cut through about 4,500 acres of undeveloped land preserved with pub...
  • April 15, 2015 |  StateImpact

    DEP to hold public hearings on new drilling regulations

    The state Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled three hearings for the public to weigh in on proposed changes to regulations for the oi...
  • April 14, 2015

    Human-scale stories on tackling climate change

    For the 45th anniversary of Earth Day observations, Alex Chadwick, long-time public radio reporter and host of the podcast "Burn, An Energy Journ...
  • April 14, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Law would offer new federal protection for Delaware River Basin

    Federal lawmakers on Tuesday stepped up efforts to conserve the Delaware River Basin when they reintroduced a bill that would enhance federal protecti...
  • April 13, 2015 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Are Marcellus drillers cheating the state? Agencies take a closer look

    People who leased their land for Marcellus Shale drilling have been complaining for several years that some companies are cheating them out of gas roy...
  • April 10, 2015 |  National Interest

    Harry Reid, nuclear waste, and the politics of NIMBY

    In retirement, Harry Reid will be remembered for his pugilistic support of President Obama, most notably the key role he played coaxing health care re...
  • April 8, 2015

    Schoolyards and parks as a community-building tool in Philly

    The Knight Foundation has awarded $5 million in grants to community organizations across the country as part of the Knight Cities Challenge. Seven of...
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