Environment

  • March 28, 2016

    New Jersey Dems want all schools to test water for lead

    A bill proposed by Democrats in the New Jersey's Senate would require all schools in the state to test drinking water for lead contamination.
  • March 28, 2016

    Six Flags Great Adventure moves ahead with plan to fell trees, put up solar farm

    A plan to cut down 66 acres of forest — nearly 15,000 trees— to make space for a solar farm at Six Flags Great Adventure is forging ahead.
  • March 27, 2016 |  StateImpact

    DEP to abandon controversial permits for recycling drilling waste

    Proponents say it’s a way to recycle the waste and keep it out of landfills.Critics argue the permits have been used to avoid regulations.
  • March 25, 2016 |  StateImpact

    Quaker group says North Philly solar panels could meet PECO power target this year

    Solar power advocates are urging southeastern Pennsylvania’s biggest utility to boost its use of solar-generated electricity by buying from potential ...
  • March 21, 2016

    As EPA delves into long-term health effects of artificial turf, towns continue field installation

    At a recent meeting, Phoenixville Area School District board member Joshua Gould grappled with the question of artificial turf. "If I knew there...
  • March 21, 2016

    Plan to close roads in Wharton State Forest kicking up dust among locals

    In a bid to reduce damage from off-road vehicles, New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection floated a plan to close off certain roads i...
  • March 21, 2016

    Philly doesn't have Flint-like lead issue, city officials testify at hearing

    Philadelphia City Council members heard more about whether lead in Philadelphia homes is a problem for the city's children during a Monday morn...
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