Environment

  • 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...
  • March 18, 2016 |  StateImpact

    U.S. to expand safety rules for natural gas pipelines

    The proposed rules would also regulate, for the first time, rural gathering lines. Currently, all those thousands of miles of smaller pipe that get th...
  • March 18, 2016

    Snowstorm expected to arrive with spring will put a damper on problematic pollen

    Spring and a snowstorm might arrive simultaneously this weekend. That may be disappointing if you've been getting use to the warm weather, But s...
  • March 15, 2016 |  StateImpact

    Gas royalties bill back in the spotlight

    Royalty advocates were back in Harrisburg Tuesday urging lawmakers to pass legislation to prevent drillers from cheating landowners out of money.
  • March 11, 2016 |  StateImpact

    Philadelphia fails to find common ground on 'energy hub'

    The prospect of Philadelphia as an "energy hub" has some seeing dollar signs and good-paying jobs. Others worry about the continued impact o...
  • March 11, 2016 |  StateImpact

    Two Pa. families awarded $4.24 million over fracking contamination of water

    An eight-member federal jury found Cabot Oil and Gas negligent and ordered the driller to pay a total of $4.24 million to two Dimock families for poll...
  • March 10, 2016

    Answers sought from Navy on possible contamination in Bucks, Montgomery

    Residents of parts of Horsham, Montgomery County, and Warminster in Bucks County who have been long concerned about tainted water wells in the vicinit...
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