Environment

  • March 3, 2014 |  State Impact Pennsylvania

    Phila. mayor says $1.86B deal to sell city gas works offers Marcellus benefits

    Today, Philadelphians don't get their natural gas from the Marcellus Shale. But under a proposed deal announced Monday to privatize the city'...
  • February 26, 2014

    Pa. to address road salt shortage by hitting road to Delaware

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is sending commercial haulers to Delaware to pick up 20,000 tons of road salt — a commodity in high dema...
  • February 25, 2014 |  StateImpact

    Environmental groups rally against plan to expand drilling in state forests

    A statewide coalition of environmental groups held a rally today opposing Governor Corbett’s proposal to expand leasing of state parks and forests for...
  • February 23, 2014 |  Associated Press

    Natural gas pipeline firm eyes $2B Pa. expansion

    Tulsa, Okla.-based Williams Partners says it's planning to seek approval for a $2.1 billion natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania that it ...
  • February 21, 2014

    Railroads agree to slow down crude oil trains in major cities

    Federal regulators and U.S. railroads have agreed to voluntary changes that could make shipping crude oil by train safer. Theagreement comes one week ...
  • February 19, 2014 |  Listen

    Think you've got it hard this winter? Consider your trees

    Moderating temperatures are melting snow and ice, allowing property owners to better assess storm-damaged trees. Dave Heller surveyed the scene with a...
  • February 19, 2014 |  PublicSource

    Pennsylvania fifth in the nation in hazardous spills

    In January and February, a deluge of events has reminded us of the consequences of chemical spills.
  • February 19, 2014

    DCNR questioned on plan to expand leasing of state park and forest land

    State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti says Governor Corbett's proposal to expand leasing of state park ...