Environment

  • May 20, 2015

    Pollen 'storm' expected to sprinkle into June

    What's being called a storm of pollen is expected to last at least until the end of the week.
  • May 19, 2015

    State agricultural agencies prepare for arrival of deadly bird flu

    The avian influenza strain that has decimated flocks of chickens and turkeys in the western United States has not yet made it to Pennsylvania, New Jer...
  • May 15, 2015 |  StateImpact

    New LNG plant planned for Northeast Pennsylvania

    The plant will take locally produced natural gas– in its gaseous form– and cool it down to -260 degrees Fahrenheit, converting it into a liquid that c...
  • May 13, 2015 |  StateImpact

    What’s in those tank cars near the Amtrak derailment?

    News footage of the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia Tuesday night shows nearby tank cars that look similar to the rail cars that carry crude oil or ...
  • May 12, 2015

    On the Delaware Bay, migrating red knots balance on 'The Narrow Edge'

    Each year tiny sandpipers -- red knots -- undertake a 19,000-mile journey from one end of the Earth to the other and back. A critical stop for the bi...
  • May 12, 2015 |  StateImpact

    As gas boom cuts into forests, scientists study how to put it back together

    Pennylvnia state foresters and Penn State scientists are trying to plan for the future and help gas companies figure out the best ways to clean up aft...
  • May 12, 2015

    Christie vetoes bill directed at Exxon settlement spending

    Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have required New Jersey to put the majority of its money from a much-criticized proposed pollution s...
  • May 8, 2015

    South Jersey forest fire nearly contained

    A South Jersey forest fire that led some Burlington County residents to evacuate their homes Thursday was about 75 percent contained Friday morning.
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