Environment

  • 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...
  • April 7, 2015 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    StateImpact probes Pennsylvania's pipeline building boom

    Pennsylvania’s pipeline building boom could expand the nations’ and perhaps the world’s, supply of natural gas. And while producers and utilities try ...
  • April 6, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Towns take on gas industry, at their own peril

    In rural Conestoga Township, Lancaster County concerned residents want to stop a $3 billion interstate gas pipeline from coming through their communit...
  • April 6, 2015

    Pa. farmers see low-yield tax relief in Wolf's budget

    For weeks, GOP lawmakers have been braying at Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to reduce property taxes, saying it doesn't go far enough. Fa...
  • April 5, 2015

    Observers rapt as bald eagles flourish in New Jersey

    While many are celebrating Sunday with Easter eggs, baby eaglets are breaking out of their shells in New Jersey. The newest generation is another in t...
  • April 2, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Pipelines: The new battleground over fracking

    Forget the battles over the Keystone XL. Pipeline wars are now raging in Pennsylvania, where production is high and pipeline capacity is low. Marcellu...
  • April 1, 2015

    Student meteorologist tackles challenge of predicting Philadelphia’s ozone pollution

    If you think predicting the weather is hard, try predicting ozone pollution levels. It's a complex interplay of emissions and meteorology that�...
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