Environment

  • December 29, 2015

    U.S. follows New Jersey's lead in banning microbeads

    A New Jersey congressman is pleased that President Barack Obama has signed the legislation he sponsored to phase out the use of microbeads in consumer...
  • December 29, 2015

    Applying proven flood controls along with green infrastructure, Philly stays above water

    When Philadelphia gets too much rain for its storm sewers to handle, millions of tons of sewage drain into surrounding rivers. Many of the city'...
  • December 28, 2015

    Philadelphia Eagle Connor Barwin lends a hand funding South Philly playground makeover

    A Philadelphia Eagle is helping a South Philadelphia playground get a professional-quality playing field.
  • December 27, 2015

    Warm weather pushing earnings downhill at area ski resorts

    The warm weather is disappointing those who usually make skiing in the region part of their holiday tradition.
  • December 24, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Climate Change: The good news for Philadelphia

    If the oceans rise as predicted, huge swaths of Boston, New York and Miami will be under water by the end of this century. Compared to those cities, P...
  • December 24, 2015

    Shop 'til you're hot: How the warm weather affects Chistmas shopping

    It’s hot. It’s wet. It’s sticky.It’s ... Christmas?
  • December 22, 2015

    Court strikes down New Jersey beach access rules

    A state appellate court has tossed out New Jersey's rules regarding public access to its beaches and waterways. In a ruling issued Tuesday, the ...
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