Environment

  • September 7, 2014

    Authorities: N.J. man set at least 12 small wildfires

    Multiple counts of arson have been filed a southern New Jersey man accused of setting at least 12 small wildfires during a six-week period this summer...
  • September 7, 2014

    Fire at western Pa. gas well pad forces evacuation

    A fire at a northwestern Pennsylvania gas well briefly forced the evacuation of homes within a one-mile radius of the well pad.
  • September 5, 2014 |  StateImpact

    Pa. plans to give industry group $150K grant to study effects of gas drilling

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has approved a $150,000 grant earmarked in the state budget for “independent research regardin...
  • September 3, 2014 |  NJ Spotlight

    Problems with repetitive flooding mean recurring losses for inland N.J.

    While Sandy’s devastation brought renewed attention to longstanding concerns about sea-level rise and vulnerabilities along the coast, much of the rec...
  • September 3, 2014 |  StateImpact

    West Goshen tightens zoning laws for pipeline projects

    A Chester County town passed a series of amendments to its zoning law Tuesday night – the latest defensive move in West Goshen’s fight to prevent Suno...
  • September 2, 2014

    Cultivating healthy eating habits at North Philly vegetable garden

    From a quarter-acre plot in North Philadelphia, Lisa Gaidanowicz wants to inspire an organic shift toward healthier eating.
  • September 1, 2014

    Annual count starts for declining monarch populations

    Cape May's annual Monarch Monitoring Project kicks off this week amid calls for the federal government to protect the iconic black-and-orange but...
  • September 1, 2014 |  StateImpact

    New study shows gas workers could be exposed to dangerous levels of benzene

    A new study out this month reveals unconventional oil and natural gas workers could be exposed to dangerous levels of benzene, putting them at a highe...
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