Environment

  • February 8, 2016

    Lead-tainted water in Flint draws new attention to lead risks in older Pennsylvania cities

    Several cities in Southeast Pennsylvania — including Norristown and Chester — had higher rates of children with unsafe blood-lead levels than the stat...
  • February 7, 2016 |  StateImpact

    Pa. landowners brace for start of tree-felling by Constitution Pipeline builders

    Landowners in Susquehanna County prepared for a last-minute confrontation with tree-felling crews who were expected to begin clearing forest on Friday...
  • February 6, 2016

    New Jersey sues Volkswagen claiming emissions fraud

    The state of New Jersey claims in a new lawsuit that Volkswagen sold diesel vehicles equipped with software that deactivated on-board emission control...
  • February 5, 2016

    The apiarist's dilemma: Educating swarms of amateur beekeepers

    Swarms of beekeepers are primed to alight in Philadelphia for the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild's annual symposium Saturday.
  • February 3, 2016

    Nearly $7M suit filed against chemical plant after 2015 fire

    A central Pennsylvania chemical plant has been accused of not completely paying an environmental remediation company for cleanup services after a fire...
  • February 3, 2016

    Bucks County based ZeroWater donating thousands of filters to Flint

    Clean water running out of a faucet is something that we often take for granted. For people living in Flint, Michigan, turning on the tap has been a n...
  • February 3, 2016

    From Pa. drilling country, a severance tax proposal

    There's a new proposal for a severance tax on natural gas drillers in Pennsylvania, and it comes from an unlikely proponent: a conservative Repub...
  • February 2, 2016

    No shadow: Punxsutawney Phil 'predicts' early spring

    The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he has "...
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