Environment

  • January 14, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Tea party nirvana in West Virginia

    Why have tea-partying conservatives stayed mum about the hazardous chemical spill in West Virginia? Maybe because they'd look monumentally stupid...
  • January 14, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Pa. DEP seeks input on overhaul of drilling regulations

    Five years into Pennsylvania's shale gas boom, the state is overhauling environmental regulations for drillers and changing the way the industry ...
  • January 9, 2014

    Pothole season starts early in region

    See-sawing temperatures going from 60 to zero and back to normal have brought potholes out much earlier in the year than normal.
  • January 8, 2014 |  PlanPhilly

    Schuylkill River named Pennsylvania’s 2014 River of the Year

    Once among Pennsylvania’s most heavily-polluted waterways, the Schuylkill River in southeastern Pennsylvania has undergone a dramatic recovery and has...
  • January 8, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Chapter 78: A guide to the proposed oil and gas regulations

    Update: The public hearing scheduled for Jan. 7 in Tunkhannock has been postponed until January 27. State environmental regulators are gathering publ...
  • January 8, 2014 |  The Pulse

    How to make bugs appetizing with insect librarian Isa Betancourt

    Len Webb learns about an insect's role in society while snacking on stir-fried crickets in this So, What Do You Do? segment.
  • January 5, 2014

    It's a far, far butter thing they do at the Pennsylvania Farm Show

    If you've given up fats or salt as one of your New Year's resolutions, this story may be hazardous to your resolve.
  • January 4, 2014

    Texas firm to pay $275K for illegal Shale workers

    A Texas company doing survey work on the Marcellus Shale will forfeit $250,000 after admitting it illegally transported and housed 19 foreign workers....