• July 15, 2015

    Philly's old water infrastructure gets help from new developments

    The Philadelphia Water Department enacted new regulations this month to comply with the federal Clean Water Act. Directed at developers, the rules ai...
  • July 15, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Study shows increased hospitalizations in Pa. shale gas region

    A study released today in the journal PLOS One shows a rise in hospitalization rates that researchers say correspond to an increase in the number of s...
  • July 15, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Philadelphia’s top emergency planner won’t disclose oil-train plans

    The City of Philadelphia’s top emergency-management official said on Monday she will not disclose the city’s tactical plans for dealing with any oil-t...
  • July 13, 2015 |  StateImpact

    Project would bring 400,000 tons of drilling waste to Pa.’s ‘Grand Canyon’

    Plans to put the Marcellus Shale gas drilling waste next to one of the state’s most pristine waterways have sparked a backlash.
  • July 13, 2015

    Judge denies NJ groups' effort to intervene in Exxon Mobil case

    A New Jersey judge will not allow environmental groups and a Democratic state senator to intervene in the state's proposed settlement with Exxon ...
  • July 9, 2015

    Critics say Exxon Mobil settlement bad deal for Paulsboro, Atlantic City

    A state senator and environmental groups seeking to intervene in a New Jersey settlement with Exxon Mobil have called it a raw deal for areas such as ...
  • July 9, 2015

    A final report card for Philly's big green plan

    In the waning months of the Nutter administration, the city has released its fifth and final report on his Greenworks sustainability plan, the effort ...
  • July 9, 2015

    It's ova for frozen custard as egg scarcity spurs Rita's summer switch to soft-serve

    A nationwide egg shortage due to avian influenza has led Rita's Water Ice to temporarily replace its classic frozen custard with egg-free soft-se...
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