Environment

  • May 1, 2014 |  Recap

    Deep-sea mission is science first and foremost — with room to take in the ambience

    If the hustle and bustle of daily life are stressing you out, why don't you consider a nice relaxing swim — a mile underwater. Our guest on this ...
  • April 30, 2014

    Philly region cuts fine-particle pollution, but not ozone

    How clear are the skies? The American Lung Association has released its annual "State of the Air" evaluations of the air quality in the coun...
  • April 29, 2014

    No more smoking in Philly parks, Nutter orders

    Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order Tuesday to ban smoking in Philadelphia's park system. The ban applies to all 11,000 acres of publi...
  • April 29, 2014

    Philly touts modern trash cans, but bellying up to solar compactors is offer some refuse

    Five years ago, Philadelphia was a pioneer when it replaced regular sidewalk trashcans with "smart" solar-powered ones called Big Belly.
  • April 28, 2014

    $100 million for N.J. open space, but environmental chief pressed for long-range funding

    New Jersey lawmakers are pressing the Christie administration to come up with a long-term plan to preserve open space.
  • April 28, 2014 |  PlanPhilly

    Waterfront study says $250-million Penn's Landing investment would return $1.6 billion

    Building a four-acre park across I-95 and replacing the mostly paved surfaces of Penn's Landing with a sloping 11 acres of additional green and r...
  • April 28, 2014 |  NBC 10

    Gas leak forces evacuations at the College of New Jersey

    Students and faculity were evacuated from a local college Monday morning due to a gas leak. Two residence halls and three academic buildings were eva...
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