Environment

  • June 4, 2015

    Lead stirred up by Sandy may be impacting health on the shore

    Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Jersey Shore nearly three years ago, but its long-term effects are still being uncovered.
  • June 3, 2015

    Invasive algae could stunt growth of Caribbean corals, University of Delaware scientist finds

    Algae from the Indian and Pacific oceans now has a foothold in the Caribbean -- and local scientists are finding it might cause more trouble than prev...
  • June 3, 2015

    5 Pa. men guilty of exceeding snow geese bag limits, fined $55K

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission says five eastern Pennsylvania hunters have pleaded guilty to charges they killed 265 more snow geese than they were ...
  • June 2, 2015 |  STATE IMPACT

    DEP nominee who's criticized natural gas leasing up for a vote in Pa. Senate

    Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to head Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental is one step closer to confirmation, despite failing to receive the e...
  • June 2, 2015 |  StateImpact

    In a power shift, natural gas closes in on ‘King Coal’

    In Pennsylvania when you flip on a light switch, odds are you’re burning coal.But as the fracking boom continues to unlock huge quantities of natural ...
  • May 30, 2015

    Christie vows to renew fight against seismic tests of NJ coast

    Gov. Chris Christie says the state will continue to fight plans for seismic tests off the New Jersey coast.
  • May 27, 2015

    With Philly's solar development dimming, groups push for more state funding

    In the last year, city officials doubled-down on bringing more solar power to Philadelphia, pledging 20,000 rooftop panels by 2025. But there's s...
  • May 26, 2015

    GOP prosecutors bolster Wolf's case for more Pa. pre-K funding

    Several district attorneys in Pennsylvania are standing behind Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to invest more money in early childhood education.
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