Environment

  • December 13, 2013

    Bucks lawmaker proposes taxing Pa. drillers on shale gas sales

    How much should natural gas drillers be giving back to the commonwealth? The Corbett administration says they’ve done a lot for Pennsylvania. But, for...
  • December 11, 2013 |  View Finders Blog

    Father and son bag bear and cub to kick off annual New Jersey hunt

    The successful hunter has an intimate knowledge of the animals he pursues. In preparation for the New Jersey bear hunt, Oak Ridge resident Bummer Cron...
  • December 11, 2013

    Corbett's DEP pick confirmed after climate change dustup

    Pennsylvania state senators have confirmed Gov. Tom Corbett's latest nominee to be his environmental protection secretary, but not before a dustu...
  • December 6, 2013

    Philly's Indonesian immigrants lead way in cooking-oil recycling

    Philadelphia is home to the nation's second largest Indonesian population. And the city is now home to a new Environmental Protection Agency cook...
  • December 5, 2013

    Opportunity to lead turbine industry may be gone with the wind, N.J. lawmakers warn

    An environmental group and the leader of the New Jersey Senate are blaming the state Board of Public Utilities for a delay in developing offshore wind...
  • December 4, 2013

    Pa. measure aims to shield drillers using polluted water for fracking

    Thousands of miles of streams in Pennsylvania have been polluted by drainage from abandoned mines -- the toxic legacy of coal mining. Volunteers work...
  • December 2, 2013

    750k deer hunters expected to be out on opening day of Pa. season

    Many schools and businesses will be closed Monday for an unofficial holiday in Pennsylvania, the start of deer season at sunrise.
  • November 30, 2013

    $8M deal could clear way for Pinelands pipeline

    A deal appears to be in the works that would enable a 22-mile natural gas pipeline to be built through New Jersey's Pinelands.