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Tom Schuster, of the Sierra Club in Pennsylvania, offers the group's views on proposed modifications to the state's smog rules Wednesday in Norristown. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Environmentalists Voice Opposition Over Proposed Modifications To Pa.’s Smog Rules

Some were Philadelphia residents, others veterans, and others simply identified themselves as people who care about clean air. Each expressed respectful opposition to a proposal by the Department of Environmental Protection to modify regulations covering certain pollutants.

05/28/2014

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Kidcasting from the Clean Air Council 5K Run and Earthfest Celebration

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the 33rd Annual Clean Air Council 5K Run and Earthfest Celebration at the Philadelphia Art Museum on April 19th, 2014

04/21/2014

File photo: a hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operation.  Credit Janek Skarzynski/ AFP/ Getty Images.

Pa. Attorney General Prosecutes Marcellus Shale Driller For Waste Water Spill

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to prosecute a driller for a 2010 mishap that resulted in a 50,000 gallon waste water spill is simultaneously being with met with praise and disdain.

09/13/2013

GreenFest Philly 2012

Beautiful Day With Great Turnout For GreenFest Philly

Organizers want people to know that it is easy to be green. And exhibitors were on hand showcasing the large number of environmentally-friendly goods and services available.

09/09/2012

(credit: NRDC.org)

New Report Ranks Pennsylvania Third For Most Toxic Air Pollution

Pennsylvania is in the top three states with the most toxic air pollution. That’s according to data released on Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Clean Air Council.

08/09/2012

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Clean Air Council 5K Run Ends With An Earth Day Festival

After the 5K, many of the runners joined the Earthfest celebration on the lawn where members of various organizations were providing information about things like recycling, composting, mass transportation and bicycling.

04/21/2012

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Talk Philly: Clean Air Council & 5K Run For Clean Air

Pat Ciarrocchi spoke to Katie Edwards, the director of Philly’s largest Earth Day event, the 5K Run for Clean Air.

04/20/2012

(The ConocoPhillips refinery in Trainer, Pa., which is for sale.  Hundreds of workers at the facility have already been laid off.   Credit: David Madden)

Part 2: Why You Should Care

If, like most people, you’re worried about gasoline prices, you might.

04/05/2012

(Credit: David Madden)

Part 3: Multiple Blows

The tiny town of Marcus Hook, Pa. depended heavily on earned income taxes from the Sunoco plant, now closed. Its local economy is in trouble.

04/05/2012

(Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Groups Hold Old City ‘Inhaler Vigil’ To Highlight Philadelphia’s Poor Air Quality

Representatives from the Clean Air Council and the Sierra Club were on Independence Mall in front of a giant inflatable hand holding an inhaler, talking about the difficulty of living with asthma in areas of poor air quality.

07/14/2011

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