On Earth Day, Local Environmentalist Discusses Present, Future State Of Our PlanetIt is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and an area environmental leader is reflecting on the strides made in protecting the planet through the years along with the major issues like climate change that still need to be addressed.
South Street Headhouse District To Go Green With Annual Eco-friendly FestivalThe 9th annual Greenfest Philly is returning to Headhouse Square, and organizers say they’re expecting at least 10,000 people to attend the eco-friendly festivities.
Environmentalists Voice Opposition Over Proposed Modifications To Pa.’s Smog RulesSome 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.
Kidcasting from the Clean Air Council 5K Run and Earthfest Celebration
Pa. Attorney General Prosecutes Marcellus Shale Driller For Waste Water SpillPennsylvania 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.
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.
New Report Ranks Pennsylvania Third For Most Toxic Air PollutionPennsylvania 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.
Clean Air Council 5K Run Ends With An Earth Day FestivalAfter 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.
Talk Philly: Clean Air Council & 5K Run For Clean AirPat Ciarrocchi spoke to Katie Edwards, the director of Philly's largest Earth Day event, the 5K Run for Clean Air.
Part 2: Why You Should CareIf, like most people, you're worried about gasoline prices, you might.
Part 3: Multiple BlowsThe tiny town of Marcus Hook, Pa. depended heavily on earned income taxes from the Sunoco plant, now closed. Its local economy is in trouble.
Groups Hold Old City 'Inhaler Vigil' To Highlight Philadelphia's Poor Air QualityRepresentatives 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.