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Clean Water Action

(John Pomponio of the EPA, left, and Michael Roles of Clean Water Action, right, listen as Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown presents a resolution from City Council.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia Groups Back Effort To Clarify EPA’s Role For Clean Water

Environmentalists and activists gathered today at Boathouse Row to tout the importance of new rules clarifying the reach and control of the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over major waterways and the streams and creeks that flow into them.

08/06/2014

(Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Thousands Take To Jersey Shore To Help Clean Up Beaches, Rivers And Bays

Thousands of volunteers are taking to New Jersey’s beaches, but not to get an early tan.

04/27/2013

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Cancelled Meeting About Polluted Wells Ruffles Feathers Of Environmental Groups

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is getting some heat from environmental groups after cancelling a meeting on short notice.

02/10/2013

The Philadelphia City Council-approved trash-to-energy plant would convert trash into pellets, like these, that could then be incinerated. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Environmental Group Voices Concerns Over Council-Approved Trash-To-Energy Plant

Philadelphia City Council this past week signed off on plans for a new trash-to-energy plant, despite concerns by some environmental groups that it could do more harm than good.

06/09/2012

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