Clean Water

(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

EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe
(credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Stepping Forward In “Green” Movement

Philadelphia is taking another step toward being in the forefront of the “sustainability” movement by using a $5-million EPA grant for its “Green City, Clean Waters” plan.

01/25/2014

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

(Credit: Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership)

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Needs Help Finding Mussels

Volunteers are on the lookout along local streams, for a threatened species of shellfish.

05/27/2012

Mayor Michael Nutter says Philadelphia is leading the nation by partnering with the EPA to install new green technology to protect the city's water ways from pollution. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Signs Agreement With EPA To Fund Green Infrastructure Plans

The City of Philadelphia and the US Environmental Protection Agency signed an agreement today that signed an agreement Tuesday that represents a $2 billion dollar investment in the city’s green infrastructure.

04/10/2012

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Philadelphia Company Makes Clothes For A Good Cause

A Philadelphia company makes ‘trashy’ clothing — but it’s not what you think. They’re helping to keep our water clean.

12/11/2011

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