Environmental Protection Agency
The new rules, announced last week by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, call for more protections of the nation’s waterways, including headwaters that feed into larger rivers such as the Schuykill and Delaware.
Part of the asphalt playground at the Nebinger Elementary School has been transformed into a rain garden.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
The storybook ride of Hyundai and Kia hit a major speed bump recently when the companies got significant fines for overstating fuel-economy claims.
Drexel University is attempting to spread an innovative food recovery program to all parts of the nation.
Under EPA regulations, it is legal to scatter a deceased person’s ashes, with several restrictions.
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.
In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.
New Jersey officials had been working with the Superior Barrel and Drum Company to address a hazardous material problem on its property — until the owner stopped cooperating.
US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) says he wants to make sure the proposed rule, now on a back burner, is never implemented.
It’s a new law in Philadelphia: commercial building owners must now use an EPA web site to calculate their energy usage, then report that figure annually to the city.
Why pay for water from a bottle rather than water from the tap? Why indeed.
Their message was against the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government and in favor of the onset of the latest phase of Obamacare.
This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.