Environmental Protection Agency
SEPTA is upgrading a switching locomotive at Wayne Junction that services its trains, with the help of a $1.2-million EPA grant to reduce diesel air pollution and improve air quality.
A new report by an environmental group finds that Pennsylvania power plants produce more mercury pollution than nearly every other state.
Michael Tracht of Penn Environment says Philadelphia is the fifth smoggiest big city based on the number of days when the air was unhealthy, both in 2010 and this summer.
The US Environmental Protection Agency got an earful from opponents of mercury pollution during a hearing in Philadelphia on proposed new power plant regulations.
Mayor Nutter got an early start on Earth Day yesterday by giving EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson a look at one of the city’s major green projects.
EPA officials held a seminar on Thursday for local environmentalists, state and local governments, and others interested in the threat to our area’s drinking water.
The idea here is to reduce pollutants such as mercury, lead and dioxins, under the Clean Air Act.
Authorities say liquid from a truck being cleaned flowed into the Marcus Hook Creek.