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.
Two citizens groups say they’re ready to take Tredyffrin Township to court over a series of raw sewage spills in Valley Forge National Historical Park.
Under EPA regulations, it is legal to scatter a deceased person’s ashes, with several restrictions.
Something is clearly wrong with the Smallmouth Bass of the Susquehanna River. A recent Fish and Boat Commission census found their population diminished, and many young fish dotted with sores and black spots.
Figures show the Schuylkill River is the 17th most polluted local watershed in America. The Delaware River ranks even higher.
Ed Perry of the National Wildlife Federation has spent seven years looking at the effects of climate change in Pennsylvania.
Nation’s Top Water Official Discusses Proposed Rule To Clarify Clean Water Act During Valley Forge Visit
The top water official in the country paid a visit to Valley Forge National Historical Park Thursday. She spoke to kayakers, anglers and others about a proposed rule to clarify the Clean Water Act.
Chris Stigall talked to Wall Street Journal Columnist Stephen Moore on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about new regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency on carbon emissions from power plants.
Chris covers the latest in the case of Bowe Bergdahl, Governor Tom Corbett’s opposition to new EPA regulations, and Actor Jonah Hill’s apology for slurring a photographer. He talks to Columnist Michelle Malkin, Stephen Moore from the Wall Street Journal, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris reviews the resignations of General Eric Shinseki and Jay Carney from the Obama Administration, the death of Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz in a plane crash, and the exchange of an American prisoner-of-war for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath, John Hayward from Human Events, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Chris reviews Philadelphia’s changing stance on immigration policy, Kathleen Sebelius potential run for Senate in Kansas, and Keith Olbermann’s shot at Flyers Fans. He talks to Phil Kerwick from the Blasius Chocolate Factory and Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery.
While the study was small — researchers only sampled 67 public and private water sources such as kitchen sinks and drinking fountains – it’s the first one to chart the presence of the potentially deadly bacteria in water taps.
A multi-million dollar federal cleanup operation is underway in south Jersey where U.S. Environmental Protection Agency workers try to stop the spread of what the EPA calls, ‘an immediate risk to the public health.’