EPA: July 4th Fireworks Spew Pollution And Can Pose Health RisksA study of 315 locations around the country found that the holiday explosions temporarily boosted the levels of airborne microscopic particles that can pose a health risk.
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
Innovative Bench At Independence National Historical Park Monitors Air Quality, WeatherPhiladelphia is one of five cities to test out a high-tech bench that allows the public to participate in the measurement of air quality and weather information.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats 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.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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.
Hyundai And Kia Hit Speed Bump After Punishing Fine For False ClaimsThe storybook ride of Hyundai and Kia hit a major speed bump recently when the companies got significant fines for overstating fuel-economy claims.
Tredyffrin Township Faces Legal Action Over Sewage Spills In Valley Forge ParkTwo 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.
Legally Scattering Ashes Of The DeceasedUnder EPA regulations, it is legal to scatter a deceased person’s ashes, with several restrictions.
Susquehanna Smallmouth Bass Send SOSSomething 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.