The EPA is considering more protective limits of particle pollution from 15 down to 12 or 13 micrograms per cubic meter.
More than 1.7 million Pennsylvania electricity customers have shopped for a better, or greener deal.
The Phillies hosted the announcement at Citizens Bank Park by EPA regional administrator Shawn Garvin.
Experts say it’s going to potentially be one the most severe flea and tick summers in some time due to the mild winter.
Maybe you’ve heard of a carbon footprint, that is, how much carbon dioxide is released producing this or doing that. But there’s on another sort of footprint making a splash — a water footprint.
Chris reviews the arguments before the Supreme Court yesterday focusing the mandate in the Affordable Healthcare Act requiring eveyone to purchase health insurance. He talks to former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty about his support for Mitt Romney for President, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine, and J.L.Cauvinto and Kevin Israel about their show tonight at Helium Comedy Club.
“I want it cleaned up,” says Riverside resident Bob Grab, referring to the old Zurbrugg Hospital site. He can see from his home what’s left of the tattered and shredded tarps that barely cover the piles of construction debris, portions of which the EPA says contain asbestos.
Opponents of natural gas drilling in Northeastern Pennsylvania came to Philadelphia on Friday, demanding that the EPA administrator order fresh water deliveries to their town.
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.
When was the last time your boss bought you a new dress or maybe a shirt, or even a tie? The answer for most of us is ‘probably never’! But as CBS 3 Anchor Chris May reports, that’s not the case for thousands of state workers in New Jersey.
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 EPA approves E15 as it’s called for model year 2001 cars or newer, but there are a lot of older ones still on the road.
Jason Laughlin of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office says the investigation is being carried out by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and Camden police department.
A huge multi-alarm fire in Camden is under control but firefighters continue to wet down scattered hot spots.
The US Environmental Protection Agency got an earful from opponents of mercury pollution during a hearing in Philadelphia on proposed new power plant regulations.