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EPA

New Philly Gas Stations Won’t Have To Install Vapor Recovery Systems

Those vapor recovery systems at gas stations in Philadelphia and the suburbs may soon go by the wayside.

08/19/2012

Clean air activists and oil and natural gas industry representatives testify before EPA regulators. (credit: Steve Tawa)

EPA Hears Arguments From Oil Companies And Clean Air Activists

The EPA is considering more protective limits of particle pollution from 15 down to 12 or 13 micrograms per cubic meter.

07/18/2012

Electric Bill

Electricity Choice Helping PA Customers Save Green By Going Green

More than 1.7 million Pennsylvania electricity customers have shopped for a better, or greener deal.

06/25/2012

(Phillies' VP of operations Michael Stiles, left, and Philadelphia deputy mayor Rina Cutler, obscured, listen as EPA administrator Shawn Garvin delivers remarks at Citizens Bank Park.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Gets EPA’s ‘Green Power’ Designation For Promoting Renewable Energy

The Phillies hosted the announcement at Citizens Bank Park by EPA regional administrator Shawn Garvin.

06/20/2012

(Credit: Pedro Armestre/Getty Images)

Local Veterinarian Offers Pet Safety Tips For Flea And Tick Season

Experts say it’s going to potentially be one the most severe flea and tick summers in some time due to the mild winter.

05/26/2012

(credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservationists Shift Focus From Carbon To Water

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.

05/14/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.28.12

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/28/2012

Asbestos Concerns

Riverside, NJ Residents Angry Over Asbestos At Old Hospital Site

“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.

03/06/2012

(Protesters outside the Academy of Natural Sciences, 19th and The Parkway, today.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Upstate Pa. Residents Affected by Fracking Protest at EPA Head’s Visit to Philadelphia

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.

01/13/2012

(SEPTA's Locomotive No. 50.   Credit: SEPTA)

Feds Chip In To Help A Wayne Junction Locomotive Clean Up Its Act

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.

12/08/2011

Cash

N.J. Taxpayers Front The Bill For Government Employee’s Wardrobes

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.

11/17/2011

(A hazy day in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Philadelphia Among America’s Smoggiest Cities, Says Environmental Group

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.

09/21/2011

Local Car Expert Says Ethanol-Added Gasoline Can Damage Older Engines

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.

08/18/2011

Camden Fire 6-19 Jericka

Camden 6-Alarm Fire Being Investigated As Arson

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.

06/19/2011

camden Fire 6-19 Jericak 2

Six-Alarm Fire Destroys Warehouse In Camden

A huge multi-alarm fire in Camden is under control but firefighters continue to wet down scattered hot spots.

06/19/2011

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