Pennsylvanians Share Concerns About Pollution With EPA OfficialsThe hearing on Penn's campus is one of more than a dozen hearings statewide.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Study Turns Portion Of The Delaware River Green "The purpose of the dye study is so that we can understand how pollution would move throughout different parts of the river under different conditions,” said Dr. Chris Crocket of the Philadelphia Water Department.
Sorry, Carnivores: Study Claims You're Doing Double The Damage To The EnvironmentWant to do something good for the environment? Put down the hamburger.
PA Cracks The Top Ten List Of Toxic Chemicals In WaterwaysPennsylvania has the nation's seventh-highest volume of toxic chemicals being released into its waterways, according to a new report. New Jersey ranks 14th. Now, a coalition of environmental groups is urging greater protection for local waterways.
Feds Step In To Clean Up Gloucester County, NJ Hazmat SiteNew Jersey officials had been working with the Superior Barrel and Drum Company to address a hazardous material problem on its property -- until the owner stopped cooperating.
Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For New JerseyThe National Weather Service says the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for multiple locations.
Study: Kids Exposed To Air Pollution At Young Age At Higher Risk Of Hyperactivity A new study has found that children who are exposed to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution at a young age are more at risk of being hyperactive.
Report: Superstorm Sandy Released 11 Billion Gallons Of SewageThat's according to a study by the nonprofit science journalism group Climate Central. It says that's equivalent to having Central Park covered 41 feet high with sewage.
Philadelphia Among ‘25 Most Polluted Cities’ In AmericaA 2013 report by the American Lung Association has found that the air in and around Philadelphia may put people’s health at risk.
New Environmental Report Finds PA Industries Among Highest In PollutantsIt's a problem dating to the industrial revolution, bad stuff belching from smokestacks in the very places that allow nearby residents to put food on the table. And a new report from EarthJustice finds that Pennsylvania factories are top polluters.
New Report Shows Local Beaches In Good Standing When It Comes To Water QualityAn independent annual report on water quality along popular beaches from coast to coast puts most of those around here in pretty good standing.