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Tom Schuster, of the Sierra Club in Pennsylvania, offers the group's views on proposed modifications to the state's smog rules Wednesday in Norristown. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Environmentalists Voice Opposition Over Proposed Modifications To Pa.’s Smog Rules

Some were Philadelphia residents, others veterans, and others simply identified themselves as people who care about clean air. Each expressed respectful opposition to a proposal by the Department of Environmental Protection to modify regulations covering certain pollutants.

05/28/2014

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Car Maker Offers Guide To Buying Electric, Hybrid Vehicles

Although one electric car maker is at death’s door, the industry almost has to get healthier, so maybe it’s time for an electric/hybrid vehicle buying guide.

06/22/2013

(Mcihael Krancer. Pa. DEP photo)

Pa. Environmental Protection Chief Leaving, Delighting Environmental Groups

“The secretary balked and would not agree that global warming is happening, or is caused by pollution. That really puts him pretty far out on a limb,” says David Masur of Penn Environment.

04/04/2013

(A streetcorner Christmas tree vendor in New York City.  File photo by  Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Ecology Expert Says A Real Christmas Tree is the Way To Go

“It sounds a little counterintuitive because you hear us greenies tell you all the time, ‘reusable this, reusable that,’ ” notes a Sierra Club editor.

12/15/2012

(Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Groups Hold Old City ‘Inhaler Vigil’ To Highlight Philadelphia’s Poor Air Quality

Representatives from the Clean Air Council and the Sierra Club were on Independence Mall in front of a giant inflatable hand holding an inhaler, talking about the difficulty of living with asthma in areas of poor air quality.

07/14/2011

(A Marcellus shale drilling site.  File photo)

Some Pa. Natural Gas Drilling May Be Violating Federal Law, Sierra Club Warns

Since 1965, Pennsylvania has received more than $160 million from the federal government to acquire land that, according to the funding, must be used for public purposes in perpetuity.

07/07/2011

(Some environmental groups advise avoiding consumption of king mackerel, above, and similar large fish because of their high mercury content.)

Study Finds NJ Residents Above Average In Metal Mercury Exposure

Volunteers were asked to show up at hair salons — including one in Ocean City, NJ — where samples were taken and examined.

06/24/2011

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