Environment

Wind turbine
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Kim Glovas
August 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
A leading environmental agency in Pennsylvania is calling on lawmakers to look to green solutions to revive the sagging economy. Read more here.
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Chickens
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CNN
July 31, 2020 - 1:11 pm
More than 900 people in 48 states have been infected with salmonella, and their illnesses are likely linked to backyard poultry like chicks and ducklings. Read more here.
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tick
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Lynne Adkins
July 27, 2020 - 1:37 pm
Ticks have been flourishing in Pennsylvania this year. With warmer weather and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the season is likely to worsen and extend into the winter. Read more here.
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A Sunoco crew works on pipeline construction in Chester County.
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Charlotte Reese
July 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
Sunoco's Mariner East pipelines continue to operate, while the Safety Division of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission completes its ongoing pipeline safety investigation. Read more here.
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West Nile virus
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Dan Majka
July 23, 2020 - 3:23 pm
Pennsylvania reported its first probable human case of West Nile virus this year. State health officials are reminding residents to take precautions. Read more here.
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A spotted lanternfly tape trap.
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Kim Glovas
July 20, 2020 - 5:49 pm
You’ve probably noticed a few of those sticky traps wrapped around trees in suburban regions. They’re intended to catch and kill invasive spotted lanternflies, but the viscous adhesives are becoming a hazard for other wildlife. Read more here.
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There was an explosion and fire at this asphalt tank in Gloucester City at the Blueknight Energy Partners plant on Water Street.
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Tim Jimenez
June 30, 2020 - 7:22 am
An explosion and fire at an asphalt tank rocked a Gloucester City neighborhood and forced dozens of people out of their homes in the middle of the night. Read more here.
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
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Jim Melwert
June 26, 2020 - 1:42 pm
A magisterial district judge has tossed charges against the head of security for the company building the Mariner East pipelines. Read more here.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 24, 2020 - 8:53 am
For the first time ever, Starbucks will be adding a plant-based meat to its growing list of food items available to customers. See the details.
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Piles of garbage in landfill
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Mike Dougherty
June 20, 2020 - 2:31 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged support for a bill on environmental justice, that would give the state authority to deny a permit to a company due to concerns about pollution. Read more here.
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