Environment

An egret looks for food along Valhalla Pond in Riverview, Fla.
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AP News
January 23, 2020 - 11:14 am
The Trump administration appears ready to move ahead with its plan to remove protections for some of the nation's millions of miles, streams and arroyos, completing one of its most far-reaching environmental rollbacks. Read more here.
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Electric vehicle and charging station
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Mike Dougherty
January 18, 2020 - 10:32 am
Governor Phil Murphy wants New Jersey to be a national leader in the push to put electric vehicles on the road, so he's offering an incentive for buyers. Read more here.
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A community activist poses with signs to be used at a protest in New York City, where the PES action will occur.
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Tim Jimenez
January 17, 2020 - 7:50 am
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, the site of a massive explosion and fire last summer, is being auctioned off in New York on Friday. A group of environmental activists and community members is making the trip to the law firm where the auction is taking place. Read more here.
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Graphic of pill filled with earths
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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A group of kids write down what they changes they plan to make to positively affect the environment at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
As 2020 marks the 50th year since the first Earth Day, the Academy of Natural Sciences has launched a year-long initiative to show how everyday choices can affect the environment. Read more here.
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Kelly McDowell is a one-woman cleanup crew picking up litter along Chester County roads.
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Molly Daly
January 12, 2020 - 5:28 pm
The official-looking orange road sign on Route 1 in Chester County says "Litter Crew Ahead." But the crew consists of one woman on a mission. Read more here.
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Australia bushfires
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Hadas Kuznits
January 10, 2020 - 1:12 pm
An estimated 25.5 million acres have burned in Australia, killing a couple dozen people and wiping out ecosystems in the process. A Philadelphia fundraiser hopes to offer some aid to those battling the massive flames. Read more here.
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Sloth bears at the Philadelphia Zoo
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Rachel Kurland
January 09, 2020 - 1:02 pm
A sloth bear cub was born at the zoo in December — the first healthy sloth bear born at the Philadelphia Zoo since 1997. Read more here.
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Christmas tree
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 5:47 pm
More than 2,000 discarded Christmas trees have been donated to New Jersey environmental officials to reinforce sand dunes at Island Beach State Park. Read more here.
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A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
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CNN
January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. Read more here.
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