Environment

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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Eco-friendly New Year's resolutions
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Rasa Kaye
December 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Take a long view at the next year, if not the next decade, and consider how we can all maintain the momentum toward preserving the planet. We like to call it 1Thing we can all do, but if you’re revising your list of New Year’s resolutions, there are actions you can take on a daily, monthly or once-...
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A Blue Bottle Coffee paper to-go cup rests on a table outside one of their cafes in San Francisco.
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AP News
December 24, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass jars to rental mugs and BYO cup policies. Read more here.
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Greta Thunberg is Time’s youngest “person of the year."
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title. Read more here.
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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Ford McDonalds Coffee Chaff
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CNN
December 04, 2019 - 9:35 am
Ford has tapped McDonald's to help it turn coffee parts into car parts. Starting this year, Ford is incorporating coffee chaff — coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process — into the plastic headlamp housing used in some cars. It's asked McDonald's, which doesn't roast its own...
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline continues in South Lebanon Township.
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Jim Melwert
December 03, 2019 - 12:06 pm
The Chester County District Attorney's Office has filed more charges in connection with the Mariner East Pipeline, including bribery and related charges against the security manager for the company building the pipeline. Read more here.
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New Jersey hillside
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David Madden
November 26, 2019 - 3:08 pm
New Jersey is buying a large piece of land from Atlantic City Electric in rural Cumberland County in the name of conservation. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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KYW Staff
November 26, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Philadelphia's PES Advisory Committee has released a report reviewing the city's response to the June 2019 refinery explosion and looking at the future options for the site. Read more here.
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