Environment

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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Green Philly panel
Chris Kendig Photography
Kim Glovas
November 25, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Although Philly is continuing to enhance its streets, energy use and livability, sustainability experts issued the city a report card with a just-barely passing grade. Read more here.
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Norwood
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
November 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
Delaware County residents packed a community meeting Thursday night in Norwood, where EPA officials addressed their concerns that an abandoned landfill could be linked to a cluster of cancer and autoimmune illnesses in the area. Read more.
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Tap water.
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Kim Glovas
November 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pennsylvania is making $30 million available to groups that care about the land and water in the state in a matching grant program. Read more here.
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Flooding in Venice
Luca Bruno/AP
AP News
November 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Italy's government declared a state of emergency Thursday in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years. Read more here.
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Water
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Kim Glovas
November 13, 2019 - 2:49 pm
More than a dozen homes in upper Bucks County have been receiving bottled water as drinking water for at least two years, after the state found elevated levels of PFAS in the wells. Now, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has identified the potential polluter. Read more here.
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