clean air

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney.
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Pat Loeb
December 10, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney Tuesday signed two bills designed to make Philadelphia's air cleaner. Read more here.
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Philadelphia city buildings
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Pat Loeb
October 26, 2019 - 6:30 am
Around 50 buildings have joined the Philadelphia 2030 District initiative and pledged to improve their energy efficiency by 50 percent by the year 2030. According to an update released by the project this week, it’s already more than halfway to its target. Read more here.
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Moms Clean Air Force
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Rasa Kaye
May 06, 2019 - 2:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom moods run the gamut — from nurturing, warm and cuddly milk-and-cookies mom moods, to rip-your-throat-out-for-threatening-her-babies mama bear mom moods. There’s a time and place for both. Moms Clean Air Force (MCAF) stands ready to be bear-like if needed. It...
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Dreamstime
Rasa Kaye
March 22, 2019 - 12:11 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the earliest official tipoffs about global warming came in 1958 when Chauncey D. Leake, president for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, warned of the warming atmosphere in a paper at the National Conference on Air Pollution...
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Colin Pepper with Defend Our Future advocates for clean car standards.
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Justin Udo
September 11, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The non-partisan climate advocacy group Defend Our Future rallied on Temple University's campus Tuesday to speak out about clean air standards that they say are an immediate threat to public health. "We're here today because the Trump administration is rolling back...
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Smoke still pours from the scene of a huge junk yard fire in Kensington, Philadelphia.
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Mike Dougherty
July 12, 2018 - 6:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Millions of people in Philadelphia and the surrounding area experience unhealthy air more often than in most parts of the country, according to a study. Environmental experts and politicians are calling for tighter restrictions and more enforcement of existing laws. "...
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