Clean Air Council

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Rasa Kaye
June 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All hail the bicyclists of the greater Philadelphia region. They’ve got legs of iron and nerves of steel as they compete for a slice of space on our car-choked streets, sailing through clouds of vehicle fumes and motorists’ irritation while leaving nary a speck of...
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Methane bubble in the ice a of a freshly frozen Paezeriai lake in Lithuania
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Rasa Kaye
February 08, 2019 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eerily gorgeous photos of frozen methane bubbles have been making the rounds online recently, captured in symmetric patterns like strings of fantastic, luminous, milky beads ; or clustered like frosty moons in an icy orbit . Unless it’s frozen or flaring, we rarely...
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Antionette Lee
October 09, 2018 - 8:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Extremely hot days, more precipitation, and increased flooding are just some of the consequences people can expect if the earth continues to warm at it current pace. In fact, a group of scientist appointed by the United Nations recently said it's worse than we thought...
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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 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A massive fire at a junk yard in Kensington Tuesday night has been extinguished, but clean air advocates say this is just the beginning for surrounding neighbors, as hazardous matter in the air has reached staggering levels. Fire officials are still on the scene of...
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Pipeline Generic
David Madden
May 24, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WEST WHITELAND TWP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has, again, brought work on the Mariner East 2 natural gas pipeline to a halt in a part of Chester County. And Mariner East 1 has been shut down as well. Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth Barnes agreed with the...
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Plogging
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John McDevitt
April 09, 2018 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An earth-friendly fitness trend that originated in Sweden is spreading to Philadelphia. The first-ever Philly Plogging Week started on Monday. There is litter all over the city, and the Swedish fitness craze plogging combines jogging with picking up trash along the...
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A SEPTA bus
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Kimberly Adams
April 05, 2018 - 11:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - It was an interesting sight in Center City Philadelphia during Thursday's evening rush as dozens of people weren't trying to catch a bus, but beat the bus instead. "It's the classic saga of man versus the machine and we overcame the machine today," says Greg Scotch,...
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President Trump
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Steve Tawa
April 03, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Critics say President Trump is once again trying to "undo environmental regulations that deal with climate change." The Clean Air Council is responding to the Trump administration's move to revoke Obama-era standards on more ambitious vehicle emissions and mileage...
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