environment

In this March 3, 2019, handout photo provided by the Bureau of Customs Public Information Office, duct taped turtles are presented to reporters in Manila, Philippines. Philippine authorities said that they found more than 1,500 live exotic turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on a Philippine Airlines flight from Hong Kong, Customs officials said in a statement. (Bureau of Customs via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 7:22 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio, file
Pat Loeb
February 27, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee has given the go-ahead to the construction of a liquid natural gas plant in Southwest Philadelphia. The vote came over the objections of neighbors and environmental groups. Philadelphia Gas Works president Craig White testified...
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ILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich.
Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File
February 14, 2019 - 5:49 pm
(AP) — Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it would move toward setting safety limits for a class of highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water around the country. Environmentalists, congressional Democrats and state officials countered that the...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Kim Glovas
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently claimed his first term marked a major shift to protect Pennsylvania's environment and energy resources. But those living along the Mariner East Pipelines are finding that energy seems to have outranked environment. Ginny Kerslake is...
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One of the broadest studies of twins in the United States suggests that our genes tend to influence the diseases that afflict us more than where we live, according to research published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics.
CNN
January 21, 2019 - 9:05 pm
By Michael Nedelman, CNN (CNN) -- One of the broadest studies of twins in the United States suggests that our genes tend to influence the diseases that afflict us more than where we live, according to research published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics. Using insurance claims data, researchers...
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On the same day researchers released an analysis showing that carbon dioxide emissions increased in the U.S. for the first time in years, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an order creating a goal for state agencies to reduce emissions in Pennsylvania.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
January 08, 2019 - 4:03 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the same day researchers released an analysis showing that carbon dioxide emissions increased in the U.S. for the first time in years, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an order creating a goal for state agencies to reduce emissions in Pennsylvania. Wolf has signed an...
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Tirpok Cleaners
Office of the Attorney General / Tim Larsen
David Madden
December 06, 2018 - 5:52 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A second round of environmental lawsuits are being filed in New Jersey, this time against the owners of eight polluted sites, three of which are in or near Camden. David Madden/KYW Newsradio Six were filed over the summer. These new ones also go after urban locations...
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Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers a speech during the opening of COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski
December 03, 2018 - 4:13 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he wishes he could travel back in time like the cyborg he played in "The Terminator" so he could stop fossil fuels from being used. "If we would've never started in that direction and used other technology, we'd be much better off," the actor and...
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Pat Loeb | KYWNewsradio
Pat Loeb
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Pennsylvania state senator plans to introduce a bill designed to sharply reduce the use of plastic straws. Sen. Daylin Leach says the ratio of a plastic straw's usefulness to its environmental impact demands rethinking the product. “These single use plastic straws...
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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
September 27, 2018 - 9:25 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the end of every semester, Temple University students move out and the Office of Sustainability moves in — to collect what students have left behind. On Thursday, Temple added those items to its annual pop-up thrift store at Liacouras Walk, where students...
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