radon test kit
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Lynne Adkins
January 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
During National Radon Action Month, officials are encouraging homeowners to test for the cancer-causing gas — for free. Read more here.
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Refinery fire
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KYW Staff
November 14, 2019 - 4:32 pm
The Philadelphia Fire Department has been investigating reports of people smelling an odor, possibly gas, throughout various sections of the city — specifically, the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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John McDevitt
October 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is taking a big step in his effort to fight climate change in the nation's fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Read more here.
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Storage tanks at North Jiddah Aramco oil facility
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 7:28 am
Global energy prices spiked more than 14% Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record. Read more here.
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Gas station arson suspects
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 09, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have released surveillance video of a pair of men throwing an explosive into a Philadelphia gas station store last month — all over a dispute about a drink. They're asking the public to help identify them. The video shows a pair of men, both wearing white...
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A Colgate Energy LLC oil drilling rig stands in Reeves County, Texas, in this August 2018 photo.
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March 27, 2019 - 10:02 pm
By Curt Devine, Scott Bronstein and Drew Griffin, CNN (CNN) -- The recent government shutdown cost the US economy billions of dollars, but one industry largely dodged its worst effects -- the industry previously represented by the Interior Department's acting secretary David Bernhardt. In contrast...
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July 02, 2018 - 4:34 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — What if motorists paid taxes based on the miles they drive in each state, instead of the gasoline they burn? The concept is being tested with GPS devices recording distance and location up and down the Interstate 95 corridor. The News Journal reports that more than 100 Delaware...
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Gas prices in the Philadelphia area
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Mike DeNardo
April 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The price of gasoline in the Philadelphia area is spiking. Average gas prices have crossed a threshold not seen since the end of 2014, says Patrick DeHaan, the head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "Gas prices today across the Philadelphia metro area have crossed...
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