pollution

Lizzy Buczak
April 21, 2020 - 12:57 pm
Since the coronavirus pandemic has closed down gyms, many Americans have taken to the great outdoors to get their exercise, but is it safe? One study found that air pollution is linked to coronavirus. Read more now.
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The Delaware River, showing Philadelphia skyline.
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Mark Abrams
April 18, 2020 - 2:38 pm
The Delaware River has been recognized as the "River of the Year" for 2020. Read more here.
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Car pollution
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Rasa Kaye
April 16, 2020 - 8:12 pm
Not even the most optimistic climate change activist could have predicted that 50 years after the first Earth Day, a barrel of crude oil would cost less than most jumbo packages of toilet paper. Read more here.
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Car exhaust on city road
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Paul Kurtz
April 15, 2020 - 10:41 am
With so many people staying home during the pandemic, traffic volume on Philadelphia-area roads has dropped significantly. That has led to a big drop in air pollution. Read more here.
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An egret looks for food along Valhalla Pond in Riverview, Fla.
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AP News
January 23, 2020 - 11:14 am
The Trump administration appears ready to move ahead with its plan to remove protections for some of the nation's millions of miles, streams and arroyos, completing one of its most far-reaching environmental rollbacks. Read more here.
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Glass of water
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Molly Daly
January 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Members of the Congressional PFAS Task Force held a news conference Thursday to push for the passage of a bill that would require the federal government to address PFAS contamination. 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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Illegal dumping in Camden
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David Madden
October 25, 2019 - 4:04 pm
New Jersey continues its effort of targeting environmental polluters in poor and minority sections of the state. Six new lawsuits have been filed, including one centered on an illegal dump site in Camden. Read more here.
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This image made available by NASA shows a map of a hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 1:05 pm
The ozone hole near the south pole this year is the smallest since it was discovered, but it is more due to freakish Antarctic weather than efforts to cut down on pollution, NASA reported .
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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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