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Lynne Adkins
July 02, 2020 - 2:54 pm
More and more people are returning to office settings, but some of those buildings have been unoccupied for months. Those employees may be at risk for Legionnaires’ disease. Read more here.
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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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AP News
March 06, 2020 - 1:59 pm
As the new coronavirus keeps turning up in more places, health experts say it's wise to prepare for wider spread. But people shouldn't panic or hoard large amounts of supplies, they stress. So what should you do? Read more here to find out.
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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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Eco-friendly New Year's resolutions
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Rasa Kaye
December 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Take a long view at the next year, if not the next decade, and consider how we can all maintain the momentum toward preserving the planet. We like to call it 1Thing we can all do, but if you’re revising your list of New Year’s resolutions, there are actions you can take on a daily, monthly or once-...
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Tap water going into a glass.
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David Madden
December 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Customers of New Jersey American Water could see their monthly bills go up in 2020. Read more here.
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Willow Grove Naval Air Station
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Tony Romeo
November 19, 2019 - 10:18 am
Gov. Tom Wolf will sign a bill to address the costs of removing contaminants from water at the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station and other military installations. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
November 13, 2019 - 2:49 pm
More than a dozen homes in upper Bucks County have been receiving bottled water as drinking water for at least two years, after the state found elevated levels of PFAS in the wells. Now, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has identified the potential polluter. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
October 26, 2019 - 6:15 am
A new database by the Environmental Working Group easily pinpoints potential contaminants in your tap water — echoing clean water advocates’ rationale that legal parameters are not necessarily safe. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Murphy administration is adopting a number of recommendations from a task force aimed at dealing with lead in water pipes and homes across the state.
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