In Pennsylvania, environmental advocacy groups are awaiting the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision which could affect the future of Commonwealth-owned properties’ responsibility to pay stormwater fees as property owners do.
Millions of American workers have breathed in dangerous levels of air pollution this year as smoke from Canada’s record wildfire season blankets cities across the Northeast.
A new study sheds light on the urgent need for policies to reduce emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, showing the public health effects are costing billions of dollars.
EPA data show the transportation sector accounts for 27% of greenhouse-gas emissions, the largest and fastest growing source in the United States.
More groups are getting on board, including in Pennsylvania, to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal for tougher new carbon pollution standards for coal and gas-fired power plants.
To manage the crowds, some parks are experimenting with timed-entry vehicle reservation systems and permits for popular trails.
Clean water advocates and lawmakers gathered in the Capitol on Wednesday to recognize Clean Water Education Week, and to urge the General Assembly to support legislation that they said will reduce pollution in Pennsylvania’s waterways.
Invasive pests cost the U.S. about $40 billion a year in damages to trees, plants and crops.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will host five more town halls across the commonwealth this month to hear from environmental justice communities about efforts to combat climate change.
There may be ways to enhance these processes so the ocean pulls more carbon out of the atmosphere to help slow climate change. Yet little is known about the consequences.