Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro and 12 other state attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urging the agency to scrap a proposed rollback of an accident prevention rule in light of the most recent revelations about the Philadelphia refinery blast.
New Jersey's Attorney General's office and Department of Environmental Protection filed suit Thursday against the owner and previous owners of a contaminated site in Camden, saying polluters in minority and lower-income communities across the state are blocking revitalization efforts in those neighb
Dressed in a red flannel shirt and jeans, Dennis Cermak settled on a dock at Scott’s Run Lake in French Creek State Park and cast his line in search of supper — and some peace. Upcoming cancer treatments were weighing on his, so he picked a perfect fall day with a bouquet of red and yellow leaves.
Though Philadelphia tap water meets federal standards, it exceeds limits for 6 unregulated chemicals including chromium and chloroform, according to the Environmental Working Group's new database of all water companies. In fact, Philadelphia is far from alone in that regard, the database shows.
Camden County and municipal officials on Friday urged the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to give a two-mile stretch of the Cooper River a higher level of protection, citing not only the high level of recreational use, but also the discovery of an endangered species.
Camden County officials on Thursday voted on a sweeping ban of single use plastics at all of its 51 facilities, including those that have cafeterias and vending machines. The ban includes plastic bags, straws, stirrers, utensils, foam containers, and bottled water in containers of 1 liter or less.