How much rain from Isaias fell near you?

An Inquirer analysis of National Weather Service data found Wynnewood, in Montgomery County, received the highest amount of rain, 8.59 inches, among 247 locations across the region.

DRPA breaks ground on solar project to power PATCO trains

The Delaware River Port Authority says a new 22 megawatt solar project will provide more than half the total electricity consumption for its PATCO operations through 50,000 solar panels on parking canopies at rail stations and installations on bridges.

DRPA breaks ground on solar project to power PATCO trains

The Delaware River Port Authority says a new 22 megawatt solar project will provide more than half the total electricity consumption for its PATCO operations through 50,000 solar panels on parking canopies at rail stations and installations on bridges.

Mosquitoes arrive earlier, stay later in Philly region because of climate change, data suggest

Communities across the Philadelphia region are seeing more mosquito-friendly days, as they warm because of climate change, according to data compiled by Climate Central. Philly has gone from 153 such days in the 1980s to 163 now. Allentown has gone from 128 to 142.

Mosquitoes arrive earlier, stay later in Philly region because of climate change, data suggest

Communities across the Philadelphia region are seeing more mosquito-friendly days, as they warm because of climate change, according to data compiled by Climate Central. Philly has gone from 153 such days in the 1980s to 163 now. Allentown has gone from 128 to 142.

New Jersey’s PSEG Power to sell off its fossil fuel plants

Public Service Enterprise Group said Friday is "exploring strategic alternatives" for its fossil fuel power plants in favor of clean energy — a move one of the state's largest environmental groups hailed as a big break.

New Jersey’s PSEG Power to sell off its fossil fuel plants

Public Service Enterprise Group said Friday is "exploring strategic alternatives" for its fossil fuel power plants in favor of clean energy — a move one of the state's largest environmental groups hailed as a big break.
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Wissahickon park neighbors plan rally to draw help handling large crowds, trash, noise

Neighbors of Wissahickon Valley Park say they've had enough of large groups coming into the Philadelphia-owned park, many from out of state, barbecuing, blasting music, illegally swimming in Devil's Pool and others areas, and leaving behind mountains of trash. So they are planning a rally Aug. 9 to

Thinking of buying a kayak? Coronavirus demand makes them hard to find

COVID-19 has lead to a surge in demand for kayaks. Trouble is, there are almost none to be found in stores because of high demand and supply chain issues, both driven by the pandemic.

400-year-old ‘William Penn’ oak preserved, along with Chester County farm

Natural Lands has signed an agreement to preserve a small farm in North Coventry Township, Chester County, that contains a 400-year-old white oak tree.

COVID-19 restrictions block some solar homeowners from tying into the grid

More collateral damage from the pandemic: Some customers who hoped for a city solar rebate are out of luck because Peco has been unable to install new meters inside their houses.

Elcon withdraws application for large hazardous wastewater plant in Bucks County

Elcon Recycling Services will withdraw an application to build a large facility in Fairless Hills that would have processed up to 210,000 tons of liquid chemical waste annually for recycling.

Spotted lanternfly invasion of South Jersey has begun

The invasive insect has already swept through 21 counties in the Commonwealth. This year, the spotted lanternfly seems to have fully established itself in densely populated South Jersey counties like Camden, Gloucester and Burlington.

Plans reveal Hilco’s intent to reshape Philadelphia refinery landscape

The refinery's new owners plan to build a vast warren of giant warehouses after first leveling the soil on the contaminated site to lift most of it above flood levels.

Construction of 10-acre waterfront park in Bridesburg set to move forward

Organizers say they have finished raising money for the project after a new $1.4 million grant from Penn DOT and can soon begin construction.

1,000 acres once owned by Campbell’s Soup scion are now a Pa. preserve

It took 10 years, but Pennsylvania, with the help of conservation groups, acquired nearly 1,000 acres that will be protected open space as part of the White Clay Creek Preserve. But, just as it was about to make its public debut, it was shut because of COVID-19.

State investigating new sinkholes along Mariner East pipeline

The state announced it was monitoring subsidence along the Sunoco pipeline route after cracks opened in a highway in Chester County.

Delaware’s Mt. Cuba Center is top botanical garden in the country, USA Today poll finds

The Mt. Cuba Center in Delaware has been selected as Best Botanical Garden in North America in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards.

Governor backs petrochemical tax break bill in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf says he supports legislation that extends millions of dollars in tax breaks to turn natural gas into fertilizer and other chemicals.

Burger King wants to combat climate change by helping its cows be a little less gassy

The name doesn't exactly roll off your tongue. It doesn't do much to stimulate your appetite, either. But if Burger King's latest menu innovation, the Whopper with Reduced Methane Emissions Beef, proves successful, the sandwich could become the next weapon to fight climate change.

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