Environment


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The Top 10 Places to See Fall Foliage in PA, According to the State

“This season is shaping up to be perhaps the best season [for fall foliage] I’ve ever had the pleasure to report,” a state expert said.

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden’s Plan for the Climate Is Focused on Clean Jobs. Trump Says ‘It Will Start Getting Cooler.’

Both presidential nominees spoke about the environment as wildfires burn throughout the West Coast. Only Biden has released a plan to fight climate change.

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Trump to Dump Rules That Protect You From Methane

Rolling back emissions rules for oil and gas companies is dangerous for the environment and your health.

Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling Rig during construction of a well in Northern Pennsylvania. Image via Shutterstock
PA Lawmakers Give $670 Million Subsidy to Fossil Fuel Industry During Economic Collapse

“It has been very clear for a long time that the oil and gas industry has paid and bought themselves a state Senate and state House."

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Report Finds 70% of Public Housing Is Located Near Toxic Waste Sites

Seventy percent of hazardous waste sites, including ones in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, are located within one mile of public housing, report finds.

FILE—In this file photo from March 12, 2020, work continues at a shale gas well drilling site in St. Mary's, Pa. Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro is scheduled to release results on Thursday June 25, 2020 of a grand jury investigation into natural gas hydraulic fracturing. The fracking process has raised environmental concerns while turning the state into a major energy producer. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
AG Shapiro: Pennsylvania Failed to Regulate the Fracking Industry and Put Citizens at Risk

“The bottom line is this was a failure,” Shapiro said. “Regulators were supposed to prevent abuse by the big corporations ... but they didn’t.”

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What War Can Teach Us About Defeating COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is as much our enemy as it is our ally. The virus offensive caught us off guard, but it brought back lessons we need to remember.