No cig tax for schools? Try drink pouches!

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With all the alarming news about the Philadelphia School District finances and whether the state legislature will or won't institute a cigarette... Read more

Injunction to stop offshore Rutgers study denied

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A federal judge has denied a request by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for an injunction to stop an offshore sea level... Read more

New pride of the zoo: Lion cubs

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The Philadelphia Zoo has four new youngsters: African lion cubs born June 26. The zoo made the annoucement today. It's the first litter for... Read more

PA haze plan no good, enviro groups say

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Three environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, contending that it improperly approved a Pennsylvania plan... Read more

Science committee says U.S. ozone limits are too high

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According to the latest regional air quality forecast for today, levels of ozone are in the “green” range. The lung-searing, potentially... Read more

Region's trail network gets $7.5 million boost

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Southeastern Pennsylvania's recreational trail network — already the envy of many other metro areas — is getting a $7.5 million... Read more

How's YOUR beach? NRDC releases "Testing the Waters"

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Wanna go for a swim? Seven New Jersey beaches are among 35 “superstar” beaches ntionwide — those with consistently excellent... Read more

A blitz for bees, but is it enough?

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The nation’s honey bees, whose plant pollinating services are said to contribute to one in three mouthfulls of food, are still in trouble... Read more