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Green Space Archive: June, 2012
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Philly air pollution hearing tonight
Tue, Jun 19, 2012, 5:14 PM
This afternoon, the state sent out an air alert. Tomorrow, the forecast is for unhealthy levels of ozone in the region, and moderate levels...
Greenworks gets a thumbs-up from the city
Mon, Jun 18, 2012, 5:02 PM
It had to be the feel-green event of the year. At the mid-point of the city‘s Greenworks plan -- three years after Mayor Nutter announced...
Enviros want more focus on Philly trash
Thu, Jun 14, 2012, 4:23 PM
Last week, when city council approved Philadelphia's new $256 million solid waste contracts, environmental groups complained that they had...
Federal soot standards due soon
Wed, Jun 13, 2012, 1:37 PM
Today and tomorrow will be good air days, according to the region's Air Quality Partnership, which predicts levels of ozone and small particles...
Busted! Sewage is indicator of cocaine use
Tue, Jun 12, 2012, 5:11 PM
Look out, Lubbock, you've been busted. A Texas Tech researcher has used sewage water to track cocaine use in the city, concluding that it's...
Understanding climate change: As easy as walking the dog
Fri, Jun 8, 2012, 4:01 PM
Yesterday, I saw one of the most engaging -- and yes, entertaining -- presentations on climate change yet. It showed how understanding the...
Trash plan -- and pellets -- approved; more talk about all
Thu, Jun 7, 2012, 5:33 PM
I love trash. Every time I think I’m starting to understand it pretty well, along comes something else to intrigue. This morning, Philadelphia...
The crab, the bird and the bay: More about all
Mon, Jun 4, 2012, 2:00 AM
In this morning's newspaper, I wrote about a shorebird called the red knot and efforts to save it. Here's more: -------------- This year...
Environmental Site of the Day
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