Green Space Archive: April, 2012

Trees, trees -- new plantings everywhere

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It's certainly been a busy Arbor Day. By day's end, thousands of newbies will be in the region and not far beyond, beginning to soak up carbon... Read more

Ozone season -- cough, cough -- begins today

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How nice to have cloudy weather today, which is the first day of ozone season. Maybe it will be auspicious and we'll have fewer red alert... Read more

"Rock snot" blooms in Upper Delaware

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Look out fishermen. "Rock snot" appears to be distressingly alive and well in the Upper Delaware. Officials knew the stuff, an algae more... Read more

Three hatchlings in Franklin Institute hawk nest

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Let the distractions begin! The red-tailed hawks that for several years have inhabited a nest on a third-floor window ledge of the Franklin... Read more

Act 13: State official disputes "plain language" analysis

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On Monday, the state environmental group, Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future, issued an analysis of the state's new natural gas law, Act 13... Read more

Springside, Radnor named national green schools

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Earlier today, the Obama Administration named 78 schools as winners in the inaugural "Green Ribon Schools" program sponsored by the education... Read more

"Plain language" guide to PA's natural gas law

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Act 13, the Pennsylvania legislature's first attempt to update its old oil and gas regulations to incorporate the new frontier of natural gas... Read more

Earth MONTH? Okay. So check out Enviro Fair

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We are now, apparently, deep into "Earth Month." I vaguely recall that "Earth Day" became "Earth Week" because when April 22 didn't fall on... Read more