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Archive: July, 2012

Charging Forward: Environment America looks at the electric car

Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 5:11 PM
In a report released today, the national nonprofit, Environment America, has quantified some of the benefits if more Americans drove electric cars. And, especially, if they charged the cars' batteries with renewable energy instead of the traditional grid mix that includes a lot of coal-fired power... Read more

PA's July 4 eagle update: Thriving!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 4:29 PM
Every year, the news just keeps getting better. Each July, in honor of our national bird, the Pennsylvania Game Commission puts out a report on the status of the bald eagle. The state is up to 206 nests this year, including THREE in Philadelphia. How's that for adapting to bustling humanity? Here's... Read more
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GreenSpace is about environmental issues and green living. Bauers also writes a biweekly GreenSpace column about environmental health issues for the Inquirer’s Sunday “Health” section.

Sandy Bauers is the environment reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she has worked for more than 20 years as a reporter and editor. She lives in northern Chester County with her husband, two cats, a large vegetable garden and a flock of pet chickens.

Reach Sandy at sbauers@phillynews.com.

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