Green Space Archive: June, 2012

Philly air pollution hearing tonight

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This afternoon, the state sent out an air alert. Tomorrow, the forecast is for unhealthy levels of ozone in the region, and moderate levels... Read more

Greenworks gets a thumbs-up from the city

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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... Read more

Enviros want more focus on Philly trash

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Last week, when city council approved Philadelphia's new $256 million solid waste contracts, environmental groups complained that they had... Read more

Federal soot standards due soon

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Today and tomorrow will be good air days, according to the region's Air Quality Partnership, which predicts levels of ozone and small particles... Read more

Busted! Sewage is indicator of cocaine use

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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... Read more

Understanding climate change: As easy as walking the dog

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Yesterday, I saw one of the most engaging -- and yes, entertaining -- presentations on climate change yet. It showed how understanding the... Read more

Trash plan -- and pellets -- approved; more talk about all

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I love trash. Every time I think I’m starting to understand it pretty well, along comes something else to intrigue. This morning, Philadelphia... Read more

The crab, the bird and the bay: More about all

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In this morning's newspaper, I wrote about a shorebird called the red knot and efforts to save it. Here's more: -------------- This year... Read more