Budget deal signed by Trump includes $6M for Delaware River protection

A recently created federal program to help protect the Delaware River watershed will receive $6 million later this year as part of a bill to fund the Interior Department signed Friday by President Trump.

The most legally trapped critter in New Jersey? A big rodent some like to fry

New Jersey surveyed trappers in the state and found one critter was sought more than any other - by far. It won't be a surprise to the most southern residents of the state to learn the critter is a big semi-aquatic rodent.

The most legally trapped critter in New Jersey? A big rodent some like to fry

New Jersey surveyed trappers in the state and found one critter was sought more than any other - by far. It won't be a surprise to the most southern residents of the state to learn the critter is a big semi-aquatic rodent.

Trump’s next environmental target: Lightbulbs

Specialty bulbs consumers flock to for nostalgic or decorative appeal — think: Edison bulbs— were to face new efficiency standards in January 2020. But this month, the Department of Energy proposed continuing to exempt certain types of lighting.

Trump’s next environmental target: Lightbulbs

Specialty bulbs consumers flock to for nostalgic or decorative appeal — think: Edison bulbs— were to face new efficiency standards in January 2020. But this month, the Department of Energy proposed continuing to exempt certain types of lighting.

Meatball grease ‘is like rocket fuel’ for this South Jersey sewage plant

Landis Sewerage has found a way to generate all its own electricity needs, and then some, through a unique combination of sources. The company has made arrangements with at least five companies that specialize in taking away grease from restaurants.

Meatball grease ‘is like rocket fuel’ for this South Jersey sewage plant

Landis Sewerage has found a way to generate all its own electricity needs, and then some, through a unique combination of sources. The company has made arrangements with at least five companies that specialize in taking away grease from restaurants.
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Trump calls for investment in artificial intelligence

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in the field of artificial intelligence.

Scientists hope DNA in water could be way to save rare fish

Scientists in Maine are using DNA to try to preserve the remaining populations of a fish that lives in 14 lakes and ponds in the state and nowhere else in the continental United States.

Arizona facility temporarily closing after 4th dolphin death

A Phoenix-area aquatic facility says it's temporarily closing following the death of four dolphins since it opened in 2016.

Check your compass: The magnetic north pole is on the move

Scientists have to fix what's true north because the magnetic north pole keeps on moving.

Levittown man illegally took turtles from N.J. marshes, sold them for $530k

A Levittown, Pa., man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in relation to a turtle trafficking sting. The man had been collecting diamondback terrapins for years in New Jersey and selling them within the U.S. and internationally.

Budweiser’s Super Bowl commercial featuring Clydesdales and wind power draws big numbers online

It wasn’t the highest rated Super Bowl ad. But the Budweiser commercial showing Clydesdales amid a wind farm has racked up 18 million online views and counting.

Schuylkill rowers close gap on dredge money, but still risk losing big regattas

With a deadline rapidly approaching, a rowing organization says it is still more than $1 million short needed to dredge the Schuylkill racecourse and will have to start dropping events if the money is not raised.

Big shows in Philly museums: Mermaids, Marvel superheroes, Civil War, a peek at Mutter expansion

And the Penn Museum is showcasing its mummies while the Egypt galleries are under construction.

January was officially Australia’s hottest month on record

Australia has sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded.

Natural gas prices slump despite US winter weather blast

While the polar vortex is driving up demand for natural gas, it isn't doing the same for the price.

US secretly shipped plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada

The U.S. Department of Energy revealed on Wednesday that it secretly shipped weapons-grade plutonium from South Carolina to a nuclear security site in Nevada months ago despite the state's protests.

1775 farmhouse and land owned by Albert Barnes to be preserved

Natural Lands says it has struck a deal to conserve a house built in 1775 and its property of 137 acres in West Pikeland, Chester County owned by the Barnes Foundation.

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