Jeff Bonawitz, of Lancaster County dragged in a flathead catfish recently that was the size of an average 7-year-old child, a Pennsylvania state record. But the species is invasive. So is that a good thing?
The plan announced by state officials last month to sample public water systems for PFAS, chemicals linked to cancer, is on track to begin in late May, but the state won't release a list of testing sites.
The U.S. House, lead by Democrats, approved a bill Thursday that would block President Trump from withdrawing from the Paris climate accord - just a day after Republicans in Pennsylvania held a research session with testimony from three scientists well-known for climate denial.
Flanked by the presidents of the city's major universities, Philadelphia officials announced Wednesday they have secured $4.5 million in public and private money to dredge the Schuylkill in time to prevent regattas from leaving.
A board has ruled amendments to an agreement that would have allowed developer Brian O’Neill to build housing on the contaminated Bishop Tube site in Chester County site are “arbitrary and capricious.”
The historic Burlington Island, once home to Native Americans, the affluent from the Main Line and a 1920s amusement park, is now a virtual landfill of debris. The Board of Island Managers, along with volunteers and a Philadelphia clothing company, want to restore it and reopen it to the public.