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Arborists hit the road in New York to promote trees

July 18th, 2013

Nearly 100 bicyclists, most of them arborists, will ride around Lake Ontario this summer to spread a message about the value of trees.


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Fatal Bus Stop Accident Victim Identified

December 20th, 2011

Tragedy at a school bus stop this morning as one person was killed and another injured by an oncoming car.


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Occupy Philly update and information

October 11th, 2011

Occupy Philly, part of the national Occupy protests breaking out nationally, is concluding its first week and has logged more than 15,000 followers on its Facebook page, according to a statement from participants.

The statement from “the 99 percent” seeks to assure people that Occupy Philly is “a safe family environment,” and is preparing to continue the encampment at Dilworth Plaza outside Philadelphia’s City Hall at least through the global day of action set for Friday, Oct. 14.

It notes that food is being distributed 24 hours a day and that occupiers are preparing for rain showers with “long-term infrastructure,” and “comfort stations” are distributing rain gear and sleeping equipment.


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Report says Pennsylvania a hot spot for cleaner-vehicle jobs

August 10th, 2011

Pennsylvania is among the top states in the nation for the number of workers who are making components for clean, fuel-efficient vehicles, according to a new report.


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Report says 5 Great Lakes national parks already suffering from climate disruption

July 14th, 2011

Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a new report issued today by the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization and Natural Resources Defense Council.


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Warmer summers increase likelihood of type E botulism in Lake Erie wildlife

May 13th, 2011

The warmer the summer, the more dead birds and fish you can expect to see along the shores of Lake Erie, according to a recent study led by Alicia Perez-Fuentetaja, research scientist of the Great Lakes Center at Buffalo State College and associate professor of biology. The study appears online in the Journal of Great Lakes Research.


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Bee expert honored with Tyler Environmental Prize

May 5th, 2011

LOS ANGELES — Bees play an important role in agriculture, pollinating crops and providing us with the natural sweetener, honey. Environmental stresses are taking their tolls on the insects, however, and this year’s Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement has gone to researcher May Berenbaum, who is studying solutions to the bee crisis.


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Gov. Corbett announces 2011 Environmental Excellence Awards winners

April 28th, 2011

Gov. Tom Corbett has announced 13 environmental projects from across the state will be awarded the 2011 Environmental Excellence Award. The projects include abandoned mine drainage reclamation, solar panel installation, and reducing the environmental impact of glass processing.


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Pennsylvania Game Commission offering seedlings for landowners

January 24th, 2011

From Green Right Now Reports
Much of the Pennsylvania landscape is frozen over, but now is the time to plant tree and shrub seedlings that can help wildlife. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery will be accepting orders until April 22.
“Landowners may purchase seedlings for wildlife food and cover, watershed protection, soil erosion control, and for [...]


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Pennsylvanians vote Delaware as 2011 ‘River of the Year’

January 13th, 2011

From Green Right Now Reports
The people have spoken: the Delaware River is Pennsylvania’s River of the Year for 2011. Chosen for the first time through a public vote, the Delaware bested five other candidates in an online contest that saw more than 10,000 ballots cast from across the state. The Delaware received 2,520 votes.
“The Delaware [...]


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Eco-Christmas Elvis

December 24th, 2010

“The King” wants to make sure we don’t forget the environment this holiday:


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Penn.’s farmland preservation program saves additional 1,916 acres

December 10th, 2010

Another 1,916 acres of prime farmland on 23 farms are now protected from development and will forever remain in agricultural use, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today in announcing the latest action by Pennsylvania’s nation-leading farmland preservation program.


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