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On Philadelphia’s chilliest day in seven months, U.S. releases winter outlook

With the atmosphere about to nudge the calendar forward a month, the feds say odds favor a mild winter in most of the country — but not necessarily around here.

What Hurricane Michael did to Fla. beaches; a before-and-after look

Hurricane Michael evidently was a disaster for Florida Panhandle beaches.

What Hurricane Michael did to Fla. beaches; a before-and-after look

Hurricane Michael evidently was a disaster for Florida Panhandle beaches.

New boardwalk on Schuylkill overlooks Water Works, Boathouse Row

The city opened a scenic $4.2 million pedestrian bridge and boardwalk along the Schuylkill River, behind the Art Museum, Water Works and Boathouse Row.

New boardwalk on Schuylkill overlooks Water Works, Boathouse Row

The city opened a scenic $4.2 million pedestrian bridge and boardwalk along the Schuylkill River, behind the Art Museum, Water Works and Boathouse Row.

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Disease is killing deer in S.E. Pennsylvania

After dozens of dead deer were found, the caused was traced to an outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, which is transmitted through midge bites.

Pa. farmer: Prioritize climate-change action on personal and state levels | Opinion

One way to do this? Support local organic farms.

Could a toxic site be on your Philly block? New research reveals hidden hazards.

New research shows unregulated hazardous industrial sites are as thick as three per square block across Philadelphia, concentrated in many gentrifying neighborhoods.

New Jersey sues U.S.: Why was Florida exempted from offshore drilling?

Ryan Zinke, secretary of the interior, said he would exempt Florida because it depended so heavily on tourism. New Jersey officials were outraged, given that the state has 130 miles of coastline that relies heavily on tourism, including its beaches in the summer and year-round birding industry.

President Trump wants to know who ‘drew’ new report on climate change. Here’s what you need to know about the IPCC.

President Trump seemed to equate the comprehensive report, written by 91 authors with 6,000 scientific references, with just another ideological viewpoint.

A day without water: Why infrastructure matters | Opinion

There is a clear opportunity for businesses to participate as they learn that proactive investments in water infrastructure and innovation will save them from unaffordable rates, costly reactionary repairs, and business interruptions.

UN’s dire climate warnings should be met with serious action | Editorial

On Nov. 6, voters have a chance to elect candidates who are committed to fight global warming. One-third of the Senate, including seats in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and all 435 House seats are up this year. If you're not sure how to vote, just click on www.opensecrets.org and see which candidates are taking money from polluters.

In a leafy New Jersey suburb, a block fights for its sycamores

What with extreme weather, disease, pests and aging, street trees have it tough in New Jersey. A repaving project in Haddon Heights may make things even tougher.

More city trees can help with climate change | Editorial

This effort to ease the effects of a warming planet may seem small considering the global threat but they are essential in a time when the federal government has chosen to support the fossil fuel industry instead of research and innovation technologies.

Winter outlook: Cold February, above-normal snow

Early winter outlooks see mild December, then colder, snowier. So how'd they do last year?

Electric buses on Martha’s Vineyard will get a charge from Malvern company

With the $1.6M deal, Momentum Dynamics Corp. will install its high-speed wireless chargers to extend the range of the island's electric bus fleet.

Your next car could have different gas-mileage standards — and that’s not good for anyone | Opinion

Last week in Pittsburgh, President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing on its proposal to eviscerate yet another set of environmental protections, this time in the form of gas-mileage standards for cars and SUVs.
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