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What hazardous materials travel on trains around New Jersey? It’s a secret

BY: - March 22, 2023

The Association of American Railroads lists 18 pages of hazardous materials transported by rail around the country.

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Advocates call for tighter regulation after Pa./Ohio train explosion | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 6, 2023

Environmental advocates again have warned of the dangers posed by trains carrying hazardous materials after the 50-car derailment of a Norfolk Southern train along the Pennsylvania-Ohio border on Friday night sparked a massive explosion. Officials on Sunday were continuing to monitor the environmental impact of the incident in East Palestine, Ohio, according to CNN. The community’s mayor, Trent Conaway, assured residents Sunday […]

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Advocates call on Philly’s next mayor to commit to zero-waste plan

BY: - February 4, 2023

Maurice Sampson, Eastern Pennsylvania director for Clean Water Action, said the city spends about $48 million a year on litter and dumping.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. environmental groups see hope, progress on the horizon in Harrisburg

BY: - November 25, 2022

In addition to carbon capture, Szybist said pieces of environmental justice legislation, which have previously stalled in the General Assembly, could be reintroduced in a Democratic-controlled House with support from Democratic Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro.

President Joe Biden signed his party’s signature climate, health care and tax package into law Tuesday (Screen Capture).

How will the Inflation Reduction Act help Pa. fight climate change? | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 18, 2022

Five takeaways on how the Keystone State benefits from the massive bill.


Earth Day 2020: The EPA can’t use the pandemic as an excuse for weakening oversight

BY: - April 22, 2020

In the 1970s, Republicans actually got behind serious environmental regulation.They need to get serious and do that again.