Latest by Catalina Jaramillo
Young people in Philly are pushing the Green New Deal — and they’re willing to do more than just talk about it
Republicans say it’s “a socialist fantasy.” But young activists say a climate change crisis calls for dramatic action, and they’ve already staged one sit-in.
As much as 90 percent of the water in the Wissahickon is treated sewage that comes from four wastewater-treatment plants upstream. Apparently, most people just shrug it off.
Organophosphates drain off farms and make their way to the ocean, where they could be harming sea creatures like whales, dolphins and manatees.
Six creeks recently gained special protection from the state. But some local businesses and landowners say the rules go too far.