Rising sea levels and increasing rainfall are changing mosquito habitat on the coast, meaning the department that tries to control them has to change its tactics.
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The bill would allow Pennsylvania to set its own cap, or negotiate with a group of other states in a regional program.
Hydrofluoric acid is ‘special’ and ‘very dangerous’ — and there are 33,000 gallons of it at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery that need to be neutralized. It will require a lot of careful work.
Those with private wells close to bases where PFAS chemicals were used have received bottled water. But some places are too far away for the contamination to be the direct result of training exercises, and too far away to have been tested by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Philadelphia officials to convene working group on the PES refinery fire, while residents rally to shut the plant down
Hydrogen fluoride is used in the process of turning crude oil into gasoline at PES, but a release of the chemical could have had deadly consequences.