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Clean Campaign Launched to Recycle Those Political Signs

There’s no going negative with this campaign.  Been there.  Done that.  Montgomery County is running a clean campaign to take all those signs for candidates sticking up at every major intersection and recycle them. Rather than disposing of them in the trash, you can help...
Posted On Nov 05 2015
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Climate Report on PA Shows More Threats to Health, Water and Air Quality

According to a new report from Penn State University, dangerously high summer temperatures, more severe storms, an increased threat of some diseases carried by insects and drastic changes to agriculture and water quality are becoming facts of life for state residents. “The...
Posted On Aug 27 2015
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Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Set for Sat. at Abington Jr. High

Montgomery County’s household hazardous waste collection is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8 at Abington Junior High School.   The free residential collection opportunity, located at 2056 Susquehanna Rd, is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Toxic and flammable...
Posted On Aug 07 2015
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A Choice of Ice Cream or Public Policy to ‘Beat the Heat’ of Climate Change

Brutal summer weather and mobilizing for a cause – even if it is climate change – isn’t a match activists dream about.  But like it or not, today was Climate Action Day, so some enterprising environmental groups decided they’d sweeten the deal to draw out...
Posted On Jul 30 2015
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Climate Change Event Evokes Hope and Sense of Urgency

The fight against climate change was front and center last night at a Jenkintown forum organized by the advocacy group PennEnvironment featuring officials and advocates. This was no rudimentary exploration of the problem, more like a mustering of the troops and rhetorical...
Posted On Jul 01 2015
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Climate Change Forum Tues. in Jenkintown with Congressman Boyle and Experts, Advocates

Coming on the heels of Pope Francis’ climate call to action, a forum is set for Jenkintown this Tuesday evening on the role of climate change locally and the upcoming federal rules on carbon emissions for power plants. Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) is joining health...
Posted On Jun 25 2015
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TTF Sponsors Backyard Buffer Tour Sunday

See how five Cheltenham homeowners beautified their properties while protecting local waterways on the Backyard Buffer Tour sponsored by the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF). Last year the TTF worked with these homeowners to create riparian buffers on their...
Posted On Jun 15 2015
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TTF Clean Water Rule Forum Timely

The Clean Water Rule and the actions that need to be taken to protect it will be the focus of a forum sponsored by the Tookany/ Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF), the Clean Water Network, and PennEnvironment on Wednesday, June 17, at Abington Friends School in...
Posted On Jun 12 2015
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Scenes and Moments from Arts in the Park

A day of community (with a little help from the weather) made for a glorious day at the Arts in the Park celebration on Sunday including…       a great display of craft items and art works,   recognition of local groups and businesses, tasty food from...
Posted On Jun 10 2015
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Crossing City Limits: An Earth Day View of Philly’s Sustainability Future

Green City or ‘Energy Hub’? This issue doesn’t stop at the Cheltenham Avenue boundary.  An op-ed in today’s Inquirer speaks to the radically different visions of Philadelphia’s energy and sustainability future.  Whether the city continues along Mayor...
Posted On Apr 22 2015
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