Environmental and public health advocates want the Pennsylvania Department of Health to expand the scope of its study of fracking and health effects.

Microplastic contaminants have been found in 53 waterways in Pennsylvania, including in the Lehigh River, according to clean water advocacy group PennEnvironment.

Climate activists have welcomed the United States back into the The Paris Agreement, also known as the Paris Climate Accord.

As the Lehigh River draws people from all over the region for whitewater season, the churning of the water depends on a dam controlling the flow.

Thousands of people are weighing in on Pennsylvania’s proposal to join a regional effort to curb carbon dioxide emissions.


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