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As of this month, Philadelphians can choose a cleaner option: gas produced in landfills, known as biogas.
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Renewable natural gas? Yes, it’s a thing, and now Philly residents can get it
As of this month, Philadelphians can choose a cleaner option for heating their homes and cooking: natural gas produced in landfills, known as biogas.
24 hours ago
With a ceremonial mortgage burning, the Paul Robeson House marks its next chapter
With the debt burden lifted, the West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is one step closer to adding programming to attract younger people to the house and museum.
2 days ago
Philly just took a step toward getting LED streetlights citywide
Local officials are seeking contractors to help replace the city’s 105,000 street lights with more energy-efficient LEDs.
3 days ago
New City Council bill requires Philly employers to give paid family medical leave
Embattled Philadelphia City Councilmember Bobby Henon wants city employers to be required by law to provide paid family leave.
4 days ago
Kendra Brooks calls for hearings on rent control at her first City Council meeting
On her first day in City Council, the Working Families Party member introduced a resolution calling for hearings on rent regulations in Philadelphia.
5 days ago
Feibush to build apartments on Point Breeze Ave. lot where ill-fated beer garden once stood
John Longacre’s ill-fated 2015 beer garden attracted anti-gentrification protesters to the lot. Now Ori Feibush plans to build an apartment complex.
4 ways Philly can fight illegal dumping
I see garbage every day in Elmwood where I live. There are things we can do to help.
SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line is getting simpler
SEPTA is discontinuing skip-stop service on the MFL line as of Feb. 23 so riders won’t have to worry about boarding a train that doesn’t make their stop.
Too late to save Philly’s historic Jewelers’ Row? Neighborhood property owners think so
A proposal to make Jewelers’ Row a historic district is reigniting a battle over the future of the changing Center City neighborhood.
6 days ago
Philly just challenged an infamous slumlord to a legal death match and won
After a lengthy court battle with a shadowy slumlord, the city is now the rightful owner of dozens of blighted Germantown housing developments.
SEPTA taking Girard Ave. trolley off the rails; 78 percent of fleet can’t pass inspection
The iconic trolley cars that have crisscrossed most Girard Avenue for nearly 15 years are going away for upwards of 18 months.
7 days ago
City pulls Indego e-bikes from streets while police search for stolen electronic bicycles
Philadelphia police are hunting e-bikes as Indego works to make it harder to steal electric bikes from the city’s bike share system.
2 weeks ago
Old City needs 2 months of repairs; the open streets experiment isn’t going well
It’s normal for busted water mains to stop the flow of water, but a main break in Old City is slowing the flow of cash small business owners.
‘We’re scared,’ South Philly residents say after city officials reveal explosion cause
Philadelphia residents want to know if they are safe after learning that a cracked gas main caused the explosion that killed two of their neighbors.
Redlining’s ongoing harm: Intensifying impact of climate change, new study says
New analysis makes a link between historic redlining and areas most vulnerable to extreme heat caused by climate change.
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