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After years of requests, the state is preparing to close the prison.
Unlike President Bush, Barack Obama is going to enter office with a clear appreciation of the urgent problems of climate change and America’s growing dependency on foreign oil — and a strong commi
Demand dims for energy-efficient homes
By Chris Kahn
New York-to-A.C. trains start Feb. 6
By Paul Nussbaum
Inquirer Staff Writer
Once largely blue collar, the 1.9-square-mile borough suffered during the 1980s and early ’90s from its proximity to Camden just to the west, and the exodus of businesses to malls.
Mayor Nutter, who has vowed to make urban design a priority again in Philadelphia, has picked Alan Greenberger to oversee the City Planning Commission, selecting an architect with planning experience
After the Bubble,
Are Lonesome Places;
'There's Just No Noise'
By ALEX ROTH
August 2, 2008; Page A1
America would not look the way it does if our metropolitan areas had been built in an era of $4 per gallon gasoline.
In the first major policy speech of his five-month-old administration, Mayor Nutter presented a pitch-perfect vision on a subject that rarely gets people's hearts racing: planning and zoning...That Nu
Oil prices fuel fury from the pulpit. Some clergy question the car's role in society. L.A. Times, June 17, 2008Submitted by Michael McAteer on Tue, 06/17/2008 - 4:25pm
In houses of worship nationwide, preachers are railing against the forces of energy evil, and congregations are praying for lower fuel prices.Religious leaders are struggling to help their members cop