The maps are part of a new website developed by the Nature Conservancy’s Pennsylvania staff, which describes how citizen-scientists collected heat readings around the city last summer and what they found.
Scientists with the USGS first set out in 2019 to sample 161 waterways as a way of finding potential sources of PFAS contamination from 33 different compounds of the “forever chemicals.”
A new federal requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to those who are pregnant. But public health experts say not nearly enough is known about which work circumstances are dangerous for pregnancies.
‘That house was like an oven’: How residents of Philly’s hottest neighborhoods are coping as temperatures rise
Hunting Park is one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city, and temperatures here can rise some 20 degrees above other parts of Philadelphia.
The National Center for Environmental Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is pleased to announce a new Notice of Funding Opportunity, Supporting Communities to Reduce Lead Poisoning.