Philadelphia

Muddy brown waters fill what is presumably streets and lower levels of a parking garage, which stands behind a bank of trees. Two mid-height office buildings are in the background

Flooding took over the northeast after Tropical Storm Ida in early September 2021. These floodwaters are in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia's neighbor to the northwest. (Michael M Stokes/Flickr/Creative Commons 2.0)

George Washington University
Climate Hits Home | Philadelphia's sewage system and water infrastructure are being stressed by climate change and it's leading to a rather gross — and dangerous — situation.
An overview of Philadelphia and D.C.'s stormwater management plan. 
Description of storm water management around the United States.
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Green Treks
The Waterview Recreation Center in Philadelphia isn't just a place for neighborhood kids to play and exercise. Thanks to green infrastructure initiatives, the center helps protect local streams and rivers by managing stormwater.
energyNOW
In “The Light Bulb Ban,” energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan visits the Lightfair International trade show in Philadelphia to find the latest offerings in energy efficient bulbs.
In an effort to reduce the harmful emissions and wasted fuel from idling trucks and buses, Clean Air Council has developed an innovative new tool – IdleFreePhilly - that allows Philadelphians to report when and where they witness illegal idling. By... Read More