Posts Tagged ‘Delaware River’

Potential Fossil Fuel Development At Southport Recalls Publicker Disaster

Potential Fossil Fuel Development At Southport Recalls Publicker Disaster

November 11, 2016  |  Soapbox

A Trump presidency is likely to push fossil fuel production and reduce environmental regulation, reasons to oppose turning Southport into a fossil fuel export hub, as some have proposed. Russell Zerbo, advocacy coordinator for Clean Air Council, says that for proof of why this is bad idea we need only look at the nearby Publicker Industries site, once the "most concentrated waste disaster in the Mid-Atlantic region" > more

Programming American Naval History On The Delaware

Programming American Naval History On The Delaware

August 9, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Olympia stewards thinking ahead to reactivated museum ship, pre-fab apartments dropped in place, closed Nabisco plant changes hands, and looking back at the failed fight against digital signs on the Parkway > more

On Callowhill, Channeling The Ghost Of Old York Road

On Callowhill, Channeling The Ghost Of Old York Road

July 22, 2016  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K. takes us down to 4th and Callowhill where an out of place fire plug summons the spirit of Old York Road > more

Redevelopment Authority To Request Proposals For Germantown Y Reuse

Redevelopment Authority To Request Proposals For Germantown Y Reuse

July 18, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Gutted building finally to be redeveloped, South Philly warehouse on its way to becoming self-storage center, group touts Tacony waterfront park as national model, and checking in on Manayunk’s Isle Apartments project > more

Learning From Dilworth Park's Water Magic

Learning From Dilworth Park’s Water Magic

June 27, 2016  |  Soapbox

Thérèse d'Auria Ryley examines how Philadelphia's relationship with water fountains and rivers is redefining the way urban planners design public space > more