Tag archives for Philadelphia

A study on Philadelphia’s Lead Court investigates whether this legal-public health partnership can speed the process of removing and controlling lead-paint hazards in the city’s older housing stock.

Although Philadelphia’s City Council fell one vote short of overriding a veto of the city’s paid sick leave bill, paid sick leave efforts are gaining steam nationwide.

Aging US water infrastructure has meant more leaks, flooded basements, and massive sinkholes in cities across the US. Fixing the water and sewer systems in need of repair will take billions of dollars, and it’s hard to find that kind of money in the budget these days. Saqib Rahim reports for ClimateWire on Philadelphia’s decision…