By: Andrea Sears HARRISBURG, Pa. - Dozens of moms have lined up in the nation's capital to speak out against an Environmental Protection Agency proposal to weaken regulations controlling toxic air pollution. The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards set limits on a variety of pollutants from coal-fired power plants. The EPA has claimed that the … Continue reading Moms Tell EPA “Keep Clean Air Regs”
Last week, one defendant pled to murdering a child and another defendant was convicted of molesting a child. In the wake of those strong convictions, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office reviewed child abuse reporting statistics for 2018 and announced some other good news. After multiple years of increases in child abuse reports and required … Continue reading The Team That Tames The Child Abuse Monster In Chester County
By: Andrea Sears HARRISBURG, Pa. - Clean-water advocates are calling on Congress to reject the Trump administration's proposed 90 percent cut in funding for the Chesapeake Bay program. For the third year in a row, the administration is asking for drastic cuts to the program that supports water-cleanup efforts throughout the Chesapeake Bay's 6,400 square-mile … Continue reading Budget Proposal Would Decimate Chesapeake Bay Funding
Monday, March 11, 2019 We’re covering stories from around the globe including: Americans among those killed in an Ethiopian plane crash; President Trump expected to ask again for border wall funding; former soldiers battle the White House over climate change. Listen to WLRI for the latest updates and full reports all day, all night.
Heavy rain has been detected by the WLRI FastWeather Center and will impact our community of service. Be prepared for reduced visibility in the area and allow for additional time in your commute, if planning to travel before this system exits the area. You can rely on WLRI for any further updates related to this … Continue reading Heavy Rain Detected
By: Andrea Sears HARRISBURG, Pa. - March is National Professional Social Work Month, when social workers around the country raise awareness of the important roles they fill. With masters' degrees and thousands of hours of supervised training, licensed clinical social workers are the number-one providers of mental health services in Pennsylvania. Nationally, there's a shortage of … Continue reading Elevating Awareness of PA Social Workers
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total accumulations of 5 to 7 inches are expected. * WHERE...Dauphin, Schuylkill, Lebanon, York and Lancaster Counties. * WHEN...Snow will develop early this afternoon and will taper off after midnight. The heaviest snow will fall this … Continue reading LANCASTER COUNTY – WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM EST MONDAY