Developers Face Hearing For Massive Asbestos RemovalThe developers of the old Westinghouse research property in Churchill were called before a county health department hearing officer Monday, accused of illegally removing tons of asbestos materials from the building.
Health Dept. Issues Warning After Rabid Skunk Killed In CarrickThe Allegheny County Health Department is issuing a warning to Carrick residents after a rabid skunk was killed by a dog.
Chipotle Discloses Follow-Up Subpoena After Va. IllnessesChipotle says it received a follow-up subpoena requesting information tied to illnesses associated with a restaurant in Virginia this month.
Controller Calls Lead In Children A Crisis; Health Dept. DisagreesAllegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner is calling high blood lead levels in Pittsburgh's children a public health crisis, but the health department disputes her claims.
Health Dept. Cracks Down On Restaurants, Sees 5-Fold Increase In Consumer AlertsThe Allegheny County Health Department is making no apologies for its crackdown on restaurant safety.
Rabid Cat Reported In Liberty BoroughThe Allegheny County Health Department wants to warn Liberty Borough residents about a report of a rabid cat in the area.
Allegheny Co. Slaps Owner Of Old Westinghouse Site With Biggest Asbestos Fine EverAfter Westinghouse abandoned the site, there were great expectations for the redevelopment of a sprawling property in Churchill.
Free Lead Water Testing Not Always Available To Area CustomersThe issue of lead in the water of Pittsburgh city residents has raised concerns everywhere.
Allegheny Co. Executive Forms Lead Task ForceAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced that he has formed a Lead Task Force.
Health Department Approves Lead Testing Plan For Young KidsThe Allegheny County Health Department has unanimously voted to approve a plan that would require all children to have their blood tested for elevated levels of lead.
KDKA Investigates: County Shuts Down Development Project Over Improper Asbestos RemovalThe proposed developer of a Churchill site is under investigation, suspected of improperly removing tons of asbestos from buildings.
Audit Of Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Announced Regarding Blood Lead LevelsAllegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner announced an audit the Allegheny County Health Department regarding data on blood lead levels.