Even though it’s hundreds of miles away, Pittsburghers are helping out their neighbors in West Virginia.
The U.S. attorney in West Virginia says federal authorities are opening an investigation into what caused a chemical spill that tainted a river and shut down much of the state’s capital city and surrounding counties.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.
Talk to coal industry executives and their political allies — and you’d think President Obama and his administration are out to get coal.
A dog’s sense of smell is said to be a thousand times stronger than a human’s. So a well-trained canine can be a handy partner at a fire scene.
Some call it fly ash, the power industry calls it scrubber waste, captured in the combustion of coal in coal-fired power plants like Bruce Mansfield in Shippingport, Beaver County.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talked with Steve Milloy of Junkscience.com.
Down in Florida, Dan Marino’s pizza chain, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, is a big deal- people even ask if Dan is in the kitchen. Now Dan, with the help of his family, is bringing Anthony’s to Pittsburgh. […]
It was one of the worst mine tragedies in US mining history, and now the fallen miners are being honored. Larry and John talk to West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin about the accident, the memorial […]