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Mysterious Explosions-Like Sounds Put Jefferson Hills On Edge

Police in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line.

03/18/2015

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Couple Forced Out As Leak Threatens Potential Gas Explosion At Finleyville Home

They’re an couple enjoying their retirement years in Finleyville, Washington County, but a gas leak has driven them from their home.

03/16/2015

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DEP Searching For Missing Gauge Containing Nuclear Material

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking the public to help it find a missing nuclear gauge that contains some radioactive material.

03/16/2015

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DEP Awaiting Tests For ‘Cat Urine’ Smell In City

State environmental officials don’t believe a “cat urine” smell plaguing part of one western Pennsylvania city is harmful, but neither do they yet know what’s causing it.

11/26/2014

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DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. Creek

The Department of Environmental Protection says a leak in a home heating oil tank is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County.

09/26/2014

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DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling Wastewater

The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.

08/29/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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DEP Details Cause Of Fatal Greene Co. Gas Well Fire

The Department of Environmental Protection has released their findings about the cause of a fatal gas well fire in Greene County earlier this year.

08/06/2014

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Drilling Impoundments Raise Concerns Across Area

They’re the size of a football field, holding millions of gallons of drilling water, and recently they’ve attracted the unwanted attention of state environmental regulators.

08/06/2014

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High Levels Of Chloride Investigated At Cecil Twp. Marcellus Shale Site

Environmental officials say they are looking into high levels of chloride found at a Marcellus Shale site.

08/01/2014

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DEP Officials Investigate Sheen Seen On Mon River

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection officials are looking into a “light sheen” spotted on the Monongahela River Sunday.

07/20/2014

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Old Jeannette Plant More Than Just An Eyesore

It’s not just an eyesore. What’s inside an old plant in Westmoreland County could be putting everyone who lives near it at risk.

07/18/2014

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Parents Of Worker Killed In Greene Co. Well Blast Sue Owners

The parents of a contractor killed when a Greene County natural gas well exploded in February have sued the Chevron subsidiary that owns the well.

07/03/2014

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DEP: Some Tyler Mountain Water Contaminated With E. Coli

The DEP is warning consumers after finding that some Tyler Mountain Water has been contaminated with total coliform and E. coli.

04/26/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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