Dirty, Cloudy Creeks Causing Public To Worry About The Water's SafetyThe once clear water in several local creeks is now dirty and cloudy, and the people who live nearby are concerned about their safety.
DEP Orders PWSA To Make Critical Infrastructure ChangesThe state Department of Environmental Protection is requiring the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to make critical changes.
DEP Issues Warning, Tells Fishermen Not To Eat Fish From Shenango RiverThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is warning fishermen not to eat their catches from the Shenango River.
Pa. Lawmakers Want PUC To Oversee PWSATwo local lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to put the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority under the oversight of the Public Utility Commission.
DEP: No Dangerous Contaminant Found In Mobile Home Park’s Tainted Water SupplyMonday morning saw Pine View Manor residents in Hempfield Township still unable to drink their water.
Pennsylvania Eyes New Fees To Add Drinking-Water InspectorsGov. Tom Wolf's administration says it wants to impose new fees on public water utilities to pay for more inspectors and resolve a federal official's warning it isn't adequately enforcing safe drinking water standards.
Driller's Groundwater Pollution Draws $1.2M FineA Tulsa, Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration company is paying $1.2 million for polluting groundwater supplying five households in southwestern Pennsylvania in 2012.
State Approves Pipeline Across Commonwealth Despite Protests From EnvironmentalistsIt's called the Mariner East 2 Pipeline, a project of Philadelphia-based Sunoco Logistics. And it will run parallel, for the most part, to an existing Mariner East 1 pipeline, through Washington, Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on its way east.
DEP: Mosquitoes Capable Of Spreading Zika Found In 3 Local CountiesMosquitoes that are capable of spreading the Zika virus have been found in Allegheny, Beaver and Fayette counties.
Feds, Pennsylvania Settle Consol Energy Water Pollution SuitConsol Energy has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a claim that its Bailey coal mining complex in southwestern Pennsylvania repeatedly polluted nearby streams beyond what's permitted under federal and state law.
State Fines 2 Health Systems For Illegally Dumping WasteThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined two health systems for illegally dumping medical waste in a landfill.
PWSA Cited, Accused Of Making Unauthorized Change To Lead Treatment ProcessPeople have been focusing on the issue of lead in drinking water since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.