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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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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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Greene Co. Gas Wells Likely To Be Capped By Tuesday

The state Department of Environmental Protection says it will likely take until Tuesday to cap two southwestern Pennsylvania gas wells involved in a fatal explosion.

02/22/2014

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Report: Greene Co. Gas Well Missing Worker Identified

A worker who has been missing since a gas well in Greene County exploded in a Greene County gas well explosion and fire earlier this month has been identified.

02/18/2014

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Gas Well Fire Out After Burning For Nearly A Week

The fire at a natural gas well in Greene County, that has been burning for nearly a week, is finally out.

02/16/2014

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Gas Well Fire Continues To Burn Days After Explosion

The fire at a Greene County gas well continues to burn, nearly five days after it started.

02/15/2014

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Pa. Falcon Cam

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pair of peregrine falcons has rekindled their love.

02/14/2014

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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.

01/03/2014

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ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New Year

The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.

01/02/2014

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KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt Homeowners

It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.

12/18/2013

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Family Evacuated Due To ‘Ooze’ In Fox Chapel Yard

The state Department of Environmental Protection, county officials and even Sunoco Inc. are analyzing an oily, gas-smelling liquid oozing out of a yard near Pittsburgh.

12/03/2013

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