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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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MAWC Could Face Fine After Boil Water Advisory Last Month

The break in a filtration system was just the start of the problems for the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County last month.

11/22/2013

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ALCOSAN Increases Just The Beginning For The Big Fix

At its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.

10/25/2013

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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German Twp. Residents Believe Marcellus Shale Waste Causing Stench At Landfill

It was a beautiful fall day in German Township, Fayette County, but residents living near the Advanced Disposal landfill can’t enjoy it.

10/04/2013

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Bucks Co. Man Is Pa.’s 1st West Nile Death Of 2013

A Bucks County resident is the state’s first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.

09/14/2013

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Crews Working Fast To Stabilize Ground After Mt. Oliver Mine Subsidence

Twenty homeowners on Frederick Street in Mount Oliver have sad proof that the hills are honeycombed with old, abandoned mines. Last month they felt the earth move under their feet.

08/16/2013

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Beaver County Residents Concerned Over Well Water Contamination

More than a hundred concerned citizens packed the Hookstown fire hall in Beaver County to hear plans by First Energy to close a coal waste disposal site.

08/15/2013

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Shale Gas Plant Cited In Washington County

At the MarkWest processing plant in Houston, Pa., they separate different types of gases and burn off the excess in towers.

07/31/2013

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DEP Officials Make Plans For Damaged Mt. Oliver Homes

Today Tony Mazza got the news from the Department of Environmental Protection that his home is one of 12 with structural damage after the ground shifted late last week.

07/15/2013

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Air Quality Orange Alert Issued For Pittsburgh

Elderly people and anyone with respiratory issues are advised to stay indoors this weekend because of poor air quality.

06/22/2013

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Missing Gauge With Radioactive Material Found

A missing nuclear gauge that fell off a truck has been recovered.

05/15/2013

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Gauge Containing Radioactive Material Goes Missing

Officials are searching for missing gauges containing radioactive materials.

05/14/2013

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