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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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Regulators Step In, Stop Planned Blasting At Coal Waste Dump

There are new details about a troubled Fayette County coal waste dump. State environmental regulators are stepping in to stop planned blasting on the property, blasting that could have caused landslides or cave-ins.

04/12/2013

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Pa. DEP Encouraging Homeowners To Go Green At Home & Garden Show

Thousands people are expected to flock to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show. Companies will show the latest and greatest products for the home. And one organization will be encouraging people to go green.

03/01/2013

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Truck Leaking Fuel Into Creek After Accident

Police are responding after a small tanker truck rolled over into a creek.

02/19/2013

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: DEP, Corbett’s Budget & Other News

Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News covered a variety of hot topics, including what’s going on with the Pa. Department of Environmental Protection and the recent congressional hearing on the Legionnaire’s outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/05/2013

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Homeowners Found Polluting Could Have To Shell Out Thousands

The test is simple, but if you fail, it’ll cost you as much as $10,000 — potentially bankrupting many.

02/04/2013

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Scholarships Available For Students Of Lowest-Achieving Schools

Students at low-achieving schools will have the possibility to apply for scholarships based on their school’s status.

02/02/2013

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DEP Investigating Fly Ash Hauling

A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.

01/29/2013

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Smoldering Junkyard Fire Irritates Neighbors In Mt. Pleasant Twp.

The Department of Environmental Protection is now stepping in because a local junkyard has been on fire for days and people who live nearby say the smell is awful.

08/24/2012

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