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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.

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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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Local Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

The Allegheny County Health Department and Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes Tuesday evening in some neighborhoods.

08/06/2012

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Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast For Tuesday

Tomorrow’s predicted heat could cause problems for certain groups of people and as a result, state environmental officials have called for an air quality action day for the Pittsburgh area.

07/02/2012

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Officials Declare Air Quality Action Day For Pittsburgh Area

Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees again today, which has prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to declare a code orange Air Quality Action day for the Pittsburgh area.

06/20/2012

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DEP Announces Air Quality Action Day

The Department of Environmental Protection declared a code orange Air Quality Action day for Wednesday in the Pittsburgh area. This includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland Counties.

06/19/2012

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DEP Issues Air Quality Action Day Alert

The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful day, but the Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange Air Quality Action Day.

06/16/2012

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Source Of Odor Still A Mystery For Local Clinic

After several reports of strong odors of gas in a Washington County clinic, the odor has now been identified. A test at the Smith Township Plaza shows a brief spike in a chemical often used as a solvent.

06/14/2012

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Crude Oil Spill Leaks Onto Ben Avon Road

A large crude oil spill in Ben Avon has Department of Environmental Protection officials cleaning up and looking for the person responsible.

02/21/2012

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