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.
The Allegheny County Health Department and Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes Tuesday evening in some neighborhoods.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A large crude oil spill in Ben Avon has Department of Environmental Protection officials cleaning up and looking for the person responsible.
Under a pallet is a product of 200 years of western Pennsylvania’s coal mining history – five-feet wide and 15-feet deep. The sinkhole opened up in woods off the soccer field at Ringgold Middle School in December.
Gas service has been shut off to several local residents because of a dangerous methane leak from an old mine. There’s a dispute over who should have to pay thousands of dollars to correct the problem in West Deer Township.
It was the first full day on the Allegheny River for boaters this holiday weekend, but for some an unwelcome sight spoiled the day.
It’s never a good time to have a chemical spill on the Allegheny River, but especially, as we head into a holiday weekend that has boaters and swimmers enjoying the unofficial end to summer. Although the DEP has a warning for the entire holiday weekend, it will only affect a section of the Allegheny.
Is Marcellus Shale wastewater still finding its way into our rivers and streams? The state has asked water treatment plants to stop taking the wastewater, but environmental groups went to court Tuesday to make sure.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Secretary Michael Krancer about gas shortage relief.
There is plenty of the winter-formula of gasoline in our area. But gas stations daring to put it in their tanks right now risk $10,000 a day fines, unless the state and federal EPA can be convinced to waive the fuel requirement temporarily.