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.
Members of a Fayette County church are worried that a blasting project on a neighboring property could put their building and cemetery in danger.
Officials in North Versailles are trying to get to the bottom of what’s causing a slide in their community.
Dave Milko says it began as a hole about the size of a basketball, but now that hole has expanded into a 25-foot deep crack that runs in the alley behind his home and several others in North Versailles.
A 25-foot deep crack is causing some concern in North Versailles. Residents are now being encouraged to purchase mine subsidence insurance. To check and see if you should apply, check the DEP’s website here. Their […]
Last month, KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan was the first to report about a danger to drinking water linked to natural gas drilling water.
Frightening scenes from Japanese nuclear reactors have raised concerns airborne nuclear particles and gases will shower this country in local weather events. Pitt nuclear engineering professor John Metzger says not to worry.
A pipe in an abandoned mine backed up and caused some serious flooding in Elizabeth Township Monday afternoon.
Douglas Run Road is now open to traffic in Elizabeth Township after water from an abandoned coal mine flooded a section of the road on Monday.
Officials say water from an abandoned mine is gushing through a neighborhood in Elizabeth Township. The water is flowing into the Youghiogheny and Monongahela rivers.
Environmental contractors have quite a mess on their hands in Shippingport, Beaver County. An unknown amount of diesel fuel spilled from a pipeline on a hillside that burst around 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
The Department of Environmental Protection said the rivers were clear of radioactivity from drilling on Monday. Now they’re concerned about bromides which can form cancer-causing compounds and they want to find out where they’re coming from.