Department Of Environmental Protection

Smog Component Spike Triggers Pittsburgh Air Quality AlertThe state has issued an air quality alert for the Pittsburgh area, saying clear, warm conditions will spike levels of a key smog component.
Upper St. Clair Baseball Field Closed Due To Mine SubsidenceA baseball field in Upper St. Clair could remain closed for the summer due to a mine subsidence.
Experts: Runoff From Abandoned Mines Is Killing Pa.'s WaterwaysEvery time we have a heavy rain in Monroeville, a foul and mysterious liquid spills out of a culvert and collects in an ominous pool of foam and unnatural blue. Then, it flows into a once pristine stream through Wilkins Township and Turtle Creek and into the Mon River.
DEP Taking Public Comments On Kuhn’s Landfill Site In Beaver Co.The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public hearing Tuesday evening for people in Darlington Township, Beaver County.
Mysterious Explosions-Like Sounds Put Jefferson Hills On EdgePolice in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line.
Couple Forced Out As Leak Threatens Potential Gas Explosion At Finleyville HomeThey're an couple enjoying their retirement years in Finleyville, Washington County, but a gas leak has driven them from their home.
DEP Searching For Missing Gauge Containing Nuclear MaterialThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking the public to help it find a missing nuclear gauge that contains some radioactive material.
AG Kane Releases More Emails In Growing “Porngate” ScandalMore office emails containing pornography from the Pennsylvania attorney general's office are expected to be released in a scandal that has gripped the state Capitol.
2 Pa. Top Officials Resign In Porn Office Emails Case Two top state officials resigned Thursday in the growing scandal surrounding office emails containing pornography in the Pennsylvania attorney general's office.
DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. Creek The Department of Environmental Protection says a leak in a home heating oil tank is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County.
DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling WastewaterThe state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In StahlstownThe Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.