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DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling Wastewater

The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.

08/29/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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DEP Details Cause Of Fatal Greene Co. Gas Well Fire

The Department of Environmental Protection has released their findings about the cause of a fatal gas well fire in Greene County earlier this year.

08/06/2014

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Drilling Impoundments Raise Concerns Across Area

They’re the size of a football field, holding millions of gallons of drilling water, and recently they’ve attracted the unwanted attention of state environmental regulators.

08/06/2014

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High Levels Of Chloride Investigated At Cecil Twp. Marcellus Shale Site

Environmental officials say they are looking into high levels of chloride found at a Marcellus Shale site.

08/01/2014

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Old Jeannette Plant More Than Just An Eyesore

It’s not just an eyesore. What’s inside an old plant in Westmoreland County could be putting everyone who lives near it at risk.

07/18/2014

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Parents Of Worker Killed In Greene Co. Well Blast Sue Owners

The parents of a contractor killed when a Greene County natural gas well exploded in February have sued the Chevron subsidiary that owns the well.

07/03/2014

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Nuclear Gauge Missing In Mount Lebanon Area

Officials in Pittsburgh and Mount Lebanon are searching for a missing portable gauge containing sealed sources of radioactive material.

07/01/2014

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DEP: Wastewater Contamination Worse Than First Thought In Amwell Twp.

A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.

06/12/2014

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DEP To Hold Chemical Contamination Public Hearing

Industrial chemical contamination may have affected the residential area adjacent to the former National Torch Tip plant in O’Hara Township and Aspinwall Borough.

06/11/2014

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Dumping Summer Blend Gas By 2015 May Be Unrealistic

Before you pull into your neighborhood gas station anxious to see a dramatic drop in prices because the state is dumping summer blend RVP gasoline, there is something you should know.

05/08/2014

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Bill Would Eliminate More Expensive Summer Blend Of Gasoline

Summer is just around the corner and soon folks will be gassing up and hitting the road for family vacations.

05/07/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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Boil Water Alert Lifted After North Huntingdon Water Main Break

A boil water alert, prompted by a water main break earlier this week in North Huntingdon, has now been lifted.

03/29/2014

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