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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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Boil Water Alert In Effect After N. Huntingdon Break

A water conservation notice and boil water alert is in effect for customers in Wall Borough after a water main break yesterday.

03/26/2014

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Greene Co. Gas Wells Likely To Be Capped By Tuesday

The state Department of Environmental Protection says it will likely take until Tuesday to cap two southwestern Pennsylvania gas wells involved in a fatal explosion.

02/22/2014

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Pa. Falcon Cam

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pair of peregrine falcons has rekindled their love.

02/14/2014

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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.

01/03/2014

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ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New Year

The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.

01/02/2014

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