Department Of Environmental Protection
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pair of peregrine falcons has rekindled their love.
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.
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.
It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
The state Department of Environmental Protection, county officials and even Sunoco Inc. are analyzing an oily, gas-smelling liquid oozing out of a yard near Pittsburgh.
At its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.
From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.
It was a beautiful fall day in German Township, Fayette County, but residents living near the Advanced Disposal landfill can’t enjoy it.
A Bucks County resident is the state’s first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.
Twenty homeowners on Frederick Street in Mount Oliver have sad proof that the hills are honeycombed with old, abandoned mines. Last month they felt the earth move under their feet.
At the MarkWest processing plant in Houston, Pa., they separate different types of gases and burn off the excess in towers.
There are new details about a troubled Fayette County coal waste dump. State environmental regulators are stepping in to stop planned blasting on the property, blasting that could have caused landslides or cave-ins.
Thousands people are expected to flock to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show. Companies will show the latest and greatest products for the home. And one organization will be encouraging people to go green.
Out of the blue, Connellsville’s Breakneck Creek turned blue last month leaving investigators scratching their heads until now.
The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating the odd blue color in a local creek.