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Shale Gas Plant Cited In Washington County

At the MarkWest processing plant in Houston, Pa., they separate different types of gases and burn off the excess in towers.

07/31/2013

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Regulators Step In, Stop Planned Blasting At Coal Waste Dump

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.

04/12/2013

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Pa. DEP Encouraging Homeowners To Go Green At Home & Garden Show

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.

03/01/2013

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DEP Cites Company After Improper Disposal Of Ink Turns Creek Blue

Out of the blue, Connellsville’s Breakneck Creek turned blue last month leaving investigators scratching their heads until now.

12/03/2012

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Environmental Officials Investigate After Local Creek Turns Blue

The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating the odd blue color in a local creek.

11/08/2012

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Officials Declare Air Quality Action Day For Pittsburgh Area

Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees again today, which has prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to declare a code orange Air Quality Action day for the Pittsburgh area.

06/20/2012

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DEP Issues Air Quality Action Day Alert

The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful day, but the Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange Air Quality Action Day.

06/16/2012

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Aliquippa Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The department of environmental protection has given approval to lift the boil water advisory for the city of Aliquippa and its residents.

04/24/2012

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DEP Officials Urge People To Stay Away Area Of Spill On River

It was the first full day on the Allegheny River for boaters this holiday weekend, but for some an unwelcome sight spoiled the day.

09/03/2011

Debbie Cowden says these solar panels she paid for do not work. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

DEP Revokes Contractor’s Clean Energy Approval

Last year, Doug Caldwell paid $15,000 for a wind turbine to supply electrical power to his home, but today, all he has to show for it is a concrete pad and cement cylinder.

08/05/2011

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New Sewer Line Installation Upsetting Some Hanover Twp. Residents

Progress is not going over well with some of the residents of Hanover Township in Washington County. A sewer line is being installed to replace septic tanks and the move is upsetting some people.

07/07/2011

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Pa. DEP Secretary Requests Gas Relief To Stop Shortage, Lower Prices

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Secretary Michael Krancer about gas shortage relief.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/13/2011

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Homeowner Near Deep Crack In North Versailles Questions Mine Maps

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.

04/22/2011

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Residents Concerned Over 25-Foot Deep Crack In North Versailles

The Department of Environmental Protection has been called out to North Versailles for a deep crack that opened up near several homes.

04/22/2011

Crews placed oil pads and booms in the Ohio River and a stream as a precaution. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Diesel Fuel Spills After Pipeline Burst In Shippingport

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.

03/20/2011

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