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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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KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt Homeowners

It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.

12/18/2013

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Family Evacuated Due To ‘Ooze’ In Fox Chapel Yard

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.

12/03/2013

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ALCOSAN Increases Just The Beginning For The Big Fix

At its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.

10/25/2013

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

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.

10/17/2013

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German Twp. Residents Believe Marcellus Shale Waste Causing Stench At Landfill

It was a beautiful fall day in German Township, Fayette County, but residents living near the Advanced Disposal landfill can’t enjoy it.

10/04/2013

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Bucks Co. Man Is Pa.’s 1st West Nile Death Of 2013

A Bucks County resident is the state’s first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.

09/14/2013

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Crews Working Fast To Stabilize Ground After Mt. Oliver Mine Subsidence

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.

08/16/2013

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