Emissions

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell car is seen at a press conference at 2014 International CES (Photo by Rob Lever/Getty Images)

DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered Car

The District of Columbia’s top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that’s powered by air.

03/18/2015

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Shenango Coke Works To Pay $600K Fine In Agreement With Allegheny Co.

People who live in Bellevue and Avalon have long complained about pollution from the Shenango Coke Plant on Neville Island.

04/08/2014

Health Department Offers ‘Bounties’ For Wood Stoves

Allegheny County is offering a bounty for your old wood stoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet new rules for air emissions.

08/08/2013

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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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Marcellus Shale Has Jobs

Matt Pitzarella joined Robert Mangino to host the Marcellus Shale Hour, the topic of discussion was jobs and Marcellus Shale has them available.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/07/2013

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Bill Exempts Newer Vehicles From Emissions Test

Automobile owners may get a break. PA Sen. Elder Vogel, R-New Sewickley, says it’s time to modify Pennsylvania’s auto emissions inspection requirement.

07/18/2012

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Bill Would End Emissions Test Requirement For Newer Vehicles

State Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr., says cars 10 years old and newer — and all alternative fuel vehicles — shouldn’t have to get emissions tests.

05/24/2012