Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.
More than 300 volunteers got their hands dirty this weekend, cleaning up the banks of the Ohio River.
Though they may appear to be “dumpster diving,” Nick Shorr and Ross Hirshfeld are actually sorting through trash to find information for the Pennsylvania Resources Council.
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.
A chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.
Summer is just around the corner and soon folks will be gassing up and hitting the road for family vacations.
It would be the biggest economic development project in the Ohio Valley in more than a generation – a $2.5 billion petrochemical plant called a cracker.
People who live in Bellevue and Avalon have long complained about pollution from the Shenango Coke Plant on Neville Island.
For years it was an eyesore in Richland Township, rusting greenhouses on the site of the former Pittsburgh Cut Flowers.
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.
The rural landscape of western Pennsylvania is peppered with natural gas well rigs. But the rewards and risks of the industry are now being weighed heavily in Mars, Butler County.
People fighting a proposed frackwater treatment plant sounded off Thursday night.
In the front yard of Pam Chappell’s house there’s a sign asking Hanover Township supervisors to say “no” to something she says will change her neighborhood forever.
These are boom times for shale gas exploration but towns and municipalities like South Fayette Township are concerned that it should be controlled and limited, adopting zoning ordinances that would keep drilling away from schools and residential areas.
Even though it’s hundreds of miles away, Pittsburghers are helping out their neighbors in West Virginia.