Residents of a Fayette County town are taking the owner of a coal waste dump to court. They say the site is polluting their streams and their air.
The eagles are back in Pennsylvania — from just three nesting pairs 30 years ago to 250 today and with more than 300 pair projected in the next two years.
David Hughes has lived next door to Minadeo School for decades and as an environmentalist it’s bothered him no end that the school apparently does not recycle.
Could air pollution be the cause of autism?
One West Virginia community has found a valuable new use for a low-tech tool: A dog’s nose is sniffing out the source of sewage-system leaks fouling local waterways.
In the fierce debates over the safety of fracking for natural gas, one group is giving both sides a chance to make their points.
Robert Mangino and Matt Pitzarella host the Range Resources Marcellus Shale hour, they are joined by President of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and author Bjorn Lomborg.
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.
Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.
The cost of cleaning our rivers and streams will be astronomical, promising to send your water and sewer bill through the roof over the next decade.
Narrow streets and dense traffic have not deterred increasing numbers of local residents from pedaling to work, or riding their bikes just for fun.
A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is almost over and organizers have an unusual plan for the 1,000-pound butter sculpture that’s been on display.
An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups.
A citizens’ group has sued a longwall mining company in southwestern Pennsylvania, claiming it is polluting key waterways – including at least one high-quality fishing stream – that feed the Monongahela River.