Environmental Protection Agency
When it comes to drilling for natural gas at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy officials say no one in the nation is fracking with their level of environmental protection.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Earth movers are busily clearing away the natural surface of a couple of ball fields in Mount Lebanon’s municipal park.
Rallies and protests are happening in Pittsburgh Thursday afternoon, both in response to the Environmental Protection Agency holding hearings on new carbon emission standards.
More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are rallying in Pittsburgh to oppose new proposed pollution regulations.
HAZMAT and government agencies are investigating the site of an abandoned plant in Ohio, where two dogs were found covered in tar.
Pittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.
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.
Summer is just around the corner and soon folks will be gassing up and hitting the road for family vacations.
Is your mailbox cluttered with catalogs and credit card offers? Well, if you feel like you are drowning in junk mail, there is hope.
It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
Is your home making you sick? The answer might be yes. Lead, mold, radon, asbestos – they can all lead to serious health issues. And they are in plenty of homes right here in our area.
New federal rules on air pollution are being hailed as the most significant in 20 years. As KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan reports the impact may be great right here in Western Pennsylvania where air quality has become a major concern.
The village of Kiskimere, an old coal company town, is an eye-blink on the map of Armstrong County, but in 1961 what used to be a cornfield became the Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp.