Environmental Protection Agency

Consol Energy Says Its Airport Fracking Exceeds Environmental StandardsWhen 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.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats 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.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith 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.
Mt. Lebanon Parents Raise Health Concerns About Synthetic TurfEarth movers are busily clearing away the natural surface of a couple of ball fields in Mount Lebanon's municipal park.
About A Dozen Arrests Made During EPA Rally & ProtestRallies and protests are happening in Pittsburgh Thursday afternoon, both in response to the Environmental Protection Agency holding hearings on new carbon emission standards.
Corbett, Coal Interests Rally Before EPA HearingsMore 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.
Officials Inspecting Abandoned Plant After 2 Dogs Found Covered In Chemical AdhesiveHAZMAT and government agencies are investigating the site of an abandoned plant in Ohio, where two dogs were found covered in tar.
EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing AnnouncedPittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.
Dumping Summer Blend Gas By 2015 May Be UnrealisticBefore 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.
Bill Would Eliminate More Expensive Summer Blend Of GasolineSummer is just around the corner and soon folks will be gassing up and hitting the road for family vacations.
App Helps De-Clutter Your Mailbox Of Junk MailIs your mailbox cluttered with catalogs and credit card offers? Well, if you feel like you are drowning in junk mail, there is hope.
KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt HomeownersIt's a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
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