Consumer Reports: Clothing Claims To Ward Off MosquitoesManufacturers of special permethrin-treated clothing promise it will protect you from mosquitoes.
Report: More Than 100 Pennsylvania Water Systems Topped Lead LimitAn Associated Press analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data shows more than 100 water systems serving nearly 50,000 Pennsylvania residents have exceeded the federal lead standard at least once in the past three years.
City & County Reach Compromise With EPA On Big Sewage FixCities around the country are boring underground to build tunnels like the ones underneath Washington DC, but they're not for new subways.
City, County Submit Appeal To EPA Over Underground Tunnel Sewage System FixEvery time it rains, our old sewage system gets overloaded, and a combined overflow of raw sewage and rain water pours into our rivers and streams. A total of 10 billion gallons a year.
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.