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About A Dozen Arrests Made During EPA Rally & Protest

Rallies and protests are happening in Pittsburgh Thursday afternoon, both in response to the Environmental Protection Agency holding hearings on new carbon emission standards.

07/31/2014

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Corbett, Coal Interests Rally Before EPA Hearings

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.

07/30/2014

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Officials Inspecting Abandoned Plant After 2 Dogs Found Covered In Chemical Adhesive

HAZMAT and government agencies are investigating the site of an abandoned plant in Ohio, where two dogs were found covered in tar.

07/16/2014

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EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing Announced

Pittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.

06/02/2014

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Dumping Summer Blend Gas By 2015 May Be Unrealistic

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.

05/08/2014

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Bill Would Eliminate More Expensive Summer Blend Of Gasoline

Summer is just around the corner and soon folks will be gassing up and hitting the road for family vacations.

05/07/2014

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App Helps De-Clutter Your Mailbox Of Junk Mail

Is your mailbox cluttered with catalogs and credit card offers? Well, if you feel like you are drowning in junk mail, there is hope.

02/11/2014

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KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt Homeowners

It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.

12/18/2013

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Could Your Home Be Making You Sick?

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.

07/11/2012

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EPA Rules Threaten Coal-Fired Plants

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.

12/23/2011

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Army Corps To Move Radioactive Waste From Armstrong Co. Village

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.

04/18/2011

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