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Environmentalism

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Residents Sue Coal Waste Dump In Fayette County

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.

06/26/2013

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KD Investigation Gets Action: School Recycling

The Pittsburgh Public School District generates thousands of tons of recyclable waste every year, but environmentalist David Hughes suspects only a small portion of that actually gets recycled.

06/25/2013

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Some Politicians Worry Environmental Regulations Push May Hurt Business

The Obama administration is set to renew its push to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.

06/21/2013

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Regulators Step In, Stop Planned Blasting At Coal Waste Dump

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.

04/12/2013

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Residents Taking Operators Of Fly Ash Disposal Site To Court

Environmentalists call it “fly ash;” the power industry calls it “scrubber waste.” Regardless, residents of one Fayette County town say it’s covering their yards and streets and causing serious health problems.

03/15/2013