Environmentalists, Miners Square Off In Western Pa. Coal CountryWhat once was a 62-acre lake at Ryerson Park in Greene County is now just a dried up lake bed.
Pittsburgh Public Schools' Recycling Called "Spotty At Best"Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans - that were actually sorted inside the school - were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.
Residents Sue Coal Waste Dump In Fayette CountyResidents 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.
KD Investigation Gets Action: School RecyclingThe 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.
Some Politicians Worry Environmental Regulations Push May Hurt BusinessThe Obama administration is set to renew its push to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
Regulators Step In, Stop Planned Blasting At Coal Waste DumpThere 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.
Residents Taking Operators Of Fly Ash Disposal Site To CourtEnvironmentalists 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.