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Beaver County Residents Travel To Washington D.C. For Coal Ash Change

It’s the largest coal ash impoundment in the nation — a three-square mile lagoon in Beaver County called “Little Blue” — and it’s leaking toxic chemicals like arsenic and barium into the ground water and wells of residents living nearby.

12/01/2014

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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.

06/07/2014

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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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