Pennsylvania Eyes New Fees To Add Drinking-Water InspectorsGov. Tom Wolf's administration says it wants to impose new fees on public water utilities to pay for more inspectors and resolve a federal official's warning it isn't adequately enforcing safe drinking water standards.
Feds, Pennsylvania Settle Consol Energy Water Pollution SuitConsol Energy has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a claim that its Bailey coal mining complex in southwestern Pennsylvania repeatedly polluted nearby streams beyond what's permitted under federal and state law.
Lawsuits Claim Main Ingredient In Popular Weed Killer Causes CancerThe most popular weed-killer on the market, probably in your garage, is now the target of lawsuits across the country.
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.
Ten Mile Creek No Longer Has Radioactivity DangerRadioactivity was threatening the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of people in the region, according to the findings of state laboratory tests earlier this year.
Top 7 Houseplants For Clean AirAir purifiers and HEPA filters combat indoor air pollution, but for a greener option, use houseplants.
What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.
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.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
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.