Kayakers in support of new environmental standards for Pittsburgh’s rivers gathered at Point State Park Saturday.
The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.
An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
The Allegheny Land Trust hopes to designate 150 acres as permanent green space and make 30 acres available for redevelopment, and they’re looking for donations from the public.
Imports of orange juice have been stopped, as the FDA tests for an anti-fungal agent. Higher than acceptable levels of this agent have been found in orange juice from Brazil.
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.
The EPA has denied a waiver that would have eased the gasoline shortage in the Pittsburgh area.
There is plenty of the winter-formula of gasoline in our area. But gas stations daring to put it in their tanks right now risk $10,000 a day fines, unless the state and federal EPA can be convinced to waive the fuel requirement temporarily.
Gas prices continue to climb upward, but there’s an even bigger issue growing in Pittsburgh – a potential gas shortage.
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.