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.
Residents Ask: Do Coal Ash Changes Go Far Enough?For decades residents in Beaver County have lived next to a sprawling lagoon called Little Blue -- the largest coal ash impoundment in the nation -- which has leached chemicals into their groundwater and wells.
The Search For Answers As Failed Dye Tests Leave Homeowners High And Dry Every time it rains, raw sewage overflows into our rivers and streams – and the federal government is mandating a multi-billion dollar fix to our sewer systems.
Corbett, Coal Interests Rally Before EPA HearingsMore than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are rallying in Pittsburgh to oppose new proposed pollution regulations.
You Need To Eat This: Free Ice CreamWho wants some free ice cream?
EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing AnnouncedPittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.