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.
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.
More 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.
Who wants some free ice cream?
Pittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.
Before you pull into your neighborhood gas station anxious to see a dramatic drop in prices because the state is dumping summer blend RVP gasoline, there is something you should know.
It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
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.