Legislator Introduces Smart Meter Privacy Bill Aimed At Protecting ConsumersSmart technology has revolutionized so many parts of our everyday lives.
Scam Targets West Penn Power Customers In MonongahelaPolice in Monongahela are warning residents of a new scam involving callers pretending to be from West Penn Power.
Consumers May Be Paying More Than They Should For ElectricityConsumers could be losing money because they are not using the Public Utility Commission's Pennsylvania Power Switch website to search for cheaper suppliers of electricity.
Police Seek Suspects In Power Plant Break-InsSouthwest Regional Police and First Energy are asking for help in finding several suspects wanted in connection with two break-ins at a local power plant.
Utility Companies Change Stance, Will Allow Banners To Honor Fallen HeroesLocal utility companies have changed their policy, and say they will now allow a Butler County town to honor their fallen military members.
Utility Companies Change Stance, Will Allow Banners To Honor Fallen HeroesA controversy is brewing in Butler County where residents want to honor fallen military members like other communities do.
Wind Causes Damage In Multiple Counties, Knocks Out Power Wind caused some damage to the Pittsburgh area Tuesday afternoon.
NWS: Tornado Touches Down In Mercer Co. During StormsSevere weather tore through the area this afternoon prompting tornado and thunderstorm warnings and leaving behind uprooted trees and property damage in West Deer in Allegheny County and Jackson Center in Mercer County.
2 FirstEnergy Coal-Fired Plants To Close Next Week FirstEnergy says it will close two coal-fired power plants in southwestern Pennsylvania as scheduled next week with no expectations that they will be sold or reopened under stricter environmental regulations.
Beaver County Residents Concerned Over Well Water ContaminationMore than a hundred concerned citizens packed the Hookstown fire hall in Beaver County to hear plans by First Energy to close a coal waste disposal site.
Environmental Groups To Sue Over 'Little Blue'Today, environmentalists put the First Energy Corporation on notice they will be suing them, saying Little Blue Run is leaking toxic chemicals into the stream and groundwater of neighboring communities.
Neighbors Oppose Expansion Of Little Blue LagoonFly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at First Energy's Bruce Mansfield plant is pumped through a seven mile long pipeline into the three-square mile Little Blue lagoon -- creating what environmentalists call a dangerous cocktail of chemicals and heavy metals.