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Heinz Endowments Funding Fracking Foes And Backers

In the fierce debates over the safety of fracking for natural gas, one group is giving both sides a chance to make their points.

06/02/2013

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Locals Hitting The Road On 2 Wheels For Bike To Work Day

Many Pittsburghers will be hitting the road today on two wheels for “Bike to Work Day.”

05/17/2013

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Forest Hills Considers Allowing Urban Farming

Forest Hills is considering allowing people to raise chickens and bees, and the idea is creating quite a buzz.

05/15/2013

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Get Rid Of Hazardous Liquids On Chemical Collection Day

If you have containers of chemicals that can’t be thrown in the trash or require special disposal, Chemical Collection Day lets you get rid of them.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/04/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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Thousands Flock Downtown To Watch St. Patrick’s Day Parade

It’s a tradition that dates back to 1869. Through wars, the depression and even a blizzard, Pittsburgh loves its St. Patrick Day Parade. And this year was no exception.

03/16/2013

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Green Solutions Offered For Big Sewer Fix

The cost of cleaning our rivers and streams will be astronomical, promising to send your water and sewer bill through the roof over the next decade.

03/15/2013

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“Bike Share Pittsburgh” To Offer Bike Rentals Throughout City

Narrow streets and dense traffic have not deterred increasing numbers of local residents from pedaling to work, or riding their bikes just for fun.

03/11/2013

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Whole Foods To Require GMO Labels On Food

Health food grocery chain Whole Foods Market has pledged to label all Genetically Modified foods by 2018.

03/09/2013

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Pa. DEP Encouraging Homeowners To Go Green At Home & Garden Show

Thousands people are expected to flock to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show. Companies will show the latest and greatest products for the home. And one organization will be encouraging people to go green.

03/01/2013

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Angie’s List Tips For Going Green

Are you thinking about how to reduce your carbon footprint because you’re concerned about the environment? Learn how going green can save you money as you help save the Earth with some tips from Angie’s List.

01/31/2013

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DEP Investigating Fly Ash Hauling

A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.

01/29/2013

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Test Driving A Car Powered By Natural Gas

Are you tired of rising gasoline prices? Maybe you’d be interested in a car powered by natural gas. It’s cheaper than gasoline and the cars are now becoming available in our area.

07/19/2012

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Pittsburgh Goes Green As Thousands Come Out For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thousands put on their green and flocked to Downtown Pittsburgh Saturday to take in what’s billed as one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country.

03/17/2012

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Vegetable Garden Grows Atop David L. Lawrence Convention Center

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is a LEED certified “green” building. Nothing could be greener than a vegetable garden on the roof.

09/15/2011

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