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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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State Senator Proposes Taxing Plastic Bags

Every year Americans use more than 100 billion plastic bags.

08/23/2013

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Region’s First Energy Center To Open Next Week

Gas stations are easy to find to fill up your car or truck, but public places to refuel vehicles that run on compressed natural gas — or CNG — are often hard to locate.

07/16/2013

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Recycling Could Mean Big Discounts To You

Out in Ross Township — and eight other North Hills communities — recyclable trash is picked up every week, but plastic bottles, newspapers, metals and glass are worth discounts to local residents who sign up for a program called Recyclebank.

07/15/2013

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KD Investigation Gets Action: School Recycling

The Pittsburgh Public School District generates thousands of tons of recyclable waste every year, but environmentalist David Hughes suspects only a small portion of that actually gets recycled.

06/25/2013

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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.

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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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