It’s the largest coal ash impoundment in the nation — a three-square mile lagoon in Beaver County called “Little Blue” — and it’s leaking toxic chemicals like arsenic and barium into the ground water and wells of residents living nearby.
Residents in one Beaver County town are seeing double on a stretch of road.
A child was rushed to Children’s Hospital this afternoon after being hit by a truck in Beaver County.
An Indiana County man will stand trial for the attempted murder of his girlfriend. John Reome is accused of luring his girlfriend to their home by telling her that she needed to take care of their puppies. He then shot her at point blank range through the front door with a shotgun.
At least one person was injured in a car accident in Beaver County. Emergency officials say one vehicle rolled over in the 3200 block of Route 30 in Green Township at about 2:46 p.m. Monday.
Fly 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.
The collision happened at the intersection of Route 168 and Route 30 in Greene Township just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Crews were able to bring a fire at a gas well in Mercer County under control early this morning.
State Police encourage homeowners to lock all doors on cars, houses, garages and more because of recent items stolen in Greene Township.
A male driver was pronounced deceased after a fatal traffic collision in Greene Township early this morning.