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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.

01/03/2014

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ALCOSAN Rates Going Way Up In The New Year

The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.

01/02/2014

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ALCOSAN Increases Just The Beginning For The Big Fix

At its North Side treatment Plant, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority cleans 250 million gallons of wastewater every.

10/25/2013

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Crews Working Fast To Stabilize Ground After Mt. Oliver Mine Subsidence

Twenty homeowners on Frederick Street in Mount Oliver have sad proof that the hills are honeycombed with old, abandoned mines. Last month they felt the earth move under their feet.

08/16/2013

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Property Owners Who Fail Dye Test Could End Up Paying A Bundle

It’s a problem you may not know you have, but it could end up costing you a bundle. Thousands of properties around Allegheny County have failed a dye test; and if you own one of them, the state and federal governments say you need to fix it.

02/05/2013

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DEP Cites Company After Improper Disposal Of Ink Turns Creek Blue

Out of the blue, Connellsville’s Breakneck Creek turned blue last month leaving investigators scratching their heads until now.

12/03/2012

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Environmental Officials Investigate After Local Creek Turns Blue

The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating the odd blue color in a local creek.

11/08/2012

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