Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Ten Mile Creek holds a special place in the hearts of folks like George Smoggie who’s landed trout, chubs and catfish in it all of his life.
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.
The PRC will receive a very prestigious award on April 22 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for environmental excellence.
More 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.
A missing nuclear gauge that fell off a truck has been recovered.
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.