DEP: Mosquitoes Capable Of Spreading Zika Found In 3 Local CountiesMosquitoes that are capable of spreading the Zika virus have been found in Allegheny, Beaver and Fayette counties.
Feds, Pennsylvania Settle Consol Energy Water Pollution SuitConsol Energy has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a claim that its Bailey coal mining complex in southwestern Pennsylvania repeatedly polluted nearby streams beyond what's permitted under federal and state law.
State Fines 2 Health Systems For Illegally Dumping WasteThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has fined two health systems for illegally dumping medical waste in a landfill.
PWSA Cited, Accused Of Making Unauthorized Change To Lead Treatment ProcessPeople have been focusing on the issue of lead in drinking water since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
DEP Urging Communities, Residents To Compost, Mulch Fall LeavesThe leaves are everywhere - yards, parks, streets and sidewalks.
Volunteers Pull Several Tons Of Trash From RiversA teddy bear, car parts and more than one mattress were among the items found by volunteers cleaning up local rivers this weekend.
DEP Taking Public Comments On Kuhn’s Landfill Site In Beaver Co.The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public hearing Tuesday evening for people in Darlington Township, Beaver County.
Mysterious Explosions-Like Sounds Put Jefferson Hills On EdgePolice in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line.
Couple Forced Out As Leak Threatens Potential Gas Explosion At Finleyville HomeThey're an couple enjoying their retirement years in Finleyville, Washington County, but a gas leak has driven them from their home.
DEP Searching For Missing Gauge Containing Nuclear MaterialThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking the public to help it find a missing nuclear gauge that contains some radioactive material.
DEP Awaiting Tests For 'Cat Urine' Smell In CityState environmental officials don't believe a "cat urine" smell plaguing part of one western Pennsylvania city is harmful, but neither do they yet know what's causing it.
DEP Investigating Diesel Spill In Westmoreland Co. Creek The Department of Environmental Protection says a leak in a home heating oil tank is responsible for a diesel fuel spill in Sewickley Creek near Adolph Lane in Westmoreland County.
DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling WastewaterThe state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In StahlstownThe Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.
DEP Details Cause Of Fatal Greene Co. Gas Well FireThe Department of Environmental Protection has released their findings about the cause of a fatal gas well fire in Greene County earlier this year.