Petition To Cap Greenhouse Gases In Pennsylvania Takes Next StepAn environmental rulemaking board is approving the next step for a petition seeking to fight climate change by imposing a cap-and-trade program to make Pennsylvania carbon neutral by 2052.
PennDOT, DEP Asking For Volunteers For Great American Cleanup EventThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental Protection are seeking volunteers for this year's Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, a campaign of statewide community cleanup activities that runs through May 31.
Gas Pipeline Builder In Southwestern Pa. Fined $1.5MThe builder of a natural gas gathering pipeline system in southwestern Pennsylvania is agreeing to a $1.5 million fine.
Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Pittsburgh RegionA Code Orange Air Quality Action Day is in effect once again today for the Pittsburgh region.
DEP Orders PWSA To Make Critical Infrastructure ChangesThe state Department of Environmental Protection is requiring the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to make critical changes.
DEP: No Dangerous Contaminant Found In Mobile Home Park’s Tainted Water SupplyMonday morning saw Pine View Manor residents in Hempfield Township still unable to drink their water.
Gas Industry Challenges New Drilling Rules In PennsylvaniaThe natural gas industry is challenging new regulations that govern surface development of shale gas wells.
PWSA Acting Director Speaks Out On Lead Testing, Line ReplacementThe Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority tested 100 at-risk homes and several exceeded the federal allowable limit for lead.
DEP Demands Action From PWSA After Tests Show Dangerous Lead Levels In Some HomesLead in the water has been a nationwide concern since the contamination in Flint, Michigan.
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.
State Investigating 2 Quakes Near Pennsylvania Fracking SiteThe state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating whether fracking contributed to two small earthquakes near a western Pennsylvania drilling operation.