PFAS, Known As 'Forever Chemicals,' Detected In 1/3 Of Pa. Water TestsWhat's in the water? For 1/3 of testing sites in Pennsylvania, the answer is chemicals known as PFAS, or 'forever chemicals.'
DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Alert For Parts Of Western PennsylvaniaThe Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for parts of Western Pennsylvania.
Department Of Environmental Protection Notifies Aliquippa Of Water ViolationsThe Pennsylvania Department Of Environmental Protection has issued an administrative order to Aliquippa officials for drinking water violations.
Dept. Of Environmental Protection To Spray Mosquito-Control Pesticides In Beaver Co.Mosquito spraying is set for parts of Beaver County to reduce the risk of the West Nile virus being transmitted.
Chemicals Removed From Building That Contributed To Beaver Co. Fires While Cleanup On Second Expected To Take WeeksThe DEP says all containerized chemicals have been removed from one of the buildings that contributed to a series of shelter in places in Beaver County.
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.