Whole Foods Implementing Plastic Straw Ban, Changing To Smaller Produce BagsResponding to customers' demands, Whole Foods is ramping up its war on disposable plastic.
Mt. Lebanon Considers Shifting Cost Of Trash Hauling To Individual HomeownerTrash -- Americans generate a lot of it -- and in suburban areas it's a basic municipal responsibility, getting rid of the household trash for their residents.
Clairton Residents Seeing Their Sewage Bills Increase DrasticallyPeople who live in Clairton say they have a big problem. Their water bills have been going up over the past three years – drastically.
Pittsburgh Holds Variety Of Activities To Mark Earth Day Today is Earth Day and Pittsburgh has made huge strides in becoming more environmentally-conscious over the last few years.
Struggling North Braddock Looks To Shale Gas DrillingNorth Braddock got dealt a mighty blow with the death of big steel, and it has never regained its footing.
Power Plant In Shippingport Could See Temporary Shut DownThe battle lines have been drawn over coal, and the carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants like the one in Homer City have become the focus.
Shale Gas Compressor Proposal Reveals Town's DivideMarcellus drilling rigs and other shale gas infrastructure is dividing the residents of New Sewickley, Beaver County.
Beaver County Braces For Shale Gas InfrastructureDon Kretschmann loves being an organic farmer in Beaver County, but now he says that way of life is under threat.
New Roofing Material On Pitt Building Will 'Eat' PollutionThe University of Pittsburgh’s Posvar Hall will become the first Pitt building to have a roof that “eats” airborne pollution.
Local Students Learn Important Lessons While Raising, Releasing TroutThe waters of Peters Creek pass through a quiet corner of South Park as four Baldwin-Whitehall school buses roll into a nearby parking lot.
Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.
State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut DownLittle Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.
KD Investigates: Sewer Fixes Could Bankrupt HomeownersIt's a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue RunFrom the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy's Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.
Region's First Energy Center To Open Next WeekGas stations are easy to find to fill up your car or truck, but public places to refuel vehicles that run on compressed natural gas -- or CNG -- are often hard to locate.