Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Allegheny County This WeekendThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange air quality alert for ozone in Allegheny County.
Outdoor Preparedness: Late Fall Is Prime Time For Tick BitesAs the weather gets a bit warmer over the next few days, Pennsylvanians need to be vigilant for what's lurking in the leaves.
Reserve Township Residents And Owner Of Junkyard At OddsReserve Township residents and the owner of a junkyard are at odds.
Fishers, Boaters Alerted To Invasive Species 'Rock Snot' Discovered In Somerset CountyThe recent confirmation of an invasive species known as "rock snot" in Somerset County has state agencies sending out an alert to fishers and boaters.
Volunteers Needed For Litter Clean Up As Part Of 'Pick Up Pennsylvania' CampaignThe state is looking for volunteers to take part in the "Pick Up Pennsylvania" campaign.
Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Again Issued For Most Of Southwestern PennsylvaniaMonday will once again be a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day in most of southwestern Pennsylvania.
Pa. Reports First Probable Human Case Of West Nile Virus This YearThe state's first probable human case of West Nile Virus infection in 2020 has been found in a Potter County resident, the DEP says.
Pa. Department Of Environmental Protection Hosts Tire Collection Event In Westmoreland CountyNearly 500 residential and agricultural tires were disposed of in Westmoreland County.
Pa. DEP: More People Are Flushing 'Non-Flushable' Items Like Wipes During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Causing Problems In Sewer SystemsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is saying the only things you should flush down the toilet are toilet paper and human waste, no exceptions -- not even for "flushable" wipes.
Pipeline Company Fined $30M, Can Resume Construction After Beaver Co. Gas ExplosionPennsylvania has fined an energy company more than $30 million but will allow it to resume construction on its natural gas pipelines.
Multi-State Proposal Could Hike Gasoline Prices To Benefit Non-Fossil Fuel Transportation AlternativesCarbon emissions from gasoline-powered vehicles are such an environmental problem that 11 states, including Pennsylvania, have created the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) to develop ways to reduce that pollution.
Westmoreland Co. Hemp Drying Facility Given Notice Of Violation After Neighbors Complain Of OdorThe state Department of Environmental Protection gave a violation notice to a hemp-drying facility in Westmoreland County because of an odor coming from the building.
Local Doctors Take Deeper Look Into What Makes Eastern Equine Encephalitis So DeadlyDoctors across the country are trying to figure out why so many people are getting sick with a deadly virus that’s spread by mosquitoes.
PennDOT Announces Innovations Challenge Theme For Local High School StudentsEvery year the "Innovations Challenge" asks students to look at cost-effective technologies and innovative solutions for the community.
Pa. DEP Conducting 5-Year Statewide Surveillance Of TicksThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is conducting a five-year environmental surveillance of ticks across the state.