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.
Penn American Water Changing Disinfection Process, Could Increase Taste And Smell Of ChlorinePennsylvania American Water officials are warning customers about a change coming to their disinfection process that could affect the water supply over the next month.