ALCOSAN’s $2.5B Plan To Clean Rivers Costs Ratepayers, Raises Objections From EnvironmentalistsIt’s the biggest public works project in the history of the region: $2.5 billion in construction aimed at cleaning up our rivers and streams.
Allegheny County Health Department Fines U.S. Steel $200K For Air Pollution, Permit Violations At Clairton Coke WorksThe Allegheny County Health Department is fining U.S. Steel for air pollution violations at the Clairton Coke Works.
Allegheny County Health Department To Send Out Mon Valley Air Quality AlertsThe Allegheny County Health Department will start sending public air quality alerts for the Mon Valley.
Air Pollution Watch Issued For Mon ValleyIt's a day of bad air in the Mon Valley.
Pittsburgh Water And Sewer Authority Pleads Guilty To Dumping Sludge In Allegheny RiverThe PWSA is pleading guilty for violating the Clean Water Act, accused of discharging sludge into the Allegheny River.
Debate Rages On As Air Quality In Region Ranks Among The Worst In The NationMany take the air we breathe here in Pittsburgh for granted, but suddenly it's become the topic of major debate.
Report: Allegheny Co. Saw 90 Days Of Unhealthy Air In 2018Environmental experts, supporters and doctors say that everyone in Allegheny County has a right to breathe cleaner air, and that's why they want to boost funding for the Allegheny County Health Department in order to crack down on the biggest polluters.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Imposes Thousands In Fines Against U.S. SteelThe Allegheny County Health Department thousands of dollars in more fines against U.S. Steel.
Giant Eagle Soon Hopes To Eliminate Plastic Bags At All StoresGiant Eagle soon hopes to expand its new policy of eliminating single-use plastic bags to all its stores.
Waterworks Market District Store Eliminates Plastic Bags At RegistersGiant Eagle's process of eliminating single-use plastic bags begins Wednesday.
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.
Southwestern Pa. Families Demand Gov. Wolf's Administration Investigate Rare Childhood CancerThe families of young people diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer confronted Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday over what they called his administration’s insufficient response to a health crisis they blame on pollution from the shale gas industry.
ALCOSAN Announces Details For Clean Water PlanOfficials approved a plan for the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority to reduce the flow of sewage into local rivers.
Agreement Between US Steel, Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reached Following Multiple FiresUS Steel and Allegheny County Health Department resolved enforcement orders associated with multiple fires.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Launches Air Quality Dashboard To Monitor PollutionPeople who live or work in Allegheny County can now monitor air pollution in real time.