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.
Gov. Wolf Supports Studying Petition To Make Pa. Carbon Neutral By 2052Gov. Tom Wolf supports allowing his administration to study a petition calling for a cap-and-trade program in Pennsylvania.
Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study SaysResearchers say cooking, cleaning, and other household activities generate levels of pollution in the average home similar to that of a polluted major city.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws From All StoresStarbucks is going strawless.
Dirty, Cloudy Creeks Causing Public To Worry About The Water's SafetyThe once clear water in several local creeks is now dirty and cloudy, and the people who live nearby are concerned about their safety.
Plastic-Eating Enzyme Discovered, Could Help Fight PollutionScientists in Britain and the United States say they have engineered a plastic-eating enzyme that could help in the fight against pollution.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Study: Pa. 2nd Worst In Nation In Waterway Industrial PollutionA new study ranks Pennsylvania as the second worst in the nation when it comes industrial pollution in our waterways.
Health Officials Issue New Pollution Warnings In Downtown PittsburghThere are new warnings about pollution in Pittsburgh, which could affect tens of thousands of people who live and work Downtown.
Feds, Pennsylvania Settle Consol Energy Water Pollution SuitConsol Energy has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a claim that its Bailey coal mining complex in southwestern Pennsylvania repeatedly polluted nearby streams beyond what's permitted under federal and state law.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling WastewaterThe state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In StahlstownThe Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.