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.
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.