Environment

Air Quality Action Day ozone
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Andrew Limberg
July 08, 2020 - 5:25 pm
An ozone action day has been forecast for Thursday in Allegheny, Beaver, Washington and Westmoreland Counties on Thursday as brutal summer weather continues.
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hot summer day in Pittsburgh
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KDKA Radio Staff
July 07, 2020 - 1:41 pm
For the first time in two years, Allegheny County is recording unhealthy ozone air pollution readings.
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Associated Press
July 03, 2020 - 4:53 am
GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — Botswana says it is investigating a staggeringly high number of elephant carcasses — 275 — found in the popular Okavango Delta area of the southern African nation in recent weeks. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks said it is mobilizing human personnel and...
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PA State Park trail
PA State Parks
Shawn Digity
July 02, 2020 - 9:12 pm
State Parks Expected to Be Busy, Possibly Overrun For 4th
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1Thing bins
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Shawn Digity
July 02, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Pennsylvania Resources Council Offering Conservation Webinars Throughout July
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Joe DeStio
June 25, 2020 - 2:54 pm
In response to the grand jury report, The DEP says the vast majority of the issues took place under the Corbett administration.
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Andrew Limberg
June 25, 2020 - 1:08 pm
The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after preliminary information shows sulfur dioxide exceeded federal standards early Thursday morning.
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Fracking Site
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KDKA Radio Staff
June 25, 2020 - 12:46 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has released a scathing grand jury report on how the fracking industry is regulated in the state.
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Allegheny Commons Lake Elizabeth
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Joe DeStio
June 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm
About 15 dump truck loads of muck are being removed from Lake Elizabeth in Allegheny Commons on the North Side this week.
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Lizzy Buczak
June 18, 2020 - 3:59 pm
Lyft plans to have a fully electric fleet by 2030. The ride hailing company announced on Wednesday its plan to transition to “100 percent” electric or zero-emission vehicles. Read more.
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