Environment

Standing with several dozen US Steel workers, Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman defended US Steel’s handling of the aftermath of a large December fire that damaged pollution control equipment at the Clairton Coke Works.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
February 15, 2019 - 1:51 pm
Standing with several dozen US Steel workers, Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman defended US Steel’s handling of the aftermath of a large December fire that damaged pollution control equipment at the Clairton Coke Works. There were nine exceedances of federal clean air standards in the days...
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Saying U.S. Steel has put Mon Valley residents’ health at risk, two environmental groups have filed 60 days notice of intent to sue the company for violations of the Clean Air Act.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
February 13, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Saying U.S. Steel has put Mon Valley residents’ health at risk, two environmental groups have filed 60 days notice of intent to sue the company for violations of the Clean Air Act. ”We’re sending a clear message to U.S. Steel and all other polluters: We won’t let...
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February 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warming pollution continues at the current pace, a new study finds.
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Methane Bubbles
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February 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Environmentalists all over the state are lobbying to get methane controls enacted for all oil and natural gas infrastructure.
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Water lines
February 07, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Pittsburgh's beleaguered water authority will spend $50 million to replace lead service lines, give filters to low-income residents and take other steps to address the city's lead crisis under a settlement approved Thursday by state utility regulators.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
February 07, 2019 - 11:04 am
City police and engineers are keeping an eye on a mudslide in Allentown, just above Arlington Avenue.
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Earth
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February 06, 2019 - 1:29 pm
While 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record, British meteorologists are predicting the next five years will be much hotter, even record-breaking.
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Shelby Cassesse
February 06, 2019 - 12:10 pm
The proposed severance tax would be on top of an impact tax already in place
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January 17, 2019 - 1:29 pm
WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end. The formation in the Presumpscot River in Greater Portland stopped rotating Wednesday, two days after a video of its mesmerizing movement was widely shared on social media. The...
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January 15, 2019 - 1:55 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show.
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