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The City of Pittsburgh has delayed the rollout of its ban on single-use plastic bags. City officials said enforcement of the ban, which was previously scheduled to start in mid-April, has been pushed back until October.

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With their long-term credibility on the line, environmental and health officials need to agree upon more comprehensive testing protocols.

A Beaver County school district has sued Norfolk Southern over the train derailment last month in nearby East Palestine, Ohio.