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The complicated history of the Kinzua Dam and how it changed life for the Seneca people

The complicated history of the Kinzua Dam and how it changed life for the Seneca people

The Kinzua Dam, which protects Pittsburgh from flooding and pollution, came at a steep price for the Seneca Nation of Indians.

Environmental Injustice

Environmental Injustice

"Today, zip code is still the most potent predictor of an individual's health and well-being"

Seneca Nation takes on Pittsburgh startup to defend the Allegheny River

Seneca Nation takes on Pittsburgh startup to defend the Allegheny River

"We can't do anything without water. It's the basis of all life. It's a sacred resource." The first report from our new Pittsburgh reporting bureau.

Watch: Seneca Nation celebrates after fracking water treatment permits are revoked

Watch: Seneca Nation celebrates after fracking water treatment permits are revoked

"Instead of feeling tears of frustration, I'm here with tears of joy."

Fracking conference and opposing tribal rally highlight competing visions for Western Pennsylvania’s future

Fracking conference and opposing tribal rally highlight competing visions for Western Pennsylvania’s future

As Pittsburgh touts its environmental progress, a massive petrochemical makeover is taking place in the surrounding region. Tribes and environmental groups are arguing against a future of pipelines and plastic production.

This is what indigenous resistance to fracking looks like in Pennsylvania

Tribal leaders and Pittsburgh's mayor addressed the crowd protesting a fracking convention in Pittsburgh today—while acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler addressed the crowd of industry leaders inside.

When protest becomes sacrament: Grady sisters heed a higher call.

These Catholic social justice advocates are exemplars of the force behind We Are Seneca Lake, one of the nation’s longest-running campaigns of civil disobedience.

How unwise retweets became a White House 'emergency.'

As Inauguration Day came to a close, the communications staff at the National Park Service was feeling a little frustrated.

EPA response to Fayetteville PCB.

An object located beneath PCB-contaminated soil near Fayetteville is a suspected underground storage tank, but a spokesman said Thursday that the EPA has never approved the plot of land as a PCB disposal site.

Hiring freeze halts visitor tours, 'critical' work.

When fully staffed, Women's Rights National Historical Park has 16 employees to handle everything from maintenance to tours of the 6-acre site in New York's Seneca Falls.

Fast growth coming for Northeast shale gas pipelines.

A surge in pipeline capacity for natural gas in the U.S. Northeast this year and next is expected to boost profits for producers and help hold down prices for Midwest and East Coast buyers.

Soil tests positive for PCB near Fayetteville.

West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection documents show that soil near Fayetteville is contaminated by PCB and that the contaminated soil is located above a buried object, a DEP official confirmed this week.

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