Invenergy proposed natural gas-fired plant questioned in Pennsylvania

Invenergy first proposed in 2016 building the 639-megawatt Allegheny Energy Center power plant in Elizabeth Township.

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CalPERS seeks help studying climate change, employee risk

The Sacramento-based California Public Employees' Retirement System is seeking outside consultants to perform risk analysis for the fund on climate change and employee management.

U.S. Conference of Mayors resolution urges fossil fuel divestiture

Mayor Bill Peduto is one of 16 cosponsoring a resolution from the U.S. Conference on Mayors urging cities to divest themselves from investments in fossil fuels and support greener options.

Meet Steve Hankey, the Virginia Tech professor measure air pollution by bicycle

Steve Hankey is an assistant professor in Virginia Tech's School of Public and International Affairs who recently received a $500,000 award from the National Science Foundation to measure pollution around cities using bicycle-mounted sensors.

Deal with NC requires Duke Energy to excavate 80M tons of coal ash

Regulators in North Carolina have won a nearly complete victory in their battle with Duke Energy Corp. over cleaning up coal-ash contamination with a blockbuster settlement announced Thursday.

Oregon petition targets indirect source diesel emissions

Neighborhood and environmental groups have petitioned state regulators for new limits on harmful emissions at pollution hot spots, particularly diesel exhaust at construction sites.

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery responsible for large parts of pollution from city, report shows

The shuttered Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery contributed to more than half of Philadelphia's toxic emissions, a new report shows.

Arsenal Resources files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

It's one of the top 10 producers of natural gas in West Virginia.

United Steelworkers work with PES Refinery after devastating fire

The Pittsburgh-based labor union announced plans to assist the East Coast's largest oil refinery safely return to production.

Green Building Alliance celebrates double-digit reduction in energy use

The Green Building Alliance touted another year of successful benchmarking of the city's reduction in energy use and other sustainability measures of the Pittsburgh 2030 District, an ongoing campaign to reduce the city's CO2 emissions to combat the impacts of climate change.

CNX Resources begins remediation of Shaw 1G well

A statement from the company said CNX was working with the state and Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County to ensure safety and environmental compliance.
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