Environmental group PennEnvironment delivered more than 6,000 petitions to Allegheny County Council today, demanding that its members work with the county health department to address concerns over the region's air quality.
The editorial board of The Baltimore Sun published a call for Maryland to sue Pennsylvania for failing to adequately uphold its cleanup responsibilities as part of the six-state Chesapeake Bay Program.
If no action is taken to address climate change, broad swaths of the United States will see extreme heat conditions measured in weeks or months rather than days by the middle of the century, the study found.
A coalition of sixteen environmental groups sent open letter to Governor Tom Wolf and legislators Tuesday decrying the transfer of approximately $10 million out of Pennsylvania's Environmental Stewardship Fund.
The nation’s largest coke plant – a fuel used to make steel – in Clairton, Pennsylvania recently had pollution controls knocked out by a fire for the second time in six months. Residents tell NBC’s Anne Thompson that they’re concerned about the health impact of the emissions.
A group of doctors and scientists have released a report highlighting that 84 percent of studies published from 2009-2015 on the health impacts of fracking conclude the industry causes harm to human health.
Gov. Tom Wolf is reviewing a request that he order an investigation by the state Department of Health of the possibility of a link between shale gas operations and the high number of childhood cancer cases in four southwestern Pennsylvania counties.
At a time when the state has seen numerous problems with pipeline construction crisscrossing its lands, Pennsylvania regulators are moving to get a better grip on safety involving the often massive projects.