Pittsburgh's city government says it’s on track to meet climate goals in public operations. But what about the rest of the city?
The city hasn't yet kicked off one of its most important strategies: pressuring the biggest buildings in the city to stop using so much energy. And there isn't a plan yet for how to reduce the next biggest source of emissions: energy use in people's homes.
PUC investigating subsidence involving several pipelines near site of Sunoco Mariner East 2 pipeline construction in Delaware County
The PUC's Pipeline Safety Division announced it is investigating reports of subsidence near several pipelines located near the site of construction work on the Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline in Middletown Township.
Pa House committee to consider bill establishing 5-person commission to make decisions on 31,000 environmental permits
The House State Government Committee is scheduled to meet September 17 to consider 2 bills that are part of the House Republican Energize PA natural gas use subsidy package.
Pittsburgh is set to be declared the fourth-ever U.N. Center of Excellence of High Performance Buildings.
The State Health Department of Pennsylvania will attend a public meeting at Canon-McMillan High School to explain why the cancers aren't a cluster.
The event comes in the wake of the Post-Gazette's “Human Toll" reports documenting childhood cancers throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania: House Environmental Committee to hold info meeting with DEP on Wolf climate change initiatives
The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold an information meeting September 19 with DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell.
How did fracking contaminants end up in the Monongahela River? A loophole in the law might be to blame
Mayor Bill Peduto introduces bill to eliminate carbon emissions produced by local government buildings
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto introduced new legislation to Pittsburgh City Council that would require all new or renovated government buildings to be net-zero, meaning they produce as much energy as they consume.
Kristina Marusic is the recipient of a Michelle Madoff Award of Environmental Excellence for her reporting on environmental health and justice in Western Pennsylvania
It's often our duty to report bleak news on climate and the environment. But let's not skimp on the good news—like the continued momentum of clean energy
From avocado drinks to repurposed lard: Using creativity and culture change to tackle Philly food waste
Nearly 20 percent of people in Philadelphia are food insecure. We visited the researchers, restaurateurs, and entrepreneurs changing this by rethinking food waste.