This rollback would eliminate the need for environmental impact studies for not just pipelines but other infrastructure projects like highways.
PITTSBURGH—EHN's Pittsburgh reporter Kristina Marusic joined Allegheny Front's Kara Holsopple to talk about U.S. Steel's Clairton Coke Works, one of the biggest emitters of air pollution in Pennsylvania.
The Allegheny County Health Department has slapped U.S. Steel with $743,625 in fines for pollution violations at its Clairton Coke Works facility, the agency announced Friday.
On February 5, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on House Bill 2025.
How should a company that generates most of its profits by serving the world's enormous appetite for oil navigate a long-term future in which shifting political and economic tides threaten to make fossil fuels obsolete?
Kara Holsopple and Kristina Marusic discuss the settlement of a class action lawsuit against U.S. Steel and how the Christmas temperature inversion that made Pittsburgh's air smell like "rotten eggs, sewer backup, burning plastic and hospital waste."
A proposal to ease environmental regulations for the state's struggling conventional oil and gas industry advanced in the state House on Monday, despite a vow from Gov. Tom Wolf to veto it in its current form.
One hundred sixty-six organizations and 1,445 individuals have now signed the letter that expresses opposition to the bill that allow the road-spreading of drilling waste on unpaved roads in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh is cheap, but it stinks. Or so says Google engineer Dennis Towne, whose recent PublicSource essay laments the city's noxious pollution problem and urges tech workers to stay away.
At the heart of the debate Friday between air quality advocates and regulators: How fast can the Pittsburgh region clean up its air?
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"