The state Department of Environmental Protection awarded $582,000 to the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association to install natural drainage with rain gardens and bioswales in two Wilkinsburg parking lots. Underground stormwater storage tanks will also be installed.
A University of Pittsburgh panel that weighed fossil fuel divestment has delivered to school trustees for their review on Friday a report with options that stop short of completely eliminating those holdings in the near future, as activists have sought.
One of Pennsylvania's largest water utilities has sued 3M, DuPont and a host of other companies, alleging they knew — or should have known — that so-called "forever chemicals" they manufactured and distributed posed a hazard to the public.
The hearing focused on decarbonizing the U.S. energy sector — reducing reliance on fossil fuels to cut carbon dioxide emissions. Camp's comments highlighted the number of jobs supported by both traditional energy and renewables in western Pennsylvania.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.