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Under fire, Peduto says: 'We have to evaluate whether we want to become Chemical Valley.'

Environmental advocates cheered Peduto's statement on no more petrochemical plans, while business leaders have pushed back. Here's his reaction.
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Environmental group hands out endangered species condoms

The Center for Biological Diversity is handing out endangered species condoms at the Carnegie Science Center's adults-only Valentine's event Friday in Pittsburgh. The group hopes to show how human population growth negatively affects wildlife.

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