Under the rule of capture, oil and gas in deep reservoirs belongs to whoever pulls it from a well on his own property first.
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.
Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services will hold two free, informational clinics this week for residents of Clairton and surrounding communities involved in a proposed settlement for a class action lawsuit against U.S. Steel's Clairton Coke Works.
The early morning landslide and pipeline explosion that lit up a Beaver County neighborhood in September 2018 has yielded a $30.6 million penalty for the pipeline owner, Energy Transfer Corp.
A proposed rule to cut down on air pollution released by Pennsylvania's thousands of existing oil and gas wells is expected to eliminate tens of thousands of tons of methane emissions each year — but it won't target the greenhouse gas directly nor will it require leak surveys at the vast majority of the state's older wells.
Eighteen of 70 Pittsburgh Public Schools buildings were found to have lead in recent testing, the district disclosed in a report.
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — For decades, Duncan Horner has enjoyed the panorama of rolling valleys and farmhouses on drives from his house in Pittsburgh to his farm in Richhill Township in Greene County
Residents of Clairton, Pittsburgh's East End neighborhoods and environmental organizations gathered outside U.S. Steel Corp.'s Downtown headquarters Thursday afternoon to demand the company spend the money needed to fix its Mon Valley coke works where two fires in six months made pollution control equipment inoperable.
One easily might have assumed the parties gathered in the historic Pump House at The Waterfront Saturday were there to take up opposite ends of a bitter debate that has raged for generations.
Follow a trail of deeds piling up in courthouses across Pennsylvania and you might conclude that there is something big on the horizon for solar energy in the Keystone state.
The multi-state agency that for the last 60 years has set water quality standards protecting the Ohio River Thursday approved industry-backed changes to make those rules voluntary.
Twenty-three streams that flowed through southwestern Pennsylvania before Energy Transfer built its Revolution pipeline have been filled with dirt.
As the conditions on the Ohio — and its cargo — become more hazardous, key regulatory organizations struggle to keep up with the growing demands of this water highway.
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Whether rural Pakistan or the Salinas Valley, neglect and injustice pervade farm work. Environmental scientists, policymakers and citizens need to step up for the workers who feed our nation.
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