The latest air quality readings have been released for the neighborhood near Erie Coke. It's the first set of readings that cover a period where the plant was closed every day.
Allegheny County reckons with new challenges and questions about priorities after a decade of improving air quality ended in one of the worst pollution episodes in recent memory.
At the heart of the debate Friday between air quality advocates and regulators: How fast can the Pittsburgh region clean up its air?
Last Christmas Eve, a sprinkler pipe at a United States Steel Corp. plant south of Pittsburgh fell from the ceiling in a building at the 120-year-old complex. Within minutes, an area the size of a football field was engulfed in flame.
The Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) is teaming up with Patagonia Pittsburgh to let people know: It's well past time we do something about the often pervasive rotten egg odor caused by hydrogen sulfide emissions by meeting the H2S standard—one that is exceeded dozens of times each year in Allegheny County.
Braddock resident Je'Amour Matthew punctuated Tuesday's environmental forum hosted by state Rep. Summer Lee with a passionate speech that resonated with the roughly 50 people who attended.
The Shell cracker plant in Beaver County is one of the largest construction projects in the country, using massive amounts of steel. Action News Investigates has learned much of that steel was imported—mostly from China.
Pittsburgh City Council on Monday pledged unanimous support for the Allegheny County Health Department's efforts to uphold clean air standards, particularly at U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson and Clairton Coke Works plants.
New study bolsters evidence that certain chemicals may alter social development—but also reinforces the protective effect of folic acid during pregnancy
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
EHN is teaming up with The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health to bring you the voices of next generation environmental health leaders
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.