Children exposed to lead have lower IQs and are more likely to develop attention deficit disorders, and adults who are exposed are at greater risk for heart disease. That's what a leading researcher of the problem told Pittsburgh City Council members Tuesday.
Kristina Marusic, EHN's Pittsburgh reporter, won two 2020 Golden Quill Awards for her reporting on air pollution and cancer in Western Pennsylvania.
In just seven months, reports of the invasive and grotesque spotted lanternfly jumped 147% statewide.
A ‘funky public space’: Hazelwood Green owner seeking to redevelop old industrial riverfront for recreation
The 1.3-mile stretch of riverfront along the former LTV Coke Works in Hazelwood is a collection of rusting industrial relics, from a pump house to coal loaders and catwalks.
Mayor Bill Peduto and his administration on Tuesday launched ForgingPGH, a new, year-long effort to explore how people want to see their neighborhoods and the city change.
For the first time in at least decades, wild trout are living in Roaring Run, a rollicking, cold water tributary of the Kiski River, once known for its abundance of wildflowers more than a century ago.
Fourteen states — including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware — and the District of Columbia have filed a legal challenge to a new federal rule that would allow trains to carry liquefied natural gas (LNG) across the country.
On the third day of the Democratic National Convention, the message surrounding the outlook on jobs in Western Pennsylvania depended on which virtual panel you happened to hear on Wednesday afternoon.
Earlier this month, the president and CEO of CNX Resources Corp., one of the largest fracked gas companies in Western Pennsylvania, published a dishonest opinion piece in PennLIVE that spoke to the desperation of the fossil-fuel industry.
Joe Biden's presidential campaign is asking several TV stations in Pennsylvania to stop airing an ad from a pro-Trump Super PAC that the campaign says inaccurately represents Mr. Biden's position on fracking.
International Recycling Group, a New York City-based startup, plans to announce this week a $100 million investment to build what it describes as the world's largest plastics recycling facility in Erie.
For years, it has been easier to imagine what a bad quarter looks like in the coal industry than what might constitute a good one.
John Stavovy had become accustomed to getting monthly checks of $7,000 to $8,000 from the energy company that began pumping shale gas from his 285-acre farm in Washington County, Pennsylvania, at the peak of the Marcellus Shale boom.
COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.