EQT seeks independent carbon impact certification of Marcellus gas

Most of EQT's Marcellus output will undergo an independent assessment of its environmental impact as the largest US natural gas producer recalibrates how shale is marketed amid the global energy transition away from fossil fuels.

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Pennsylvania lost a quarter of its clean energy jobs in 2020. Here's a proposal to bring them back

Two new Pennsylvania bills designed to support solar jobs and the renewable energy industry could help the state's economic recovery after the pandemic, advocates say.
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The Delaware River Basin paradox: Why fracking is so hard to quit

In late February, the Delaware River Basin Commission made a historic announcement: It banned hydraulic fracturing in the basin, a 13,539-square-mile area that supplies some 17 million people with drinking water.

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CNX Resources' new philanthropy is beefier, hyperlocal and focused on the return

Its corporate giving goals reflect the company's unique approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy. While other oil and gas companies have made commitments, or at least nods, to decreasing carbon emissions to net-zero, CNX has made no such pledge.

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Allegheny County Health Department starts providing Mon Valley poor air quality alerts

The Allegheny County Health Department will now be providing public alerts when air quality forecasts show a potential for poor air quality in the Monongahela River Valley.

The political, media, and community response to our Fractured investigation

One month after publication of EHN.org's groundbreaking "Fractured" investigation, lawmakers, civic groups and journalists are pulling our findings into news coverage, community actions, and calls for policy change.

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Wildfire Near Tidioute Spreads to Allegheny National Forest, Burns Over 100 Acres

A wildfire that started northeast of Tidioute spread to the Allegheny National Forest, burning over 100 acres Thursday, according to the US Department of Forestry.

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Allegheny Land Trust finalizes purchase of Girty's Woods in Reserve, shielding 155-acre forest from development

A 155-acre tract of land in Reserve will be protected from development and preserved as natural habitat thanks to a robust capital campaign that raised more than $700,000.

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Earth Day: Amidst the greenwashing, it's still a good thing

When corporations tout their greenness and journalists get beaten senseless by lame ideas.

‘Forever chemicals’ coat the outer layers of biodegradable straws

More evidence that harmful PFAS chemicals are sneaking into some "green" and "compostable" products.

Pesticide DDT linked to increased breast cancer risk generations after exposure

Groundbreaking study finds women whose grandmothers had high DDT exposure are more likely to be obese and have early menstruation—both breast cancer risk factors.

Want more clean energy? Focus on people, not technology

Energy decisions can be deeply personal. We need to listen to households and communities before we prescribe their energy transition.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Fractured: About our data

How EHN tested the air, water, and urine of families in Pennsylvania fracking country for harmful chemicals.

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