Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Editorial Board: An innovative coal project

Consol's plan is to build a 300-megawatt plant near its Pennsylvania Mining Complex in Greene and Washington counties, the largest underground mining complex in North America.

Toxics in marijuana smoke may be harmful to health, study finds

Smoking weed may expose you to some of the same toxic chemicals found in tobacco smoke, a new study finds.

Nearly $1M in state grants will address mine drainage, stormwater in Westmoreland

The Turtle Creek Watershed stretches across 147 square miles, straddling Westmoreland and Allegheny counties. With the support of a state grant, the 50-year-old watershed association plans to assess the many areas where abandoned mine discharges pollute the creek and its tributaries, to help qualify for additional funds to clean up the waterways.

LISTEN: Dana Williamson on bringing communities to the forefront of environmental justice research

Dana Williamson joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Health podcast to discuss the crucial role of social science in examining and maximizing the impact of environmental justice research and on-the-ground work.

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LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the health effects of fracking on "In This Climate"

EHN's Pittsburgh reporter Kristina Marusic recently appeared on the podcast In This Climate to discuss the impacts of fracking in southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond.

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PWSA donates $250K to nonprofit as part of lead violation settlement

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is following through on a settlement it reached in July to resolve violations of Pennsylvania's Safe Drinking Water Act.


Megan McDonough: Lt. Gov. John Fetterman should stand with East Pittsburgh against fracking

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has leaned heavily on his working-class Mon Valley roots to raise his national profile, becoming a cable news star during the aftermath of the presidential election. But while he is soaking up the national spotlight, environmental injustice threatens the former Braddock mayor's hometown, leaving many residents asking: Will he show up and stand with the community?

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Op-ed: A push for answers about the environmental causes of child cancer

A first-of-its kind study aims to tease out the link between pollution and cancer in children.

Moving forward after four years of fights and falsehoods

As the US turns the page on a skeptical and openly hostile administration, environmental science and journalism face continued obstacles—but there is some optimism.

Unplugged: Abandoned oil and gas wells leave the ocean floor spewing methane

The Gulf of Mexico is littered with tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, and toothless regulation leaves climate warming gas emissions unchecked.

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