Is Pittsburgh’s weird terrain making the already-dodgy air quality even dodgier?
Outside the Mon Valley, Southwestern Pennsylvanians are still subject to the whims of earth and wind, although experts say it’s hard to generalize about the ways air pollution is dispersed and concentrated.
Allegheny Co. Exec Fitzgerald could face veto overrides on bills on fracking, executive hires
Allegheny County Council has 30 days to attempt to override the vetoes, which are dated July 5.
Pa. House panel approves funding scheme to pay for cleaning up abandoned wells
The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee reported out a pair of bills that would establish a scheme to close hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells using federal money.
As nation grapples with climate disasters, Pa. reps look to resurrect a Depression-era program
If Pa. lawmakers get their way, a Depression-era environmental work relief program may make a revival after a nearly 80-year hiatus