Aerial view of the train derailment wreckage in East Palestine. (Screenshot from NTSB B-roll recorded Feb. 5, 2023)

Pa.’s Deluzio teams with N.Y. lawmaker on railroad safety bill

BY: - March 22, 2023

The proposal is companion legislation to a bill now before the U.S. Senate.


Climate damage is getting bad — fast. But there’s still room for hope. Here’s why | Opinion

BY: - March 22, 2023

Changes aren’t happening fast enough, and the window for a smooth transition is closing fast.

Limits on foreign ownership of U.S. farmland gain support in Congress, despite skepticism

BY: - March 18, 2023

WASHINGTON — Bipartisan momentum is building in Congress to restrict China and other foreign adversaries from purchasing U.S. farmland, a reflection of a similar push by some states as well as apprehension over Chinese spy balloons, rising land prices and growing international competition. “Foreign ownership of agricultural land threatens small family farms and the overall […]

Aerial view of the train derailment wreckage in East Palestine. (Screenshot from NTSB B-roll recorded Feb. 5, 2023)

East Palestine was ‘H.G. Wells War of the Worlds stuff’

BY: - March 18, 2023

The Feb. 3 train crash along the Pa/Ohio border has people worried about their health and the future of their communities.

W.Pa pols tout federal investment in pollution monitoring

BY: - March 16, 2023

'Our region has been grappling with the consequences of air pollution for a long time,' Pittsburgh City Councilmember Erika Strassburger said.


The East Palestine disaster could happen anywhere in Pennsylvania | Opinion

BY: - March 15, 2023

This was no unexpected event or unpredictable tragedy. It was a ticking time bomb.

EPA proposes new rule to crack down on PFAS, forever chemicals in our water

BY: - March 14, 2023

Regulators anticipate the rule, if fully implemented, 'will prevent tens of thousands of serious PFAS-attributable illnesses or deaths.'


U.S. House votes to roll back Biden’s WOTUS rule

BY: - March 10, 2023

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, of the Bucks County-based 1st District, was the sole Republican to oppose it.


This is the time for Pennsylvanians to pipe up on lead removal | Opinion

BY: - March 9, 2023

Pennsylvania American Water has replaced more than 250 lead service lines in our service territory, and plans to invest approximately $15M this year to replace even more.


Regulating ‘forever chemicals’: 3 essential reads on PFAS | Analysis

BY: - March 8, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to release a draft regulation limiting two fluorinated chemicals, known by the abbreviations PFOA and PFOS, in drinking water.

Aerial view of the train derailment wreckage in East Palestine. (Screenshot from NTSB B-roll recorded Feb. 5, 2023)

Pa. House Dems call on Congress, feds to toughen regs on toxic trains | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 6, 2023

Pennsylvanians and other Americans at risk from the trains 'deserve better,' the lawmakers said.


Why were you live determines how well environmental laws protect your health | Opinion

BY: - March 1, 2023

State policy choices have become more important as the federal government has retreated from major environmental health lawmaking.