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Analysis: Gov. John Kasich on the Environment

It's official: Ohio Governor John Kasich is running for president. We dig into his sometimes enigmatic record on the environment.

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EPA Ordered to Relax Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

It’s back to the drawing board for the EPA in its efforts to prevent cross-state air pollution.

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PA Investigating Drilling Link in Stream Radioactivity Case

The Department of Environmental Protection is testing a Western Pennsylvania stream for the presence of radioactive material related to Marcellus shale waste. 

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New Coal Mining Rule Targets Water Pollution

The U.S. Department of the Interior is pushing a new rule that would help protect streams from coal-mining pollution. But does it go far enough?

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Your Environment Update for July 23, 2015

The state's largest venemous snake is making a comeback in Pennsylvania.

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Wolf Open to Compromise on Gas Severance Tax

It was a deal breaker. But Governor Tom Wolf says he's now willing to compromise on a new drilling tax in order to help move stalled budget negotiations.

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Getting Green Electricity is Easier Than You Think

You can actually get renewable electricity for your home without ever installing a single solar panel. All it takes is a few mouse clicks.

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Your Environment Update for July 16, 2015

The story of environmentalist and Pittsburgh native Rachel Carson is already legendary. But now it's getting a new treatment: an opera.

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Parents Protest Fracking Near Schools

A plan to drill near a Butler county school has drawn protests from parents. 

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Project Would Bring 400,000 Tons of Drilling Waste to Pa.’s ‘Grand Canyon’

A new plan could bring 400,000 tons of natural gas drilling waste to an area near Pine Creek Gorge in Tioga County.

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