The legacy of the discriminatory federal housing policy known as redlining continues to deprive some urban neighborhoods of investment. A new study maps how that former policy worsens the impacts of climate change.
In 2017, Sunoco spilled more than 200,000 gallons of drilling mud into the lake while building the Mariner East pipeline beneath it. Sunoco didn’t immediately report the spills, which coated 8-acres of the lakebed.
The Trump EPA ends protections for nearly a fifth of the nation's streams and half the wetlands, and proposes ending the requirement for environmental reviews and public input for all kinds of projects. Plus, what's next for air quality in Allegheny County? A look at mercury pollution in the Ohio River.
The Trump administration's policies couldn’t keep the largest privately-held coal company from bankruptcy. A new report details impacts from coal mining, while state park officials say they can't keep up with maintenance needs. Plus, living on a Lake Erie island.
A study shows thousands of lives saved from switching from coal to natural gas for power. An update on air quality in Pittsburgh and a settlement with U.S. Steel. A proposed rule by EPA would limit the kinds of scientific studies used to create environmental and public health regulations. Our Good River series about the Ohio River continues.