Environmental and health advocates have long suspected a link between chemical exposures and neurodevelopmental disorders like autism. Now, one group says the growing body of evidence warrants public action.
After tests showed lead levels exceeding federal limits, the state is requiring Pittsburgh to replace its old lead water pipes. But just how much that will cost and how long it will take is anybody's guess.
According to a new report from the Center for Public Integrity, hundreds of rural Pennsylvanians are enduring contaminated well water they blame on fracking. And getting help from state regulators often proves a frustrating fight.