Tag: Allegheny County PA

PA DEP: Shell, Pipeline Contractor Assessed $670,000 Penalty

Falcon Ethane Pipeline Construction Violations in Allegheny, Beaver, Washington Counties in Western Pennsylvania On October 13, the Department of Environmental Protection announced it has executed a $670,000 consent assessment of civil penalty with Shell Pipeline Company LP and its contractor, Minnesota Limited LLC, for… Continue Reading “PA DEP: Shell, Pipeline Contractor Assessed $670,000 Penalty”

VIDEO: PA Health & Environment Studies Meeting

October 5, 2022 – Canonsburg Town Park Meeting Video: NEWS STORIES Public briefed on fracking health studies, despite no-show from Pitt, DOH Reid Frazier | StateImpact Pennsylvania | October 6, 2022 – The studies were prompted after dozens of children and young adults were… Continue Reading “VIDEO: PA Health & Environment Studies Meeting”

Water Summit: Oct. 20 & 27 by SWPA Water Network

MISSION: Protect public health and the environment, enhance community and system resilience, and deliver economic, ecological and social benefits for all people in the ten county region. By David E. Hess | PA Environment Digest | September 5, 2022 The Southwestern PA Water Network… Continue Reading “Water Summit: Oct. 20 & 27 by SWPA Water Network”

Residents, environmentalists and officials speak out against injection well

Company wants to add a second injection well at the Sedat site in Plum Borough, Allegheny County, PA The August 30, 2022 story by Michael Divittorio in the TRIB, Plum residents, environmentalists and other officials speak out against injection well conversion proposal, details a… Continue Reading “Residents, environmentalists and officials speak out against injection well”

DEP Violations Count in Pennsylvania

STORY: Judge rules environmental violations can inform how townships evaluate land use permits August 26, 2022 story by Anya Litvak in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette points to how an Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas judge’s ruling, favoring the township supervisors and Concerned Residents Of… Continue Reading “DEP Violations Count in Pennsylvania”

Pittsburgh PA | Allegheny County 2021 Air Quality Review

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) released an Annual Air Quality Review yesterday covering 2021. “The Air Quality Program publishes an air quality dashboard on the ACHD website, showing hourly air quality readings throughout Allegheny County. It shows the AQI at select monitoring locations… Continue Reading “Pittsburgh PA | Allegheny County 2021 Air Quality Review”

GUEST POST – Cancer and the Environment

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on July 22, 2021. “Cancers ravage people in Southwestern Pennsylvania. As community leaders, parents and caregivers, health care providers, business owners, researchers, advocates—we all want to do everything we can to support them and prevent others from having to face a… Continue Reading “GUEST POST – Cancer and the Environment”

Landscaping the Miniature Railroad & Village

An inside look with NEXT PITTSBURGH at the fantastic model railroad display at the Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh’s North Shore: Link: https://youtu.be/nvVVmOGVzxA?t=285