Hilcorp Energy’s fracking operations in Lawrence County now must comply with extra monitoring requirements and operational restrictions.
Senators voted 52-46 to confirm Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general who built a career suing to block the EPA’s major environmental rules.
President Donald Trump is planning to sign directives aimed at dismantling Obama-era policies soon after the new EPA leader is installed.
Corporate executives have grown more panicked about the effect global warming will have on business stability.
Many say the calls are a last resort for workers who fear a nominee selected to run an agency he has made a career out of fighting.
The president on Thursday reversed an Obama-era rule aimed at blocking coal-mining operations from dumping waste into nearby waterways.
Pennsylvania regulators say the the low-magnitude quakes appear to be linked to Hilcorp Energy’s fracking activities.
An audit of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority found troubling turnover in leadership, bungled management of meters and other woes.
A Senate hearing to “modernize the Endangered Species Act” unfolded Wednesday just as supporters of the law had feared.
“[Scott Pruitt] and I have fundamentally different views of the role and mission” of the agency, she said.
Scientists have found levels of contamination in some marine organisms living there that rival some of Earth’s most polluted waterways.
A new study showed that India’s rapidly worsening air pollution is causing about 1.1 million people to die prematurely each year.
The state granted permits for the pipeline to bring natural gas liquids from Marcellus and Utica shale fields to southeastern Pennsylvania.
The only egg was destroyed Sunday but might not have been viable even before the nest was destroyed.
Nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway.
A powerful low-pressure storm system in the northern Atlantic has helped carry warm air up to the frozen north last week.
A Pittsburgh-based study in Pediatrics says children living in poverty have higher rates of asthma and ADHD, with other health problems.
A robust increase in the number of the raptors over the years have led the osprey to be removed from the state’s list of threatened species.
Cecil-based energy company blamed a loss of production at its Bailey site on a recent state ruling that restricted mining under a stream.
As Standing Rock Sioux tribe protests the decision, Army indicates they will terminate a plan to prepare an environmental-impact statement.
Parent and daughter file a complaint, claiming the school district allowed students and staff to ingest contaminated water for months.
Mayor Bill Peduto also ordered a review of the water provider following its recent boil water advisory order and other problems.
Alcosan, its municipal members, the city and the PWSA are federally mandated to end illegal wet weather discharges into waterways.
The EPA says state budget and staffing cuts have reduced public drinking water system inspections and increased public health risks.
Nearly half of the authority’s 83,000 customers — representing 100,000 residents — affected by the precautionary order.
An abandoned mine discharge on the Monongahela River caused a bright orange plume of pollution but didn’t impact public water supplies.
Citizen Science Lab gives children and adults access to science education with hands-on programs.
Pa. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources celebrates the two for contributing to the state’s biological and recreational health.
The state Environmental Hearing Board ordered Consol Energy to avoid undermining a stream in Ryerson Station State Park.