A new plan for the 50-year old Peters township plant would increase capacity by about 45 percent.
They denied a request by Woodville Associates to rezone 24 acres of land for a townhouse plan.
The commission held a meeting to address developing a safer environment for all three.
The new law extends protections to all residential properties, whereas the existing law covers only residential zones.
People in the courtroom erupted into cheers and clapped when officer Ray Tensing’s bond was set at $1 million, drawing the ire of the judge.
Some senators expressed dismay that they were approving another short-term solution — instead of passing a long-term highway spending bill.
Investigators caution that it will take more time to determine if the debris is from vanished flight MH370.
The Afghan Taliban Shura, or Supreme Council, chose Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, as its new leader.
A panel heard hours of testimony raising concerns about testing requirements.
State statistics released this week show improvements as well as remaining problems in child abuse reporting and referrals.
Pittsburgh native and national journalist Howard Fineman tossed the first pitch at PNC Park Sunday. His love for his hometown ever deepens.
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