The reef has seen major bleaching in some areas, and the expectation has long been that this event would result in significant coral death.
State declares ”Code Orange” air pollution day due to high smog levels and is urging young and elderly to restrict outdoor activities.
The measure for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxics in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.
In a sweeping synthesis of global data, the Environment Programme has intensively cataloged environmental assaults across the globe.
John Quigley urged environmental groups to take action, a move some say clouded his objectivity as a Cabinet member.
A.J. Myers and Sons is accused of misappropriation of fuel costing the district between $260,000 and $384,500.
The two sides reached an undisclosed agreement over a Lycoming County gas well regulators said leaked methane into drinking water supplies.
It has been used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags.
Opponents of shale gas drilling near the Mars School District campus asked a judge to throw out a leaseholders’ lawsuit against them.
Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg visited the Energy Innovation Center in Hill District between stops in round-the-world journey.
U.S. Steel plant has committed 6,700 pollution violations from Jan. 1, 2012 to May 31, 2015.
Its researchers also determined that some 30,000 plant species had a documented use.
The agency said the problem is hitting the poorest city dwellers hardest and contributing to a wide range of health problems.
Workers may deploy pesticides to kill mosquitoes around the homes of Zika-infected people in Pennsylvania, part of a statewide control plan.
Communities of microbes that help support life were dramatically altered and less diverse downstream from a West Virginia storage site.
State and federal environmental agencies conduct investigation after Glasgow residents raise concerns about dust emissions.
From brain implants to industrial uses, Pitt pair ready to market new anti-stick coatings additive.
Wildlife advocates are concerned that a possible mining project near a major tributary of the river could threaten the eagles.
And a study of fifth-graders in elementary schools across Allegheny County also found a high number of uncontrolled asthma cases.
The Cheryl C. Yochum Street Tree Initiative is taking a city program and branching it out to the suburbs.
Federal and county rules would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors because of health risks to users and those breathing second-hand
Environmental and community groups want the EPA to follow through on mandate to review, revise rules and policies.
The scientific community is seeking to dampen what it has seen as the Indian government’s self-congratulation.
This year’s Brood V cicadas will emerge in mid-to-late May, based on historic records, some dating back more than 200 years.
Officials have warned farmers that the allium leafminer destroys leeks, onions, garlic, chives, shallots and green onions.
“You’re right that presidents are often busy, but … in America, there is no more important title than citizen,” the president said.
The agency said the new monitors will better measure emissions from shale gas wells and compressor stations.
Tree Pittsburgh providing seedlings of five species of local, native trees grown at its Heritage Nursery in Lawrenceville.
The completion of the New Safe Confinement could contain the radiation from mankind’s worst nuclear catastrophe for a century.
McConway & Torley steel foundry fire on Wednesday night resulted in one injury. The cause is under investigation.
Two state regulators and a city employee were charged with misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination.
Last month was the hottest March in 137 years of record keeping, according to data released Tuesday by the NOAA.
The American Lung Association’s annual report found that the Tri-State area remains among the most polluted in the U.S. in two categories.
The second hatchling was confirmed after observing two tiny, fuzzy heads showing just above the nest’s rim.
The vice president said the company avoids drilling where residents might have the financial resources to challenge the developments.
The delay suggests to some that the Department of Environmental Protection may determine additional research is needed.
The World Wildlife Fund says surveys indicate that 3,890 tigers now live in 13 countries across Asia, up from an estimated 3,200 in 2010.
The melting of Greenland and Antarctica isn’t just raising seas — it’s changing the Earth’s rotation
A changing climate is seen as at least partly — although perhaps not wholly — responsible.
All Americans are vulnerable to climate change affecting their health and the risks are varied and severe, administration officials said.
White-nose syndrome has swept across 28 states including Pennsylvania and five Canadian provinces.
Among several panels on Saturday, one reported out some results of the Pittsburgh 2030 commitment to reduce energy use by 50 percent.
Scientists — including one from Penn State — behind a new study published in the journal Nature used sophisticated computer models.
The Allegheny County Health Department agreement with U.S. Steel to cut emissions at Clairton Coke Works raises concerns, not expectations.
Their study lends support to a growing body of research pointing to the grim health consequences of air pollution.
Environmental outreach coordinator Mary Kate Ranii made Lent a mindful exercise in waste reduction.
The Pa. Independent Petroleum Producers Association says it has been swept up in effort to modernize environmental protections at wells.
The summit was prompted in part by Western states’ drought and the Flint, Mich., drinking water scandal.
The findings are likely to replay a debate among climate scientists that started when a draft version of the paper came out last year.
The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania said that at approximately 9:40 p.m., eaglet number two hatched in the Hays bald eagle nest.
Pips began Sunday with the bald eagle pushing through its shell at 6:55 a.m. today.