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Pennsylvania Warns Gas Industry to Respect Natural Treasures

Pennsylvania Warns Gas Industry to Respect Natural Treasures

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, June 16, 2008 (ENS) – Higher energy prices and improving technology are making it easier and more attractive for drilling operators to explore and extract natural gas in Pennsylvania, but they must obey the state’s environmental laws and regulations the state’s top environmental official told oil and gas executives on Friday. Speaking at…

Pittsburgh Diesel Trash Trucks Upgraded for Cleaner Air

Pittsburgh Diesel Trash Trucks Upgraded for Cleaner Air

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, April 30, 2008 (ENS) – Trash trucks that don’t trash the air quality of the neighborhoods they serve soon will be traveling the streets of Pittsburgh. On Friday, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association received a $127,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that will be used for a pilot project to…

Environmental Issues Resolved at Flight 93 Memorial Site

Environmental Issues Resolved at Flight 93 Memorial Site

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, March 18, 2008 (ENS) – An agreement announced today by the Department of Environmental Protection, PBS Coal Inc. and the Families of Flight 93 answers the question of how to permanently treat water that is draining from the Flight 93 crash site in Somerset County. On September 11, 2001, Flight 93, a United…

States Seek Fraud Protection for Carbon Offset Market

States Seek Fraud Protection for Carbon Offset Market

WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Citing the potential “to manipulate the system,” California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today recommended that the Federal Trade Commission sharpen its guidelines for businesses that sell carbon emission offset credits. Activities such as driving cars and running power plants produce greenhouse gas emissions which trap heat…