Two statewide environmental groups filed a federal lawsuit today against PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) Industries alleging ongoing violations of the federal Clean Water Act at the company’s Ford City site which is polluting the neighboring Allegheny River.
As Pennsylvanians embark on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, and just days after the Obama administration proposed new fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks, a new PennEnvironment report finds that more fuel efficient cars would make significant cuts in oil use and save Pennsylvanians roughly $9.26 million at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.
As U.S. EPA held a public hearing today in Pittsburgh, PennEnvironment praised the agency’s proposed rules to curb air pollution from oil and gas operations as part of an urgently needed response to the public health threats posed by hydraulic fracturing.
Today, the statewide environmental organization PennEnvironment applauded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the air pollution regulations that the agency proposed today, calling them a step forward in the fight to clean up air pollution in Pennsylvania and nationwide.
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