2011 Press

“Butler County cranks up gas processing plant construction,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 28, 2011.

“EPA Rules Threaten Coal-Fired Plants,” KDKA News, December 23, 2011.

“Avalon said to have worst air in Allegheny County,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 1, 2011.

“Allegheny County’s $1.8M retrofit fund to fight pollution,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 30, 2011.

“Pittsburgh area soot linked to 1,300 deaths,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 17, 2011.

“DEP must address Marcellus air pollution threat,” news release of State Rep. Greg Vitali, November 1, 2011.

“Breathe Project launches clean air initiative,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 28, 2011.

“Region’s Air Quality is the Focus of Ambitious New Undertaking,” essentialpublicradio.org, October 27, 2011.

“‘Breathe’ group tackles Pittsburgh’s air quality,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 27, 2011.

“A breath of fresh air,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 26, 2011.

“Pa. air quality rule stirs gas well debate,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 24, 2011.

“House Dems Look At Marcellus Shale Air Quality Issues,” paenvironmentdigest.com, October 17, 2011.

“Pa. issues air pollution rules for gas drilling,” Times Leader, October 17, 2011.

“Meeting Highlights Fracking Dangers in the Air,” WBOY.com, October 13, 2011.

“Skyview Elementary Hosts Air Quality Monitors as Requested,” State Journal, October 13, 2011.

“Concerns aired over Marcellus Shale effects,” Delaware County Daily Times, October 13, 2011.

“Experts say Marcellus air pollution a threat,” pahouse.com, October 12, 2011.

“Former DEP Official Says State Lacks in Air Quality Enforcement and Updated Regulations for Gas Drilling,” StateImpact.npr.org, October 12, 2011.

“EPA Hearing to Focus on Shale Gas Air Pollution,” Essential Public Radio 90.5FM, September 26, 2011.

“Port Authority offering bike rack practice,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 22, 2011.

“15 honored as ‘Women Greening the Pittsburgh Region,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 14, 2011.

“New citizens group debates gas drilling,” The Almanac, September 7, 2011.

“Health, environmental advocates resigned as initiative put on hold,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 3, 2011.

“Allegheny County advised to take its time on air rules,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 2, 2011.

“Pa. pulls out of 5 pollution suits,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 2, 2011.

“Marcellus citizens panel raises concerns,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 1, 2011.

“GASP Develops Monitoring System for Air Quality Impact From Gas Drilling,” The Pittsburgh Foundation Community Forum (page 6), Summer 2011.

“Citing philosophical differences, foundation, university part ways on Marcellus Shale online project,” Pittsburgh CityPaper, August 17, 2011.

“Big, new pipelines on tap for state,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 15, 2011.

“Clean Air: A Work In Progress,” neighborhoodvoices.org, August 2, 2011.

“Blind Rush? Shale Gas Boom Proceeds Amid Human Health Questions,” Environmental Health Perspectives, August 1, 2011.

“EPA eyes controls on air pollution from drilling,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 29, 2011.

“Protesters demand stricter smog regulations,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 28, 2011.

“Air pollution from drilling to be studied,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 28, 2011.

“Emission Control: Lawrenceville foundry agrees to reduce discharges,” Pittsburgh CityPaper, July 21, 2011.

“City council passes diesel-emission limits,” Pittsburgh CityPaper, July 12, 2011.

“EPA’s new rule will cut pollution,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 8th, 2011.

“Summer Strolling in the City with a Side Street Spin,” Squirrel Hill Magazine (page 4), Summer 2011.

“McConway & Torley Settles Emissions Dispute,” foundrymag.com, June 29, 2011.

“Foundry to reactivate furnace; pollution curbed,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 29, 2011.

“McConway & Torley and GASP announce agreement to reduce air emissions,” Westmoreland Times, June 28, 2011.

“Experts: Zoning is local tool to regulate compressor stations,” Daily Courier, June 21, 2011.

“Forum held on natural gas compressor station environmental issues,” heraldstandard.com, June 21, 2011.

“Defending Mother Earth: Bolivia’s ‘Bill of Rights for Mother Nature,'” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 20, 2011.

“Marcellus Shale Taskforce plans public forum in North Union,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 15, 2011.

“Public forum planned on compressor stations,” heraldstandard.com, June 14, 2011.

“DEP Evolving With Regard to Marcellus Permitting,” wowktv.com, June 11, 2011.

“The ultimate sports injury?  Trouble breathing, says Athletes United for Healthy Air,” Pop City, June 8, 2011.

“Breathing Room: Will increased Marcellus Shale drilling mean more air pollution?” Pittsburgh CityPaper, May 26, 2011.

“State study shows no hazard in shale well air emissions,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 20, 2011.

“Guest Editorial: Seeing Through the Smog in Pittsburgh,” rustwire.com, May 13, 2011.

“Protesters: Impact Fee Not Enough,” WDUQ News, May 10, 2011.

“Air quality improving in county neighborhoods Yes? No?” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 5, 2011.

“Earth Mothers: Women have long history as leaders in region’s environmental movement,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 22, 2011.

The Union Edge radio show, wfrnlive.com, April 21, 2011.

“Letter Details Cause of Fiery Marcellus Gas Well Blast,” wtae.com, March 31, 2011.

“Springdale power plant installing repaired pollution-control equipment,” Aspinwall Herald, March 19, 2011.

“Pittsburgh foundation provides grants to study fracking impacts,” greenwire.com, March 14, 2011.

“County mulls tighter rules on outdoor wood burners,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 10, 2011.

“Colcom helps fund Marcellus Shale impact studies,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 8, 2011.

“Suspension of pollution rules for drilling sought,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2011.

“People don’t willingly breathe polluted air,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2011.

The Union Edge Radio Show, wfrnlive.com, February 17, 2011.

“Cumulative Effects of Marcellus Shale Wells,” wtae.com, February 16, 2011.

“EPA urged to shut down Springdale power plant,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 16,  2011.

“Sierra Club opposing Clearfield County Power Plant,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 15, 2011.

“Team 4 Investigates: What’s Spewing Into The Air We Breathe?” wtae.com, February 10, 2011.

“Pared Clairton project speeds ahead,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 5, 2011.

“New technologies aim to cut traffic congestion,” The Allegheny Front, January 26, 2011.

The Union Edge Radio Show, wfrnlive.com, January 20, 2011.

“Drilling fouls air,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 7, 2011.