2012 Press

“Rule fight key to meeting air-quality standard,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 29, 2012.

“Allegheny County updates rules on air toxics,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 8, 2012.

“IOGA-WV Spearheads Effort to Protect Independent Producers and Challenges EPA Air Rules,” JD Supra, November 5, 2012.

“Unequal exposures: People in poor, non-white neighborhoods breathe more hazardous particles,” Environmental Health News, November 1, 2012.

“Natural gas power plant planned for Lawrence County,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 11, 2012.

“In Fracking Court Fight, Towns Get Legal Help From 20 Groups,” ENews Park Forest, September 18, 2012.

“NWF Study Finds Climate Change is Ruining Summer,” Jenelle Pifer, 90.5 WESA, August 30, 2012.

“Local Environmentalists Warn that Summer is Getting Too Hot,” Pittsburgh City Paper, August 30, 2012.

“New standard sets 54.5 mpg as 2025 goal,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 29, 2012.

“New owners invest in pollution turnaround at Shenango coke plant,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 25, 2012.

“Allegheny County’s air pollution advisers ignored by leaders in formulating rules,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 23, 2012.

“Allegheny County health panel recommends rejecting updated air toxics rules,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 23, 2012.

“U.S. court strikes down federal pollution regulation,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 22, 2012.

“Shell moving forward with plans for proposed petrochemical plant,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 15, 2012.

“Clearing the Air: Just because you can’t see pollution doesn’t mean it can’t hurt you,” Pittsburgh City Paper, August 15, 2012.

“Pittsburghers Could Win Prizes for Picking City’s ‘First Clean Air Day of Summer,'” Digital Journal, August 14, 2012.

“Contest puts a twist on air quality figures,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 1, 2012.

“Athletes for Clean Air Rally,” Greening Southwest PA, July 20, 2012.

“Local Organizations Say EPA Should Raise Quality By Reducing Soot,” Essential Public Radio, July 16, 2012.

“Groups seek a cleaner outdoors for Pittsburgh,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 16, 2012.

“Air Time,” h magazine, July 15, 2012.

“Marcellus talk draws crowd in Buffalo Township,” Observer-Reporter, June 21, 2012.

“EPA would tighten soot standards,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 15, 2012.

“Youth project workers measure air pollution in Braddock,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 17, 2012.

“Pittsburgh-Area Citizens Group Pushes for Tighter Air Regs,” Allegheny Front, May 5, 2012.

“Foul PG tradition,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 4, 2012.

“Ronald Voorhees is county’s interim health director,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 3, 2012.

“Protesters bring signed surgical masks to health board meeting,” WTAE, May 2, 2012.

“Environmental Groups, Citizens, Urge Health Board to Pass New Air Guidelines,” Essential Public Radio, May 2, 2012.

“Local Air Quality Improves, Still Long Way to Go,” KDKA TV News, April 25, 2012.

“DEP Awards Environmental Education Grants,” Essential Public Radio, April 23, 2012.

“Federal well site waste rules find few fans,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 19, 2012.

“As air pollution from fracking rises, EPA to set rules,” McClatchy Newspapers, April 16, 2012.

“Industry asks for more time to comply with drilling pollution mandates,” Fuel Fix, April 12, 2012.

“Town meeting set on pollution guidelines,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 7, 2012.

“Pop Filter Hot Pick: Calling all geeks, artists, and green innovators to Penn Avenue!” Pop City, April 4, 2012.

“Marcellus drilling watchdog group strengthens its ranks,” Ligonier Echo, March 31, 2012.

“Port Authority offering bike rack practice,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 30, 2012.

“Proposed Frazer compressor adds to Pennsylvania air pollution debate,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 29, 2012.

“Opposition to Marcellus compressor station voiced,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 28, 2012.

“25 speak against compressor plant,” Valley News Dispatch, March 28, 2012.

“Air Quality Tops List of Concerns Surrounding Planned Allegheny County Gas Compressor,” Essential Public Radio, March 27, 2012.

“Air quality concerns arise over planned gas compressors,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 27, 2012.

“Cracker’s Emissions Could Rank High in Region,” The Allegheny Front, March 24, 2012.

“Clean air efforts show results,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 21, 2012.

“Pittsburgh Air Quality Improving,” WTAE Channel 4, March 20, 2012.

“Shell picks Horsehead plant near Monaca for ethane cracker,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 16, 2012.

Rustbelt Radio program, March 12, 2012 (start at 11:45 mark).

“Allegheny County fires longtime director of health,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 8, 2012.

“Airing sought for Frazer Marcellus shale natural gas compressor station,” Valley News Dispatch, March 1, 2012.

“Environmental Nonprofit Comes to Penn Avenue,” The Bulletin (p. 11), March 2012.

“Pittsburgh Today and Tomorrow: The facts and future of our region,” Pittsburgh Today 2012 Report (p. 36), February 2012.

“Jobs follow plant construction, but the environment will be affected,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 19, 2012.

“Counties Want Stronger Wood-Fired Boiler Regs Than PA,” Allegheny Front radio program, February 18, 2012.

“Marcellus Shale,” Essential Pittsburgh radio program, February 10, 2012.

“‘Small but mighty': High-school students to be Teens 4 Change grant makers,” Pop City, February 8, 2011.

“Bill would register, set limits on Allegheny shale well sites,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 4, 2012.

“Gas Rush Stories, Part 5,” January 2012.

“Pittsburgh: one of the most polluted cities,” pointparkglobe.com, January 31, 2012.

“DEP calls for Marcellus air data,” republicanherald.com, January 31, 2012.

“Upcoming in 2012: 10 environmental and energy issues to watch in the United States,” environmentallawresource.com, January 27, 2012.

“Health Officials Consider Rules For Wood-Fired Boilers,” essentialpublicradio.org, January 23, 2012.

“Region’s summer blend gasoline supply iffy,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 20, 2012.

“Bevy of gas-processing plants skirts law,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 6, 2012.