2013 Press

“Many notable people passed in 2013,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 30, 2013.

“Pollution controls to be upgraded at Butler County compressor stations,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Dec. 20, 2013.

“Cecil Elementary raises ‘good air’ flag,” Observer-Reporter, Dec. 19, 2013.

“Health Department Considering Plan To Clean Up Air Pollution,” KDKA/CBS, Dec. 12, 2013.

“Big environmental challenges face incoming Peduto administration,” City Paper, Dec. 11, 2013.

“Plan for bad air days would curb industry,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 10, 2013.

“Air study finds elevated cancer risk in Oakland,” Pitt News, Dec. 5, 2013.

“Neville Islanders frustrated with Shenango coke plant,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Dec. 3, 2013.

“7 members of Pittsburgh-area citizens pollution panel quit in protest,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 2, 2013.

“Allegheny County dwellers have greater risk of cancer, Pitt study finds,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Dec. 2, 2013.

“‘Saudi America’ fracking boom a dilemma for environmentalists,” Star-Telegram, Nov. 27, 2013.

“Report: Allegheny County in top 2 percent in U.S. for cancer risk from air pollution,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Nov. 21, 2013.

“‘Idle Threat’ To Debut At Three Rivers Film Festival,” CBS, Nov. 20, 2013.

“A newsmaker you should know: Ben Avon resident honored for his work for clean water,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Nov. 14, 2013.

“Everyone should be a champion for clean air,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Nov. 8, 2013.

“Houston Air Pollution: Preview for Pennsylvania?” The Allegheny Front, Oct. 25, 2013.

“Michelle Madoff-Scheske fought for clean air, women’s rights on the Pittsburgh City ‘Circus,’” The Jewish Chronicle, Oct. 24, 2013.

“Family affair? The exits at the Heinz Endowments are a concern,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 21, 2013.

“Air Dash Educates Pittsburghers on Air Pollution,” WESA , Oct. 20, 2013.

“Councilwoman Madoff deserved a better tribute,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 20, 2013.

“Inaugural Clean Air Dash and Festival celebrates Pittsburgh’s healthy turnaround,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Oct. 19, 2013.

“Colorful Madoff: With city council a riot, she was in fine form,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 17, 2013.

“The Digs,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 16, 2013.

“Clean Air Dash shows athletes, others how to push for pollution solution,” Pop City, Oct. 16, 2013.

“Pittsburgh’s first-ever clean air dash and festival provides fun for all ages,” South Pittsburgh Reporter, Oct. 15, 2013.

“Ex-Pittsburgh councilwoman Madoff dies in Arizona,” WPXI, Oct. 14, 2013.

“Environmental advocate Michelle Madoff passes away,” Pittsburgh Business Times, Oct. 14, 2013.

“Former Pittsburgh Councilwoman, Clean Air Activist Dies,” WESA, Oct. 14, 2013.

“Ex-Pittsburgh councilwoman Madoff-Scheske dies in Arizona,” Observer-Reporter, Oct. 14, 2013.

“Michelle Madoff, former Pittsburgh councilwoman, dies in Arizona,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Oct. 13, 2013.

“Obituary: Michelle Madoff-Scheske / Outspoken Pittsburgh city council member, air pollution group founder,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 13, 2013.

“Once shrouded in smoke, Western Pa. makes strides to clean the air, but problems remain,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Oct. 12, 2013.

“Marcellus gas facilities, near to one another or even linked, are evaluated individually for pollution,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 6, 2013.

“Clean Air Dash and Festival Shines Light on Pittsburgh Air Quality,” KDKA-TV, Oct. 4, 2013.

“Local School Adopts Air Quality Flag Program,” KDKA-TV, Oct. 1, 2013.

“Clairton’s CASTLE after-school program called best in state,” McKeesport Daily News, Sept. 9, 2013.

“Innovator to reshape health department in Allegheny County,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug. 30, 2013.

“As air pollution from fracking rises, EPA to set rules,” Star-Telegram, Aug. 23, 2013.

“Appeals court says residents can sue owner of Cheswick power station,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug. 20, 2013.

“Public aids crackdown on gas plant in Chartiers,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug. 20, 2013.

“Grassroots Effort Working To Fight Fracking in Allegheny County Parks,” KDKA, Aug. 20, 2013.

“These lawmakers ignore the damage from King Coal and the environmental progress,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Aug. 9, 2013.

“Allegheny County offers ‘bounty’ for woodstoves, boilers,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug. 8, 2013.

“County’s air quality oversight authority challenged,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 11, 2013.

“The All-Out Litigation ‘Air War’ Over PA DEP’s Oil And Gas Midstream ‘Air Aggregation’ Decisions Rages On,” mondaq.com, July 8, 2013.

“Pittsburgh environment group’s ties to gas industry called into question,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 18, 2013.

“Shale group has undisclosed industry ties,” Timesonline.com, June 12, 2013.

“Greene farmer heads coalition of opposing shale forces,” Observer-Reporter, June 6, 2013.

“Allegheny County Health Department names Massachusetts doctor as next director,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 31, 2013.

“EPA School Flag Program Monitors Pittsburgh Region’s Air Quality,” WESA FM, May 28, 2013.

“New flag program to alert community of air quality conditions,” WTAE, May 24, 2013.

“EDF doesn’t speak for us in shale, green groups say,” Pittsburgh Business Times, May 23, 2013.

“Fractures in the Anti-Fracking Movement,” StateImpact, May 21, 2013.

“Finding Common Ground,” PittsburghTODAY, May 20, 2013.

“A unique Place: The face behind the Center for Sustainable Shale Development,” Beaver timesonline.com, May 20, 2013.

“Experts offer insights on making Marcellus drilling more protective of the environment, human health,” PA Rep. Vitali’s web site, May 2, 2013.

“Air pollution 1st threat,” Butler Eagle, April 20, 2013.

“An Unlikely Partnership: Environmentalists and Producers Join Forces,” shalestuff.com, April 18, 2013.

“Push goes on for high standards,” Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register, April 14, 2013.

“Even in gas country, there’s common ground,” Philadelphia Inquirer, April 14, 2013.

“Allegheny County air pollution committee backs new rules on soot,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 9, 2013.

“Quality drilling: It’s time for higher standards on Marcellus Shale,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 31, 2013.

“THEIR VIEW: Plenty of hype for new fracking standards, but where’s the teeth?” West Virginia Record, March 29, 2013.

“Pittsburgh shale coalition mixes hope with skepticism for better drilling practices,” Pop City, March 27, 2013.

“Good deal exposes lax state regs Best practices should be standard procedure,” Times-Tribune, March 24, 2013.

“Allegheny County acts to reduce diesel engine emissions,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 24, 2013.

“Collaborative set to forge workable rules for shale hydraulic fracturing shows promise,” theenergyfix.com, March 22, 2013.

“Oil and gas industry agree to — non-binding — fracking standards,” Boulder Weekly, March 22, 2013.

“Center created to set Pennsylvania shale-drilling standards,” Philadelphia Inquirer, March 21, 2013.

“Activist not swayed by Pittsburgh center, new drilling standards,” Akron Beacon Journal, March 21, 2013.

“An agreement to agree on fracking in the Northeast,” Star-Telegram, March 21, 2013.

“New initiative sets standards for Marcellus Shale drilling in Pa. and Appalachian basin,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 21, 2013.

“Wow! Natural Gas Industry, Environmental Groups Mutually Agree on Fracking Standards,” SustainableBusiness.com News, March 21, 2013.

“Initiative offers environmental certification of shale gas,” City Paper Blogh, March 21, 2013.

“Companies, advocates unite for higher standards,” Herald-Star, March 21, 2013.

“Chevron, Shell, Enviros Set Fracking Standards,” Environmental Leader, March 21, 2013.

“Notebooks and cameras capture new initiative,” PublicSource, March 21, 2013.

“Energy Companies and Environmental Groups Collaborate on Accountability Standards for Drillers,” StateImpact, March 20, 2013.

“Sustainable shale development training offered,” Pittsburgh Business Times, March 20, 2013.

“Fracking companies, environmentalists and philanthropies join forces,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 20, 2013.

“Allegheny County air quality plan may require revision,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 11, 2013.

“Old diesel equipment still spewing soot into Pittsburgh’s air,” Public Source, March 7, 2013.

“Plan to Improve Air Quality in Liberty-Clairton SIP Falls Short, Says Regional Experts,” Market Watch, March 6, 2013.

“Marcellus Air Emissions: Closest to the Wells See Steep Increases,” Allegheny Front, Feb. 23, 2013.

“DEP calculates health benefits of reduced air pollution; methodology questioned,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Feb. 12, 2013.

“State questions proposal for Allegheny to monitor emissions,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Jan. 22, 2013.

“Fracking for natural gas being powered by it, too,” Wall Street Journal, Jan. 20, 2013.

“U.S. Steel ‘driving force’ behind cleaner air,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Jan. 7, 2013.