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Three Mile Island nuclear plant is scheduled to be dismantled between 2034 and 2044.

Smart Talk: Pennsylvania’s nuclear dilemma: Should the state bail out plants?

A recent caucus report urged Pa. to look at what other states have done
By Merideth Bucher

MarkWest's Houston gas processing plant in Washington County, Pa.

Collette Williams and her son SaVaughn, 13, live a few blocks from the Clairton Coke Works.

A photo of a Delmarva bay in spring shows the wetland flooded. In summer and fall this same wetland is dry. This isolated wetland fell under Obama's Waters of the U.S. Rule. Under a Trump administration proposal, federal protection for many wetlands would be removed.

Construction on the Mariner East 2 pipeline has faced myriad problems, including damaged water supplies and sinkholes in a residential neighborhood in Chester County.
Updated: December 11, 2018 | 4:11 pm

Judge denies emergency petition for Mariner East shutdown

Suit brought by seven residents fails on all four requirements
By Jon Hurdle

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A yard sign opposing the planned PennEast pipeline. New Jersey officials said they need much more information before making a decision on permits.

Judge grants first eminent domain case to PennEast in Pennsylvania

Company says ruling will allow it complete surveys; N.J. landowners await ruling from another judge
By Jon Hurdle

On a tour of the energy facilities in Salem Township, Forbes Road Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Rosatti stops at a Mariner East 2 construction site. The Slickville Volunteer Fire Department would have jurisdiction over an incident here, but the Forbes Road department -- just six miles south -- would provide mutual aid, Rosatti said.
Updated: December 11, 2018 | 9:36 am

Two hurt in construction accident along Mariner East 2 near Pittsburgh

Contractors were struck by equipment
By Reid Frazier

The Bruce Mansfield Power Plant burns coal to generate electricity in Beaver County.

Gov. Wolf on climate change: ‘We are having real problems’

Governor Tom Wolf said climate change is, “one of the big issues we have to deal with.”

By Marie Cusick

East Liverpool, Ohio sits along the Ohio River at the border of Pennsylvania and Ohio.

For struggling Ohio town, polluting industries have brought needed jobs. Now it’s happening again

East Liverpool, just across the Pennsylvania border northwest of Pittsburgh, has a history of welcoming polluting businesses because people need the jobs. But some residents fault city leaders and regulators for failing to protect them.

By Julie Grant, The Allegheny Front

In this April 23, 2010 photo, a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site is seen near Burlington, Pa., in Bradford County. So vast is the wealth of natural gas locked into dense rock deep beneath Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio that some geologists estimate it's enough to supply the entire East Coast for 50 years. But freeing it requires a powerful drilling process called hydraulic fracturing or
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