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Julia Zenkevich is a general assignment reporter for 90.5 WESA. She first joined the station as a production assistant on The Confluence, and more recently served as a fill-in producer for The Confluence and Morning Edition. She’s a life-long Pittsburgher, and attended the University of Pittsburgh. She can be reached at jzenkevich@wesa.fm.

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Pennsylvania is vying for a clean energy hub, but some worry it still relies on fossil fuels

“This would transform our economy. This would transform us in ways we really should be excited about.”

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

U.S. Steel fined more than $4.5 million for air pollution in Clairton

The fine came just weeks after the health department fined U.S. Steel nearly 2 million dollars for gas leaks at the Clairton Coke Works.

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

Updated: November 10, 2021 | 2:06 pm

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Arkoosh calls for end to fracking in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania gas wells produced about 7.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in 2020 — the largest volume of natural gas ever produced in the state in a single year.

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA