Reid Frazier | StateImpact Pennsylvania

Reid Frazier

Reid R. Frazier is an energy reporter for The Allegheny Front, a Pittsburgh-based public media outlet covering the environment in Pennsylvania. His work has aired on NPR and Marketplace.

Latest by Reid Frazier

PUC proposes $1M fine for Beaver County pipeline blast

Agency: internal study showed blast occurred in area rated "9 out of 9" for landslide risk
By Reid Frazier

Groups sue EPA over PA coal plant air pollution in Indiana County

Spikes at coal-fired power plants could be allowed under EPA-approved plan
By Reid Frazier

PA environmental groups praise Biden’s EPA pick

A 'practical environmentalist' has experience dealing with state agencies
By Reid Frazier

Study: PA heart failure patients near fracking were more likely to be hospitalized

Researchers don’t know what part of fracking could be causing the problem. A cardiologist said that’s important to find out, given the significant role fracking plays in Pennsylvania’s economy.

By Reid Frazier

DEP deals blow to fracking plan at US Steel mill near Pittsburgh

Agency says it will suspend reviewing project permit for controversial well
By Reid Frazier

EPA declines to strengthen soot standard

The federal agency went against the advice of its own scientists who said the standard needed to be lowered.

By Reid Frazier

Updated: December 2, 2020 | 11:45 am

Families and advocates criticize Pa.’s fracking health studies

State announced $3.9 M studies after pressure from families of rare cancer patients in SW PA
By Reid Frazier

Allegheny County residents demand stronger pollution regulations for US Steel plant

Two rules could tighten requirements at Clairton, Pittsburgh area’s largest polluter
By Reid Frazier

Updated: November 30, 2020 | 10:19 am

What Biden’s win means for the environment and the fight to rein in climate change

A former climate and energy counselor in the Obama White House said the Biden administration’s task regarding climate regulations and environmental protection is “to rebuild what has essentially been completely dismantled.”

By Reid Frazier