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Little Blue Run, the largest coal ash pond east of the Mississippi, along the Pennsylvania-West Virginia border.
Updated: March 5, 2019 | 1:53 pm

Report: Coal Ash contamination widespread in U.S., PA

One western Pa. site has arsenic 372 times the 'safe' level
By Reid Frazier

PJM Interconnection headquarters in Audubon, Pennsylvania

PJM: There is no grid emergency (at least for the next five years)

The nation’s largest electric grid studied whether its reliance on natural gas could threaten the system. The answer: Not now, but a perfect storm of events could cause problems.

By Reid Frazier

People testify before the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transporation Wednesday in Pittsburgh on a proposed rule to set weaker vehicle emission standards.

The Bruce Mansfield Power Plant burns coal to generate electricity in Beaver County. Photo: Amy Sisk
Updated: August 29, 2018 | 9:28 pm

FirstEnergy to close Bruce Mansfield, state’s largest coal-fired power plant

The company says there is still time for a federal bailout to save its struggling coal plants
By Reid Frazier

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

Report: Draft memo points to Trump invoking national security in bailing out coal, nuclear

Plan could cost ratepayers more in mid-Atlantic, guarantee profits for some power plants
By Reid Frazier