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State Seeks to Capture Carbon and Store Underground

Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced yesterday it is working to explore and promote Carbon Sequestration. The process seeks to capture and store carbon dioxide produced from the burning of fossil fuels. The department is accepting bids for contracts to investigate sites in Pennsylvania as suitable holding cells for the captured CO2. The work […]

February 11th

Bright Lights, Dark Cloud: Examining the Environmental Effects of Fireworks

Part 1: Pittsburgh’s Environmental Record–and “The Smoky City’s” Love of Fireworks On Saturday, October 4, 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania celebrated its 250th birthday in a climax of a fireworks display, thirty minutes long and launched from 17 different locations around the city, including barges floating on Pittsburgh’s three rivers and off of downtown skyscrapers. Pittsburgh loves […]

October 26th