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Rep. Mike Doyle backs the CLEAN Future Act. How does it compare to the Green New Deal?
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Rep. Mike Doyle backs the CLEAN Future Act. How does it compare to the Green New Deal?

A group of U.S. Representatives from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, including local Rep. Mike Doyle, released details on Wednesday about the CLEAN Future Act, a plan to tackle the causes and effects of climate change.

Pittsburgh received 50+ inches of precipitation for first time ever in consecutive years
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Pittsburgh received 50+ inches of precipitation for first time ever in consecutive years

Last year was the third wettest year on record in Pittsburgh history. More than 52 inches of precipitation fell over Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh’s fracking industry cut more than 400 jobs in 2019, with more cuts likely on the way
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Pittsburgh’s fracking industry cut more than 400 jobs in 2019, with more cuts likely on the way

Last year, Pittsburgh's fracking industry cut hundreds of jobs, and the outlook for 2020 could be even worse for the natural gas extraction field.

Where do Allegheny County’s elected officials stand on the fight over fracking and cracker plants?
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Where do Allegheny County’s elected officials stand on the fight over fracking and cracker plants?

Two factions are wrestling over the future of the natural-gas and petrochemical industries in the region, and whether to support their growth or to transition away.

Mayor Bill Peduto introduces bill to eliminate carbon emissions produced by local government buildings
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Mayor Bill Peduto introduces bill to eliminate carbon emissions produced by local government buildings

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto introduced new legislation to Pittsburgh City Council that would require all new or renovated government buildings to be net-zero, meaning they produce as much energy as they consume.

Pittsburgh had its second wettest year ever; can the region’s infrastructure handle all the precipitation?
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Pittsburgh had its second wettest year ever; can the region’s infrastructure handle all the precipitation?

This year could become the wettest year Pittsburgh has ever seen, and it's capping off a very wet decade.

Is fall disappearing?
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Is fall disappearing?

Pumpkin spice lattes are back, baby! Too bad it's the hottest day of the year, again.
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