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U.S. Steel meets U.S. solar in Leetsdale manufacturing facility
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U.S. Steel meets U.S. solar in Leetsdale manufacturing facility

It goes like this: Identify a region where solar development is expected to grow. Find a steelmaker in that region. Look for a manufacturing partner nearby. Connect the dots and repeat.

For low-income Pittsburgh, clean air remains an elusive goal

For low-income Pittsburgh, clean air remains an elusive goal

Once known as the “City of Smoke,” Pittsburgh has come a long way since the days when filthy air turned downtown streets dark at mid-day. But in struggling communities near the remaining steel plants, high levels of air pollution persist.

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Pittsburgh's air was unhealthy to breathe for 57 days in 2020

"Even a single day of unhealthy air is unacceptable. When we're seeing nearly two months of unhealthy air, that's a huge problem."

PITTSBURGH—Air pollution in Pittsburgh reached unhealthy levels for 57 days—or nearly two months—in 2020, according to a new report.

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U.S. Steel seeks a home for $3 billion plant. How does Pittsburgh feel?
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U.S. Steel seeks a home for $3 billion plant. How does Pittsburgh feel?

After U.S. Steel's announcement, PublicSource checked in with local stakeholders to get their reaction.
Pittsburgh’s air quality in 2021 on pace to have one of worst years in recent history
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Pittsburgh’s air quality in 2021 on pace to have one of worst years in recent history

Poor conditions regarding air quality in Pittsburgh like pollution from out-of-state wildfires, fireworks, and record-breaking exceedances of certain gases are pushing 2021 to be the worst years in recent memory.

U.S. Steel fined for more than $200K for health violations
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U.S. Steel fined for more than $200K for health violations

U.S. Steel, Allegheny County's largest polluter, will be fined more than $200,000 for violations that occurred at the company's Clairton Coke Works in the first quarter of 2021, the county health department announced Wednesday.

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