Kristina Marusic

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Seeking solutions: Pollution and mental health in a changing world

There are lots of ways to take action.

In our 5-part series Pollution's mental toll, we laid out some of the ways climate change and polluted air and water impact mental health in western Pennsylvania.

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Buscando soluciones: Contaminación y salud mental en el oeste de Pensilvania

En Pollution's mental toll, presentamos algunas de las formas en que el cambio climático y el aire y el agua contaminados afectan la salud mental en el oeste de Pensilvania.

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Should oil and gas companies be exempt from Pennsylvania’s hazardous waste laws?

PITTSBURGH—In the wake of growing concerns over the oil and gas industry's handling of radioactive waste, activists and policymakers are working to change laws that exempt the industry from safety regulations.

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

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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Residents in a densely-populated Pittsburgh suburb are demanding public hearings on two proposed fracking wells

PITTSBURGH—Residents in two Pittsburgh suburbs are demanding public hearings on a proposal to drill two new fracking wells within a mile of an elementary school.

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How joining a climate program could save Western Pennsylvania kids’ lives and lungs

PITTSBURGH—Last month, Pennsylvania took a major step toward joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a program that limits climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

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How joining a climate program could save Western Pennsylvania kids’ lives and lungs

PITTSBURGH—Last month, Pennsylvania took a major step toward joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a program that limits climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

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