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Clark County giving away tests to detect radon levels in homes

David Garrett did not know what radon was until a friend at the health department suggested that he pick up a free radon testing kit. "I hung it up right away," the Springfield Twp. resident said, adding that he was shocked when he received the...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/27/2007


We continue to suffer from air pollution

Pittsburghers old enough to remember the first Earth Day in 1970 would agree with the assertion that the air looks cleaner now than it did before. However, crediting fracking for any "positive effect" on the region's air quality is both disingenuous and...[Read More]

Date Published: 11/27/2020


'Better than before' is not good enough

Pittsburghers old enough to remember the first Earth Day in 1970 would agree with the assertion in the April 27 letter "Natural Gas's Positive Effect on Our Air" that the air looks cleaner now than it did before. However, crediting fracking for any...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/03/2020


Nonprofits Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, Conservation Consultants to merge

Two Pittsburgh nonprofits focused on healthy and energy-efficient housing are merging. Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh and Conservation Consultants Inc. said their boards voted to combine effective July 1. "We have always shared common values and a...[Read More]

Date Published: 06/29/2020


Radon kit supplies nearly exhausted

Free radon test kits are no longer available from ALAPA, the test kits are available for reasonable prices at hardware stores and at many department stores. However, only test kits from laboratories certified by the Pennsylvania Department of...[Read More]

Date Published: 10/17/2008