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News Analysis: What Killed Dunkard Creek?

Most of the aquatic animals that live in a thirty mile stretch of Dunkard Creek died in 2009. The creek runs from Morgantown, West Virginia into Greene County, Pennsylvania. Regulatory investigators spent months trying to figure out what happened.

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Water, Water Everywhere: Pennsylvania's New Water Management Plan

Every day, Pennsylvania industries, farms and residents use nearly ten billion gallons of water.

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FracTracker Collects Citizen and Public Info on Drilling

The Allegheny Front's Jennifer Szweda Jordan speaks with Dan Volz, principal investigator and director of the Center for Healthy Env

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86-year-old Volunteer A Model Watershed Conservationist

Joan Jessen is the 86-year-old treasurer of Chartiers Creek watershed.

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Local Watershed Groups Face Funding Challenges

Cleaning up abandoned mine lands and acid mine drainage into waterways is estimated to cost $15 billion in Pennsylvania.

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Opening Day on Montour Run

For millions of Pennsylvanians, spring doesn't really begin until the Opening Day of trout season.

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Sierra Club, Highlands Conservancy May Sue CONSOL for its Dunkard Creek Discharges

Two environmental groups say they will sue CONSOL Energy if the company does not come into compliance with federal water quality standard

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Frustrated Residents Speak Out About Dunkard Creek Fish Kill

People who live near Dunkard Creek in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania are frustrated over how the West Virginia Department of

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Dunkard Creek Residents Try to Regroup after Fish Kill

There's been a lot of speculation about what led to the fish kill at Dunkard Creek.

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High Waters, Price of Development?

Pennsylvania's never seen a Katrina, but big storms have devastated communities here.

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