Margaret J. Krauss thought she knew about big mountains—that is, until she went skiing out west for the first time.
Some of the best places to stargaze also happen to be the best places to drill for oil. And as oil development has exploded, so has the amount of light pollution.
Open-water marathon swimmer Darren Miller says it's about time Pittsburghers stopped being freaked out about swimming in their signature waterways.
A citizen group in Pittsburgh is using cyclists—and some Home Depot ingenuity—to map some of the city's air pollution hotspots.
There are many cities in Pennsylvania that are rediscovering their waterfronts. And redevelopment projects have to have an eye on both fun and flooding.
One thing is clear: When a waterfront is involved in a development, it means more regulators, complexity, money and time. Even for low-impact projects.