In Colonial times making hard cider, the kind with alcohol in it, was a way to preserve the apple crop. It was even used as currency.
When you drive or hike by old coal mined lands, they can appear as lunar type wastelands covered with weedy grasses.
The Pittsburgh City Council put its support behind a bill that would outlaw drilling in the city.
President Obama says he sees gas development as an issue where Democrats could work with Republicans.
The Center for Educational Technologies at Wheeling Jesuit has developed a website to help students learn about the possible impacts of v
This week on the Allegheny Front, PNC gets out of mountaintop mining project, following the trend of other big banks.
White Nose Syndrome has claimed the lives of over one million bats in North America over the last four years.
PNC Bank, based in Pittsburgh, says it will stop financing projects that extract coal using the controversial form of surface mining known as mountaintop removal. West Virginia Public Broadcasting's John Hingsbergen filed this story, based on reports from The Associated Press.