As gas drillers look for more places to drill, their wells edging closer to schools—in some cases less than 1000 feet. This doesn't sit well with many parents.
For most scientists, the debate over whether climate change is happening, and whether it’s caused by human burning of fossil fuels, is settled science. But in West Virginia, there’s a debate about what to teach school children about climate change.
Artist Thornton Oakley captured Pitsburgh's industrial strength and how people harnessed the power of its natural resources in a series of drawings completed in 1913. Six of those works are on display at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh through March 22.
You’re out taking a winter walk along a country road and a small flock of dark gray birds flies up in front of you—they utter a few sharp chip notes and you notice that they flash white on the edges of their tails as they flit away in all directions. They're Dark-eyed Juncos.
Governor Tom Wolf made good on a campaign promise with a proposed a 5 percent tax on natural gas drilling to increase funding for public education.