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Opinion: TRAIN wreck waits to happen

On Sept. 23, the U.S. House passed legislation that would greatly limit government's ability to curb air pollution.

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Pa.'s air quality 6th worst

A new air quality study by a Pennsylvania environmental advocacy group found the commonwealth has the sixth-most smog-ridden air in the nation.

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PennEnvironment official visits Erie to talk about solar hot water systems

Richard Reeves Sr. likes taking hot showers, helping the environment and saving money. The solar hot water system at his Millcreek Township home allows him to do all three.

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Keep Pa. Growing Greener

Pennsylvania is fortunate to be full of priceless natural landscapes.

From the mountains of the Poconos, to the Susquehanna River, to the family farms of Amish farm country, and the historic green fields of Gettysburg — these are the types of places that make Pennsylvania great.

Knowing the incredible value of our state’s natural heritage, it’s shocking to know that elected officials in Harrisburg are on the verge of letting one of Pennsylvania’s most important conservation programs, known as Growing Greener, expire, putting many of these great places at risk.

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Editorial: Pick your poison: jobs or clean air

Our readers were treated to some good news and some bad news on the environmental front last week. The good news came in the report that mercury levels have dropped about 20 percent in the Great Lakes in recent decades, although they remain dangerously high and are getting worse in some places.

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