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Direct Support Funds Available For Shale Gas Advocacy

Since August 2014, Mountain Watershed Association, home of the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper,...

Elizabeth Township Commissioners Vote to Deny Invenergy’s Rezoning Application

In an unexpected and commendable move during their meeting this past Monday, the...

Allegheny County Recommends No Rezoning for Power Plant in Elizabeth Township

Recently, the Planning Division of Allegheny County Economic Development issued a...

Blowout Spills into the Yough River

On Saturday, July 15, 2017 the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper (YRK) from the Mountain...

MWA, Clean Air Council, and Delaware Riverkeeper Network File Legal Action to Halt Mariner East 2 Drilling

UPDATE: All drilling operations associated with the construction of the Mariner East 2...

Yoga for the Yough: One Way to Relax When Everyone Else is Losing Their Calm

There are many creative ways to raise funds for the streams in the Yough Watershed, but...

The Sweet Green Project

Last summer an energy audit was performed on the office building by Envinity, a company...

Standing in Solidarity Against the Acosta Deep Mine

On June 8th, Governor Wolf and the employees, officials, and project partners of Corsa...

Plants of the Laurel Highlands: An Introduction

For those of you familiar with this area, this time of year brings beautiful new life...

An Opportunity to Help Protect Clean Water!

On April 13, 2017, SB 624 was introduced to the Pennsylvania Senate. According to the...