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We have a unique approach in that we pursue on-the-ground restoration of past damage while also advocating on local issues as well as regional and national issues that have a local impact. Learn more about us and our work.

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Based on information gathered at our recent community meeting, we’ve sent a letter to DEP outlining deficiencies in the Rustic Ridge deep mine proposal. Learn more here.

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DEP Finally Issues Orders on Curry Pollution

For over a year we’ve been filing complaints about extensive erosion and...

PEMA Protects Bomb Trains

You’ve likely seen them.  Very long trains with all black cylindrical rail cars....

Shale Gas Well Impacts Local Private Water Supplies

A recent Post-Gazette article highlights the plight of several families affected by a...

Swimmable Waters Project

The first and second rounds of sampling for our Swimmable Waters project are in the...

McKeesport Train Derailment – We’re Lucky Indeed

Late Saturday night a CSX train carrying, among other things, scrap metal and light...

Swimmable Waters Project

We have received funds from The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Health and...

MWA Files Petition to Intervene in Sunoco’s Mariner East Pipeline Permitting

Sunoco Logistics, L.P. (Sunoco) filed petitions in late March 2014 to the Pennsylvania...

Community Meeting on Proposed Donegal/Saltlick Deep Mine Scheduled

 WHAT: Community Meeting on Proposed Donegal/Saltlick Deep Mine  WHEN: Wednesday, May...

Join us for our Annual Wildflower Walk!

When: Sat, May 10, 9am – 12pm Where: Indian Creek Gorge, Springfield, PA, United States...

Give to MWA on May 6 and we’ll receive a partial match!

Please consider making a contribution to MWA on May 6, the Westmoreland Day of Giving! ...