Governor Wolf has announced a series of actions to reduce emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas over 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Please thank Governor Wolf for taking steps to protect the environment and public health and reduce climate change!
Over 147,000 people live within three miles of the foundry, which is the third largest stationary source in Allegheny County for benzene and manganese, chemicals linked to cancer and neurological disorders.
Earlier this year ACHD proposed an operating permit for McConway & Torley that would reduce their harmful emissions, a much needed step to ensure our communities are healthy and vibrant.
Right now, cities across the country do not have the proper resources or training to deal with emergencies related to an oil train derailment. In response, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has stepped in to conduct worst- case scenario drills in places like Jersey City, NJ and La Crosse, WI. The Jersey City drill revealed 87 people would be killed instantly and over 500 injured.