Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has been traversing the state, pitching his proposal to tax the oil and gas industry. But some say the timing is wrong. With gas and oil at rock bottom prices, they say a new tax now could drive the industry elsewhere.
A year ago, a petroleum engineering degree seemed like the ticket to a bright and well-paid future. But now that the oil price slide has turned to an oil price slump, the luster is wearing off.
Racing across a frozen landscape behind a team of dogs—it’s not just for Alaskans. Dog sledding, or mushing, is popular in our neck of the woods, too.
Our region is rich in freshwater resources, and the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh has a new exhibit called "H2Oh!" which explores Pittsburgh's rivers and the science around water.
Museums and universities around the Great Lakes region have teamed up to digitize their collections of species that are not native to the Great Lakes.