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Former Hazelwood coke works being considered for green manufacturing plant

It sounds like a perfect match — a new green-focused manufacturing plant and a 178-acre riverfront tract designed to be the most sustainable in the region.

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Law meant to push drilling further from houses had little impact, study finds

Despite a 2012 Pennsylvania law creating a 500-foot setback from houses and other structures for new oil and gas wells, companies have drilled hundreds of wells within that 500-foot distance, a new study found. 

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Pittsburgh’s biggest nonprofits contributing $115 million for OnePGH to tackle major problems

Pittsburgh’s robust nonprofit sector is a huge driver of the economy, but because nonprofits are exempt from paying real estate taxes, the city has long sought ways to compensate for that lack of revenue.

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Peduto announces long-awaited nonprofit contributions to Pittsburgh’s needs

A $40 million investment by UPMC into affordable housing is the biggest piece of a raft of efforts by four large nonprofit organizations unveiled by Mayor Bill Peduto Thursday and billed as the fruits of

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The Heinz Endowments commits $30 million to CMU initiative to combat regional inequality

Economic inequality is one of the defining issues of our time. One example can be seen in the high-paying tech jobs pouring out of world-class universities like Carnegie Mellon University and the generational poverty that’s

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Carnegie Mellon, Heinz Endowments Launch Initiative to Promote Economic Empowerment, Address Inequities in Pittsburgh Region

$30M Grant for Center for Shared Prosperity to Support New Model for Collaboration Between Community Members and University

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