News

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193 Fewer Tires in the Yough!

May 28, 2024
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On May 18, we held our first River Cleanup of the year on the Youghiogheny River in West Newton, PA! MWA hosts…

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Yough Hellbenders Remain Elusive

May 22, 2024
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Mountain Watershed Association and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy teamed up again this spring to search for the eastern hellbender salamander in the…

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Exploring Rasler Run

May 8, 2024
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In 2023, MWA acquired nearly 200 acres of land to conserve in the Indian Creek gorge. The property, located in Springfield Township…

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Public Water Win in Westmoreland County

May 8, 2024
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The recent drought watch in Westmoreland County caused residents, water authority officials, and businesses to take a closer look at their water…

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Fayette County Denies Indian Head Dollar General

May 7, 2024
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The Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board has recently denied the building of a new Dollar General store in Indian Head. The Board…

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