Top 10 toxic polluters in Pittsburgh. Meet the new #1

On a positive note, the list shows that progress is possible. The McConway & Torley Foundry in Lawrenceville has reduced emissions of chromium compounds by 90% and nickel compounds by 97%, and dropped out of the Toxic Ten this year.

SolePower chosen to represent Pgh at White House Maker Faire

Sole Power, which makes sole inserts that harness energy, was chosen to attend the Maker Faire as an example of a new generation of Americans “that will change the planet because they are makers of things, not just consumers of things.”