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Peduto nominates Pitt professors, city official to fill three vacant PWSA board seats

Mayor Bill Peduto speaks about his plan to distribute free lead filters January 31. Friday, Peduto named three nominations to fill the vacant positions on the PWSA board. James Evan Bowen-Gaddy | Contributing Editor

By Janine Faust / Senior Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

Mayor Bill Peduto nominated three people to fill vacant positions on the board of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Friday — two of whom are Pitt professors. The nominees will fill spots left by three board members who all resigned in late March, although their terms officially ended at t...

County controller criticizes PWSA’s lead plans

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner held a press conference Tuesday to criticize the PWSA's and the city's handling of Pittsburgh's lead issues. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

March 29, 2017

At a press conference in her Downtown office on Tuesday, Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner considered the scope of lead in Pittsburgh households’ water and called it like she sees it: a public health crisis. “One in four homes have lead lines, and the [Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Author...

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