Waste Management is rolling out cleaner burning, natural gas fueling stations across the eastern half of the nation. Its first regional facility is up and running in Washington County, with 40 trucks already being fueled by compressed natural gas, a number that is expected to double this year. Waste Management’s Brian Holtz discusses the company’s decision to begin powering their fleet with this cheaper, cleaner fuel source.
New for 2012: Debuting in its January “Pittsburgher of the Year” issue, “Pittsburgh Magazine” unveiled a complete makeover of its look and feel. It’s been over a decade since the magazine underwent this type of redesign — and the many changes in the region over this period are reflected. Betsy Benson, publisher and vice president, discusses these changes and previews popular upcoming editions.
Pittsburgh’s annual Muscle Team event, organized by the MDA, returns on March 8. This year, Duquesne Light and the local chapter of the IBEW are hosting the event which raises money for research and awareness to help battle this disease that affects more than one million Americans. The IBEW’s Mike Dunleavy talks about this year’s event and why he and the electrical workers union are ratcheting up support.
Our Region’s Business airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV. Hosted by the Allegheny Conference’s Bill Flanagan, the 30-minute business affairs program is co-produced with Cox Broadcasting. The program is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, and at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. It also airs Sundays on WJAC-TV (Johnstown-Altoona) at 6 a.m. and WTOV-TV (Wheeling-Steubenville) at 6:30 a.m.