WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional investigators say the government has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers to be at high risk for a terror attack and has underestimated the threat to densely populated cities. Roughly half of the higher-risk facilities are in 10 states including Pennsylvania.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Chevron is putting on hold its plans for a large regional headquarters in the Pittsburgh suburbs. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the energy company has delayed a final decision on the office project for the foreseeable future. Chevron is one of the region's largest producers of natural gas from the Marcellus shale formation.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicants for state trooper positions, saying the practice illegally discriminates against women. The Justice Department's lawsuit was filed yesterday in federal court in Harrisburg.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's major train station may soon be getting a new name following a vote in Congress. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports a proposal to rename 30th Street Station for former Congressman Bill Gray passed the House in a voice vote. Gray helped get millions to refurbish the station in the 1980s.
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