Monongahela River

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a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River

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Smith's diary includes an entry confirming George Washington's death in the forest near the Monongahela River.
3 billion gallons of high-quality water per year returned to the Monongahela River basin, validating a positive environmental impact by the water treatment facility.
Monongahela River samples were excluded from the analysis due to low sample size of individuals (n = 3) possessing the native Eastern Highlands haplotype: Larger samples are required to perform the STRUCTURE admixture analysis.
In addition Massey Energy secured court approval to acquire related mining rights and the rights for joint use of an associated dock facility on the Monongahela River.
She mentioned a recent proposal in Pennsylvania that would allow a treatment plant to ignore dissolved solids--essentially allowing untreated wastes to flow directly into the Monongahela River, since there were far more area mines than the local plant could handle.
The process has resulted in tens of thousands of gallons of chemical-containing wastewater being dumped into the Monongahela River .
THE STORY: After years of caring for his invalid father, 20-year-old Isaac English has finally worked up the courage to leave Buell, Pennsylvania, a crumbling former steel mill town on the Monongahela River, and he convinces his best friend, hot-tempered Billy Poe, to join him.
spill on the banks of the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh, and the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill on Prince William Sound in Alaska.
He looks out across town, to the billowing clouds from the coking chimneys beside the Monongahela River.
Nestled in the Monongahela River valley and surrounded by steep bluffs, it was a factory town where neighbors cared for one another and children roamed freely.
It also expands coverage along the Monongahela River, including Ten Mile County Park, Sunset Marina, Greene Cove Yacht Club and Greene River Trail.
The Pittsburgh bridge, which formerly was used to shuttle molten iron and materials between steel plants on both sides of the Monongahela River there, is a key piece of that city's Three Rivers Heritage Trail and the Eliza Furnace Trail.
For example, a relatively famous crash into the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is quickly found in the index by location.
Lawrence held the glistening Mary Pickford doll (Edda had a thing for the actress and tried to fix her own dry hair into the golden ringlets that Pickford was known for)--and tossed it into the Monongahela River.
The city skyline explodes in your face as you glide over the Monongahela River, and you immediately understand why travel writers say Pittsburgh is the only American city with a gateway.