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The Allegheny Front

May 29, 2020

Offshore wind project gets approval for Lake Erie, but has to protect birds, bats. Is Joe Biden's climate plan progressive enough? Wood smoke from backyard fires is bad for your health.

May 22, 2020

During the coronavirus shutdown, people are noticing a change in the air. Does this line up with pollution data? We talk with a self-described "Flour Ambassador" who says this ingredient can be local. Plus, state officials brace for throngs of campers at state parks. Four environmental issues to watch during the...

May 15, 2020

Could local wheat help feed the hunger for flour? We look at this final frontier in farm to table. The pandemic's impact on meatpackers and pig farmers. Plus, the Trump administration made a major change to a power plant regulation that already reduced toxic air pollution. Why?

May 8, 2020

Conservation research and activities are on hold due to the pandemic. Are changes to the federal stimulus program a "stealth bailout" for the oil and gas industry? An alliance in the Ohio River watershed is looking to get things like clean water projects funded, just like in the Great Lakes. 

May 1, 2020

Stories from the Good River series about the Ohio River watershed: plastic pellets from petrochemical plants, mercury pollution and removing dams in the Mahoning River. Plus, news about the Pa. food supply and a new injection well for fracking waste.