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The Allegheny Front

May 27, 2022

Conservationists are working hard to save a plant so rare, few have ever seen it. And entomologist Doug Tallamy wants people to ditch half of their manicured, green lawn in favor of native plants to feed bees and other pollinators. We’ll also meet members of a garden group who are gently encouraging people to retire...

May 20, 2022

We examine why the climate crisis is causing increased cases of anxiety. We also talk with a psychologist about managing those fears and moving towards solutions. And, how to help farmers who struggle with mental health issues. Plus, air pollution news for Allegheny County.

May 13, 2022

Museum animal specimens give researchers important clues about the environment. But these collections are at risk. We also talk with an author about an intersectional approach to environmentalism. And residents and activists don't think new rules go far enough to address air pollution from the Clairton Coke Works.

May 6, 2022

We discuss where the Pennsylvania candidates for governor and US Senate stand on the environment. Federal infrastructure money is headed to Pa. for mass transit, but how best to spend it?  Plus, a company wants to use water from a trout stream to frack. And a little love for plants.