The Allegheny Front, Environmental Radio

The Allegheny Front for the week of

November 27-December 3, 2015

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Activists Bracing for Changes at Paris Climate Talks in Wake of Terrorist Attacks

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris could limit activist events and demonstrations during the upcoming United Nations climate talks in the French capital.

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'Mighty' Etna: The Greening of a Blue-Collar River Town

When a flood devastated the river town of Etna in 2004, the community set in motion a radical plan to cope with its stormwater problems using green infrastructure. 

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Can Pennsylvania Officials Do More to Address Crude Oil Train Safety?

As shipments of crude oil by train have increased nationwide, anxiety over a derailment happening in a big city has grown.

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Fuel: It’s What’s For Dinner

Up to a fifth of our nation’s total energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and eventually preparing our food. But those energy inputs are often hidden.

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Hunting Tradition Lives on in His Memory

For Patrick Wagner, deer season meant a day off from his elementary school. But it also meant getting in touch with his family's roots.

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