In this episode, we explore how some in the oil and gas industry are wary of a Trump presidency and check out how a giant cheeseburger is helping flight blight in Pittsburgh.
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Stories in this episode
- Trump Tells Oil and Gas Drillers They Will Like Him. Will They?
Typically, the Republican presidential candidate can count on lockstep support from the fossil fuel industry. But Donald Trump's unpredictability is leaving some oil and gas professionals wary.
- Fight Feels Familiar For Tribes At North Dakota Pipeline Protest
A key reason why tribes from all over the country have joined the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline: Many of them have waged similar fights on their own lands.
- Pittsburghers Join Protests Against Dakota Access Pipeline
Last week, about 150 people rallied in downtown Pittsburgh to support the Standing Rock Sioux's efforts to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
- Dakota Access Pipeline Controversy Hits Home in Pennsylvania
In the wake of the Obama administration’s decision to halt construction on the Dakota Access pipeline, industry executives are worried about growing public opposition to oil and gas infrastructure.
- Researchers Search for New Ways to Treat Fracking Wastewater
West Virginia University and the University of Kansas are teaming up to tackle the 20-billion-barrel-a-year problem of fracking wastewater.
- A Giant Cheeseburger and the Fight Against Blight
Though vacant lots are often seen as the bane of many communities, a group of Pittsburgh artists is trying to reimagine them as an opportunity.
- How Allegheny County is Trying to Move On from the Legacy of Blight
Allegheny County has more than 16,000 blighted properties. But citizens are discovering that vacant lots can be an opportunity to add green spaces to their neighborhoods.