Author of The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food , Ben Hewitt, will come to the area for the 22nd Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture conference in State College. It begins Weds., Feb. 6.
Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection just announced the Susquehanna River is not going to be added to the state’s list of impaired rivers. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is not pleased.
It may be the dead of winter but that doesn't stop the Pittsburgh nonprofit Venture Outdoors from getting people outside. A group of about 20 people recently headed to Rockwood, Pennsylvania in the Laurel Highlands for a chance to slap on some snowshoes.
You have your pick of fuels to power your car or truck these days. Rick Price heads Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, one of 100 groups working with the US Department of Energy to educate about alternatives to gasoline-fueled vehicles. The Allegheny Front's Jennifer Szweda Jordan takes a ride in a truck that runs on gasoline AND natural gas. Learn more in person at our upcoming Green Gathering.
The Department of Environmental Protection announced it would tighten air regulations at natural gas compressor stations. The new standards will reduce emissions from the most common large engines used at these facilities by 75 to 90 percent, the Department estimates.