Prior to the 1950s, doctors thought lead poisoning was mostly a risk for industrial workers. Then, a doctor's hunch to test kids for lead revealed the issue was far more widespread than anyone had imagined.
The mayor, the money, and the lead problem in Pittsburgh's drinking water. Plus, a summer job program gets kids out into an underserved community to talk to residents about lead exposure. And, ready, set, eclipse!
In this episode, the story of the doctor who first sounded the alarm about lead poisoning in kids. Plus, a former Republican congressman is trying to rally his party around a solution to climate change. And a heavenly tree that is more of a devil when it comes to native forests.
In this episode, the contentious world of pipeline expansion. Plus, one of Pennsylvania's biggest state parks got its start as the brainchild of an Englishman. And an elusive shorebird is back, nesting in our region.