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Hunting With the Grandparents

"While my grandmother Olive and I stood ready on the back porch, guns in hand, blaze orange vests and hats pulled down, my grandfather sorted through his various hunting supplies in the house, looking for a different orange hat than the one he had on."

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Episode for December 15, 2017

This week on The Allegheny Front, environmental activists are wrestling with the demand for cheap natural gas. Plus, scientists look at novel ways to stop an invasive pest from killing hemlock trees. And many of us love glitter. But it's spreading more than holiday cheer in our waterways

Episode for December 8, 2017

This week on The Allegheny Front, bed & breakfasts and outfitters are starting to fill an economic void in communities, as other industries disappear. Plus, environmentalists protest the Trump administration's move to cancel the plan that reduces carbon emissions from power plants. And, The Department of Energy has proposed a plan to keep coal and nuclear plants from shutting down -- by shifting costs to ratepayers. 

Episode for December 1, 2017

This week on The Allegheny Front, coal miners keep their faith in the Trump administration. Plus, a Pennsylvania family who leased their land for gas drilling wonders if their water was contaminated by fracking. And, some say humans are creating a distinct geologic epoch. A new museum exhibit looks at what that means for the future of the planet.