Environmentalists protest the Trump administration's move to cancel the plan that reduces carbon emissions from power plants. But states and energy companies are moving forward with their own renewable energy plans.
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.
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.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke likes to compare himself to Teddy Roosevelt, the father of the modern conservation movement. But Zinke is making headlines for rolling back land protections. This week on a special Allegheny Front, Teddy Roosevelt, Ryan Zinke and the philosophy behind our public lands.