Shell’s Falcon Pipeline would run through Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, transporting the ethane necessary to fuel the cracker plant its building in Western, PA. The cracker creates ethylene, which is used in manufacturing plastics.
This week on The Allegheny Front, we’re handing the show over to our friends at Inside Energy. They’re a public media collaboration focused on America’s energy issues based in Colorado, where there’s been a lot of oil and gas development. We know something about that in Pennsylvania. So we’re sharing their podcast about living with the risks and benefits of fracking with you.
This week on The Allegheny Front, a profile of a landowner on the frontlines of conservation. Plus, newly released emails show the Trump administration tried to stop the public from seeing a federal report on a toxic chemical. And, a plan to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to Pittsburgh.
This week on The Allegheny Front, fighting habitat loss with fire. And, Allegheny County is losing tree cover, and it won't be easy to replace. Plus, wet weather has caused landslides in our region, and it might be an expensive, ongoing problem. (Photo: Sarah Boden / 90.5 WESA)