The bankruptcy of an Ohio power company is the latest sign of how coal and nuclear plants are struggling. FirstEnergy is also making an unusual request of the Trump administration... and it appears to have the president’s ear.
The Erie Bird Observatory will continue the long-running bird banding program at Presque Isle. One of the founders, Mary Birdsong, says studying birds is the first step to learn and appreciate the natural world.
This week on The Allegheny Front, scientists, nature lovers and filmmakers work to save Pennsylvania's iconic hemlocks. Plus, nano technology meets bird research. And, a bipartisan group of state lawmakers is backing legislation aimed at getting Pennsylvania to 100% renewable energy by the year 2050.
This week on The Allegheny Front, will the Department of Energy throw a life jacket to a power company that relies on coal and nuclear energy? And a new organization will put birds front and center on the shores of Lake Erie. Plus, birders have big love for little saw whet owls.
This week on The Allegheny Front, fish, birds and mussels get their own business plan in Pennsylvania. Plus, big eaters cause nearly half the carbon footprint of food. And, there's a storm brewing over the Trump administration's proposal to expand drilling off of America's coasts.