The Allegheny Front

Episode for August 17, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, what will it take to clean up illegal dumping sites for good? Plus, we've all heard that Pittsburgh's air quality is much better than it was, but data show industry is still holding the region back from making progress on cleaner air. And 40 years ago this month, President Carter made history by declaring a man-made environmental disaster a federal health emergency.

Episode for August 10, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, how farmers are helping keep a premier fly-fishing stream clean. And, there's a big difference in how American and English coal miners are reacting to the industry's decline. Plus, getting kids excited about river conservation can be as easy as giving them a paddle and a board.

Episode for July 27, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, Native American burial sites, gas wells and private property rights. And satellite imagery shows just how much land in Appalachia has been disturbed by mountaintop removal mining. Plus, we know about a great hot dog stand. But you have to take a river tube to get to it.

Episode for July 20, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, one small town takes action in the face of large scale agriculture. Plus, young people take to the streets--and to lawmakers offices--to make their concerns about global warming heard. And the environmental legacy of Fred Rogers. (Photo: Julie Grant)

Episode for July 13, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, the battle to stop an invasive insect from spreading is on. Plus, Scott Pruitt is out as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, but will his replacement be any different? And we visit a summertime celebration where you can really feel the earth between your toes.

Episode for July 6, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, a special look at how we humans relate to wildlife. We bring you stories about the Endangered Species Act, animal migration on the southern border, and the origins of the Teddy Bear.

Episode for June 29, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, can cities take the lead on climate change? Plus, we have a look at what the Farm Bill moving though Congress could mean for conservation. And, taking advantage of nature's free, summertime buffet.
The Allegheny Front

The Allegheny Front

The Allegheny Front is an environmental reporting project covering issues in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.