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Episode for May 18, 2018

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.

Episode for May 11, 2018

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)

Episode for May 4th, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, as fracking moves west, so do the concerns from residents. And researchers are trying to learn more about an aquatic species that could help us clean up rivers, if only it wasn't so misunderstood. Plus, how well do you know your spring wildflowers?

Episode for April 27, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, our Wild Pennsylvania series continues with advice for living with the wildlife in our backyards. Plus, what is fracking doing to a songbird whose entire lifecycle depends on clean streams? And, the struggle to keep Lake Erie safe for all to enjoy.

Episode for April 20, 2018

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.

Episode for April 13, 2018

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.

Episode for April 6, 2018

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.

Episode for March 30, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, a Catholic nun whose spirituality is reflected in the stars, and rooted in the earth. Plus, how environmental and gas industry lobbyists work it at the state capitol. And, are emissions standards for vehicles outdated? 

Episode for March 23, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, doctors who say the evidence to end fracking is mounting. And, how manganese in the air got into the bodies of kids in East Liverpool, Ohio, and what the government is doing about it.

Episode for March 16, 2018

This week on The Allegheny Front, a food chain that begins with the booze in your glass, and ends with farm fresh salmon on your plate. And college students take on food waste--and their peers--in the dining hall. Plus, a new podcast takes a personal approach to air pollution.