In this episode, the mayor, the money, and the lead problem in Pittsburgh’s drinking water. Plus, a summer job program gets kids out into an underserved community to talk to residents about lead exposure. And, ready, set, eclipse! (Photo: Takeshi Kuboki / flickr)
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Stories in this episode
- Pittsburgh Struggles to Fix Its Lead Problem - Like a lot of other cities, Pittsburgh has to deal with its antiquated lead water lines. The state says so. But how?
- Environmental Groups Score Legal Win in Longwall Mining Case - Two Pennsylvania environmental groups scored a legal victory in an ongoing challenge to the expansion of the largest underground coal mine in the U.S.
- Renewables in the Trump Era: Doomed or Too Big to Fail? - In the latest from our Trump on Earth podcast, it's no secret that the President is a big fan of fossil fuels. But where does that leave solar and wind energy?
- Eclipse: Total or Partial – Which One’s For You? - Our region won’t get to experience the total darkness of the moon passing between the earth and sun. But if you have a good pair of solar glasses, you'll still get a show.
- Teens Earn and Learn While Educating Their Neighbors About Lead Exposure - For some teenagers in Pittsburgh, a summer job means helping their community solve its problems with lead.