This week on The Allegheny Front, a training program to help residents identify the pollution next door. And a new mayor is making the environment a priority for her town. Plus, an economist looks at the relationship between pollution and inequality. (Photo: Andy Kubis)
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Stories in this episode
- This Mayor is Connecting the Dots Between Pollution, Equity and Health- Wilkinsburg's Marita Garrett is working to bring environmental equity and inclusion to her constituents.
- How Air Pollution Widens the Income Gap- Air pollution contributes to the widening gap between Pittsburgh's haves and have nots.
- The Smoke Readers Who Keep Tabs on Air Pollution- The smoke readers program gives citizens the skills to watch over smokestacks in their communities. “That is empowering."
- Turning to Forests for Better Health- People are finding that forests are good medicine. To improve health, one local therapist is taking groups 'forest bathing' in Frick Park.