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. (Photo: Kara Holsopple)
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Stories in this episode
- What’s an Energy Auditor? Meet Virginia McGrath. - This energy efficiency expert has a dream to make old, dilapidated Pittsburgh homes as energy efficient as possible.
- How This Landowner is Helping to Protect Endangered Species - Bats and songbirds are in trouble in Pennsylvania. The government has turned to private landowners to help protect their habitat. Here’s the story of one those landowners.
- White House Feared PR ‘nightmare’ Over Agency’s Stricter Chemical Limits - Newly released emails show the Trump administration tried to stop the public from seeing a federal report on a toxic chemical used in nonstick cookware and firefighting foam at military installations.
- The Lewis and Clark Expedition Began in Pittsburgh. And Soon the Historic Trail Might, Too. - The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail begins in Illinois, but now there’s a proposal to extend it eastward, to Pittsburgh.
- Please Don’t Buy Japanese Barberry. Forests Will Thank You. - Banned in some states, this popular ornamental shrub is causing big problems in Pennsylvania's forests.