During the coronavirus shutdown, people are noticing a change in the air. Does this line up with pollution data? We talk with a self-described “flour ambassador” who says this ingredient can be local. Plus, state officials brace for throngs of campers at state parks. Four environmental issues to watch during the pandemic.
- ‘Flour Ambassador’ Hails the Last Farm-To-Table Ingredient - Author Amy Halloran has been waiting a decade for locally grown and milled flour to get some attention. The variety of flavors will surprise you.
- How the Coronavirus Is Impacting 4 Environmental Issues - From less traffic to more plastic, how the coronavirus shut-down has impacted Pittsburgh.
- State Campgrounds Are Open in Yellow Phase Counties, But It’s Not Risk-Free - Camping is a great way to get out of the house, but you have to take precautions. Find out what's open at state parks.
- Gov. Wolf Vetoes Bill That Would Halt New Regulations During Pandemic - Environmental and other groups opposed the bill. GOP says lawmakers and agencies need time to focus on the coronavirus crisis.
- Has the Pandemic Cleaned Up Our Air? Answers Could Lie on Your Doorstep - Fewer cars, less coal-powered electricity, and industrial shutdowns combined with a cool and breezy spring has improved air quality in many areas.