This week on The Allegheny Front, factoring climate change into the infrastructure equation. And, a group of activists demand health officials rein in air pollution from one of the region’s biggest polluters. Plus, connecting the dots between a town’s air quality and low student academic achievement.
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Stories in this episode
- Big Power Plant Ignites Political Fight in Small Pennsylvania Town
The biggest new natural-gas power plant in a state awash with them is taking shape on a mountain ridge overlooking the community it cleaved apart.
- High Manganese in Children in East Liverpool Linked to Lower IQ
East Liverpool school district has a higher percentage of special education students than the state average. Could it be because of the manganese in the town's air?
- Activists: Clean up Coke Plant
The long record of violations drew a crowd of activists to a meeting at the health department where they told the agency to clean the plant up.