This week on The Allegheny Front, how some are looking to rebuild and re-green in the places coal left behind. Plus, we’ll look at the environmental winners and losers after the midterm elections. And if you are going to bring up climate change this year at the Thanksgiving table, we have some tips for making that conversation matter.
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Stories in this episode
- America Voted. How did the Environment Fare? - The midterm election results are (mostly) in. And what that means for the environment is a mixed bag.
- This Thanksgiving, Put Everything on the Table - There's more urgency than ever on climate change and other environmental issues. So what does that mean for conversations at the Thanksgiving table this year?
- Pipeline Opponent Wins Seat in State House - Danielle Friel Otten says a pipeline being built yards from her back door motivated her to run.
- W.Va. National Guard Invests More than $5 Million to Grow Apple Trees on a Mine Site - They hope the 250,000 apple trees that will eventually be planted there will bring jobs and help reclaim the land.
- PJM: There is No Grid Emergency (at least for the next five years) - The electric grid will be fine unless there's some extreme event like a pipeline failure during a winter "bomb cyclone." Then, there could be problems.