This week on The Allegheny Front, socialists are headed to Harrisburg. And new technology tells researchers how pollution is changing what songbirds eat. Plus, this year some farmers are disappointed as they head out to their pumpkin fields. (photo: Amy Sisk)
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Stories in this episode
- Nobody Likes a Soggy Pumpkin- This year’s rainy weather has turned some pumpkins to mush. How will farmers fare?
- Need a Charge? Visit a State Park.- Electric and hybrid car owners will soon have access to dozens of free charging stations at Pennsylvania parks and forests.
- Inside the Industry Takeover at EPA- From our podcast, Trump on Earth, we hear from New York Times reporter Eric Lipton about the deep ties between the Trump Administration, polluting industries and top agency officials.
- Democratic Socialists are Coming to Harrisburg. What Does that Mean for the Environment?- Democratic Socialists are on the ballot in states like Florida, Kansas and Pennsylvania. And they have their own ideas about how to save the environment.
- Pollution is Changing the Diet of Songbirds- The acid mine drainage that has caused streams to turn orange is also killing off the aquatic insects that the Louisiana waterthrush eats.