In this episode, we explore how some in the oil and gas industry are wary of a Trump presidency and check out how a giant cheeseburger is helping flight blight in Pittsburgh.
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Stories in this episode
- Trump Tells Oil and Gas Drillers They Will Like Him. Will They?- Typically, the Republican presidential candidate can count on lockstep support from the fossil fuel industry. But Donald Trump's unpredictability is leaving some oil and gas professionals wary.
- Fight Feels Familiar For Tribes At North Dakota Pipeline Protest- A key reason why tribes from all over the country have joined the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline: Many of them have waged similar fights on their own lands.
- Pittsburghers Join Protests Against Dakota Access Pipeline- Last week, about 150 people rallied in downtown Pittsburgh to support the Standing Rock Sioux's efforts to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
- Dakota Access Pipeline Controversy Hits Home in Pennsylvania- In the wake of the Obama administration’s decision to halt construction on the Dakota Access pipeline, industry executives are worried about growing public opposition to oil and gas infrastructure.
- Researchers Search for New Ways to Treat Fracking Wastewater- West Virginia University and the University of Kansas are teaming up to tackle the 20-billion-barrel-a-year problem of fracking wastewater.
- A Giant Cheeseburger and the Fight Against Blight- Though vacant lots are often seen as the bane of many communities, a group of Pittsburgh artists is trying to reimagine them as an opportunity.
- How Allegheny County is Trying to Move On from the Legacy of Blight- Allegheny County has more than 16,000 blighted properties. But citizens are discovering that vacant lots can be an opportunity to add green spaces to their neighborhoods.