Pennsylvania is home to rich biodiversity, huge swaths of forests and thousands of miles of streams and rivers. But not all is well in Penn’s Woods. Forests are fragmented, rivers and streams are polluted and habitat is disappearing. For Wild Pennsylvania, our reporters travel the region to talk to the scientists, conservation groups and everyday people working save wildlife and their habitats in Pennsylvania.
In this series, we go beyond the drilling pads to explore the long train of pipelines and compressor stations that gets natural gas to your home—and examine the health and environmental impacts that are being felt along the way.
We explore some of the Pittsburgh communities that still bear the brunt of industrial pollution and talk to the people who live there to understand the scope of the problem and what can be done about it.
The Ohio River's long legacy as a “working river” has made it the most polluted in the country. But those living along its banks are now realizing that reimagining their relationship to the river could prove crucial to the region’s future.