The Allegheny Front show

The Allegheny Front

Summary: Each week, The Allegheny Front, an award-winning public radio program hosted by Matthew Craig, explores environmental issues and the natural history of Western Pennsylvania and beyond with interviews, feature stories and commentary.

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Podcasts:

 Fracking Grand Jury report; environmental groups respond to racial justice | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Tracking Trump's 100 environmental rollbacks; Criminal charges for fracking companies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Reforesting minelands, and why the Yough River is 'endangered' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 #BlackBirdersWeek; Can environmental justice address racism? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Offshore wind on Lake Erie, Joe Biden's climate plan, health impacts of wood smoke | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Four environmental issues to watch; Staying safe in Pennsylvania campgrounds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:56

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Local wheat for bread baking; meatpackers and pig farmers; and loosening toxic standards for power plants | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Pandemic halts conservation research; a new plan for the Ohio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Every week, our 29-minute podcast brings you all the environmental news and stories to keep you in the know in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania.

 Good River: Stories about the Ohio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Stories from the Good River series about the Ohio River watershed: plastic pellets from petrochemical plants, mercury pollution and removing dams in the Mahoning River. Plus, news about the Pa. food supply and a new injection well for fracking waste. 

 More chicken farms, climate migration and the pandemic pummels coal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Pennsylvania will have warmer, wetter weather and…more chicken farms? Many Americans will move away from climate-prone areas. How should cities prepare for these new climate migrants?  An invasive reed is being reconsidered as rising seas erode beaches. The pandemic pummels the coal industry.

 Local food and birding during the pandemic, memories of the first Earth Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Farmers and farm markets are rethinking how they get food to people. How to watch birds (and destress) during the pandemic. On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, memories of the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Some construction at Shell's ethane cracker opens to workers.

 Local food pioneers, coronavirus and climate change, and the Banff Film Festival | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Local food pioneers at Jamison Farm talk how they got started, how they're doing today. Why coronavirus is like climate change. Plus, a popular film festival about the outdoors won't be coming to a theater near you, but now anyone can watch online. It's okay to go outside, just don't go too far.

 Growing your own food, Earth Day challenge, air pollution and Covid-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Interested in growing your own food this year? We have tips from an expert. The connection between lungs burdened with air pollution and Covid-19. US EPA relaxes some requirements amid the shutdown. Earth Day is virtual this April. Take the challenge.

 Becoming a citizen scientist, doubting science and questioning a plastics hub | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Helping scientists with just your laptop. A new book looks at the role of industry in sowing doubt about science. The uncertain future of an Appalachia plastics hub. Mariner East pipeline construction is on during the coronavirus shut-down.

 How coronavirus is impacting farmers, tips for going outdoors plus, is nature in sync? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:58

Coronavirus: State park and forest facilities are closed, but trails are open. A pediatric infectious disease dr. has advice for staying safe outdoors. Pipeline and cracker construction is shut down, but farms and food processors are open. Spring is here, but is nature in sync?

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