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Big Efforts to Save North America's Smallest Turtle

One of Pennsylvania's most endangered natives is the bog turtle, a tiny but important species that lives in eastern Pennsylvania

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Developments Evolve in Sprawl's Poster Child Township

Changes are underway in a community that's been considered a poster child of suburban sprawl for many years.

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High Waters, Price of Development?

Pennsylvania's never seen a Katrina, but big storms have devastated communities here.

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The Allegheny Front for Week of July 5, 2006

Featured this week: A special roundtable discussion about development and land use in Pennsylvania begins our series "The Many Faces

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High Waters -- Price of Development?

Pennsylvania's never seen a Katrina, but big storms have devastated communities here.

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New Wetland Replacement Regulations

Environmentalists say they don't like a new federal rule for replacing wetlands that lie in the path of a developer's bulldozer

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Farmland Goes Idle

The US is not farming as much land.

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Protecting Lake Erie's Shoreline

Pennsylvania's Lake Erie shoreline is unlike any other area in this landlocked state.

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SPC President Hassinger discusses the 2030 Transportation Plan

Jim Hassinger is the President and CEO of Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), an organization that handles $33 billion of transpo

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High Waters, Price of Development?

Pennsylvania's never seen a Katrina, but big storms have devastated communities here.

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