Cities like Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Cleveland have won a lot of praise for reviving their waterfronts with bike trails and parks. Now, smaller towns are following suit.
One thing is clear: When a waterfront is involved in a development, it means more regulators, complexity, money and time. Even for low-impact projects.
Fifth graders embark on an excursion with non-profit educational organization RiverQuest to learn about Pittsburgh's river ecosystems. Their teacher says the trip supplements the lessons learned in the classroom during the school year.
The Allegheny Front's Kara Holsopple takes a look at a nasty problem that's plagued Pittsburgh's rivers since the 1950's, and what's been done to solve it.
The theme of World Environment Day events in Pittsburgh is "water matters." Brian Richter, a freshwater expert with The Nature
Many concede that Pittsburgh's rivers are cleaner now than they have been in fifty years.
To avoid a showdown with dredgers, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has once again delayed a controversial decision over protect