The Allegheny Front for the week of

March 16, 2011

Pittsburgh Area Lags Behind in Reducing Air Pollution

A study commissioned by The Heinz Endowments concludes that western Pennsylvania lags far behind other states in improving air quality.

continue reading »

Japan Nuclear Crisis Raises Concerns About US Nuke Power

Japan's nuclear crisis is sparking debate in the media and among some members of Congress over the future of the U.S.

continue reading »

Another Green Presence at Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade

Environmental groups added a new shade of green to this year's St. Patrick's day festivities.

continue reading »

The Allegheny Front for the Week of March 16, 2011

This week on The Allegheny Front, the nuclear disaster in Japan has many questioning nuclear energy's safety - we have a report.

continue reading »

On Being Very Cold Indeed

Phil may have promised us an early Spring, but as we've seen, the weather can surprise us.

continue reading »

Consumer Advocacy Groups Discover Lead in Reusable Bags

State senators have introduced a two-cent plastic bag tax that, if passed, would give consumers yet another reason to tote their reusable

continue reading »

National Aviary Names New Education Director

Pittsburgh's North Side neighborhood has a feather in its capóit's the home of the National Aviary.

continue reading »

Shareholders Pushing Companies Over Environmental Issues

The number of shareholders filing resolutions with corporations concerning the environment is on the rise. It shows investors are taking a bigger interest in their portfolio's climate and energy strategies, though the motivation isn't always to save the planet.

continue reading »

PA Development Official Gets Role in Permitting

A little-noticed line that Governor Tom Corbett tucked into the proposed state budget allows Pennsylvania's top development official

continue reading »