The Allegheny Front for the week of

June 16, 2012

Rock Snot' Algae Discovered in the Youghiogheny River

If you go fishing or boating in the Youghiogheny River, Pennsylvania officials want to make sure you scrub down your gear to prevent the

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Fracking Forces Central PA Mobile Home Residents Out

Just over three months ago residents of a mobile home park in Central Pennsylvania were told they had to leave.

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As Gas Production Spreads, Health Group Releases Water Well Testing Guidelines

As gas extraction has spread through the state, concerns about the safety of well water have picked up.

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Gone With The Wind: Gamesa Cancels Controversial Wind Farm In Central PA

Prevailing winds are not blowing in a wind turbine producer's favor.

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Shale Site Invites Outdoor Enthusiasts to Collect Data on Gas Impacts on Forests

Hikers, mountain bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts who spend time in the woods are being asked to document what impacts they're s

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Hermit Thrush, Other Birds Sensitive to Forests Fragmented By Energy Development

Walt Whitman mentioned the bird with a flutelike song, the hermit thrush, in his famous elegy for Lincoln, "When Lilacs Last in the Doory

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