The Allegheny Front for the week of

October 6, 2010

The Organic Gardeners: Mycorrhizal Fungi a Must for Planting Trees

Mycorrhizal Fungi is a naturally occurring organism that forms a symbiotic relationship with the roots of most plants.

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Biologists Puzzled by Drastic Decline of Muskrats

Since 1984, the annual trapping harvest of The muskrat has long been a favorite target of local trappers.

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of October 6, 2010

This week on The Allegheny Front, a power plant along the Ohio border is switching from coal to biomass in hopes to improve air quality.

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Featured Underwriter: Sustainable Pittsburgh and its 10th Annual Southwestern PA Smart Growth Conference

The 10th Annual Southwestern PA Smart Growth Conference - Regional Collaboration: Investing in Sustainable Communities is on Friday, Octo

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Earth's Bounty: PA Apples Make Fine Pies

Five years ago, Pittsburgh nature photographer Donald L. Gibbon started up an apple pie baking contest.

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News Analysis: Will State Lawmakers Pass A Gas Severance Tax This Session?

Pennsylvania House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders say they'll try to agree on a compromise gas severance tax bill before m

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Fill 'Er Up'--With Fuel Grown On Local Farms

Some farmers in the Northeast are in the midst of an experiment in energy independence: They're growing crops that produce the fuel

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Critics Question Renewable Fuel at Ohio Electric Plant

As electric utilities scramble to reduce pollution and meet new state renewable energy regulations, one Ohio company has decided to scrap

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