The Allegheny Front, Environmental Radio

The Allegheny Front for the week of

January 29-Feburary 4, 2016

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In a Noisy World, Our Brains Still Need the Sounds of Nature

Next time you’re outside, turn off your car, stop talking and listen. What you hear might just be good for you.

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Study Shows Lead Exposure May Impact Several Generations

Scientists have known for a long time that even low levels of lead can cause neurological problems in children. But a new study shows those impacts may be felt for generations.

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Lead-Tainted Water Has a Long History in the U.S.

Back in the early 20th century, lead was considered the "Cadillac" of materials when it came to water pipes. And many cities are still dealing with the harmful impacts of lead's legacy.

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In an Ohio Town, Officials Waited Months to Disclose Dangerous Lead Levels

Residents of Sebring, Ohio recently learned that officials failed to notify them of dangerous levels of lead in their water supply.

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