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Industry-backed Study Draws Fire Toward Penn State

Claims of cover-ups and a lack of transparency have shrouded Penn State over the last year. And this month brings another complaint about the school's disclosure policies. As The Allegheny Front's Reid Frazier reports, this time it has nothing to do with the school's football program, but its research into natural gas.

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Maligned 'Hockey Stick' Climatologist Strikes Back

For years, PSU climate scientist Michael Mann, who's worked with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has found himself at

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Public Universities, Private Money: How Marcellus Research is Funded

Penn State has taken a leading role in researching the pros and cons of Marcellus Shale.

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News Partnership to Bring Expanded Environmental Coverage

The Allegheny Front is part of a news partnership with new website PublicSource, and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Wet Spring Impacts Farmers

This year's wet spring not only dampened your home gardening plans, it's putting farmers way behind schedule.

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New Partnership to Help Honeybees

In the past five years, beekeepers have lost nearly one-third of their colonies to Colony Collapse Disorder.

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