The Allegheny Front for the week of

April 27, 2011

Gas Spill Investigation Continues; Corbett Doesn't Support Forced Polling

Federal environmental officials for the first time are joining Pennsylvania regulators investigating a Marcellus Shale accident.

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Drilling Roustabout's Training Documented 'Above Ground'

A 22-year-old who just graduated from a program training him in the gas industry was profiled by the Post-Gazette's Erich Schwartzel

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Safety, Environmental Fears Surround Proposed OH Gas Pipelines

Just as in Pennsylvania, landowners and environmentalists in other states are concerned about the environmental impacts of drilling natur

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Salamanders and Algae Stick Together in Unusual 'Cohabitation'

This story may sound a little risque. It's about co-habitation. Turns out algae actually live in the cells of spotted salamanders.

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The Allegheny Front Rewind: Sizing Up Sustainability with Court Gould

The Allegheny Front's Kara Holsopple checks in with a local non-profit that's had it's eye on--and hands in--the region's sustainability since the 1990's.

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of April 27, 2011

This week on The Allegheny Front, as the Marcellus gas industry expands in Pennsylvania, new pipelines are planned for Ohio, raising conc

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Sierra Club critical of WVU program on Marcellus

An environmental group is criticizing a West Virginia University program to teach communities about Marcellus shale drilling.

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