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The Allegheny County Polluters That Are Fouling Our Air and Threatening Our Health

Residents of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, which includes Pittsburgh, suffer from among the worst air quality in the nation. For example, the county ranks in...

Oct 26, 2015 Report
Fracking Near Pennsylvania's Most Vulnerable Residents

Since 2007, more than 9,000 wells employing fracking have been drilled in Pennsylvania - many of them in close proximity to schools, day care facilities,...

Oct 20, 2015 Report
The Changing Geography of Poverty

Childhood Hunger in America’s Suburbs shows the changing geography of childhood hunger at a time of growing suburban poverty. This report demonstrates that the risk...

Sep 10, 2015 Report

Frontier Group intern Dana Bradley explains the challenges of trying to obtain basic information about fracking.

Aug 20, 2015 Blog Post

Now, new evidence reveals that the reckless antibiotic use on animals is not just a threat to human health. Animal bacteria are quickly developing resistance...

Jul 8, 2015 Blog Post

On a recent vacation in Germany with my husband, we spent a day at the Deutsches Museum, a huge science and technology museum. Two exhibits,...

Jul 2, 2015 Blog Post

Since its launch in 2011, FracFocus, a government- and industry-funded website, has been the only place where Americans could learn the details about chemicals and...

Jul 2, 2015 Blog Post

If you don’t eat meat or work on a farm, are the dangerous resistant bacteria that develop in livestock a threat to your health?

Apr 21, 2015 Blog Post

The discussion around the safety of GM foods is too often centered on one part of the process: eating them. However, when evaluating whether GM...

Apr 3, 2015 Blog Post

Two major train spills in the last month – one in West Virginia, one in Illinois – have reinforced what has now become abundantly clear:...

Mar 10, 2015 Blog Post

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