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Water filters fill plumbing infrastructure gap in Dominican Republic

By Ashley Murray, Point Park News Service:  In the Dominican Republic, people often go without clean water. In rural areas, community members harvest rainwater from their roofs or collect it from the nearest stream or river. And while plumbing exists in cities, many residents still buy bottled water for fear of compromised pipes. Point Park University’s Environmental Journalism students documented... Read More

Dead Man’s Hollow springs to life

Dead Man’s Hollow Two new trails have been introduced to Dead Man’s Hollow, a 450-acre parcel of land with 6-miles of winding trails and winner of the the 2016 Urban Land Institute Placemaking award for “Healthy Place.” Reporters spoke with representatives of Allegheny Land Trust and Landforce volunteers, the people responsible for creating and maintaining trails for public use. Created... Read More