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Amid Trump’s trade war, Pa. farmers fight to survive in an uncertain market

In the midst of the second harvest under the trade war, Keystone Crossroads spoke to several Pennsylvania farmers about how the policy affects them and what it takes to survive in an unstable and uncertain market.

By Emily Pontecorvo/WHYY

Updated: September 13, 2019 | 11:43 am

What we learned from StateImpact Pennsylvania’s forum in Philadelphia on climate change adaptation, resilience, and social equity

Panelists discussed how climate change is affecting vulnerable communities, and talked about potential solutions.

By Emily Pontecorvo/WHYY

West Chester bag ban sends message to state lawmakers

Council members wavered at the hearing — fearing a lawsuit if they passed the ban. But inspired by nearly two hours of impassioned speeches, they voted to pass it, though it would not be enacted until the end of the state moratorium on such bans.

By Emily Pontecorvo/WHYY