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Communitopia’s Raina Rippel believes Pittsburgh students can be environmental action leaders

For Raina Rippel, executive director of Pittsburgh environmental education nonprofit Communitopia, concerns about the human impact on nature came early. “I was in sixth grade and our family lived in western Nebraska,” she recalls. “I heard things on the news about pesticide use in the state’s aquifer and water supply. I thought, ‘Could pesticides be […]