The federal government on Wednesday banned mountaintop coal mining from more than 500 miles of ridges in East Tennessee’s Cumberland Mountains, handing a victory to the state and to conservationists who have long sought to protect the region’s forests and streams.
Anchorage's city-owned electric utility is slated to outfit thousands of streetlights with LED bulbs and wireless controls that can dim or brighten the lights remotely or alert city officials to burned-out bulbs.
KILI Radio, the first independent Native-owned and -operated reservation radio station located in Porcupine, South Dakota, has announced that it is now successfully using a wind turbine to generate up to 15 percent of its electricity.
To use FoodCloud, a retailer simply uploads details of what’s available to the app. Local charities receive that information automatically, collect the surplus food at an appointed time and distribute it to those in need.
In a number of ways, sites on the first national water-based trail tell Englishman John Smith’s story, highlight American Indian cultures past and present, and provide a window on environmental change.