The train was composed of 90 train cars, 12 of the cars derailed and 3 exploded.
In Appalachia, children are 42 percent more likely to have birth defects if they live near a mountaintop removal coal mine...
Timothy Egan had a superb contribution at the NYT's blog space the other day, describing the effects of the Elwha Ecosystem Restoration project, which is the largest dam-removal project in U.S. history: It defies experience-hardened
To The Last Drop, Part One: Communities prepare to rise up, but they can't do it alone. For every barrel of bitumen that comes out of the ground in Northern Alberta, Canada, another 1.5 barrels of toxic waste is created and dumped into
Is a Koch Industries factory getting away with murder?
A couple of years ago I stumbled into a small record store in Frankfurt, Germany where I bought an album called Negro Prison Songs. Upon returning hom
Congressional Democrats decided they didn't have the months it would take to renegotiate the aid formulas, which resulted in some real disparities bet
Reuters: Overflowing rivers in Iowa and other Midwest states forced evacuations and disrupted the region's economy on Friday with fears of worse to