Convoys of trucks with over-sized loads are once again a common site in West Virginia. Daytime trips through the state's interstate highways reveal truck after truck carrying loads of industrial equipment covered in orange hazard flags and signs to alert motorists.
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Every time Anna Little takes her sheep to drink, she's risking their health, thanks in no small part to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Betty Jones, an elderly Navajo medicine woman, grew up among the red rock canyons, mesas, and ancient cliff dwellings of Southeastern Utah. Now, a proposed national monument may prevent her from collecting traditional herbal medicines she’s gathered all her life.
In the small city of Colstrip, a one-time "best sports town" in Montana, the football community has become more about political football than the actual sport.
LONGVIEW, Wash. -- In the morning, the industrial site nestled along the Columbia River is eerily quiet.
“No, don’t pull on that line!” yelled Rex Moore, as he watched the crew of a natural gas drilling rig struggle to work on a frigid and rainy day in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Despite Moore’s 40 years of gas industry experience and the crew’s efforts, the well proved dry.
The one exception to Wednesday night tavern festivities in the Aiken Brewing Company in downtown Aiken, South Carolina -- where locals gathered to sip locally-made beer and cheer the Atlanta Braves -- was the tavern owner, Rob Pruitt.
The Navajo residents of Page, Ariz., have gotten to the point where they openly worry their modest rush hour may end altogether.
“How many of you have been laid off at least once in your career as coal miners?” Robert Murray asks a group of coal mining foreman assembled at the St. Clairsville, Ohio headquarters of Murray Energy. Nearly every hand in the room goes up. The 75-year-old is CEO and president of Murray Energy, one of America’s largest coal companies.
Egyptian Web surfers may soon be stripped of all access to Internet pornography sites.