Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Hot Off the Press

Ceremony to officially open land lab

By Danaline Bryant
The Athens Messenger
April 6, 2009

The birds and the bats in Trimble Twp. will have fine new homes on Tuesday, thanks to area conservationists and some high school students...

When it Comes to the Economy, "We Are All Appalachian"

by Bill Bishop
The Daily Yonder
March 30, 2009

Ron Eller has written a history of Appalachia since 1945, but it is really a story about the ways the country has tried — and failed — to make a poor place prosperous...

Kentucky, West Virginia each have a favorite candidate to lead federal strip-mine office
The Rural Blog
March 29, 2009

With the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers apparently at odds over regulating mountaintop removal, attention has turned to the leadership of agency that is supposed to be at the forefront of regulating strip mining for coal: the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, in the Department of the Interior...

H.R. 875
The Slow Food USA Blog
March 27, 2009

Everybody’s asking: “what’s up with H.R. 875 ( a bill proposed in response to recent large-scale and well-publicized food safety problems)? Why am I getting hysterical emails and phone calls?” On this matter we direct you to our trusted colleagues...

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