April 4, 2006 -
Here's an interesting column from a local paper about a Halliburton/Virginia DOT scheme to widen I-81 to eight lanes through the Shenandoah Valley to accommodate more truck freight. The writer explains why this isn't such a swell idea, and proposes a common-sense alternative.
March 28, 2006 -
The Nature Conservancy and the Conservation Group have purchased more than 200,000 acres of forest land from International Paper for $300 million. The properties are all located in the South.
March 15, 2006 -
Every December, the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University goes out on a limb and makes an official prediction of the chances that a major (Category 3-4-5), land-falling hurricane will hit the United States in the coming year.