Yellowstone National Park May Soon Be Losing Steam
Geothermal activity is the bread and butter for the Yellowstone National Park, at least until quite recently. Electric companies have begun to notice irregular patterns coming from areas outside the park, while Landsat satellite imagery is noticing read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Emissions

The Hidden Dangers of Radon
With radon considered the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer, second only to cigarette smoking, the cold months of winter bring more accidental deaths than usual. An invisible, odorless and tasteless radioactive gas which is derived from the breakdown read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Controversy

SEA ICE GROWTH RATES OF ANTARCTIC
Simply put, global warming is when the warming of our planet becomes "warmer" than it should be. And a foreseeable future in the Antarctica region seems to be a major focus of some of our top scientists. Accessed continuously, recently read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Global Warming

The Appalachians—the Forgotten Part of America
In the mountains of Appalachia, illiteracy and poverty are higher than anywhere else in the country, with a focus on extreme hardships in the daily lives of its people. Even though the Appalachian Mountain runs from New York to Mississippi, when read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Controversy

Central Appalachian's Barrier to Severe Poverty Mountaintop Removal Mining?
The Appalachian Region of the mountaintop removal mining area consists of 205,000-square miles with 23.6 million people living in 420 counties. Altogether, this is approximately 20% of our county's population. With coal considered an important read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Controversy

Mountain Top Mining-"Strip Mining" on Steroids
Penned by "Mountain Justice", the title of this article brings about an image of a rabid runaway balding mountain—which is exactly what is happening in the Appalachian Mountains with strip mining. Extremely controversial with President read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Controversy

Ins and Outs of Biotechnology Foods
As more and more countries are facing eventual starvation and inadequate food production, modern biotechnology has become important to us in areas of agriculture and food production since the early 1990s. By 2005, improved food productive had read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Controversy

Turning Unhealthy Coal Ash Into Something Beneficial for Mankind
Coal ash has the ability to be either bad for the world or good, depending on whether it involves a serious coal-ash spill like the recent one in East Tennessee. In situations like this, then storing the waste from burning coal can quickly become read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Global Warming

The Failed Promise of Zero Out Carbon
When you type in the words "Zero Out Carbon" in Google, over 22,500,000 English pages come up with most of them referring to the same thing: the House of Legislature fails to zero out carbon as promised, at a loss of $89,000 already spent on read more

By: Nancy L. Young-Houser
Category: Environment > Global Warming