The Green Mountain State has worked hard to maintain its rural, land-loving image, but policies protecting the environment have been slow to follow.
Posts by Brian Colleran:
The Drill’s About to Drop In New York, New Ways to Find Oil and Gas Pose Serious Environmental Threats
The rock formation known as the Marcellus Shale in New York and other states is set to be drilled for oil shale, a process that would result in millions of gallons of toxic wastewater as well as widespread habitat damage.
The American chestnut, which was virtually eliminated by the chestnut blight pathogen in the early 20th century, is being restored through several innovative programs around the country.
Most Americans consume 200 pounds of meat a year without considering the environmental or health impacts.
Planet Green, and even cable news networks, are upping environmental TV coverage. But green is still considered “nerdy” …
With a shortage of freshwater & other resources, Israeli farmers & researchers have gone innovative: recycling wastewater, restoring coral reefs & building weather-resistant structures.
We didn’t see anything that bothered us until we began heading west. An enormous cattle feedlot in Greeley, Colorado. My girlfriend and I were in the midst of a 9-week cross-country road trip, visiting 32 national parks and four weddings—a pair of environmental majors out to connect with the land.