Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

Just last month, Duke Energy insisted there was no reason to clean up its coal-ash piles. Oops. Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

WV Chem Spill Update: Formaldehyde Is Safe, Coal Is Clean, And Would You Like To Buy This Bridge?

An environmental engineer has reported finding formaldehyde in water samples taken from the area affected by the January 9 West Virginia chemical spill, and though it was only one location the already frayed nerves in the nine-county region have been set on edge once again. According to a report in the West Virginia Gazette, the […]

UNC: We failed students ‘for years’

Chancellor: University of North Carolina failed some of its students “for years” by allowing them to take classes that did not match academic standards. UNC: We failed students ‘for years’

In their annual End of Year survey, Win/Gallup International found that the United States is considered the number one “greatest threat to peace in the world today” by people across the globe.  The poll of 67,806 respondents from 65 countries found that the U.S. won this dubious distinction by a landslide, as revealed in the chart above. (x)

When the Right to Bear Arms Includes the Mentally Ill

Law enforcement is often powerless when it comes to keeping firearms out of the hands of people who are mentally ill, an unresolved issue in the debate over the Second Amendment. When the Right to Bear Arms Includes the Mentally Ill