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  • Natural gas alone isn't magic weapon against climate change

    DENTON, Texas Natural-gas wells here can be found just beyond the hedgerows of new subdivisions, and close to the hangars at the municipal airport. Their tunnels extend deep underneath a city park, a golf course and the University of North Texas football stadium.
  • Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants

    Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants
    The first time Drew Weisenberger used his PhytoPET scanner to watch radioactive carbon move through a plant, he chose a stalk of barley. The blade was about six inches long, and the stem another six. He exposed the blade tip to carbon dioxide gas with a...

    More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction

    More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction
    Even as conservationists and government officials celebrated Friday the rebound of the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel, they acknowledged that more animals and plants are slipping toward extinction in Maryland and nationwide. Interior Secretary Sally...

    Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel considered recovered

    Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel considered recovered
    When Guy W. Willey Sr. was growing up, he hunted and ate Delmarva fox squirrels in the low-lying forests of the Eastern Shore, long before it was clear the giant cousins of the common gray squirrel were in danger of disappearing. He was "dirt poor," he...

    Report: Virginia power plants not among the 100 'dirtiest' polluters

    When it comes to the country's "dirtiest" power plants, Virginia doesn't even crack the top 100. That's according to "America's Dirtiest Power Plants," a report released Thursday by Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center. The Richmond-based...