Federal board dismisses permit for coal-hauling railroad in southeast Montana

  Federal board dismisses permit for coal-hauling Tongue River Railroad   The Surface Transportation Board today dismissed Tongue River Railroad Company’s (TRRC) application to build the proposed coal-hauling Tongue River Railroad. The railroad would have used the power of federal eminent domain to condemn family farm and ranch land in southeastern Montana in order to […]

The Scott Brothers are at the Center of the Renovation Craze

  The Scott Brothers are at the Center of the Renovation Craze by Amy Lignor   When you need help making those perfect chocolate chip cookies you remember from your youth, you head straight to Grandma’s kitchen. When you need help filing your taxes, you go straight to that CPA who has a box of […]

Eco-Documentary Assesses State of the Gulf of Mexico Six Years after Catastrophic Oil Spill

  Dispatches from the Gulf Film Review by Kam Williams Eco-Documentary Assesses State of the Gulf of Mexico Six Years after Catastrophic Oil Spill On April 20, 2010, an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig claimed 11 lives while igniting a fireball that could be seen as far as 40 miles away. The blowout […]

From Women & Children to NASA – Learn More about Earth Day

  From Women & Children to NASA – Learn More about Earth Day by Amy Lignor   It was in September of 2015, that all 193 member countries of the U.N. met together and decided to clean up habitats in overseas countries in order to combat the rising death toll of maternal women and infants […]

Earth Day 2016: Celebrating the Trees!

  Earth Day 2016: Celebrating the Trees! by Amy Lignor   2016 is quite a year for celebration when it comes to the world around us; the need for celebration, that is. When it comes to response time for worldwide emergencies—climate change, the horrific water situation in Rio that the Olympians will have to deal […]

Earth Day: A Rock n’ Roll Beginning

  Earth Day: A Rock n’ Roll Beginning by Amy Lignor   Every year, April 22nd marks the birth of the environmental movement that occurred in the year 1970. Today, in 2016, most all humans no longer wear blinders where the dangers of a dying planet are concerned. Even though a small percentage still sees […]

Climate Change Issue Reveals a “Turn” of Events

  Climate Change Issue Reveals a “Turn” of Events by Amy Lignor   The lessons, theories and actually proof given in regards to climate change and how it is becoming more and more frightening, are being talked about everywhere. There are still those who believe that “climate change” is actually not real; that nothing is […]

A Highly Debated Piece of Technology Serves a Purpose

  A Highly Debated Piece of Technology Serves a Purpose by Amy Lignor   When even saying the word “drone” in 2016, debates spark up immediately as to whether they are safe, they are needed, and what they can even do to save countries and people from war and terrorist attacks. Just this week we […]