Environment and nature
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Getting energy from the sun, wind and forests fits with Vermont's sense of itself as clean, green and independent. But when it comes time to build and live with the projects that make it possible, things can get complicated.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Park rangers say hikers can now apply for permits to ascend the summit of Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for 300,000 West Virginians has brought national attention to issues of water safety, but many rural West Virginians never have access to clean drinking water on a daily basis.