Brinkley, AR – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this fall will spend more than half a million dollars on a pesticide to eradicate the Northern Snakehead. Nicole Erwin has more on how the product will affect the 4,000 acres scheduled for application.
The largest eradication effort in the history of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is underway and the weapon of destruction to rid the state of the invasive Northern Snakehead--is rotenone.
Jackson, TN – Union University is blessed. Candice Ludlow visited Union University in Jackson, Tennessee as students and staff put the finishing touches on the 14 brand new residence halls. Some believe it's a miracle that students will begin this school year on campus.
Memphis, TN – In this week's issue of The Memphis News, reporters Bill Dries and Andy Meek look closely how the Memphis City School system is faring as it works through the issues raised by the Memphis City Council and the Memphis City Schools Board.
The Memphis News is a weekly that looks into business, politics and the public interest. Read more at www.memphisdailynews.com.
Memphis, TN – Despite talk of future CO2 regulation increases and global warming concerns, coal-fired power plants provide more than half of America's electricity. While the nation is looking into alternatives to fossil fuels, a new coal-fired plant is under construction near Memphis.
The Earth Policy Institute and the Department of Energy report that in 2007 59 proposed coal-fired power plants were abandoned, put on hold or canceled.