Twenty-two new National Recreational Trails, covering more than 525 miles, provide a good opportunity to cover outdoor recreation topics.
Great Plains (IA KS ND NE MO SD)
The nation's largest residential lead pollution site reached a key milestone today with the signing of an EPA decision on how to clean up thousands of residential yards in eastern Omaha contaminated over decades by emissions from the former ASARCO lead refinery.
"Iowa is about to launch its biggest assault ever on river and lake pollution -- a $455 million campaign."
Researchers, journalists in tow, will be chasing tornadoes around the central US in May and June to learn more about how tornadoes work, and better predict them and their paths.
On Feb. 1, 2001, the Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release its final implementation plan for returning the flow of the Missouri River to more natural levels.
Throughout the West, farmers' fields are covered in tall grass. That's not neglect - it's profitable.