Author: Grant Whittington

  • EPA Tries to Regulate Airplane Emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency took its first steps toward regulating the greenhouse gas emissions that escape airplane engines and pollute the atmosphere. The EPA intends to update the Clean Air Act, which was first introduced in 1963, to include jurisdiction limiting the emissions from these plane engines.

  • Swedish city Kiruna being moved to avoid sinking from iron ore mining

    Have you ever just wanted to pick up and leave the foundation you call home? Kiruna knows the feeling.Kiruna, a town in northern Sweden, built its riches upon the vast seam of iron ore, but the massive mine is now sinking the city of 23,000 residents. Now faced with a crisis, the town of Kiruna…