In affluent and poor communities alike, untreated sewage overflows into streams as many as 30 times a day across Alabama. Improvements to wastewater utilities usually only follow a problem, including a trip to the hospital after a summer swim.
UAH researchers were busy over the summer helping track weather conditions in the corn fields of Nebraska to figure out if acres and acres of corn plants can change the weather.
What was once proclaimed a miracle of modern chemistry has many Tennessee Valley residents not trusting their water supply. They’re looking for payback from the corporate magician.
Georgia-Pacific feeds on Alabama, the nation’s second largest timberland. The big recession was time for big G-P reinvestment throughout the state.
Only 10 percent of Alabama’s cropland is irrigated, compared to Georgia’s 50 percent and Mississippi’s 60 percent. If Alabama’s were 50 percent, the impact would be $200 million to $300 million a year.
Great bounty is the median measure of Alabama’s water supply. But a lot depends on where and when the rain falls.
Atmospheric scientist John Christy says two decades of data don’t back up the mathematical models of global warming theory.
Recycling human waste into fertilizer may seem like an indelicate topic for polite society, but it’s an important one nonetheless. Like most...
Getting rid of bugs has been a Cook family passion for three generations. Now the family has endowed a museum to put those little...
“See those bumblebees on the sunflowers?” Dr. George Koulianos asks underneath a blue sky near the southernmost tip of Alabama. “This is what I...