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Pipeline would store carbon dioxide emissions from ethanol

Nov. 15, 2021 01:06 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A pipeline aiming to pick up carbon dioxide produced by ethanol plants across the Midwest is slated to inject the gas underground in Oliver and Mercer counties, and discussion surrounding the project is heating up. The Midwest Carbon Express...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Nov. 03, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

The (Beckley) Register-Herald. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: A blemish on the face of beautification No question, major entryways into Beckley and Raleigh County need more than a simple sprucing up, more than trimming back a couple of briar patches or...

Georgia school pressed for memorial to Black neighborhood

Oct. 30, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Former residents of a Black neighborhood in north Georgia that was destroyed more than 50 years ago and replaced with university dorms and parking lots are demanding the university recognize their loss. The city of Athens used eminent domain to force...

'Things are dire': $16B bay flood plan for worst NJ storms

Sep. 21, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — Federal officials on Tuesday warned of a “dire” situation that is likely to get worse as they explained details of a $16 billion plan to lessen back bay flooding, one of the major sources of storm damage at the Jersey Shore. At an online...

California moves to return beach seized from Black couple

Sep. 09, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers unanimously moved Thursday to allow the return of prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who were stripped of their resort for African Americans amid racist harassment a century ago. What was known as...