It is a place known for captivating views and a comforting quiet. It’s a peace that, these days, many have set aside to take a stand on a subject that runs as deep as the potential riches themselves.
Legislators are set to grill the director of the Mine Safety and Health Administration over his agency’s actions and failures before a 2010 explosion that killed 29 West Virginia coal miners.
They don’t have a reputation as the cutest and cuddliest animals, but bats really do more help than harm. In fact, a new study found bats save the agriculture industry more than $3 billion a year — money that would otherwise be spent on pesticides.