Winter storms in the Northeast United States sent natural gas prices Wednesday to a high not see since early 2010. An unusually cold January complete with multiple snow storms has the region burning through more natural gas than expected.
Some local food advocates are applauding the new Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program in the finally-passed farm bill, but a closer look reveals the celebration may be premature at best.
The Northeast wrestled Wednesday with another winter storm that closed schools and snarled travel. But by day's end the storm, which previously heaped snow in the nation's mid-section, was moving out.