Nearly 100 federal investigations are under way, but getting guilty verdicts is tough.
Unique ‘fingerprints’ of coal beds will help scientists track airborne toxin – and agree on controls.
Many of the big players who were drawn to alternative energy by tax creditsare now sidelined or kaput.
Republicans hope to head off a filibuster-proof Senate controlled by Democrats.
Tanya Renicker of Ohio University bucks the ‘youth vote’ trend to back McCain-Palin, even going door to door on the ticket’s behalf.
The region is affected by global downturn, but more prepared this time thanks to greater foreign reserves and less external debt.