posted on July 24, 2015 at 2:08 PM
The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel.
posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:12 PM
Gas has dropped below $2 a gallon at a handful of stations in Oklahoma and Texas this week, a level that a price-watching group said Friday was the lowest in the nation and a bargain that's proven irresistible to some long lines of drivers...
posted on February 26, 2010 at 4:02 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) - In a tough year for Tennessee's state budget, the departments of tourism and agriculture have found a mutual silver lining: a boomlet in agricultural tourism.
posted on December 11, 2009 at 6:12 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency begins the process of regulating greenhouse gases. A massive snowstorm paralyzes the Midwest, stranding travelers and leaving millions of bushels of corn in the field. But, when it get's hot, dedicated volunteers...
posted on July 17, 2009 at 8:07 PM
WASHINGTON — A much-criticized subsidy for rural air travel would get a budget increase of more than 40 percent under a spending bill unveiled in the House on Monday.
posted on January 9, 2009 at 8:01 PM
Continental Airlines Inc ratcheted up the race to develop alternate fuel for passenger planes Wednesday as it successfully flew a Boeing 737 twin-engine jet powered partly by algae and weed.
posted on January 2, 2009 at 8:01 PM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Air New Zealand has tested a passenger jet powered partially with oil from a plum-sized fruit known as jatropha, in efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and cut its fuel bill.
posted on January 4, 2008 at 8:01 PM
DENVER (AP) – More than 2,000 travelers were stranded at Red Cross shelters in the Colorado high country Monday as a threat of avalanches closed a stretch of Interstate 70 west of Denver.
posted on May 5, 2006 at 8:05 PM
In preparation for a possible U.S avian flu pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling for a new information database.
posted on March 4, 2005 at 8:03 PM
People are being killed on rural, non-interstate roads at more than double the rate for all other routes, a private group says, blaming narrow roads, sharp curves, and a lack of money for safety improvements.
posted on February 15, 2002 at 8:02 PM
posted on September 21, 2001 at 8:09 PM
On Wednesday, rural airspace was reopened to small planes that operate under visual flight rules. The small private planes -- many of which are used by large farms to survey farmland or do aerial spraying -- typically have little contact with air...
posted on November 25, 2000 at 8:11 PM
The Swiss arm of McDonald's corporation, known for its french fries and Big Macs, has unveiled plans to open two four-star hotels next spring.