Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
American Electric Power laid out its plans for how it will comply with a series of new regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency. WOSU reports how it will affect Ohio.
Floods in Australia have caused a double digit jump in spot prices for coal. The price bump will temporarily help Ohio coal companies while hurting utilities and steel-makers.
The future of energy in the United States is moving toward clean and renewable sources. The federal government is tossing around many ideas for what that will be, but retiring Republican Senator George Voinovich says he has the most viable solution.
Coal power plants produce close to 90% of Ohio’s electricity but they’re also the primary source of greenhouse gases. For this reason scientists at Ohio State and other places are looking for ways to keep burning coal without emitting carbon dioxide. WOSU’s David Lukofsky reports on the controversial “clean coal” technology.