Pipeline leak sparks green activists

    Around this time last year, President Obama made a visit to Oklahoma, to talk about the Keystone XL Pipeline. He instructed his administration to cut the red tape and allow the pipeline to begin construction. It seems that those who had been holding back were right in their hesitation to send the plans […]

Environmental awareness fosters behavior changes

April is the month most associated with environmentalism and “green” efforts because of Arbor Day and Earth Day. Arbor Day was established in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska City, Nebraska, and resulted in nearly 1 million trees being planted. By 1920, each state in the U.S. had an Arbor Day date for their […]

Obama addresses trade enforcement, energy and education

The State of the Union is an annual address given by the President to Congress. It is an opportunity for the President to outline his agenda for the year, as well as give the condition of the country. The address is required of the President based upon Article II, Section 3 in the United States […]