Jeff Brady

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Pennsylvania Grand Jury Hopes Investigation Will Change Fraternity Culture Across The U.S.

Friday, December 15, 2017

A Pennsylvania grand jury has issued a scathing report about Pennsylvania State University's failed oversight of campus Greek organizations. The report follows the hazing death of a 19-year-old pledge in February.


Oceans May Host Next Wave Of Renewable Energy

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Researchers say there's huge potential for harnessing ocean waves to create electricity. The Energy Department is backing one effort in Oregon.


Oil Companies Dig Deep To Attract And Retain Minority Workers

Friday, November 10, 2017

Oil and gas companies are struggling to replace an aging work force with a more diverse generation of workers. But a history of racism and sexism makes that difficult.


Harvey Causes Widespread Devastation In Areas Of Texas

Monday, August 28, 2017

Houston is going through much after Hurricane Harvey roared ashore. Houses are flooded and destroyed. People are being rescued from their rooftops. There's a backlog of people requesting evacuations.


Hurricane Latest: As Much As 50 Inches Expected In Greater Houston

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Texas is being inundated with rain leftover from Tropical Storm Harvey, which came ashore as a Category 4 hurricane on Friday night. Heavy rain is expected to continue.


Houston Area Storm Evacuees Return To Damaged Homes

Saturday, August 26, 2017

While Corpus Christi and the surrounding area got the brunt of the Hurricane Harvey, Houston received heavy rain and strong winds. Homes were damaged and there's been some minor flooding so far.


Some Residents Stay Put As Hurricane Harvey Nears Texas Coast

Friday, August 25, 2017

Thousands of people in South Texas fled inland today, as Hurricane Harvey approached the coast. Officials are warning of life threatening storm surge, flooding and winds.


Coal, Nuclear Power Would Benefit From Energy Department's Power Grid Study

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A controversial Energy Department report says the U.S. power grid could become less reliable if too much electricity comes from renewable energy and natural gas. Environmentalists doubt the report.


New Details Emerge About Accused Charlottesville Suspect

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The man accused of murder for allegedly driving his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters last weekend is in jail now. James Alex Fields Jr. grew up in Kentucky and lived in Ohio where a few people saw signs of a troubled young man.


Environmentalists Provoke Pipeline Workers To Speak Up

Thursday, July 27, 2017

As oil and gas pipeline projects increase, and more environmentalists protest, a Pipeliners union wants to make sure it's part of the public conversation.


Some U.S. States Relax Restrictions On Cladding Suspected In Grenfell Tower Fire

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Changes to building codes in some U.S. jurisdictions may allow the use of siding similar to that of Grenfell Tower in London. A fire at the apartment building killed at least 79 people last week.


Solar Firms Plan To Return To Nevada After New Law Restores Incentives

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The governor plans to sign a bill that will let homeowners sell excess electricity to their utility at retail rates. Solar companies stopped seeking new customers because incentives were phased out.


'Horror' Of Student's Hazing Death At Penn State Sparks Change

Friday, June 02, 2017

After the death of a student, Penn State's Board of Trustees approved a series of new initiatives designed to change how the school's fraternities and sororities are regulated.


Trump Will Decide If U.S. Should Withdraw From Climate Accord

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Paris accord commits nations to reduce carbon emissions. Steve Inskeep talks to Scott Segal, a lobbyist who represents a range of energy companies, who wants the U.S. to stay in the deal.


Nearly 100 Days In, Trump Voter In One Rust Belt County Shares Concerns

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Jamie Ruppert of Pennsylvania supports President Trump, but says she'd give his first few months in office a B- or C+. He "stepped up" for the people of Syria, she says, but failed at health care.


Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Capturing carbon emissions from coal plants would reduce coal's effect on climate change. But high costs and other factors have stymied efforts to use that technology at more U.S. power plants.


Expected Executive Actions On Climate Change Policies Aim To Ensure Focus On Energy Independence

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump will sign executive actions Tuesday that aim to roll back a sweeping set of climate policies put in place by the Obama administration. A moratorium on new coal leases on public lands, a rule designed to address methane emissions from oil and gas operations and the Clean Power Plan, will all get a review.


U.S. State Department Issues Permit For Keystone XL Pipeline

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The move reverses former President Barack Obama's 2015 decision to reject the controversial pipeline.


Dakota Access Demonstrators Inspire New Pipeline Protests

Monday, March 06, 2017

Opponents lost their bid to stop the Dakota Access pipeline, but their effort has energized others. Pipeline protests are expanding across the country.


A Trump Voter And Facebook Insulter Talk It Out — In Person

Saturday, February 11, 2017

A commenter on NPR's Facebook page called Jamie Ruppert an "idiot" for voting for Donald Trump. We brought them together to talk it out.