Jeff Brady

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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.


'America First' Energy Plan Challenges Free Market Realities

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

While Barack Obama's energy policy focused on renewable power and climate change, President Trump is focused on extracting fossil fuels. Among big changes, some predict higher prices at the pump.


Iraqi Wife In Detroit: U.S. Immigration Treated My Husband Like A Criminal

Monday, January 30, 2017

An Iraqi family that emigrated to Michigan expected to be reunited. But then the father was detained in Philadelphia after a travel ban for people from seven, primarily Muslim countries, was ordered.


Trump Reportedly Called National Park Service Over Inauguration Crowd Photos

Friday, January 27, 2017

Trump ordered the agency to provide photos of crowds on the National Mall to prove the media had dishonestly reported attendance at his swearing-in, according to The Washington Post.


TransCanada Submits New Application To Build Keystone XL Pipeline

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The pipeline would transport crude oil from Alberta to Nebraska. President Obama blocked it. President Trump told the company to refile for a permit and promised to speed the approval process.


Trump Takes Executive Action Designed To Speed Approval Of Oil Pipelines

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

President Donald Trump took executive action designed to speed approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Opponents say they will challenge the projects at every step.


Rick Perry, Energy Nominee, Says He No Longer Wants To Dissolve Agency

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The former Texas governor once said he would abolish the Department of Energy. Now, as Trump's pick for the agency head, he said said his view on that — and global warming — have changed.


In Rick Perry Energy Hearing, Questions On Nuclear Security, Environment

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.


A Trump Swing Voter Looks Ahead

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Voters in Pennsylvania's Luzerne County have reliably picked Democrats for president — until now. Jamie Ruppert is among those blue-collar, working-class voters who switched parties to vote Trump.