Annie Ropeik

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Wildfire Risk Is Growing Everywhere, Even As More Americans Move Into Harm's Way

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

There's a history of wildfire across America, a threat made worse by the warming climate. And more people are moving to fire-prone areas without realizing the danger.


The Warming Climate Is Sparking Wildfires On The East Coast

Saturday, July 10, 2021

The warming climate is raising the risk of major wildfires almost everywhere, including in normally wet New England. Forest managers in New Hampshire are alerting residents and stepping up prevention.


Warming Climate Amplifies The Risks Of Wildfire Season

Friday, June 11, 2021

Deepening drought is raising fears of another bad year for wildfires. It's also expected to trigger more water cutbacks in a number of states.


Americans Are Moving To Escape Climate Impacts. Towns Expect More To Come

Friday, January 22, 2021

Nashua, N.H., expects to be a destination for people migrating away from the coasts and toward lower temperatures. Officials say a pandemic influx has shown the need to plan for that growth.


Climate Change Concerns Prompt Americans To Consider Relocating

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

As climate impacts worsen, some people are moving to other parts of the country that they hope won't suffer as much. Town planners in New Hampshire are already preparing for a possible influx.


Snowstorm Causes Headaches For Post-Thanksgiving Travelers

Monday, December 02, 2019

Thanksgiving weekend began and ended with delayed or canceled flights throughout the country. The worst of the weather is now hitting New England.


Local Environmental Issue In New Hampshire Gets A 2020 Boost

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Clean water activists are leveraging their state's crucial position in the presidential primaries to get candidates to take up their issue.


As Federal Regulations Lag, States Take Action Against PFAS Chemicals

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Frustrated with federal inaction, states such as New Hampshire, are taking their own measures against a class of pollutants known as "forever chemicals"


Democrats Campaign At Breweries

Saturday, June 08, 2019

For the 2020 presidential campaign, diners are out and breweries are in as a favored campaign stop.


People Around The Country Are Pushing For More Information About Drinking Water

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Communities around the country are grappling with a new kind of chemical pollution in their drinking water. The science and regulation around it aren't settled, leaving some people frustrated and in limbo.


The Fight Over New Hampshire's Tallest Mountain

Sunday, July 01, 2018

We take a trip to the top of New Hampshire's Mount Washington to see how a controversial trail has reignited debate over who should get to use, own and profit from the Northeast's highest peak.


Questions Linger For Public Housing Residents Who Lived At A Superfund Site

Monday, August 07, 2017

It's been a year since 1,100 residents of a public housing complex in Northwest Indiana learned they'd have to move due to high levels of lead in their soil. There still are contamination threats.


Hundreds Of Carrier Factory Jobs To Move To Mexico

Monday, June 26, 2017

In Indianapolis, hundreds of Carrier factory jobs there are moving to Mexico. That's the furnace plant where, in December, President Trump said he made a deal to save some other jobs.


Small Indiana Nonprofit Falls Victim To Ransom Cyberattack

Saturday, May 20, 2017

A small Indiana nonprofit was devastated by a malware attack earlier this year. It's still recovering after hackers stole data.


Immigration Executive Order Causes Anxiety In VP Mike Pence's Hometown

Thursday, February 16, 2017

In Vice President Pence's hometown of Columbus, Ind., there are a lot immigrants with H1-B visas who were affected by the on-hold executive order. Others are scared they could be next.


Carrier Got Cut A Deal, But Can Other Companies Expect The Same?

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Carrier's tax incentives deal to keep jobs in Indiana, under pressure from Donald Trump, has other manufacturers wondering if they should ask for the same treatment.


Trump Blasts Union Leader Who Criticized Carrier Deal

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.


Trump Strikes Deal With Carrier To Keep Jobs In U.S.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Carrier says it will keep about 1,000 jobs in Indiana instead of shifting production to Mexico. Donald Trump repeatedly singled out Carrier during his campaign and made stopping the move a priority. Now there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.


The Scallop Scoop: Survey Forecasts A Banner Year In Atlantic

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Scallop fishermen off the East Coast could soon see one of their biggest bumper crops ever. A federal survey in waters off Delaware is predicting a boom in the next couple of years for the nation's most valuable fishery.

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Shell Gets Interior Department's Ok To Drill Off Alaska's Arctic Shore

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Conditions include plans to protect animal species and to prevent oil spills. The exploration will take place over multiple years in the Chukchi Sea, between Alaska and Siberia.