Pipeline projects are crisscrossing our region so that natural gas can get to market. One rural community in coal country is struggling to keep up with all the construction while trying to protect its natural resources.
When highways and other old infrastructure are no longer needed, cities around the country are finding innovative new uses. Akron, Ohio is temporarily turning its underused Innerbelt into a "pop-up forest."
Some water quality advocates say getting industrial polluters to pay for farm runoff prevention projects is an innovative way to control water pollution. But critics argue it's just another pay-to-pollute scheme.