Employment in much of rural America has been at a near standstill during President Obama’s second term, labor statistics show, although the economic snapshot is more varied in the American West.
Alpaugh, California – More than 400 Alpaugh residents received water conservation kits in an effort to encourage household water conservation.
As bodies of water across the United States that were once pristine turn to shades of dull reds, browns, and noxious neon greens concern regarding the impact of algae blooms increases.
Income inequality has become a trending topic in recent years. A 2014 NPR report, 40 Years of Income Inequality in America, tracks household income in America from 1975 to 2010, showing a dramatic incline in income growth among the 95th percentile between 1995 and 2000.
Crouch Mesa, New Mexico residents have been without potable water since May 25 due to treatment plant failures. About 7,000 customers served by the AV Water Company’s Morningstar and Harvest gold water systems have been living under a boil advisory.