Buying bare root plants saves money and energy on shipping and gives gardeners a multitude of choices in what to buy. The Organic Gardeners discuss how bare root plants are harvested and prepared for planting.
Pittsburgh City Council passed a local law in 2011 requiring construction companies to retrofit equipment that runs on diesel fuel in order to reduce emissions. But to date, no dozers, diggers, or dump trucks have had to comply.
This week President Obama nominated air-quality expert Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency. If approved, she will lead the agency just as it takes on the president's sweeping climate-change agenda.