Lyndsey Gilpin, High Country News

Lyndsey Gilpin

High Country News

Kentucky, United States

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Past articles by Lyndsey:

Breaking: The Park Service buried its own study on harassment — High Country News – Know the West

The agency promised transparency and action. Instead, it kept the audit confidential. → Read More

The Park Service buried its own study on harassment (Stifled voices on public land) — High Country News – Know the West

The agency promised transparency and action. Instead, it kept the audit confidential. → Read More

How Intel is using IoT and big data to improve food and water security

Intel is looking to be a leader in the food and agriculture industry with projects to address water and food security, safety, and sustainability. Here's how. → Read More

How 'Hour of Code' sparked a movement that could teach 100 million people to code

It's Computer Science Education week, and Code.org wants to get 100 million people to do Hour of Code by the end of the year to raise more awareness about coding education in schools. → Read More

Florida, Texas among energy efficiency job leaders

EFFICIENCY: Energy efficiency is the fastest-growing sector of the energy industry, with Texas and Florida in the top five states for jobs, according to a clean energy think tank. (Houston Chronicle) ALSO: Tampa Bay is second to Miami in the number of energy efficiency jobs in Florida. (Tampa Bay Business Journal, subscription) ***SPONSORED LINK: Register […] → Read More

Georgia nuclear project will get more federal money

NUCLEAR: The Trump administration will finalize $3.7 billion in loans to Southern Company for the construction of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia. (Bloomberg) ALSO: South Carolina lawmakers have been unable to stop the Trump administration from ending MOX, an over-budget federal project intended to convert plutonium into nuclear reactor fuel. (McClatchy DC) ***SPONSORED […] → Read More

How the Mississippi River Is Uniting Cities Along Its Banks

For communities from Minnesota to Louisiana, the Mississippi is the source of increasing problem flooding, but it’s also the key to a clean water supply and a healthy economy. → Read More

Pig Poop's Starring Role in the Biofuel Movement

Farmers are turning a stinky problem into a solution. What's next: making it more affordable and even cleaner. → Read More

'Nobody knows it's here': the quest to memorialize America's black history

The Trump administration is quietly seeking to create more African American monuments. For some, it’s been a long wait → Read More

When Did Earth Day Become Just a ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Holiday?

The last year has been especially tough on the day celebrating—and protecting—the environment. → Read More

It’s too soon for #MeToo apathy —

The hard work on reforming federal agencies rife with harassment is just beginning. → Read More

America’s Coastlines Are Turning Into ‘Dead Zones’

Low-oxygen areas in waterways, called ‘dead zones,’ can’t support life and can lead to health issues. But government regulations have been lax thus far. → Read More

Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Will Spark an Environmental Crisis

‘This is a pristine place. Human health and environmental health are codependent. Why would you want to risk that?’ → Read More

The Volunteers Helping Women Get Abortions Against All Odds

In a state that may soon become the first without an abortion clinic, the Kentucky Health Justice Network is connecting women with safe reproductive healthcare, no matter what. → Read More

Interior Department mired in investigations (Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke faces investigations) —

Democrats vow to press the investigations while Zinke shrugs them off. → Read More

National Park Service reveals harassment survey results —

The agency promises direct action to halt widespread harassment. → Read More

Nashville's Water Wars

The growing metro area is full of rivers and creeks that keep spilling over. In order to design a solution, officials will have to bridge the urban-rural divide. → Read More

Tribes commit to uphold Paris climate agreement (Tribes commit to uphold Paris climate agreement) —

Western nations take action on climate change — and push for self-governance. → Read More

Slow progress on Park Service harassment (National Park Service staffers confront harassment) —

The agency begins to deliver on promises to confront sexual harassment. → Read More

Tribes commit to uphold Paris climate agreement —

Western nations take action on climate change — and push for self-governance. → Read More