Tim Harrison, a retired public safety officer from the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio, is an expert in the safe handling of exotic animals. He advised responding authorities last October when a man released 56 exotic animals from a rural farm in Zanesville, Ohio.
It took nine years, but earlier this week the Cape Wind Project got the go-ahead. Pete Ferrell is a rancher in Kansas who fought and won a similar fight.Also in this episode, Mike Cianchette was a project operations manager at Stetson Mountain -- New England's largest wind farm.
The poor economy is forcing thousands of horse owners to give up their companions and, in some cases, euthanize them. When Diane Branton’s work hours were cut and gas prices rose, she could no longer afford to feed her horses.
Captain Charles Moore was sailing the Pacific in 1997 when he came across a large patch of plastic trash. His discovery shocked him, and compelled him to do research on the amount of trash in the ocean. His recent findings are alarming.
Countless towns across the U.S. have lost textile and apparel jobs as plants close or move overseas. But Megan Summerville is making it work here in the U.S. When Megan was working as an alterations specialist at a bra shop, she learned that one of the shop's suppliers, Specialty Made, was closing. Megan seized the opportunity and bought the company. Megan now makes bras, and much more, out of her factory in Austin, Texas. Also on the show: the bat that became a pet. And, our guest host tried to be a rock star even though all he ever played was the clarinet.