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Insulating Paints

Dear EarthTalk: Do insulating paints actually insulate and save energy? If they do, are they environmentally friendly to use? -- Bob Dibrindisi, Easthampt...
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Shenandoah Park Plate

Like most national parks across the country, budget shortfalls at Shenandoah National Park have left the regional treasure with a backlog of maintenance project...
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Addicted to Exercise?

Charlie Engle was a 30-year-old alcoholic. One day, he decided to go for a run. Soon, he found himself running marathons, then ultramarathons, and by age 40, he...
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Recycling mattresses

Dear EarthTalk: How can I recycle my old mattress if the place I buy a new one from doesn’t take it? What do mattress companies do with old mattresses when th...
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Smokies Run to End Mountaintop Removal

On June 23, I’ll be running 72 miles on the Appalachian Trail across the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to help end mountaintop removal. My journey will cross the highest mountains along the A.T. and some of the tallest peaks in the East, including Mount Guyot, Mount Cammerer, Charlies Bunion, and Clingmans Dome. While these [...]...