power plants

tech-science

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels.
Sarah Emerson
6.19.19
snow

Power Plants Are Making It Snow in Nebraska

Two power plants in Norfolk, Nebraska caused several inches of snow to fall in parts of the state on Monday.
Sarah Emerson
12.3.18
climate change

EPA Submits Proposal to Replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The White House just received the EPA’s proposal for replacing the Obama-era climate change rule.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.18
How Not to Die

States May Be Intentionally Poisoning Each Other With Toxic Air

Canada is looking better every day.
Aaron Reuben
6.8.17
security

Power Plants Are Hackable Because Employees Are Still Using Pagers

Many use the vintage gadget to send and receive unencrypted messages, leaving huge systems vulnerable to infiltration and attack.
Joseph Cox
10.25.16
Photo

Stunning and Creepy Photos of Abandoned Amusement Parks and Malls

VICELAND's skateboarding travelogue 'ABANDONED' finds haunting beauty in the forgotten.
VICE Staff
10.20.16
uk

British Government Puts Brakes on UK's First New Nuclear Power Plant in 20 Years

Recent tumult in British politics hasn't helped the troubled Hinkley Point C project, with the government now calling for a review.
Nicole Kobie
7.29.16
tipping point

Get Used To Blackouts and Higher Electric Bills As the Climate Changes

International attention has largely focused on how climate change is caused by power plant emissions but new research quantifies the likely impacts droughts and heat waves will have on power plant capacity around the world.
Michael Casey
1.4.16
environment

The Future of America's Solar Industry Could Be Very Bright

The amount of electricity generated by solar energy has been on the rise — but an important federal incentive to invest in the technology is at risk of being phased out.
Peter Rugh
3.26.15
Toxic

Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash (Full Length)

VICE News investigates coal ash, one of the largest industrial waste streams in the United States.
VICE News
2.22.15
Toxic

The Largest Coal Ash Pond in the US: Coal Ash (Part 2)

In the final part of our series, VICE News travels to Pennsylvania, home to the largest coal ash pond in the country, which continues to leak dangerous pollutants out into the community.
VICE News
2.20.15
Toxic

Toxic Waste Spill in North Carolina: Coal Ash (Part 1)

In part one, VICE News travels to North Carolina to visit a river that’s been poisoned with arsenic from a nearby Duke Energy site, and speak with a resident who has found toxic heavy metals in her drinking water.
VICE News
2.19.15
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